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Iraq president calls for restraint

Iraq president calls for restraint

Iraqi President Barham Saleh warned of the security effects and repercussions of the killing of Commander of Iran's Quds Force Qassem Soleimani

Iran vows revenge as top general killed in US strike

Iran vows revenge as top general killed in US strike

Iraqi President Barham Saleh warned of the security effects and repercussions of the killing of Commander of Iran's Quds Force Qassem Soleimani

US Secretary of State Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip to focus on Iraq

US Secretary of State Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip to focus on Iraq

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday postponed a trip to Ukraine so he could focus on the situation in Iraq after demonstrators attacked the US embassy.

Iraqi militias start withdrawing from US embassy

Iraqi militias start withdrawing from US embassy

Supporters of Iran-backed Iraqi paramilitary groups began to withdraw from the US embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday, a day after they stormed the outer perimeter

US to send Marines to embassy in Iraq as Trump blames Iran for attack

US to send Marines to embassy in Iraq as Trump blames Iran for attack

US President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Tuesday for "orchestrating" an attack on the US embassy in Baghdad and said he would hold Tehran responsible, as officials said more Marines were expected to be sent to the mission.

Violent protests erupt around US Embassy in Baghdad after US air strikes

Violent protests erupt around US Embassy in Baghdad after US air strikes

Protesters and militia fighters enraged by US air strikes on Iraq staged a violent demonstration outside the US Embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday,

US strikes on pro-Iran group in Iraq kill 25, sparking anger

US strikes on pro-Iran group in Iraq kill 25, sparking anger

US air strikes against a pro-Iran group in Iraq killed at least 25 fighters, a paramilitary umbrella said Monday

Iraq protesters lock down oil field, call strike

Iraq protesters lock down oil field, call strike

Iraqi anti-government protesters blockaded an oil field and rallied in southern cities Sunday while political factions remained paralysed in their attempts to form a new government.

Iraqi protesters shut down southern Nassiriya oilfield

Iraqi protesters shut down southern Nassiriya oilfield

Protesters broke into Iraq's southern Nassiriya oilfield on Saturday and forced employees to cut off electricity from its control station

Thousands protest in Iraq as deadline for new PM looms

Thousands protest in Iraq as deadline for new PM looms

Thousands of protesters blocked roads and public buildings in southern Iraq Sunday, as the latest deadline for choosing a new prime minister loomed.

Iraq deadline to appoint PM looms, protesters unyielding

Iraq deadline to appoint PM looms, protesters unyielding

Iraqi political leaders faced a midnight deadline Thursday to choose a new prime minister to run a country shaken by months of unprecedented street protests that have left hundreds dead.

Iraqis keep up anti-regime demos despite PM's vow to quit

Iraqis keep up anti-regime demos despite PM's vow to quit

Iraqis kept up their anti-government protests in Baghdad and across the south on Saturday, unsatisfied with the prime minister's planned resignation and insisting "all corrupted people"