AIN ISSA, SYRIA (AFP) - As dust whips up around them, families from Syria's Raqqa ready their tents for the coming winter, still homeless a year after the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group was expelled from their city.
Straits Times. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:38:17 +0800.
Siemens may have to share a multi-billion dollar deal with U.S. rival General Electric to improve Iraq's energy supply system following an intervention by President Donald Trump's administration, The Financial Times reported on Wednesday.
Reuters. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:18:55 -0400.
Death threats drove Hadi Mohammed out of Iraq and to a small apartment in Nebraska, where he and his two young sons managed to settle as refugees.
Susannah George and Colleen Long. Fox News. Sun, 07 Oct 2018 12:43:12 GMT.
Bryan Perry, an Iraq War veteran, was in jail suffering from an apparent drug overdose in 2016. In a cellphone video, deputies can be heard laughing at him.
Jacey Fortin. New York Times. Sat, 06 Oct 2018 18:45:39 GMT.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blames Iran for threats to American missions in Iraq and said the United States was terminating a historic treaty with Tehran on consular and economic rights.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 3 Oct 2018 12:15:35 EDT.
Iraq's parliament on Tuesday elected as president Kurdish politician Barham Salih, who immediately named Shi'ite Adel Abdul Mahdi prime minister-designate, ending months of deadlock after an inconclusive national election in May. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 02 Oct 2018 15:09:51 -0400.
US on Friday said it will close its consulate in Basra following threats from Iran and Iran-backed groups.
Al Jazeera. Sat, 29 Sep 2018 18:48:13 GMT.
Facts About Iraq
The Republic of Iraq, located in southwest Asia, is governed by a
federal government comprised of executive, legislative, and judicial
branches plus various independent commissions.
Its capital city is Baghdad, and its currency is the Iraqi Dinar.
The primary languages used in Iraq are Arabic and Kurdish, and in 2007,
Iraq's estimated population was 27,500,000. Approximately 77% of
Iraqis are Arab, 18% are Kurdish, and 5% are other ethnicities.
Click on the small Iraq map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Iraq.