MSNBC's Brian Williams is coming under criticism from conservatives for saying that headline writers may compare Attorney General William Barr to "Baghdad Bob," the former press secretary to Iraqi President Saddam ...
Joe Concha. The Hill. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:22:38 +0000.
Iraq's parliament votes to ban popular online video games, including PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite, citing their "negative" influence especially on the young in a country long plagued by real-life bloodshed.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:48:06 EDT.
The status of the most wanted man in the world remains unknown, but authorities are continuing to piece together clues indicating that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is at least alive.
Hollie Mckay. Fox News. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:39:15 GMT.
Nine Bosnians were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of being part of a gang that smuggled 140 migrants from Pakistan, Syria, Iraq and Iran into the European Union, police said.
Reuters. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:03:59 -0400.
A man who allegedly provided money to support the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria's (ISIS) propaganda efforts yesterday became the first Singaporean to be charged under the Terrorism (Suppression of Financing) Act.
Straits Times. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0800.
The group of 900 suspects were handed over to Iraqi authorities by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, which ousted ISIS from swathes of eastern Syria including territory bordering Iraq.
Daily Mail. Sun, 14 Apr 2019 22:45:38 +0100.
Nine years ago, a 23-year-old US army specialist, deeply troubled by the US war in Iraq and by her own gender identity, rocked the US government by leaking disturbing classified military records to WikiLeaks. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:53:43 -0400.
This question has been a source of debate since the group published hundreds of thousands of U.S. military documents and diplomatic cables in 2010, many related to U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Greg Myre. NPR. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:21:00 -0400.
A German woman accused of letting a 5-year-old girl she and her husband held as a slave in Islamic State-held territory in Iraq die of thirst has gone on trial in Munich
ABC News. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:10:24 -0400.
Germany has repatriated from Iraq several children of jailed jihadists, the foreign ministry said Friday, as the war against the so-called Islamic State (IS) group draws to a close.
The Local. Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:08:06 +0200.
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.