Once vengefully drained by Saddam Hussein, the wetlands in southeastern Iraq have since been partially restored. Now the region and its isolated settlements face a new set of challenges.
Emilienne Malfatto. New York Times. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 09:00:48 +0000.
Three RAF Typhoon FGR4s blasted suspected ISIS locations in northern Iraq with the Storm Shadow cruise missile - which can hit targets with pin-point accuracy from 150 miles away.
Daily Mail. Thu, 08 Apr 2021 02:19:18 +0100.
Kyrgyzstan has brought back dozens of children from Iraq, becoming the latest Central Asian state to repatriate its citizens since thousands from the region went to fight with extremist groups in Iraq and Syria.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 16 Mar 2021 17:01:42 +0000.
The comments came a day after a bipartisan group of senators announced a bill to roll back war power authorizations that were enacted in 1991 ahead of the first Iraq war and in 2002 ahead of the U.S. ...
By Gina Heeb, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Fri, 05 Mar 2021 13:26:28 -0500.
The White House warned that the US may consider a military response to the rocket attack that hit an airbase in western Iraq where American and coalition troops are housed. A US contractor died after at least 10 rockets slammed ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 04 Mar 2021 10:53:12 +1200.
Ahmed Al Assad, a dual Australian-Iraqi citizen, came to Australia as a refugee before returning to a political career in Baghdad.
Fergus Hunter. Sydney Morning Herald. Wed, 24 Feb 2021 19:24:02 +1100.
Monday's attack comes one week after a contractor was killed in a rocket attack in Irbil.
Voice of America. Mon, 22 Feb 2021 18:20:11 -0500.
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 2020,
Iraq's estimated population was 40,222,493. 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.