- British geologist, 66, facing death penalty in Iraq faces another TWO WEEKS in holding cell
It was reported his co-accused's defence lawyer argued more information was needed about the historical significance of the 12 archaeological pieces found in their possession.
Daily Mail. Sun, 22 May 2022 16:44:55 +0100.
- Iraq hit by another sandstorm, Baghdad airport closes airspace
Medical officials say hundreds of Iraqis in Baghdad and other cities went to hospitals with breathing difficulties.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 16 May 2022 12:46:23 +0000.
- Murals bring 'joy' to Baghdad concrete jungle
Iraqi artist Wijdan al-Majed is transforming Baghdad's concrete jungle into a colourful city with murals depicting well-known figures from the war-scarred country and abroad
AfricaNews. Mon, 02 May 2022 15:06:05 +0000.
- 9 Schoolteachers Among 11 Dead in Iraq Minibus Crash
Eleven people including nine schoolteachers died in a head-on road crash south of Baghdad as they returned from a Ramadan meal, Iraqi authorities said Saturday, blaming speed. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 16 Apr 2022 05:14:29 -0400.
- Iraqi parliament says country wants to strengthen ties with Russia
During the meeting between deputy speaker of Iraqi legislative body and the Russian ambassador, the parties discussed the latest developments in the Iraqi political arena and the prospects for cooperation between Baghdad and Moscow
Tass. Wed, 30 Mar 2022 16:47:11 +0300.
- How Randa Abd Al-Aziz, a Black Iraqi, Got a Sudden Career in TV News
Randa Abd Al-Aziz was joking with friends in a Baghdad cafe when she got a surprise job offer: broadcasting the news in Iraq, whose Black citizens have little media presence and even less power.
Jane Arraf. New York Times. Fri, 04 Feb 2022 10:00:34 +0000.
- Iraqi army: Rockets hit Baghdad airport, damage two planes
BAGHDAD —Six rockets struck Baghdad's international airport facility on Friday, damaging two commercial planes but causing no casualties, Iraq's military said in a statement. ...
Qassim Abdul-zahra. Washington Times. Fri, 28 Jan 2022 03:49:37 -0500.
- Almost 4,000 Iraqis Repatriated From Belarus's Borders, Baghdad Says
Iraq has repatriated up to 4,000 of its citizens who had been stuck on the border of Belarus and European Union members Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia in recent weeks, Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein said on January 16.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 16 Jan 2022 16:26:36 +0000.
- Iran Revolutionary Guards commander says 'revenge' coming for Soleimani strike from 'within' US
Lt. General Qassem Soleimani was killed in a US air strike on Baghdad days after Iranian-backed militia stormed the US embassy in Iraq.
Peter Aitken. Fox News. Sat, 08 Jan 2022 18:54:24 GMT.
- At least 35 people killed after suicide bomber strikes busy Baghdad market
At least 35 people are dead after a suicide bomber struck a crowded market in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad.
Sky News. Tue, 20 Jul 2021 01:02:00 +0100.
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.
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