Al-Sadr has backed the anti-government rallies in Iraq, sending his supporters into the streets of Baghdad overnight to 'protect protesters' after unidentified gunmen attacked a protest camp.
Daily Mail. Sat, 07 Dec 2019 15:19:20 +0000.
As it looks to flex its muscle in the Middle East, Iran, capitalizing on unrest in Iraq, is secretly moving short-range ballistic missiles into the country, The New York Times reported.
Newsmax. Wed, 04 Dec 2019 22:12:54 EDT.
A Syrian man says his arm was blown off and two friends were killed by U.S. helicopter fire during the assault on an ISIS leader. A defense official said the military will review what happened.
Daniel Estrin. NPR. Tue, 03 Dec 2019 21:51:52 -0500.
Denmark's government on Tuesday offered to lead a Nato mission to train Iraqi forces, saying it was prepared to send 200 troops to Iraq at the end of next year.
The Local. Wed, 27 Nov 2019 15:06:09 +0100.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials said one anti-government protester has been killed by security forces on Tuesday and 21 others wounded amid ongoing clashes with security forces in Baghdad. ...
Samya Kullab and Murtada Faraj. Washington Times. Tue, 26 Nov 2019 05:33:39 -0500.
'AMERICAN HERO': President Donald Trump is honoring Conan, the dog that participated in the operation that ended with the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Ap. ABC News. Mon, 25 Nov 2019 21:42:49 +0000.
At least 13 anti-government protesters were killed Sunday by Iraqi security forces in one of the "worst" days of violence in the country's south amid widespread ongoing demonstrations against corruption, officials said.
Talia Kaplan. Fox News. Mon, 25 Nov 2019 02:08:31 GMT.
Vice President Mike Pence made a surprise weekend visit to Iraq to rally with troops, serve them a Thanksgiving lunch and offer support for Kurdish allies. Mr. ...
Tom Howell Jr.. Washington Times. Sat, 23 Nov 2019 09:40:54 -0500.
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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.