More than 2,000 refugees have crossed into Iraq since Turkey began its assault on northeastern Syria last week. Aid groups are bracing for as many as 50,000 refugee arrivals.
Jane Arraf. NPR. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:06:00 -0400.
The corporation broadcast 'Undercover With The Clerics - Iraq's Secret Sex Trade' on October 3 - an investigation into sexual exploitation of children and young women by clerics in Iraq (pictured).
Daily Mail. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:58:48 +0100.
Turkey's military struck the Syrian-Iraqi border to prevent Kurdish forces using the route to reinforce northeast Syria, as Ankara prepared to attack following a surprise U.S. ...
Newsmax. Tue, 08 Oct 2019 19:28:36 EDT.
Twelve anti-government demonstrators have been killed in ongoing protests in the capital Baghdad, the latest fatalities over six days of clashes that left more than 100 people dead and thousands injured.
Irish Independent. Mon, 07 Oct 2019 06:43:05 +0100.
Former French president Jacques Chirac was famously outspoken, particularly about British food, the Iraq War and Margaret Thatcher. Here are some of his most unforgettable quotes.
The Local. Thu, 26 Sep 2019 12:22:52 +0200.
BAGHDAD (AP) - As the United States and Israel escalate their push to contain Iranian influence in the Middle East, countries in Tehran's orbit are feeling the heat. ...
Qassim Abdul-zahra and Zeina Karam. Washington Times. Fri, 20 Sep 2019 03:25:08 -0400.
Official Baghdad opposed the signing of these agreements directly with the government of Iraqi Kurdistan instead of with the central government
Tass. Tue, 10 Sep 2019 16:14:04 +0300.
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.