Two protesters were killed and more than a dozen wounded in central Baghdad on Friday in renewed violence between anti-government demonstrators and Iraqi security forces, activists and officials said. The deaths follow weeks of calm.
CBC News. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:10:34 EST.
At the time the attack was launched at 1.35am on January 8, the US Army was flying seven unmanned aerial vehicles over Iraq to monitor bases where US-led coalition forces are deployed.
Daily Mail. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 07:00:30 GMT.
President Donald Trump should be lauded for his "measured response" to Iran's missile attacks on Iraq airbases and downing of a commercial jetliner, Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., told Newsmax TV.
Newsmax. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 16:57:36 EDT.
Four members of Iraq's military have been wounded in a rocket attack targeting an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers were present until recently.
Ap. ABC News. Sun, 12 Jan 2020 23:17:23 +0000.
Iran has many ways to smuggle modest amounts of oil, but if Iraq decides to ignore U.S. pressure, it could facilitate much larger amounts of exports.
By Michael Lynch, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 10 Jan 2020 10:56:00 +0000.
100 Danish soldiers arrived in Kuwait on Thursday after Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen announced that they were to temporarily relocate from the al-Asad base in Iraq.
The Local. Fri, 10 Jan 2020 09:28:30 +0100.
The president's remarks Wednesday morning will come shortly after Iran launched missile strikes against U.S. military forces in Iraq in apparent retaliation for the killing of Qassem Soleimani.
Krishnadev Calamur. NPR. Wed, 08 Jan 2020 05:00:59 -0500.
Key lawmakers remain stalemated over impeachment, now complicated by congressional debate over merits of President Donald Trump's approval of drone attack that killed key Iranian general last week outside Baghdad airport.
Voice of America. Mon, 06 Jan 2020 11:51:51 -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.