3 rockets hit Baghdad airport base housing US troops: security sources
Three rockets crashed into a base at the Iraqi capital's airport housing US troops Friday, security sources said, in the latest attack coinciding with tensions between Baghdad's allies Tehran and Washington.
IS claims Baghdad twin bombing that killed 32, wounded 110
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a twin suicide bombing that killed 32 people and wounded 110 at a crowded market in central Baghdad on Thursday.
Saudi 'not consulted' over US strike that killed Iran general
Saudi Arabia was not consulted by its ally Washington over a US drone strike that killed a top Iranian general, an official said Sunday, as the kingdom sought
Protesters attack US embassy in Baghdad after airstrikes
Protesters attacked the U.S in Baghdad yesterday, scaling the walls and forcing the gates of the compound, as hundreds demonstrated against American airstrikes
Nine French jihadists now on death row in Iraq
Nine French jihadists are now on death row in Iraq after a court sentenced two more to death on Sunday for joining the Islamic State group, rejecting a claim of torture. Fodil Tahar Aouidate and Vianney Ouraghi were among 11 French citizens and one Tunisian handed over to Iraqi authorities in January by a US-backed…
Pompeo in Baghdad on unannounced visit
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Baghdad late Tuesday on an unannounced visit, an Iraqi government source told AFP, cancelling a trip to Germany amid escalating US-Iran tensions. The source, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the high security nature of the visit, said Pompeo was set to meet Iraqi Prime Minister…
At least 16 dead as arms depot blows up in Baghdad
At least 16 people were killed and dozens injured after an arms depot exploded in the Sadr City district of the Iraqi capital late Wednesday, security and medical sources said.
World's best and worst cities for quality of life revealed
World's best and worst cities for quality of life revealed Austria's capital Vienna once again defended its position as the city offering the best quality of life in the world, while Iraq's capital Baghdad remains the worst in an annual survey from consulting firm Mercer. Mercer's survey of 231 cities helps companies and organisations determine…