Ex-minister Allawi says named as Iraq's new PM
Mohammad Allawi, a former communications minister, said Saturday he has been appointed Iraq's new premier, replacing Adel Abdel Mahdi who resigned under pressure from the street.
Stalemate over Iraq PM pick as deadline looms
A deadline set by Iraq's president for parliament to name a new premier was set to expire Saturday amid renewed pressure from the street after influential cleric Moqtada Sadr called for fresh protests.
Thousands protest in Iraq to demand ouster of US troops
Thousands of supporters of populist Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr gathered in Baghdad on Friday for a rally to demand the ouster of US troops, putting the protest-hit capital on edge.
Trump to meet EU chief, Iraqi president in Davos
US President Donald Trump will meet his Iraqi counterpart and the head of the European Union executive body during his visit to Davos in Switzerland this week, the White House said Monday.
Tougher screening awaits Nigerian travellers over U.S.-Iran face-off
Tougher security screening may be awaiting Nigerians who are planning to visit the United States (U.S.) and other European countries in the wake of the escalated face-off
After missile launch Iran says it respects Iraqi sovereignty
Iran said Wednesday it respects Iraq's territorial integrity, after firing missiles at Iraqi bases housing US troops.
Airlines re-route or cancel flights around Iraq, Iran after missile strike on U.S. troops
Major airlines cancelled Iran and Iraq flights on Wednesday and re-routed others away from both countries’ airspace, following an Iranian missile strike on United States-led forces in Iraq.
Trump says 'all well' after Iranian missiles target US troops
President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that initial casualty assessments indicated "all is well" after Iranian missiles targeted two bases housing US troops in Iraq.
Iran fires missiles at US troop bases in Iraq
Iran fired missiles Wednesday at Iraqi bases housing the US military, officials in Washington and Tehran said, in the first act of the Islamic republic's promised revenge for the US killing of a top Iranian general. Launched from Iranian territory and by Iranian forces not a proxy, the attack marked a new turn in the…