Iraq announces first coronavirus death
Iraq said a 70-year-old Muslim cleric died on Wednesday from the novel coronavirus, the first death from the outbreak in a country where 31 people have been infected.
Iraq crisis deepens after PM-designate steps down
Protest-torn Iraq on Monday faced more political gridlock after prime minister-designate Mohammed Allawi withdrew overnight, accusing lawmakers of obstructing his attempt to form a government.
Iraq confirms four more novel coronavirus cases
Iraq on Tuesday confirmed four new cases of the novel coronavirus in an Iraqi family returning from neighbouring Iran, bringing its total number of diagnosed infections to five.
Iraq confirms first novel coronavirus case
Iraq on Monday confirmed its first novel coronavirus case in an elderly Iranian national in the southern shrine city of Najaf, according to health officials.
Iraq protesters defiant as they bury 7 killed in overnight clash
Iraqi anti-government protesters Thursday vowed to push on with their wave off rallies as they buried seven fellow activists killed overnight in violence blamed on supporters of a powerful cleric.
Iraqi protesters face off against cleric's followers
Anti-government demonstrators faced off against followers of influential cleric Moqtada Sadr in protest squares across Iraq Tuesday, a day after one demonstrator was killed in a clash between the two sides.
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.