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CPC leads China’s impressive success, brings global benefits – Iraqi ex-interim PM Allawi

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The Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Chinese people have attained remarkable achievements over the past 100 years, bringing benefits to all mankind,...
Followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr are seen in central Baghdad, Iraq on April 30, 2016. Thousands of followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday stormed the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad and took control of the parliament building and surrounding areas, while dozens of lawmakers, officials and employees tried to escape the government district. [Xinhua]

Hundreds of Iraqis protest, demanding better working conditions

Hundreds of Iraqis on Sunday took to the streets in the capital Baghdad and two further key areas in protest against unemployment and working...
The Long March-11 rocket, a solid propellant carrier developed by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, launches six small satellites into orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on January 19. (Photo by Xie Shangguo from People’s Daily Online)

Rockets hit near Baghdad airport, housing for US forces

Three rockets hit near a main airport in Baghdad, an area that houses US forces, the Iraqi army said on Friday, in the latest...
Iraqi forces

Rocket attack on Iraq airbase hosting US military injures 2 Iraqis

Several rockets hit an Iraqi airbase, hosting US forces on Sunday, injuring two Iraqi guards, the military said. Five rockets struck Balad airbase, north of...
Iraq war

Suspected Islamic State militants blow up oil well in Iraq

Attackers believed to be from the Islamic State militant group on Saturday blew up an oil well in Iraq's northern province of Kirkuk, local...
Pope Francis is making history today as he lands in #Iraq, (AP Photo)

Pope Francis welcomed with great excitement in conflict-scarred Iraq

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dpa/GNA - Pope Francis was greeted with great excitement on Friday as he began the first-ever papal visit to Iraq, where the Christian...
Iraq

British Covid-19 variant discovered in Iraq – health minister

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dpa/GNA - The British Covid-19 variant has been discovered in Iraq, Health Minister Hassan al-Tamimi said on Monday, just days ahead of the imposition...
Islamic State

US-led coalition: Islamic State’s most senior leader in Iraq killed

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dpa/GNA – A US-led coalition fighting Islamic State said on Friday that the militant group’s most senior leader in Iraq had been killed...
Islamic State

Islamic State claims twin Baghdad suicide bombings

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dpa/GNA - The Islamic State terror group early on Friday claimed responsibility for a twin suicide attack that killed at least 32 people...
Members of security forces are seen in downtown Baghdad, Iraq, April 6, 2020. Iraqi Health Ministry on Monday said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has climbed to 1,031, and the death toll reached 64 in the country. The Iraqi authorities have taken several measures to contain the outbreak of COVID-19, including extending a nationwide curfew until April 19. (Xinhua/Khalil Dawood)

Police officer dead, 45 protesters injured in southern Iraqi clashes

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dpa/GNA – A police officer was killed and 45 protesters wounded in renewed clashes in southern Iraq on Sunday, medical and security sources...

Roadside bomb hits U.S.-led coalition convoy in north of Baghdad

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A roadside bomb exploded on Friday near a convoy of trucks carrying equipment belonging to the U.S.-led coalition forces in Salahudin province in the...
Emmanuel Macron

Macron arrives in Baghdad for talks with Iraqi leaders

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday arrived in Iraq's capital Baghdad for talks with top Iraqi leaders over bilateral relations while showing solidarity with...
Iraq war

3 rockets hit Green Zone in Iraq’s Baghdad

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Three Katyusha rockets on Thursday landed in the heavily fortified Green Zone in the Iraqi capital Baghdad without causing casualties, the Iraqi military said. ...
Workers wearing face masks work at a restaurant in Baghdad, Iraq on Aug. 19, 2020. Night life has been resuming in Baghdad since Aug. 16, when the Iraqi Higher Committee for Health and National Safety cancelled the weekly three-day full curfew to replace them with partial curfew every week and reduced the partial curfew hours to be from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. (Xinhua)

Easing of anti-COVID-19 restrictions in Iraq prompts concerns as total nationwide infections exceed 200,000

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Concerns are rising over the recent decisions of Iraqi health authorities to ease some anti-COVID-19 restrictions and the public's non-compliance to health instructions as...
Iraq

Roadside bomb hits U.S. military trucks near Iraq’s capital

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A roadside bomb exploded on Sunday near a convoy of trucks carrying equipment belonging to the U.S. troops in the north of Iraq's capital...
People inspect the site of a two bomb blasts in the government-controlled city of Homs, Syria on 21 February.REUTERS/SANA

Iraqi senior officer killed in bomb explosion in northern Baghdad

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A senior officer from the Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) was killed on Friday in a roadside bomb explosion in Iraq's Salahudin province, a local...
Beirut Blast

Roadside bomb hits U.S.-led coalition trucks near Iraq’s Baghdad

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A roadside bomb struck a convoy of trucks carrying logistical equipment belonging to the U.S.-led coalition forces near the Iraqi capital Baghdad, the...
Iraqi forces

U.S.-led coalition forces to pull out from Iraq in 3 years

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Iraq and the United States on Thursday announced that the U.S.-led coalition forces will withdraw from Iraq in three years, the official Iraqi News...
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2 Iraqi women assassinated in southern Iraq

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Two Iraqi women were shot dead on Wednesday by unidentified gunmen in Iraq's southern city of Basra, a local security source said. ...
Iraqi forces

U.S.-led international coalition hands over military base to Iraqi forces

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The U.S.-led international coalition forces, tasked with fighting the Islamic State (IS) militant group, on Saturday handed over to the Iraqi security forces a...
Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein (R) and visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attend a joint press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, on July 19, 2020. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived on Sunday in Baghdad on an official visit to discuss bilateral ties and regional situation. (Xinhua)

Iranian FM visits Iraq to discuss bilateral ties, regional stability

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday visited Iraq to discuss bilateral ties and Iraq's role in the regional stability. During...
Members of security forces are seen in downtown Baghdad, Iraq, April 6, 2020. Iraqi Health Ministry on Monday said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has climbed to 1,031, and the death toll reached 64 in the country. The Iraqi authorities have taken several measures to contain the outbreak of COVID-19, including extending a nationwide curfew until April 19. (Xinhua/Khalil Dawood)

3 rockets land near U.S. embassy in Iraq’s Baghdad

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Three Katyusha rockets landed Sunday near the U.S. embassy at the heavily fortified Green Zone in central the Iraqi capital Baghdad, an Interior Ministry...
Members of security forces are seen in downtown Baghdad, Iraq, April 6, 2020. Iraqi Health Ministry on Monday said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has climbed to 1,031, and the death toll reached 64 in the country. The Iraqi authorities have taken several measures to contain the outbreak of COVID-19, including extending a nationwide curfew until April 19. (Xinhua/Khalil Dawood)

Iraq implements odd-even traffic restriction to curb spread of COVID-19

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The Iraqi authorities on Monday imposed new health restrictions, including using odd-even vehicle rationing system, to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic. ...
iraq isis

11 paramilitary tribal fighter killed in IS attack in Iraq

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A total of eleven paramilitary tribal fighters were killed on Saturday in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in Salahudin province in north...
Oil

Iraq’s crude oil exports exceed 98 million barrels in February

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Iraq said Sunday that it exported more than 98 million barrels of crude oil in February, bringing in revenues of over 5 billion U.S....
Iraq

Iraqi foreign ministry suspends consular services over coronavirus

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The Iraqi Foreign Ministry decided on Saturday to suspend consular services for one week over concerns of the novel coronavirus. As part...
Iraq

15 wounded in protests in Iraq’s capital

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Up to 15 people were wounded on Sunday in clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces, an Interior Ministry official said. The...
Islamic State

2 IS militants, civilian killed in attacks in eastern Iraq

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A total of two Islamic State (IS) militants and a civilian were killed on Sunday in separate attacks in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala,...
Followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr are seen in central Baghdad, Iraq on April 30, 2016. Thousands of followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday stormed the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad and took control of the parliament building and surrounding areas, while dozens of lawmakers, officials and employees tried to escape the government district. [Xinhua]

Rockets strike near U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

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Rockets struck near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad early on Sunday, with no immediate word on casualties and the extent of damage, local media...
Followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr are seen in central Baghdad, Iraq on April 30, 2016. Thousands of followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday stormed the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad and took control of the parliament building and surrounding areas, while dozens of lawmakers, officials and employees tried to escape the government district. [Xinhua]

Iraqi women rally in protest of violence against female demonstrators

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Thousands of women rallied on Thursday in Baghdad and other Iraqi provinces to support the ongoing anti-government protests and reject violence against female protesters. In...