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A café in Irbil, Iraq

Intellectual Hubs To Best Coffee Ever - 7 Cafés In Iraq To Add To Your Travel Bucketlist

Cafes across Iraq, especially in Baghdad, have been traditionally known as spaces which nurture political and cultural discussions

26 March 2022

Prime Minister of Iraq Mustafa al-Kadhimi Survives Drone Attack In An Assassination Attempt

Prime Minister of Iraq Mustafa al-Kadhimi has survived a drone attack assassination attempt targeted on his residence. Iran-backed militia suspected behind it.


Drones Target US Troops At Northern Iraqi Airport

US forces will end their combat mission in Iraq by the end of this year, but will continue to train and advise the Iraqi military.


Iraqi Government And Kurdish Fighters Working Together To Prevent Islamic State's Resurgance

Despite a long-standing territorial dispute, Baghdad and Iraq's Kurds (non-state actors) are taking steps to work together to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State group.

17 December 2021

Iraq: Islamic State Attack Kills 11 People

Iraqi officials have pointed the finger at the Islamic State after at least 11 villagers have been killed in an attack north of Baghdad.


13 Policemen Killed In IS Suspected Attack In Iraq

The gunmen opened fire on the policemen at a federal police checkpoint in rural northern Iraq.

05 September 2021

UN Security Council Condemns Attack On Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi

Mustafa al-Kadhimi, the Prime Minister of Iraq was targeted in a drone attack after disputes in his election to power. UN Security Council also condemned the attempt to discredit Iraq's election thereby.

16 November 2021

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US Withdraws Last Soldier From Afghanistan: Glimpses Through The History Of 20-Years American War

America's longest war of the decade in Afghanistan is estimated to have spent an amount of $2 trillion and taken lives of around 25,000 U.S. troops and 240,000 Afghans, approximately.

31 August 2021

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03 April 2021
Baby Born In Iraq With Three Penises, Creates History

Baby Born In Iraq With Three Penises, Creates History

The case has surprised the doctors who said that it is a rare case because the baby was not exposed to any drugs in the womb and his family too does not have a...


03 March 2021
Rockets Attack Military Base In Iraq Hosting US Troops

Rockets Attack Military Base In Iraq Hosting US Troops

The Iraqi military released a statement saying the attack did not cause significant losses and that security forces had found the launch pad used for the...


16 February 2021
Atleast 1 Killed, 8 Hurt After Rockets Strike Near US Base In Iraq

Atleast 1 Killed, 8 Hurt After Rockets Strike Near US Base In Iraq

At least three rockets hit areas between the civilian Irbil international airport in the semi-autonomous Kurdish-run region and the nearby base hosting U.S....


28 November 2020
5 Killed In Iraq After Cleric’s Supporters Clash With Anti-Government Protestors

5 Killed In Iraq After Cleric’s Supporters Clash With Anti-Government Protestors

The anti-government protestors allegedly attempted to block the path of a rally organised in support of Shiite leader Moqtada al-Sadr


24 October 2020
Gilgamesh: A Tale Of Love, Death And Immortality

Gilgamesh: A Tale Of Love, Death And Immortality

How one of the world’s oldest poems rose from the ashes.


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08 October 2020
The Common Threads Of Arbaeen And Shaheen Bagh

The Common Threads Of Arbaeen And Shaheen Bagh

Arbaeen is not just a pilgrimage but also a protest gathering of people from across the globe—protesting against injustice, not allowing the world to forget...


21 September 2020
Covid-19: The Temporary Shock And The Permanent Change

Covid-19: The Temporary Shock And The Permanent Change

The permanence of change is not so much of a function of the crisis itself but more a response to address the existing inefficiencies that get highlighted...


13 April 2020
Iraqi Couple Gets Police Help to Wed Amid Coronavirus Curfew

Iraqi Couple Gets Police Help to Wed Amid Coronavirus Curfew

As a government-ordered curfew banned large public gatherings and wedding halls were shuttered in Najaf, the police responded by providing the groom with...


09 January 2020
Two Rockets Hit Baghdad's Green Zone Day After Iran Missile Attacks On US Targets

Two Rockets Hit Baghdad's Green Zone Day After Iran Missile Attacks On US Targets

Just before midnight, two loud blasts were heard in Baghdad, followed by the wailing security sirens of the Green Zone.


08 January 2020
'We Don't Retreat In Face Of America': Iran President Hassan Rouhani

'We Don't Retreat In Face Of America': Iran President Hassan Rouhani

"If America has committed a crime... it should know that it will receive a decisive response," Rouhani said in a televised address, hours after Iran fired...


08 January 2020
Oil Prices Up, Stocks Down After Iran Missile Attack At US Bases In Iraq

Oil Prices Up, Stocks Down After Iran Missile Attack At US Bases In Iraq

Brent crude was up 73 cents at $69.02. At the start of Wednesday's trading, it spiked $3.48 to $71.75 before retreating.


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08 January 2020
US-Iran Tensions Live Updates: 'A Slap,' Says Khamenei After Tehran's Attack On US Airbase In Iraq

US-Iran Tensions Live Updates: 'A Slap,' Says Khamenei After Tehran's Attack On US Airbase In Iraq

Ain al-Asad has a 4 km runway at 188m altitude from sea levels, which is the main and the largest US airbase in Iraq.


08 January 2020
80 'American Terrorist Forces' Killed In Missile Attack: Iran State Media

80 'American Terrorist Forces' Killed In Missile Attack: Iran State Media

The United States is yet to officially comment on the number of casualties in the attack.


08 January 2020
Iran Will Welcome Any Peace Initiative By India For De-escalating Tensions With US: Iranian Envoy

Iran Will Welcome Any Peace Initiative By India For De-escalating Tensions With US: Iranian Envoy

"We are not for war, we are looking for peace and prosperity for everybody in this region. We welcome any Indian initiative or any project that can help peace...


08 January 2020
MEA Issues Advisory On Travel After Iran Fires Missiles At Iraq Airbases Housing US Troops

MEA Issues Advisory On Travel After Iran Fires Missiles At Iraq Airbases Housing US Troops

'Indian nationals residing in Iraq are advised to be alert and may avoid travel within Iraq,' MEA said.


08 January 2020
Watch: Missiles Hit Airbases Housing US Troops In Iraq, People Run For Cover

Watch: Missiles Hit Airbases Housing US Troops In Iraq, People Run For Cover

At least 10 rockets hit the Al Asad airbase in central Iraq, where numerous US troops are stationed, in what appears to be the first retaliatory strike by Iran.


08 January 2020
Iran Fires Several Ballistic Missiles On 2 Iraq Airbases Housing US Troops

Iran Fires Several Ballistic Missiles On 2 Iraq Airbases Housing US Troops

As per a US official, the missiles were launched from Iran and targeted at least two Iraqi military bases hosting US military and coalition personnel at...


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