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Iraqi TikTok star Ghufran Sawadi shot dead by unknown gunman

Iraqi social media influencer Ghufran Sawadi, better known as Umm Fahad, was shot dead by an unknown gunman outside her house in Baghdad on Friday.

US airstrikes kill Iraqi paramilitary soldier

Baghdad: A member of the Iraqi government-backed paramilitary forces of Hashd Shaabi was killed and two others were wounded by U.S. airstrikes near the Iraqi-Syrian border and the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Wednesday.

Tanker explosion in Baghdad kills 8

Baghdad/UNI: A tanker truck explosion in northeastern Baghdad on Saturday killed at least eight people and wounded another 18, Iraqi security sources have said.

Moqtada al-Sadr: Fighting in Baghdad leaves 15 people dead

Baghdad: At least 15 people died when Iraqi security forces clashed with supporters of a powerful Shia cleric in Baghdad city, media reports said on Tuesday.

Explosive-laden drone strikes Iraqi PM's house, military calls attack 'attempted assassination': Reports

Baghdad/IBNS: A drone laden with explosives targeted Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi's house in Baghdad early on Sunday in what the country's military called an attempted assassination, said reports.

21 people killed in fire at hospital for Covid-19 patients in Baghdad: Reports

Cairo/Sputnik: A fire broke out at a hospital for treating coronavirus patients in Baghdad, leaving 21 people dead and 40 more injured, news portal Baghdad Al Youm reported citing sources.

Iraq: Trump pardons for Baghdad Blackwater guards ‘contributes to impunity’ says UN rights office

New York: The UN human rights office OHCHR, has voiced deep concern over the decision by United States President Donald Trump to grant pardons to four security guards who were tried and convicted for the killing of 14 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad, in 2007.

Iran strongly denies alleged involvement in most recent Baghdad green zone attack

Tehran/Sputnik: Iran refutes the alleged involvement of Iran-backed groups in the Sunday rocket attack on the Green Zone in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh said.

Iraqi security forces discover IS Terrorists' Arms Depot North of Baghdad: Military

Cairo/Sputnik: The Iraqi security forces have discovered a large ammunition depot belonging to the Islamic State terrorist group north of Baghdad, the country's defense ministry said on Sunday.

Eleven killed in ISIS attack in Western Baghdad: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Eleven people, including six civilians, have been killed as a result of an attack conducted by the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, outlawed in Russia) on the western outskirts of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, the country’s Al Sumaria channel reported, citing a security source.

Two wounded in bomb attack targeting US-coalition convoy in Iraq's Baghdad

Baghdad/Xinhua: A security member and a civilian were wounded in a roadside bomb exploded near a convoy of trucks belonging to the U.S.-led coalition forces in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, the Iraqi military said on Sunday.

3 rockets hit Green Zone in Iraq's Baghdad

Baghdad/Xinhua: Three Katyusha rockets on Thursday landed in the heavily fortified Green Zone in the Iraqi capital Baghdad without causing casualties, the Iraqi military said.

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

Baghdad/Xinhua: The U.S.-led international coalition forces, tasked with fighting the Islamic State (IS) militant group, on Sunday handed over a military base in Taji Camp in the north of Baghdad to Iraqi forces, the official Iraqi news agency reported.

Rocket hits Green Zone in Iraq's Baghdad

Baghdad/Xinhua: A Katyusha rocket landed on Wednesday in the heavily fortified Green Zone in central the Iraqi capital Baghdad without causing casualties, an Interior Ministry source said.

Baghdad: 2 rockets hit airport in Iraqi capital

Baghdad/Xinhua: The Iraqi military said two Katyusha rockets landed at the edge of Baghdad International Airport on Thursday without causing casualties.