New York: As authorities in Iraq continue to operate “in the eye of multiple storms”, international support remains essential for resolving ongoing political, security, economic and social crises, as well as the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Security Council heard on Tuesday.
Baghdad/Sputnik: Iraqi security forces have liquidated 11 members of the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, banned in Russia) in an operation in the province of Saladin north of Baghdad, Yehia Rasool, spokesman for the country's commander-in-chief, said on Sunday.
New York: UN-appointed independent rights experts have urged the Iraqi authorities to investigate the murder of a female human rights defender, and the attempted killing of another, targeted “simply because they are women”.
Washington/Sputnik: The United States will remove around 2,200 troops from Iraq by the end of this month in a significant drawdown of its military presence in the country, Central Command (CENTCOM) chief General Frank McKenzie said on Wednesday.
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.
Baghdad/Sputnik: A woman was killed and three security officers were injured in the result of a car bomb explosion at a checkpoint in northern Iraq, the country’s official Security Media Cell said on Tuesday.
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.
New York: The COVID-19 pandemic is aggravating deep-rooted economic, social and political challenges in Iraq, but elections in 2021 – if credible - could open a new chapter for the Middle East nation after years of conflict and strife, the UN’s top official in the country said Wednesday.
New York: The UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) has strongly condemned the killing of two activists and attacks against others in the southern city of Basra, urging increased efforts to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Baghdad/Xinhua: A Katyusha rocket landed on Tuesday in the heavily fortified Green Zone in the Iraqi capital Baghdad without causing casualties, the Iraqi military said.
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/Xinhua: The Iraqi military said two Katyusha rockets landed at the edge of Baghdad International Airport on Thursday without causing casualties.
Baghdad/Xinhua: Two Iraqi officers and a border guard were killed in two attacks by the Islamic State (IS) militants in western Iraq, the Iraqi military said.
Baghdad/Xinhua: At least three Katyusha rockets hit a military base housing U.S. forces near Iraq's capital Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.
Baghdad/Xinhua: Huge explosions hit an ammunition depot at a military base in southern Baghdad, the Iraqi military said.