Iraq(Search results - 36)
India15, Feb 2020, 3:13 PM
16 migrant Telangana labourers rescued from Iraq after facing severe harassment
Telangana government, with the help of Indian Embassy rescued around 16 migrant labourers, who were struck in Iraq
WORLD6, Feb 2020, 3:25 PM
US condemns terrorists targeting minorities; announces launch of International Religious Freedom Alliance
US Secretary of State condemned the acts of terrorists for targeting minorities and also drew reference to Yezidis in Iraq, Hindus in Pakistan, Christians in northeast Nigeria, or Muslims in Burma in his announcement
WORLD27, Jan 2020, 1:22 PM
Rockets hit US embassy in Baghdad amid growing tensions between America, Iran
Three rockets hit the US embassy in Baghdad on Sunday, Iraqi authorities said, adding that no casualties or material damage was reported in the incident.
WORLD8, Jan 2020, 7:55 PM
UK condemns strikes on US bases in Iraq, warns Iran not to repeat these reckless attacks
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned Iran not to repeat "reckless and dangerous" attacks after ballistic missiles were fired at air bases in Iraq where US-led coalition forces are stationed.
WORLD8, Jan 2020, 9:40 AM
Iran attacks US forces in Iraq; US President says ‘All is Well’ after retaliation
US President Donald Trump tweeted ‘All is Well’ after Iran launched retaliatory missiles at US bases in Iraq. Tensions rose amid USA and Iran following the killing of senior Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in a US airstrike last week.
WORLD6, Jan 2020, 2:59 PM
As tensions in Middle East flare up, oil and gold prices soar
Oil and gold prices continued to surge on Monday as tensions escalated in the Middle East and fanned worries about disruption to global oil supplies.
WORLD6, Jan 2020, 10:52 AM
Donald Trump threatens sanctions on Iraq if US troops forced to leave
Donald Trump said that the United States will not leave Iraq unless it is paid back for a US air base it built there.
WORLD5, Jan 2020, 11:00 AM
Missiles hit Baghdad area as Iraqis mourn Qasem Soleimani’s death
Several blasts shook the Baghdad area hours after the funeral procession of a top Iranian general, killed by a US air strike there on Friday. However, a warning from US President Donald Trump followed the rocket attacks on Green Zone and US base.
WORLD3, Jan 2020, 11:13 AM
Pentagon confirms killing of Quds Force chief at President Donald Trump's 'directions'
Besides Soleimani, Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis was also killed in the US airstrike at Baghdad's international airport, reported Iraqi officials and state television.
WORLD8, Dec 2019, 2:42 PM
Iraq: Unidentified gunmen kill protesters in Baghdad amid escalating tensions
More than 130 were also wounded as armed men opened fire on demonstrators camped out near Tahrir Square.
WORLD4, Dec 2019, 5:59 PM
Iraqi protesters suffer life-threatening injuries in anti-government protests
Right groups have condemned the government for allowing excessive use of force against anti-government protesters in Iraq
WORLD3, Dec 2019, 3:58 PM
Iraqi students boycott university classes amid unrelenting protests
Despite pressure to return to classes, Iraqi students said they would return to classes once the protesters’ demands are met
WORLD2, Dec 2019, 2:58 PM
Iraq Parliament accepts PM Adel Abdul Mahdi’s resignation
Iraqi Parliament approved the resignation of Adel Abdul Mahdi's government after two months of protests that left more than 400 dead
WORLD30, Nov 2019, 1:37 PM
Iraq PM Adel Abdul Mahdi says he will resign amid anti-government protests
Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has decided to submit his resignation to Iraq's parliament after top Shia leader called for change
WORLD28, Nov 2019, 6:37 PM
Iraqi protesters set ablaze Iranian consulate in Najaf
Iranian diplomatic staff escaped unharmed as anti-government demonstrators stormed and set fire to the consulate in the southern city