Iran’s president is making his first official visit to Iraq this week as he faces mounting pressure from hard-liners at home in the wake of the Trump administration’s unraveling of the nuclear deal.
President Donald Trump made an unannounced trip to Iraq on Wednesday to meet U.S. troops. It's the sixth time that a U.S. president has visited Iraq.
In our news wrap Monday, two suicide bombers targeted a town square in Baghdad, killing at least 38 bystanders and wounding 100 more in the deadliest attack in Iraq since victory was declared over ISIS last month. Also, Turkey is…
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
A federal appeals court today overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater security contractor, ordering a new trial for the man prosecutors say fired the first shots in the 2007 slayings of 14 Iraqi civilians.
Twin bombings rocked Baghdad on Tuesday, days after the start of Ramadan. They come as the Islamic State is losing ground in Mosul, its last foothold in the country. One bomb hit just after midnight at a popular ice cream…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, at least 23 people were killed and nearly 50 more wounded by a suicide car bomb in a busy commercial district -- and mostly Shiite neighborhood -- of Baghdad. The violence erupted as Iraq's prime…
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press
Two rockets landed in Baghdad's highly fortified Green Zone on Saturday night following clashes at anti-government protests that left five dead.
In our news wrap Monday, a suicide bomber detonated a truck bomb at a Baghdad market, killing at least 36 people. Also, a riot at a Brazilian prison left at least 60 inmates dead. Officials blamed a fight between members…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, President-elect Donald Trump announced two more White House staff appointments from his holiday stay in Florida: Kathleen “KT” McFarland as deputy national security adviser, and Donald McGahn as White House counsel. Also, the death toll…
In our news wrap Thursday, as Americans took time to celebrate Thanksgiving, President Obama called for unity in a video message. Also, the Islamic State carried out a massive suicide truck bombing south of Baghdad, killing at least 56 people.
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