In our news wrap Monday, Iraq's prime minister ordered his nation's army to leave a Baghdad neighborhood where dozens of protesters were killed or wounded this weekend. Also, a federal judge rejected President Trump's refusal to release his tax returns…
In our news wrap Friday, the Labor Department reports employers added a net 136,000 jobs in September and the unemployment rate fell to 3.5 percent--a new 50-year low. But factories shed 2,000 jobs amid fears the manufacturing sector is now…
In our news wrap Thursday, Iraqi security forces shot and killed at least 12 more protesters, raising the death toll to 33. The government cut off internet access in a bid to quell the unrest, but crowds defied a curfew.
In our news wrap Wednesday, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders called off campaigning for now after undergoing a heart procedure to address a blocked artery. Also, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a joke dismissing fears of Moscow meddling into…
In our news wrap Tuesday, violence broke out in Baghdad as security forces fired on crowds protesting corruption and a lack of jobs. Officials said one person was killed and some 200 hurt. Also, a mass march in Hong Kong…
By Hadi Mizban, Khalid Mohammed, Associated Press
The confrontations were some of the worst in more than a year, and signaled that the war-weary country could be facing a new round of political instability.
By Jeff Karoub, Associated Press
A 41-year-old Iraqi-born man who had lived in the U.S. since he was an infant but was deported in June for committing multiple crimes died in Baghdad, American Civil Liberties Union officials said Thursday.
After two weeks of testimony, Chief Edward Gallagher was found not guilty of murdering a suspected ISIS prisoner in Iraq. The decorated Navy SEAL had been accused of stabbing the wounded teenage captive, as well as attempted murder of Iraqi…
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
A rocket crashed Sunday night in the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said.
By Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
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.
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