In our Tuesday news wrap, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called news accounts that a CIA informant was rescued from Russia in 2017 “factually wrong.” Sources had reported the Kremlin mole had been in danger after exposure of Russian interference…
It was the deadliest stampede in recent history during Ashoura commemorations, when hundreds of thousands of people converge on the city, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Baghdad, for the occasion every year.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Zeina Karam, Associated Press
A tribute to American service personnel killed in combat during U.S. military operations overseas.
Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis served as President Trump’s first defense secretary, resigning his post in protest after Trump announced he would pull U.S. forces out of Syria. Now, Mattis has written a book, “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to…
By Judy Woodruff
By Ali Abdul Hassan and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press
The Fatah Coalition said it holds the United States fully responsible for the alleged Israeli aggression, "which we consider to be a declaration of war on Iraq and its people." The coalition is a parliament bloc representing Iran-backed paramilitary militias…
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
Prosecutors charged that Nicholas Slatten was the first to fire shots in the September 2007 massacre of Iraqi civilians at a crowded traffic circle in Baghdad.
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.
By Simona Foltyn
Iraq is nearing record wheat production this year, even as widespread fires have destroyed thousands of acres of farmland in minority Sunni Arab and Yazidi communities. The Islamic State once terrorized the region in northern Iraq, where disputes over land…
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…
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