World Feb 04

U.S. general slips into Iraq for talks to salvage relations

Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East, has slipped into Iraq as the Trump administration works to salvage relations with Iraqi leaders and shut down the government's push for an American troop withdrawal. McKenzie is…

World Feb 02

Iraqi protesters reject PM-designate picked by ruling elites

Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators in Iraq rejected Sunday the new prime minister-designate who was recently nominated by rival government factions. Demonstrators have long swore they would not accept a candidate chosen by Iraq's establishment.