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    Iraq parliament wants US troop ouster after Soleimani killing

    Agence France-Presse. Baghdad, Iraq | Updated at 10:27pm on January 05, 2020

    Iraq's parliament on Sunday urged the government to oust thousands of American troops from the country, stepping up pressure over the US killing of a...

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    Attack on Green Zone, Iraq base US troops: security

    Agency France-Presse | Updated at 01:25pm on January 05, 2020

    The precision drone strike outside the Baghdad airport on Friday killed Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, top Iraqi paramilitary chief of Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and a...

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    52 Iranian sites on target if Americans attacked: Trump

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:40pm on January 05, 2020

    President Donald Trump warned Saturday that the US is targeting 52 sites in Iran and will hit them ‘very fast and very hard’ if the...

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    Missiles hit Green Zone, Iraq base housing US troops

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad, Iraq | Updated at 01:02am on January 05, 2020

    Two mortar rounds hit the Iraqi capital’s Green Zone on Saturday and two rockets slammed into a base housing US troops, security sources said, a...

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    War with Iran

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2020

    THE assassination by the United States of general Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, near Baghdad’s airport will ignite widespread retaliatory attacks...

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    A terrible crescendo in West Asia

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2020

    THE assassination of major general Qassem Soleimani by US airstrikes in Iraq, brings West Asia nearer the precipice. By this action, president Trump, who cannot...

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    Protests rage as crowds mourn Soleimani

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 11:54am on January 04, 2020

    Thousands of Iraqis chanting Death to America on Saturday mourned an Iranian commander and others killed in a US drone attack that sparked fears of...

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    Bangladesh keeps eye on Iraq situation

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:13am on January 04, 2020

    The government has been observing situation in Iraq keeping in consideration the likelihood of evacuating the Bangladeshis living in the country if required, according to...

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    US strikes in Iraq stir regional hornet’s nest

    James M Dorsey | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    THE United States stirred a hornet’s nest that stretches far beyond Iraq when last weekend it attacked an Iranian-backed militia. The fallout of the US...

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    EU chief Michel urges end to Iraq's 'cycle of violence'

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels, Belgium | Updated at 06:01pm on January 03, 2020

    The president of the European Council, who represents EU leaders in Brussels, on Friday warned against further escalation in Iraq after US forces killed an...