Large-scale protests are expected throughout Iraq demanding basic services, job creation, an end to foreign interference and corruption.
US drone strikes have been a deadly reminder to Iran that they cannot push the US too far in Iraq.
It was another hellish day in Baghdad as Hashd al Shaabi attacked the KDP office in the Green Zone.
Turkey is involved in a number of military engagements in the region and many are asking whether its economy can weather the activity.
Some blame fat salaried government employees, others point the finger at poor economic management. The causes of the downturn are many, however.
Lack of efficient strategic environmental planning in post-war Iraq causes significant environmental deterioration in Iraq.
Despite increasing attacks led by Iran-backed Shia militias in Baghdad, Washington wants to avoid a major escalation of tensions ahead of the crucial US elections. Tehran has its own reasons to de-escalate.
The suspects entered Turkey through illegal means and were apprehended in simultaneous operations by anti-terror teams in Istanbul Wednesday, said security sources.
A US official says the Trump administration’s warning was given to both Iraq’s president and the prime minister but that it is not an imminent ultimatum.
The limestone wall plaque came from an ancient Sumerian temple – dating to around 2,400 BC – which was looted multiple times since the late 19th century.
The Kremlin has been building influence in the Iraqi energy sector and propping up anti-US forces in the country as part of its objectives to counterbalance US hegemony in the region.
Iran's leadership is consistently finding that its armed proxies in the region cannot buy the country genuine political influence.
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