The assassination of a high-profile researcher in broad daylight in Baghdad may prove to be a covert message for Washington.
Hisham al-Hashemi was a well-connected security analyst who appeared regularly on Iraqi television and whose expertise was sought out by government officials, journalists and researchers.
Iraq’s leadership has to deal with Covid-19, the Islamic Republic, the Daesh, and the United States.
Numerous reports and local health experts have warned that Iraq's Covid-19 numbers are not genuine.
Iraq's president names a former governor of Najaf city Adnan Zurfi as prime minister-designate, following weeks of political infighting.
The US strikes that target Shia militias actually target a branch of the Iraqi Army.
Iraq's prime minister-designate announced his withdrawal from the post after failing to secure parliamentary support for his Cabinet selection.
The US killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani serves as a reminder to the GCC that when push comes to shove, they are all in the same boat.
Washington’s threat comes as Iraq struggles to meet the basic needs of its people.
Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani held talks with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran.
The assassination of the top Iranian general is simply the next stage in the creep of hybrid war, which sees Iran and the US battle for influence and each try to bend the other to its will.
Iraqis are celebrating the death of the man who they blame killing of more than 500 protesters. But as the country finds itself becoming a playground for another proxy fight, Iraqis fear what might come next: a new war.
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