On the blue mats of the al-Rafideen Club in the conservative city of Diwaniya, some 180 km (110 miles) south of Baghdad, Hussein trains three times a week with 30 other female wrestlers, some still.. Credit: Firstpost - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking the Senate to approve a new ambassador to Iraq as the U.S. ratchets up pressure on neighboring Iran and as some Republicans in Congress call for a.. Credit: Seattle Times - Published
Why does Mosul matter? Mosul stands on the brink of recapture from Islamic State fighters, but the future of the city is uncertain. With several parties jostling for control of Mosul, fragile alliances..
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, Iran's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said that the shortfall in oil supply caused by new US sanctions on Iran had yet to be gauged ahead of an OPEC meeting..
Japanese freelance journalist Jumpei Yasuda on Wednesday (October 24) confirmed that he was alive and well and in Turkey after being captured in Syria three years ago, according to a video released by..
Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda was released after being held captive by Al-Qaeda affiliated militants in Syria since 2015. This was not the first time Yasuda had been held hostage. In 2004, he was..
From colorful rugs to the latest industrial tools, Iranian manufacturers at the Baghdad International Fair in Iraq worked to find new export customers. But companies who do business with Iran cannot.. Credit: Christian Science Monitor - Published
At this year's Baghdad International Fair, Iranian businessmen displayed thick, colorful Persian rugs to impressed onlookers while others showcased the latest in Iranian manufacturing in power.. Credit: FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. military says American and Iraqi forces killed more than 50 Islamic State militants, including several commanders, in northern Iraq last month. U.S. Central Command said.. Credit: Seattle Times - Published
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say four people have been killed in the first deadly bombing in western Mosul since the city district was recaptured from Islamic State group militants last.. Credit: Seattle Times - Published
BAGHDAD — More than 200 mass graves holding as many as 12,000 bodies have been found in areas of Iraq once controlled by the Islamic State, the United Nations said on Tuesday. The findings were.. Credit: Seattle Times - Published
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.N. investigators say they have verified the location of more than 200 mass grave sites from the time of the Islamic State group’s reign in northern Iraq, containing the bodies of.. Credit: Seattle Times - Published
Nicholas Slatten is accused of firing the fateful first shots at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007. His first conviction was overturned, and his second trial was declared a mistrial. Credit: Wall Street Journal - Published
BAGHDAD (AP) — Baghdad police say four people have been killed in four bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital, including two inside commuter minivans. The blasts occurred after Sunday’s evening rush hour.. Credit: Seattle Times - Published
Sheikh Hussam Naji, born in Baghdad in 1980, thought his wildest dreams had come true when ISIS and its so-called “caliphate” captured swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria in the summer of 2014... Credit: FOXNews.com - Published
Major Girah Caraballo uses difficult experiences, as building blocks to achieve her goals. Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) is assisting Major Caraballo by providing free air transportation from Boston,.. Credit: PRWeb - Published
Iraq's new prime minister began moving his offices out of Baghdad's highly secure Green Zone on the first day of his term Thursday, saying he wanted to bring his government closer to the people. Credit: FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s parliament has confirmed Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi’s new government while leaving key Cabinet posts unfilled. The legislature voted in the early hours Thursday to.. Credit: Seattle Times - Published