Loading
Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Bookmark & Share Subscribe to Feed
Wanna join our 6011 other users? | Register
Menu 

Breaking News: Iraq

Gov.uk: Iraq

HRW: Iraq

  • Video: Iraqi Officials Hide Potential War Crime Evidence
    An incident on March 29, 2018, in which government workers removed about 80 bodies from a damaged house, raised suspicions of a cover-up of killings of possible Islamic State (also known as ISIS) suspects. Human Rights Watch observed the episode. Day…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iraq: Displacement, Detention of Suspected “ISIS Families”

    Iraq: Displacement, Detention of Suspected “ISIS Families”

    (Erbil) – Iraqi forces have forcibly displaced at least 125 families said to have familial ties to affiliates of the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), Human Rights Watch said today.Sunni tribal groups (known as the Hashad al-Asha'ri), within th…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Chilcot Report: We Need to See Senior Figures Held Criminally Responsible for Iraq War Crimes

    Chilcot Report: We Need to See Senior Figures Held Criminally Responsible for Iraq War Crimes

    Sir John Chilcot's report on lessons to be learned from the 2003 invasion of Iraq has taken seven years to produce. David Cameron has said it should not be about "punishing" British soldiers, but holding senior people to account. However, 13 years of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Sarah Leah Whitson
    Sarah Leah Whitson, executive director of Human Rights Watch's Middle East and North Africa Division, oversees the work of the division in 19 countries, with staff located in 10 countries. She has led dozens of advocacy and investigative missions thr…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iraq: State Appears Complicit in Massacre of Protesters

    Iraq: State Appears Complicit in Massacre of Protesters

    Expand An ambulance arrives in Tahrir square in Baghdad after an attack on protesters in al-Khilani Square late on December 6, 2019.  © 2019 AFP/Getty…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iraq

    Iraq

    Security forces met protests in Baghdad and cities in southern Iraq in October and November with excessive force, killing hundreds. Other violations of freedom of assembly and expression and women’s rights persisted, along with the right to water,…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Action Needed to End Iraq Killings

    Action Needed to End Iraq Killings

    Expand Protesters gather while security forces close River Street during ongoing anti-government protests in Baghdad, Iraq, December 10, 2019. © 2019 AP Photo…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iraq: New Protester Deaths Despite Order Not to Fire

    Iraq: New Protester Deaths Despite Order Not to Fire

    Expand As part of a funeral procession, people transport the coffin of a protester killed at a Baghdad demonstration, November 24, 2019.  © 2019 Reuters/Khali…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iraq: Abductions Linked to Baghdad Protests

    Iraq: Abductions Linked to Baghdad Protests

    Expand An image that a friend of Mustafa Munthir Ali, who was arrested from a Baghdad protest on November 15, posted to an Instagram account, lostiraqiprotesters2, where people acro…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Refugees’ Movements Restricted

    Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Refugees’ Movements Restricted

    Expand Makhmour Refugee Camp. © Private / 2019 (Beirut) - Security forces for Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) have arbitrarily imposed…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Iraq

IRIN: Iraq

npr: Iraq

Emergency Comeback
Shorts Fix
Dosha Pops
In The Lights PR

The Economist: Iraq

The Guardian: Iraq News

  • newUS embassy in Iraq hit by rocket attack, wounding at least one
    Baghdad embassy cafeteria believed to have been struck in rare direct hit in fortified Green Zone Three rockets have hit the US embassy in Iraq’s capital, wounding at least one person, in the first direct strike reported after months of close calls…
    - 6 hours ago, 26 Jan 20, 10:05pm -
  • Veterans criticize Trump's downplaying of US troops' brain injuries
    Several US veterans’ organizations call for president to apologize for remarks about injuries suffered by service members in IraqVeterans of Foreign Wars, a prominent organization advocating for US military veterans, has called for Donald Trump to…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jan 20, 1:41pm -
  • Several killed as Iraqi security forces raid protest site
    Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr withdraws support for sit-ins in Baghdad and southern citiesIraqi security forces have raided Baghdad’s main anti-government protest site and attempted to eject protesters in southern cities, firing teargas and bullets which…
    - 2 days ago, 25 Jan 20, 11:59am -
  • Pentagon says 34 US soldiers suffered traumatic brain injury in Iran strike
    Trump downplayed injuries: ‘I heard they had headaches’Expert calls president’s comment ‘insulting and disrespectful’Thirty-four US soldiers have been diagnosed with concussion or traumatic brain injury from an 8 January Iranian missile att…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jan 20, 12:28pm -
  • Iraqi cleric's supporters take to streets to call for removal of US troops
    Moqtada al-Sadr aide calls for end to joint security deals and closure of airspace to US militaryThousands of supporters of the populist Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have gathered in Baghdad for a rally to demand the removal of US troops from the cou…
    - 3 days ago, 24 Jan 20, 6:39am -
  • British businessmen on trial over bribes for oil contracts in Iraq
    Three men accused of using $6m of bribes to secure contracts worth $800m to rebuild Iraqi oil industryThree British businessmen conspired to pay bribes totalling $6m (£4.6m) to win huge contracts in the oil industry, a court has heard.The trio are a…
    - 4 days ago, 23 Jan 20, 1:45pm -
  • Trump downplays brain injuries suffered by US troops in Iran missile strike
    ‘I heard they had headaches … but it’s not very serious,’ Trump said after 11 service members were treated for concussion symptomsDonald Trump has downplayed the brain injuries suffered by US personnel in Iran’s missile attacks on bases whe…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jan 20, 11:53am -
  • Three rockets fall near US embassy in Iraq
    Baghdad police said three Katyusha rockets were launched from the Zafaraniyah district just outside the cityThree rockets have fallen inside Baghdad’s Green Zone on Tuesday morning, close to the US embassy.A BBC reporter said alarms were sounding i…
    - 6 days ago, 20 Jan 20, 5:56pm -
  • Isis founding member confirmed by spies as group's new leader
    Officials piece together profile of Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-SalbiThe new leader of Islamic State has been confirmed as Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi, according to officials from two intelligence services. He is one of th…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jan 20, 12:48pm -
  • Thriller finally gives Iraqis key roles in 2003 invasion story
    Actor July Namir tells how the C4 drama Baghdad Central gives a voice to those who lived with conflictShe has become used to playing characters who have neither passports nor backstories. Now, after landing a role offering both, British actress July…
    - 8 days ago, 19 Jan 20, 5:02am -

Zaway: Iraq

Emergency Comeback

About PopMuse

A curated aggregation of musings from across the land and of different subject matters for the scanoholics.