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Inside the base targeted by Iranian missiles

Cameras have been allowed into Iraq's Ain al-Asad base after it was hit by Iranian ballistic missiles on January 8.

Middle East

Iraq protesters block roads as they step up calls for reform

More protests planned as demonstrators call for overhaul of political system, new prime minister and electoral laws.

Iraq protesters block roads as they step up calls for reform

Middle East

Iraq's Shia armed groups meet over 'US aggression': Spokesman

Spokesman of Iran-linked Kataib Hezbollah group says meeting took place with Iraq's Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr.

Iraq

Iraq protests swell with people angry at slow pace of reforms

Rallies demanding overhaul of the ruling system rock capital Baghdad and Shia-majority parts of southern Iraq.

Middle East

Iraq protesters threaten to block main roads

In Babil province, demonstrators are demanding political changes amid an economic crisis.

Opinion

Soleimani and the weight of history

Soleimani is the product of the same historical events that have curbed popular sovereignty and democracy in the region.

Lorenzo Kamel

by Lorenzo Kamel

Lorenzo Kamel

Middle East

Iraq's security forces kill at least two protesters in Baghdad

Crackdown on anti-government demonstration kills two, injures dozens as security forces fire tear gas in Iraq's capital.

Iraq's security forces kill at least two protesters in Baghdad

Soleimani assassination

Several US troops were wounded in Iran missile attack in Iraq

The US says 11 troops treated for concussion symptoms after January 8 attack, despite first saying no one was harmed.

Several US troops were wounded in Iran missile attack in Iraq

Opinion

Could diplomacy come after tragedy in Iran?

The downing of the Ukrainian airliner may pave the way for de-escalation between the US and Iran.

Sultan Barakat

by Sultan Barakat

Sultan Barakat

Opinion

Put the spring back in the Arab Spring

The Arab Spring is not a singular event with a beginning and an end.

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara

US-Iran escalation

Qatar FM visits Iraq, seeks to ease regional tension

Qatar's top diplomat urges all sides to respect Iraq's sovereignty following attacks by US and Iran in Iraq.

Qatar FM visits Iraq, seeks to ease regional tension

Middle East

How US forces avoided casualties in Iran attacks on Iraqi bases

American soldiers say luck and preparedness helped to avoid casualties when Iran's IRGC launched the missiles.

Iraq

Katyusha rockets target Iraqi Taji military camp

No casualties reported in attack on base that houses American troops north of the capital, Baghdad.

Katyusha rockets target Iraqi Taji military camp

Iraq

Sadr calls for 'million-man march' against US presence in Iraq

Shia cleric and political leader calls on Iraqis to unite for 'peaceful march' against presence of US troops.

Sadr calls for 'million-man march' against US presence in Iraq

Opinion

Iraq and its revolution after Soleimani's assassination

The January 3 killing of the Iranian general will not start a war but it will have a detrimental effect on Iraq.

Haider Saeed

by Haider Saeed

Haider Saeed