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Iraq’s outgoing prime minister says US troops must leave

The US has no alternative and must pull its troops out of Iraq, or else face an impending crisis, the country’s outgoing prime minister...

Thousands mourn Iranian general killed in US air strike

Thousands of mourners have marched in a funeral procession through Baghdad for Iran’s top general and Iraqi militant leaders, who were killed in a...

25 killed in gun attack on anti-government protesters in Baghdad

The death toll from a bloody night of attacks by unknown gunmen targeting anti-government protesters in Baghdad has risen to 25, Iraqi officials said. More...

Violent clashes in Iraq leave eight dead

Eight people have died and at least 90 were wounded on Thursday in renewed clashes in central Baghdad. Separately, one policeman was killed and six...

Iraqi protester killed amid fresh clashes on Baghdad bridge

An anti-government protester in Iraq has died after suffering a direct hit to the head from a tear gas canister amid fresh clashes on...

Three killed in protest outside Iran consulate in Karbala

Three protesters have been shot dead during a violent demonstration outside the Iranian Consulate in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala, police officials have...

Iraqi president bows to protests and calls for new voting law

Iraq’s president has called for the drafting of a new election law and said he would approve early elections once it is enacted, bowing...

Islamic State leader al Baghdadi believed to be dead after US raid in Syria

The leader of the Islamic State militant network is believed to be dead after being targeted by a US military raid in Syria. A official...

Six protesters killed during Iraqi anti-government demonstrations

Six protesters have been killed in clashes with Iraqi security forces during nationwide anti-government protests, officials said. Security chiefs and medical staff said three people...

Death toll climbs to 42 in Iraq protests

The death toll from protests in Iraq has climbed to 42. A senior government official in the country’s south said 12 protesters died in a...

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