Iraq


Populist Cleric Sadr On Course to Win Iraq Election

Populist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, a long-time adversary of the United States, led in Iraq’s parliamentary election with more than half of votes counted on Monday, the electoral commission said, in…

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U.S. Military Helicopter Crashes in Western Iraq

A U.S. military helicopter has crashed in western Iraq with seven service members on board, U.S. officials said Thursday. The officials said that so far there is no indication that…

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Kuwait to Give $2B in Loans, Investments for Iraq

Kuwait’s ruling emir said on Wednesday that his oil-rich nation will give $1 billion in loans and $1 billion in direct investments to help rebuild Iraq, a stunning donation as…

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Death Sentence for German Woman Who Joined IS

A German woman was captured by Iraqi forces during the battle for Mosul last year, the spokesman said, declining to identify her. She is the first foreign woman to be…

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Double Suicide Bombing in Baghdad

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a busy street market in central Baghdad on Monday, in back-to-back explosions that killed at least 38 people, Iraqi health and police officials…

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