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Iraqi Government And Kurdish Fighters Working Together To Prevent Islamic State's Resurgance

Dec 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Despite a long-standing territorial dispute, Baghdad and Iraq's Kurds (non-state actors) are taking steps to work together to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State group.

UN Security Council Condemns Attack On Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi

Nov 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Mustafa al-Kadhimi, the Prime Minister of Iraq was targeted in a drone attack after disputes in his election to power. UN Security Council also condemned the attempt to discredit Iraq's election thereby.


Prime Minister of Iraq Mustafa al-Kadhimi Survives Drone Attack In An Assassination Attempt

Prime Minister of Iraq Mustafa al-Kadhimi has survived a drone attack assassination attempt targeted on his residence. Iran-backed militia suspected behind it.

Iraq: Islamic State Attack Kills 11 People

Oct 27, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Iraqi officials have pointed the finger at the Islamic State after at least 11 villagers have been killed in an attack north of Baghdad.


Drones Target US Troops At Northern Iraqi Airport

US forces will end their combat mission in Iraq by the end of this year, but will continue to train and advise the Iraqi military.

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05 September, 2021

13 Policemen Killed In IS Suspected Attack In Iraq

Associated Press (AP)

The gunmen opened fire on the policemen at a federal police checkpoint in rural northern Iraq.


31 August, 2021

US Withdraws Last Soldier From Afghanistan: Glimpses Through The History Of 20-Years American War

Outlook Web Desk

America's longest war of the decade in Afghanistan is estimated to have spent an amount of $2 trillion and taken lives of around 25,000 U.S. troops and 240,000 Afghans, approximately.


03 April, 2021

Baby Born In Iraq With Three Penises, Creates History

Outlook Web Bureau

The case has surprised the doctors who said that it is a rare case because the baby was not exposed to any drugs in the womb and his family too does not have a history of genetic anomaly.


03 March, 2021

Rockets Attack Military Base In Iraq Hosting US Troops

Associated Press (AP)

The Iraqi military released a statement saying the attack did not cause significant losses and that security forces had found the launch pad used for the missiles.


16 February, 2021

Atleast 1 Killed, 8 Hurt After Rockets Strike Near US Base In Iraq

Associated Press (AP)

At least three rockets hit areas between the civilian Irbil international airport in the semi-autonomous Kurdish-run region and the nearby base hosting U.S. troops


28 November, 2020

5 Killed In Iraq After Cleric’s Supporters Clash With Anti-Government Protestors

PTI

The anti-government protestors allegedly attempted to block the path of a rally organised in support of Shiite leader Moqtada al-Sadr


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24 October, 2020

Gilgamesh: A Tale Of Love, Death And Immortality

Lalit Kumar

How one of the world’s oldest poems rose from the ashes.


08 October, 2020

The Common Threads Of Arbaeen And Shaheen Bagh

Zehra Naqvi

Arbaeen is not just a pilgrimage but also a protest gathering of people from across the globe—protesting against injustice, not allowing the world to forget what happened at Karbala.


21 September, 2020

Covid-19: The Temporary Shock And The Permanent Change

Anindya

The permanence of change is not so much of a function of the crisis itself but more a response to address the existing inefficiencies that get highlighted during these shock events.


13 April, 2020

Iraqi Couple Gets Police Help to Wed Amid Coronavirus Curfew

Associated Press (AP)

As a government-ordered curfew banned large public gatherings and wedding halls were shuttered in Najaf, the police responded by providing the groom with vehicles, complete with blasting music. They also transported bride to the family home for a small celebration of just six people.


09 January, 2020

Two Rockets Hit Baghdad's Green Zone Day After Iran Missile Attacks On US Targets

AFP

Just before midnight, two loud blasts were heard in Baghdad, followed by the wailing security sirens of the Green Zone.


08 January, 2020

'We Don't Retreat In Face Of America': Iran President Hassan Rouhani

AFP

"If America has committed a crime... it should know that it will receive a decisive response," Rouhani said in a televised address, hours after Iran fired missiles at Iraqi bases housing US troops.


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08 January, 2020

Oil Prices Up, Stocks Down After Iran Missile Attack At US Bases In Iraq

Associated Press (AP)

Brent crude was up 73 cents at $69.02. At the start of Wednesday's trading, it spiked $3.48 to $71.75 before retreating.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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