Thousands of angry young protesters in various Iraqi cities are chanting the same slogan — “We want a homeland” — meaning “We want to reclaim our homeland.” Such a slogan reflects a profound shift in viewing reality and reconsidering its historical facts.
The situation in Lebanon is becoming more complicated, Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri was cited as saying by newspaper al-Joumhouria
One person was killed and others injured in protests that spread across Iran on Saturday after a surprise decision to impose petrol price hikes
Iraq has closed its southern border crossing with Iran to travelers because of protest actions in both countries, The Baghdad Post reported quoting an Iraqi security official.
Iranian protests against fuel price hikes escalated for the second day, on Saturday. A brach of Bank Melli of Iran was burnt.
Protesters on Saturday morning have restored Khulani Square and Al-Sink Bridge leading to the Iranian embassy in Baghdad.
Financial expert Safwan Qusay said: "The successive governments have added new problems to Iraq."
Oil futures gained nearly 2% on Friday as comments from a top US official raised optimism for a US-China trade deal, but worries about increasing crude supplies capped prices.
The Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights, on Saturday, 4 people were killed and 20 others injured in a car explosion near Tahrir Square in central Baghdad.
Iraqi security and medical officials say protesters have pushed closer to the Green Zone, Baghdad’s fortified seat of government, after security
United States Air Force Chief of Staff David Goldfein on Saturday pressed Gulf Arab states to reconcile differences and unify military
A security source confirmed on Saturday that the demonstrators took control of the first and second checkpoints of Al-Senak Bridge in central Baghdad.
Iraq Civil Defense Directorate started extinguishing a fire that broke out inside a building in Al-Senak area in central Baghdad.
Iraqi security forces have attacked medical workers for treating protesters since protests began on October 25, 2019, firing on medical workers, tents, and ambulances with teargas and live ammunition, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday. The attacks have left at least one medic dead.
Two bombs exploded near Baghdad Tahrir Square without causing any injuries, according to a security source.
1650 of Iraqi protesters who were arrested during the demonstrations were release and 66 officers were referred to trial, Cabinet Spokesman Saad al-Hadithi announced.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States is working with Saudi Arabia to counter Iran's destabilizing behavior.
Finland has reopened its embassy in Baghdad and announced boosting trade between the two countries after a suspension of nearly 30 years.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Moscow felt it still had a lot of work to do in the rebel-held region of Idlib in
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday urged members of the coalition fighting ISIS to take jihadi detainees back to their countries
The United States will maintain around 600 troops in Syria, Pentagon chief Mark Esper said Wednesday, despite Donald Trump’s desire to end US involvement in what the president calls “endless wars.”
Iraqi security forces on Thursday destroyed seven hideouts affiliated to ISIS terrorist group in Kirkuk.
In reaction to continuing mass protests that began Oct. 1, the Supreme Judicial Council is reviewing the Iraqi Constitution and will submit proposed amendments to parliament — though protesters fear that will only delay action on their demands.
At least four Iraqi demonstrators were killed, in addition to the injury of dozens in clashes against security forces in Baghdad on Thursday.
A human rights group has accused Iraq’s police and associates of armed service of attacking medical personnel for managing demonstrators, as security forces killed at minimum 3 a lot more protesters in the cash Baghdad on Thursday.
Finland announced on Thursday the re-opening of its embassy in Iraq and sending an ambassador to Baghdad after a hiatus of nearly 30 years.
Russia has begun setting up a helicopter base at a civilian airport in the north-eastern Syrian city of Qamishli, the Russian Defense Ministry
Security forces killed two protesters and wounded 35 others in Baghdad on Thursday, police and medical sources said, as thousands of Iraqis
Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said it was holding fire from the Gaza Strip on Thursday after Israel agreed to an Egyptian-mediated
A man opened fire with a shotgun over the heads of protesters in a town north of Beirut on Wednesday.
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that his country’s purchase of a Russian missile defense system was a “very serious challenge” for the United States but that he hoped the NATO allies would be able to resolve that dispute.
Iraqi security personnel yesterday joined anti-establishment protests in the southern city of Karbala to express solidarity with the “legitimate demands” of the demonstrators.