A released Iraqi praises U.S. despite NY airport detention
29 January 2017 | 6:29 am
An Iraqi man detained and later released at New York's JFK International Airport due to President Trump's new refugee ban, praised America despite his ordeal.
4 Jan 2020
Security measures have been reinforced inside Baghdad's Green Zone and Iraqi counter-terrorism forces stand guard in front of the US embassy after pro-Iran demonstrators left the area a day after their dramatic incursion.
4 Jan 2020
After IS group rule, war-torn Iraqi city of Mosul looks to future
9 Jan 2020
Iran's military fired a volley of ballistic missiles at Erbil and Ain Al-Asad air bases. A weapons expert explains what missiles might have been used and why the response appears "almost de-escalatory" in nature.
18 Jan 2020
Washington and Baghdad should not discuss troop withdrawal, the US State Department has said, refusing parliament's request for US soldiers to leave. Protesters in Iraq urged both the US and Iran to stop their meddling.
6 Feb 2020
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Masrour Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, warned "there is a great possibility for ISIS (the IS group) to come back" and urged the international community to take action.
22 Feb 2020
Iraqi protesters clash with riot police following an anti-government demonstration in the capital Baghdad's Al-Khilani Square.
12 Jul 2020
A factory in the Iraqi capital Baghdad has increased production of oxygen tanks to cope with high demand from hospitals due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
12 Sep 2020
As French President Emmanuel Macron wraps up his first official visit to Baghdad, former Iraqi prime minister Ayad Allawi speaks to FRANCE 24 about his country's difficulties. He says the government of the current prime minister, Mustafa al-Kadhimi, is "the victim of a political system and situation in Iraq", adding that he does not think Kadhimi will be able to succeed. Allawi also regrets increasingly complex relations with Iran, saying Tehran's interventions "weaken the whole region". He also discusses the planned redeployment of US troops within Iraq.
20 Dec 2020
Sixteen Iraqi women hope being part of a wrestling team in the city of Basra can fight stereotypes in conservative Iraqi society.
19 Dec 2020
He sought safety. She wanted freedom. They were dreams they could have died for. From a first date that ended in bloody carnage in Baghdad, to finally receiving the keys to a new home in The Netherlands, theirs is an epic tale of courage, survival and love.
22 Jan 2021
Over the next five years, 26-year-old Delband Rawanduzi and her volunteers aim to plant one million oaks to repopulate forests in Iraqi Kurdistan depleted by war, illegal logging and fires. The resilient trees can endure both the cold of northern Iraq and the dry spells of one of the world's hottest countries.
9 May 2021
After decades of #conflict, #terrorism and government mismanagement, #Baghdad's monumental buildings are increasingly dilapidated and under threat. Many fear that without laws and protection, they could gradually perish, taking much of Iraq's cultural heritage with them. Our correspondents Jack Hewson and Lucile Wassermann report.
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Sudan says troops from neighboring Ethiopia executed seven Sudanese soldiers and one of its civilians, putting the bodies on public show. Relations between the two neighbors have soured over a border dispute.
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Ahead of the annual NATO Summit in Madrid this week, the alliance's chief announced plans to increase the number of its high-readiness forces and bolster its eastern flank.
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Authorities in South Africa are seeking clues after 21 teenagers died in a packed bar. Also, the G7 is to mobilise $600 billion of investment in global infrastructure projects in the next five years, including in Africa, in a bid to counter China's initiatives. Finally, we speak to DJ and curator Mo Laudi about the "Globalisto" exhibition by African artists in the French city of Saint-Etienne.
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A German court has sentenced a 101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to five years in prison. The pensioner is the oldest person so far to be charged with being complicit with the war crimes of the Holocaust.
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It is election season again and some words and terms will be flying around making you wonder what they really mean. Here are some of the words and their meanings.