US rejects Iraqi parliament's call to withdraw troops
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.
Iraq: Rocket attacks hit central Baghdad and air base housing US troops
Rockets reportedly targeted the highly fortified Green Zone in Baghdad as well as an air base housing US troops. The explosions come on the heels of a US airstrike that killed top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.
Iraq protesters turn sights on Iran football match
For Iraqis opposed to the Baghdad government and its sponsor Tehran, there is more than football at stake when Iraq faces Iran in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
Violent protests result in 1 dead, 200 injured in Iraq
Hundreds of people took to the streets in different parts of Iraq to demand more basic services and to protest corruption and unemployment, a situation that in Baghdad devolved into a pitched battle between security forces and demonstrators that left one protester dead and some 200 people injured.
U.S. court tosses murder conviction of ex-Blackwater guard
A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the murder conviction of an ex-Blackwater security guard and ordered three of his former colleagues to be re-sentenced in the high-profile prosecution stemming from the massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007.
Iraq celebrates Mosul victory with parade
Iraq holds a military parade in Baghdad to celebrate victory overvictory in Mosul.
Dozens dead after twin blasts in central Baghdad
Two bombs explode at a busy market in central Baghdad, killing at least 27 people and wounding more than 50 others.
Suicide truck bomb kills about 100 in Iraq
A suicide truck bomb killed about 100 people, most of them Iranian Shi'ite pilgrims, at a petrol station about 60 miles south of Baghdad, according to police and medical workers.