Protesters Stormed an Iraqi Palace and Jumped in the Swimming Pool
At least 23 people have died and hundreds of protesters stormed a government palace in Baghdad after Muqtada al-Sadr, a popular Shia cleric, retired from politics.
Photos of the Baghdad Neighbourhoods Where Time Stands Still
Even after the trauma of a bloody war, the streets of these old neighbourhoods in Baghdad, Iraq, are still full of life.
Extreme Prank TV Show That Featured Fake ISIS Attacks and Suicide Vests Banned
A prank TV show that reduced terrified celebrity guests to begging for their lives has caused outrage during Ramadan in Iraq, and has now been banned by the country’s government.
82 People Killed in Fire Caused by Exploding Oxygen Tank at COVID Hospital
More than 100 people were injured in the fire at Baghdad’s Ibn al-Khatib hospital.
32 People Killed in First Suicide Bombings in Baghdad in Three Years
Two suicide bombers detonated their suicide belts in a busy market during morning rush hour, in the first such suspected ISIS attack since January 2018.
Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the Situation in Iran Right Now
Massive crowds mourned Qassem Soleimani, as Iran vows "severe" revenge against the U.S. and the Iraqi Parliament votes to kick out American troops.
These Photos Show the Charred Remains of the U.S. Embassy Compound in Baghdad
The Iran-aligned Kataib Hezbollah militia finally relented on Wednesday.
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I Made Beats for Saddam Hussein
In 2003, Nasrat Al-Bader was conscripted by the Iraqi dictator to compose war hymns. Following a series of frenzied events, he later emerged as the country’s most influential rapper-producer.
What It’s Like to Be a Refugee With an MD
Alithawi is currently a real estate agent and her husband works as a clinical assistant.
Photos capture gleeful Kurds voting for their independence
Crowds gathered by the thousands and celebratory gunfire rang out in the city center on Monday evening as polls closed in the controversial Kurdish independence referendum.