Iraq’s PM just told Tillerson to GTFO
Haider al-Abadi issued a terse statement after a meeting with America’s top diplomat, reminding him, “no side has the right to intervene in Iraq’s affairs or decide what Iraqis should do.”
Iraqi prime minister orders fake bomb detectors off streets after attack kills 150 people
The number of victims rose as bodies were recovered from the rubble in the Karrada area of Baghdad, where a refrigerator truck packed with explosives blew up on Saturday night.
At least 110 killed in Baghdad bombings claimed by Islamic State
The attack is the deadliest since US-backed Iraqi forces last month scored a major victory when it dislodged Islamic State from their stronghold of Fallujah.
Iraqis Are Bombarding Fallujah With 50,000 Civilians Trapped Inside
Iraqi government security forces and allied militias continued their assault on the Islamic State-held town of Fallujah on Wednesday, killing more civilians than militants in the process, according to sources inside the city.
Notorious Iranian General Makes Cameo as Iraqis Push to Retake Fallujah From the Islamic State
Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander Qassem Suleimani made an appearance with Iraqi Shiite militias outside Fallujah as the UN warned that as many as 10,000 civilians remain trapped inside the Islamic State-held town.
The Islamic State Is Reportedly Rounding Up Civilians to Use As Human Shields in Fallujah
The move comes after Iraq's prime minister announced an offensive to retake the city as a wave of deadly bombings claimed by Islamic State have killed hundreds in and around Baghdad.