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Setiausaha Negara AS lawat Baghdad secara mengejut

Ketegangan memuncak di rantau itu, selepas Donald Trump memutuskan untuk menamatkan pengecualian sekatan terhadap negara yang mengimport minyak dari Iran.

Iraq floods leave 21 dead in 2 days

Iraq is one of the hottest countries on earth but when heavy rains do hit they can result in casualties and widespread damage because of deteriorating public infrastructure.

Well, fancy that! A town in England named after Baghdad

Legend has it that while on the Crusades, the Knights Templar visited, or heard about the famed city of Baghdad with its bustling souks.

Israel signals it could attack Iranian weaponry in Iraq

Israel has repeatedly launched attacks in Syria to prevent any entrenchment of Iranian forces helping Damascus in the war.

Eight killed in car bomb attack at Iraqi checkpoint

Iraq declared victory over Islamic State in December, dislodging the group from all the territory it held after its self-proclaimed caliphate, which also encompassed part of Syria, collapsed in 2017.

Islamic State makes comeback in Iraq with switch to guerrilla tactics

With its dream of a Caliphate in the Middle East now dead, Islamic State has switched to hit-and-run attacks aimed at undermining the government in Baghdad.

Baghdad book market turns the page on a new Iraq

Book sales in Iraq have been declining, much to the dismay of many a book seller.

Isis militants abduct 10 policemen north of Baghdad

The militants set up a fake checkpoint on the main road near Himreen and pulled out the 10 policemen from two civilian cars.

Once promised paradise, IS fighters end up in mass graves

In the desert plains that the jihadists once dominated, the bodies of dead fighters are left abandoned.

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