Iraq

Iraqi football legend Ahmad Radhi dies after battling COVID-19

im体育官网The 56-year-old former forward had been hospitalised last week in Baghdad before his condition deteriorated on Sunday.

Iraqi football legend Ahmad Radhi dies after battling COVID-19

Middle East

Iraq’s traditional crafts at risk of vanishing

Cheap imports from Turkey and China have eroded demand for Iraqi-made goods.

Iraq

Turkish air strikes kill civilian in northern Iraq: Official

Ankara says strikes in northern Iraq targeted the PKK in response to increase in rebel attacks on Turkish army bases.

Turkish air strikes kill civilian in northern Iraq: Official

United States

US has hit agreed troop-cut target of 8,600 in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump has been eager for a full US withdrawal from Afghanistan.

US has hit agreed troop-cut target of 8,600 in Afghanistan

Turkey

Turkey says it hit more than 500 PKK targets in northern Iraq

Iraq demands Turkey to stop bombardment after Turkish F-16 jets, drones destroyed more than 500 PKK targets.

Turkey says it hit more than 500 PKK targets in northern Iraq

AJ IMPACT

Nationwide anger as Iraq announces pension cuts

Iraqi government decision to cut salaries, pensions sparks outrage as the country faces worst economic crisis in years.

Turkey

Turkey sends special forces into northern Iraq

Cross-border raid escalates the border battle against Kurdish rebels and is likely to further fray ties with Baghdad.

Turkey sends special forces into northern Iraq

AJ Impact

Oil surges 3 percent as IEA boosts oil demand forecast for 2020

Gains were capped by worries about a second wave of coronavirus as cases surge in Latin America, US and China.

Oil surges 3 percent as IEA boosts oil demand forecast for 2020

Middle East

Rights group urges free speech protection in Iraq

Human Rights Watch says penal code used to crack down on government critics including activists and journalists.

Rights group urges free speech protection in Iraq

Turkey

Turkish fighter jets attack PKK sites in northern Iraq

im体育官网Warplanes took off from various air bases in Turkey, targeting multiple areas including PKK's Qandil stronghold.

Turkish fighter jets attack PKK sites in northern Iraq

Iraq

US-Iraq talks promise US troop withdrawal, fall short of timeline

'Long road ahead', analysts say, after officials fail to agree on timeframe following resumption of strategic dialogue.

US-Iraq talks promise US troop withdrawal, fall short of timeline

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World Bank's Neman: 'Critical time' as Iraq faces multiple crises

Ramzi Neman discusses tackling Iraq’s deepening fiscal crisis, following months of protests and political uncertainty.

Iraq

Cash-strapped Iran struggles to maintain sway over Iraq militias

im体育官网Nearly six months after the US assassinated IRGC General Soleimani, Tehran is losing its grip on armed groups in Iraq.

Cash-strapped Iran struggles to maintain sway over Iraq militias

Middle East

What next for US troops in Iraq?

Talks begin on a potential easing of the US military presence in Iraq.

Iraq

Iraq-US strategic dialogue to launch amid tempered expectations

Top-level talks expected in Baghdad demoted to brief online kick-off session due to COVID-19, financial crisis.

Iraq-US strategic dialogue to launch amid tempered expectations