Post Tagged with: "Baghdad"

Kurdish leaders reject Baghdad’s demand to cancel referendum results

October 15, 2017 9:31 pm
Kurdish leaders reject Baghdad’s demand to cancel referendum results

Kurdistan Regional Government President Massoud Barzani (C) sits next to Iraqi President Fuad Masum during a ceremony at the airport in the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaimaniyah following the arrival of deceased former Iraqi president Jalal Talabani’s coffin on October 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Kurdish leaders have dismissed the […]

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Kurdistan willing to hold talks with Iraqi officials over existing row: Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government

October 12, 2017 7:14 pm
Kurdistan willing to hold talks with Iraqi officials over existing row: Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government

Officials of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cast their vote in the Kurdish independence referendum at a hotel in Arbil on September 25, 2017. (AFP photo) Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has expressed willingness to hold negotiations with the Iraqi government regarding their dispute over the restrictions that Baghdad has imposed […]

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Syrian delegation in Baghdad discusses border security

June 14, 2017 1:15 am
Syrian delegation in Baghdad discusses border security

Chief of Staff of the Iraqi Army Othman al-Ghanmi addresses troops during a graduation ceremony at the Rustamiyah military camp on the southeastern outskirts of Baghdad, January 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A high-level delegation from the Syrian Defense Ministry has held talks in Baghdad with Iraqi officials on border […]

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Blasts in Baghdad show terrorists’ inherent animosity toward Islam: Iran

May 30, 2017 2:40 pm
Blasts in Baghdad show terrorists’ inherent animosity toward Islam: Iran

Iraqis gather at the site of a car bomb explosion in Baghdad on May 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Iran has censured terrorist bombings in two busy districts in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, saying the “criminal move” clearly indicated the inherent enmity of terrorists toward Islam and Muslims. Iranian Foreign Ministry […]

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Massive bombings strike heart of Iraqi capital, Baghdad

11:10 am
Massive bombings strike heart of  Iraqi capital, Baghdad

Two bomb explosions have hit the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing a total of at least 27 people and injuring 100 others. The first blast took place outside a popular ice cream shop in the predominantly Shia district of Karrada in Baghdad early on Tuesday, killing 16 people. “A car bomb […]

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Terror blasts in Iraq’s Basra, Baghdad kill 35, injure 45

May 20, 2017 7:13 pm
Terror blasts in Iraq’s Basra, Baghdad kill 35, injure 45

The aftermath of a car-bombing in the Iraqi southern port city of Basra on April 4, 2016 (Photo by AFP) A fresh wave of terror bombings has hit Iraq’s southern city of Basra and the capital of Baghdad, killing at least 35 and injuring nearly 45 others. According to security […]

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Iran’s Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh in Baghdad for energy talks

February 20, 2017 7:10 pm
Iran’s Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh in Baghdad for energy talks

This file photo by Shana shows Iran’s Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh. Iran’s Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh has traveled to Baghdad at the head of a delegation to review energy agreements between the two neighbors.  Zangeneh and his Iraqi counterpart Jabar al-Luaibi are expected to finalize two agreements signed between the […]

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Several people killed, scores wounded in Iraqi capital, Baghdad car bomb

February 16, 2017 3:05 pm
Several people killed, scores wounded in Iraqi capital, Baghdad car bomb

Baghdad municipality workers clean up the aftermath of a car bomb attack at a used cars dealers parking lot in the eastern Habibiya neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. A car bomb has exploded in a southern neighborhood of Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing several people and injuring scores […]

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Car bombing kills 15 in Baghdad’s Sadr City

February 15, 2017 7:50 pm
Car bombing kills 15 in Baghdad’s Sadr City

People inspect the scene after a car bomb explosion at a crowded outdoor market in Sadr City, a suburb of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, January 8, 2017. (Photo by AP) At least 15 people have been killed in a bomb attack in Baghdad’s Sadr City, amid assaults targeting the Shia […]

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Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr supporters hold fresh demonstration in Iraqi capital of Baghdad

February 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr supporters hold fresh demonstration in Iraqi capital of Baghdad

Supporters of influential Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have one again taken to the streets of the capital, Baghdad, a few days after a similar demonstration turned violent and left dozens of casualties. Iraq’s al-Sumariah television network reported that Tuesday’s rally was held in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, with the participants demanding […]

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