Iraq's departing prime minister says U.S. troops must leave

World Jan 8, 2020

Iraq's departing prime minister says U.S. troops must leave

Iraq's outgoing prime minister said Tuesday that the United States has no alternative and must pull its troops out of the country, or else face an impending crisis. Adel Abdul-Mahdi, who resigned in November amid mass anti-government protests, said Iraq wants a U.S. troop withdrawal ...

Iraq's legislature calls for expulsion of U.S. troops

World Jan 6, 2020

Iraq's legislature calls for expulsion of U.S. troops

Iraq's Parliament called for the expulsion of U.S. forces from the country in reaction to the American drone attack that killed a top Iranian general, raising the prospect of a troop withdrawal that could cripple the battle against the Islamic State group and allow ...

Death toll climbs to 31 as unrest spreads across Iraq

World / Social Issues Oct 4, 2019

Death toll climbs to 31 as unrest spreads across Iraq

Thousands of protesters clashed with riot police in Iraq's capital and across the south on Thursday, the third day of mass rallies that have left 31 dead. Defying curfews, tear gas and live rounds, demonstrators gathered to vent anger over corruption, unemployment and poor services ...