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Pro-Iran Hashed punished in Iraq vote
Iraq's election was a disaster for the pro-Iranian former paramilitary force Hashed al-Shaabi, with voters desperate for an economic recovery rather than shows of military muscle. According to ...
Gen. Ray Odierno, who helped Obama plan to withdraw from Iraq, dies at 67
Raymond Odierno, the retired United States Army general who helped President Obama develop the plan to withdraw U.S. combat forces from Iraq, has died after a battle with cancer. Former President ...
In Iraq, big neighbour Iran faces growing backlash
As Iraq heads to the polls on October 10, a spotlight has fallen on the outsized influence neighbouring Iran wields -- but also on the growing popular backlash against it. The parliamentary vote is ...
AP Week in Pictures: Global
From worshippers celebrating the Arbaeen Shiite festival in Iraq, to a crowd dancing in a club in Amsterdam, to an Indigenous woman and her son watching wild vicuña in a Bolivian village ...
AP Week in Pictures: Middle East
including Shiite pilgrims descending on the holy shrines of Imam Hussein and Imam Abbas for the Arbaeen Shiite festival in Karbala, Iraq. The holiday marks the end of the forty-day mourning period ...
Ancient tablet acquired by Hobby Lobby going back to Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) — A 3,500-year-old clay tablet discovered in the ruins of the library of an ancient Mesopotamian king, then looted from an Iraqi museum 30 years ago, is finally headed back to Iraq.
Former Rocky Mountain News Pulitzer-winning reporter Jim Sheeler dead at 53
Sheeler was a Houston native who majored in journalism ... on a Marine major who helps the families of comrades killed in Iraq cope with their loss and honor their sacrifice.” ...