Posts Tagged ‘Baghdad’

US aggression on Baghdad kills leading figure in Kataib Hezbollah

7 Feb 2024  Source: Al Mayadeen By Al Mayadeen English The drone strike has killed and injured several people, including top officials of the Iraqi Resistance faction, Kataib Hezbollah. An attack that targeted a car driving through a road in eastern Baghdad, Iraq, led to the martyrdom of a prominent leader of Iraq’s Kataib Hezbollah, […]

US Drone Strike In Baghdad Assassinates Top Iraqi Official

Two prominent leaders in Iraq were assassinated by a US drone strike on their car in Eastern Baghdad, this Wednesday, leading to an initial wave of street protests and potentially initiated a renewed escalation of the Gaza-Israel war. Western media have attempted to sanitize the strikes, which represent a clear violation of Iraq’s sovereignty and […]

Blinken makes surprise visit to Baghdad amid concerns of wider Middle East conflict

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday made a surprise visit to Baghdad, Iraq, where he met with Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani amid concerns of a wider conflict in the Middle East stemming from Israel’s war with the militant group Hamas. Blinken’s meeting comes as American forces in Iraq and Syria face a surge… […]

Can Baghdad meet the deadline for its border security deal with Iran?

SEP 15, 2023 As Iran’s ultimatum to Baghdad inches closer, the challenge of removing Kurdish separatist groups from their mutual border lies not in Baghdad’s will to cooperate, but in Iraqi Kurds’ secret collaboration with US/Israeli agents to keep them there. Ahmed al-Rubaie On 19 March, Iran signed a border security agreement with Iraq whereby the latter […]

Iraqi Protesters Storm Swedish Embassy in Baghdad Over Planned Quran Desecration

July 20, 2023 By Staff, Agencies Hundreds of Iraqi protesters have stormed the Swedish embassy in the capital Baghdad and set part of it on fire in protest against the second planned desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden. The angry protesters, who were reportedly the supporters of prominent Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, stormed […]

Tehran, Baghdad promoting health diplomacy   

TEHRAN – Health ministers of Iran and Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding in Tehran, promoting health diplomacy by boosting relations in the field of medical education and treatment. Iranian Health Minister Bahram Einollahi and his Iraqi counterpart Saleh Al-Hasnawi inked the MOU on Saturday. The Iraqi official called for importing Iranian technology and expertise […]

Baghdad gets make-over as repairs kindle guarded optimism

Living in Baghdad's sprawling Sadr City suburb for the past 15 years, Khodr Abbas, 73, had to walk along a mud and dirt track to get to his home, where he would struggle to get fresh water to flow and waste-water to flush through rickety pipes, Reuters reports. That finally changed last month. Diggers, bulldozers […]

Fighting intensifies in Baghdad after Sadr quits politics

Fighting between rival Iraqi forces rages for a second day in and around Baghdad’s Green Zone where 23 supporters of powerful Shiite leader Moqtada Sadr have been shot dead so far.

Riots in Baghdad as Shiite Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr Announces ‘Final Withdrawal’ from Politics

Powerful Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr announced his “final withdrawal” from politics on Monday, citing his frustration with the paralyzed Iraqi system.

Reports Of US Criminal Occupation Headquarters in Baghdad Being Evacuated As Iraqi Freedom Fighters Attack

It is FACT Israel and USA THE USA, ALL OF THE USA, WHICH IS A FOR PROFIT (AMERICANS ARE THE CATTLE) CORPORATION, LESS THE TAN PART THE EVIL SOB’S STOLE FROM Robert E Lee! Did 9-11 as a False Flag to start unjust Criminal Wars against peoples and countries which never attacked America It is […]

Thousands Rally In Baghdad To Mark 2020 Killing Of Iran General

Above Photo: Iraqi protesters take part in a symbolic funeral and commemoration of the second anniversary of the US raid that killed Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, in Baghdad. Sabah Arar / AFP. Marchers call for expulsion of remaining US forces in Iraq as they commemorate General Qassem Soleimani’s assassination. Thousands of people have […]

Rocket Attack Targets Green Zone In Baghdad

Above Photo: U.S. C-RAM Air Defense System Activated, Iraq, Dec. 19, 2021. (@Esiznews_com / Twitter) The Green Zone, Which Houses Some Main Iraqi Government Offices And The U.S. Embassy, Has Frequently Been Targeted By Insurgent Mortar And Rocket Attacks. Two Katyusha rockets were fired early Sunday on the heavily fortified Green Zone that houses the […]

Belarus: Iraq to fly migrants back to Baghdad in first repatriation flight

The Iraqi government has said a first flight to repatriate its nationals who are among migrants stranded at the Belarus-Poland border will be organised on Thursday “on a voluntary basis”. “Iraq will operate a first flight for those who wish to return home voluntarily on the 18th of this month” from Belarus, foreign affairs ministry […]

Washington, Baghdad agree to reduce US troops in Iraq

Baghdad and Washington agreed on reducing the US combat troops in two military bases in Iraq by the end of September, Anadolu Agency reports. According to an Iraqi army statement on today, the decision was made during a meeting of the joint military committee in Baghdad on Thursday, which also considered shifting the international coalition […]

Baghdad summit | Mideastream

Posted on September 3, 2021 by martyrashrakat [embedded content] Iraq hosted a regional summit on Saturday supposedly aimed at easing tensions in the Middle East while emphasizing the Arab country’s new role as a mediator. Heads of state attending included Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, King Abdullah II of Jordan, Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin […]

Amir-Abdollahian From Baghdad Airport: US Cannot Evade Responsibility for Martyr Soleimani’s Assassination

Posted on August 28, 2021 by martyrashrakat  August 28, 2021  Source By Staff, Agencies Iran’s new Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said the US cannot escape from its responsibility for the assassination of martyr Qassemi Soleimani and it is a must for the Americans to bring to his murderers to justice. He made the remarks in […]

Iran FM tells Baghdad summit: U.S. is main cause of insecurity in region

Iran FM tells Baghdad summit: U.S. is main cause of insecurity in region – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Iran’s new Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian who participated in the Baghdad summit on Saturday blamed the U.S. for security problems in West Asia. It was the first diplomatic tour by Amir Abdollahian in the post of foreign […]

Iran FM to attend Baghdad Summit

TEHRAN – Iran will send a delegation headed by the newly-appointed foreign minister, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, to a summit in Baghdad that will be held in the coming days. Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has said that an Iranian delegation led by Amir-Abdollahian is to be dispatched to take part in a meeting on supporting […]

Iraq officially invites Raisi to Baghdad summit

Iraq officially invites Raisi to Baghdad summit – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has been invited to a planned regional summit in Baghdad, Raisi’s office said on Tuesday. The invitation was officially delivered by Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, a day after Baghdad announced the summit set for later this month. French President […]

The Baghdad Summit: A New Reality in the Middle East

In the Middle East, against the backdrop of recent transformations at both the regional and international levels, and the shameful way the United States is fleeing Afghanistan, various alliances and partnerships are also being reshaped. One of the most important processes taking place in this context is the rapprochement between Iraq, Egypt, and Jordan. For […]

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