Iraq

In Mosul exhibition, Iraqi artists process brutal rule of Islamic…

In Mosul exhibition, Iraqi artists process brutal rule of Islamic…

Published 03/02/2019

MOSUL, Iraq(Reuters) - A raven perched on the shoulder of a woman with flaming hair is Iraqi artist Marwan Fathi’s symbol for the terrible events [more…]

At Baghdad workshop, the search for Iraq’s looted artifacts gets…

At Baghdad workshop, the search for Iraq’s looted artifacts gets…

Published 28/01/2019

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Before Islamic State militants were dislodged from Iraq in 2017, they stole thousands of ancient artifacts. Most are still missing, and an [more…]

In a first, Trump makes surprise visit to U.S. troops in Iraq

In a first, Trump makes surprise visit to U.S. troops in Iraq

Published 27/12/2018

AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq (Reuters) - President Donald Trump made a surprise Christmas visit to U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday, his first trip [more…]

U.S. government advises workers on staving off creditors amid shutdown

U.S. government advises workers on staving off creditors amid shutdown

Published 27/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As a partial shutdown of the U.S. government stretched into its sixth day, the agency that oversees the federal workforce offered advice [more…]

How partial shutdown of U.S. government could play out

How partial shutdown of U.S. government could play out

Published 27/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial U.S. government shutdown was widely expected to continue after Congress reconvenes on Thursday, with lawmakers split over President Donald Trump’s [more…]

On shutdown, Trump vows to wait as long as it takes for wall funding

On shutdown, Trump vows to wait as long as it takes for wall funding

Published 27/12/2018

AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is prepared to wait as long as it takes to get [more…]

Iraqi lawmakers criticize Trump visit as blow to Iraqi sovereignty

Iraqi lawmakers criticize Trump visit as blow to Iraqi sovereignty

Published 27/12/2018

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi political and militia leaders condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s surprise visit to U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday as a violation [more…]

Iraqi PM discusses U.S. withdrawal from Syria with Pompeo

Iraqi PM discusses U.S. withdrawal from Syria with Pompeo

Published 22/12/2018

CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that the U.S. is still committed to fighting Islamic [more…]

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

Published 14/11/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. The company [more…]

Reports Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid must be investigated:…

Reports Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid must be investigated:…

Published 05/11/2018

Saudi Arabia tells U.N. rights body that will prosecute Khashoggi murderANKARA (Reuters) - Reports that the body of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was dissolved [more…]