Iraq

Trump says he will enter Saudi-Russia oil fray at appropriate time

Trump says he will enter Saudi-Russia oil fray at appropriate time

Published 19/03/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would get involved in the oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia at [more…]

Kuwait has 10 new cases of coronavirus, brings total to 56 – TV

Kuwait has 10 new cases of coronavirus, brings total to 56 – TV

Published 02/03/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait’s Health Ministry announced 10 new cases of coronavirus in the country on Monday bringing the total number to 56, a ministry [more…]

Iraqi nurse spends her weekends stitching wounds at protest site

Iraqi nurse spends her weekends stitching wounds at protest site

Published 24/02/2020

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Hannaa Jassem bends over a patient in a makeshift clinic on the edge of Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, one of a handful of [more…]

Kuwait, Bahrain report coronavirus in people who visited Iran

Kuwait, Bahrain report coronavirus in people who visited Iran

Published 24/02/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait and Bahrain on Monday recorded their first new coronavirus cases, all involving people who had visited Iran, which has reported 43 [more…]

Iraq closes border crossing with Kuwait amid coronavirus spread

Iraq closes border crossing with Kuwait amid coronavirus spread

Published 24/02/2020

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq has shut its Safwan border crossing with Kuwait to travellers and trade at Kuwait’s request, the local mayor told Reuters [more…]

Did Neanderthals bury their dead with flowers? Iraq cave yields new clues

Did Neanderthals bury their dead with flowers? Iraq cave yields new clues

Published 18/02/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Neanderthal skeleton unearthed in an Iraqi cave already famous for fossils of these extinct cousins of our species is providing fresh [more…]

In next war, soldiers will leave their smartphones at home: Peter Apps

In next war, soldiers will leave their smartphones at home: Peter Apps

Published 14/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - As the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division departed for the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, [more…]

U.S. House to vote this week to limit Trump’s military actions on Iran: Pelosi

U.S. House to vote this week to limit Trump’s military actions on Iran: Pelosi

Published 08/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the House would vote on a resolution intended to limit President Donald [more…]

Secretary of State Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip to focus on Iraq

Secretary of State Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip to focus on Iraq

Published 02/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday postponed a trip to Ukraine so he could focus on the situation in Iraq [more…]

Rockets hit military base near Baghdad airport, six wounded: military statement

Rockets hit military base near Baghdad airport, six wounded: military statement

Published 09/12/2019

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four Katyusha rockets struck a military base next to Baghdad International Airport on Monday wounding “six fighters”, a statement from the military [more…]