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Iran reports 2 more deaths, 13 new cases of new coronavirus

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian health authorities Friday reported two more deaths from the new virus that emerged in China and said the fatalities...

Iran announces 3 new cases of new virus after 2 deaths

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran said Thursday that three more people have been infected with the new virus that originated in central China, following...

Rockets strike near US Embassy in Baghdad; no injuries

BAGHDAD (AP) - At least four rockets hit near the sprawling U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and a Iraqi base hosting American troops inside the...

Iraqi officials: US will grant vital Iran sanctions waiver

BAGHDAD (AP) - The United States has signaled to Iraq its willingness to extend sanctions waivers enabling the country to continue importing vital Iranian...

Not a break, but fissures in US-Iraqi military alliance

BAGHDAD (AP) - A new watchtower rose over an American military base in northern Iraq, and cranes lifted hefty slabs of concrete to reinforce...

Not a break, but fissures in US-Iraqi military alliance

BAGHDAD (AP) - A new watchtower rose over an American military base in northern Iraq, and cranes lifted hefty slabs of concrete to reinforce...

Iraqi blocs select new PM-designate after weeks of jockeying

BAGHDAD (AP) - Former communications minister Mohammed Allawi was named prime minister-designate by rival Iraqi factions Saturday after weeks of political deadlock. The choice...

Pentagon seeking Iraqi permission to deploy missile defenses

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has asked Iraq for permission to put Patriot missile systems at bases hosting U.S. troops to improve defenses...

Brain injuries in Iraq put attention on invisible war wounds

WASHINGTON (AP) - The spotlight on brain injuries suffered by American troops in Iraq this month is an example of America's episodic attention to...

Iraqi protesters defy top cleric and return to the streets

BAGHDAD (AP) - One protester was killed by security forces after hundreds of anti-government protesters flooded the streets of Iraq's capital and southern provinces...