Iraq

  • Africa & World

    Former US Defense chief who invaded Iraq, Donald Rumsfeld, dies aged 88

    Former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has died, his family announced on Wednesday. He was 88. The family did not disclose a cause of death but said he died “surrounded by family in his beloved Taos, New Mexico.” “History may remember him for his extraordinary accomplishments over six decades of public service, but for those who knew him best, and…

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  • Africa & World

    Pope Francis arrives in Baghdad for risky but historic Iraq tour

    ROMAN Catholic Church leader Pope Francis has landed in Baghdad for his most risky foreign trip since his election in 2012, saying he felt duty-bound to make the “emblematic” visit because Iraq had suffered so much for so long. An Alitalia plane carrying him, his entourage, a security detail, and about 75 journalists, touched down at Baghdad International airport slightly ahead…

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  • Africa & World

    Arrest warrant issued for Donald Trump

    IRAQ on Thursday issued a warrant for the arrest of US President Donald Trump as part of a Baghdad court’s investigation into the killing of a top Iraqi paramilitary commander, CBS News reported. Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy head of Iraq’s largely pro-Iran Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary network, died in the same US drone strike that killed top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani at Baghdad…

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