Baghdad is the capital of Iraq. The population of Baghdad, as of 2016, is approximately 8,765,000, making it the largest city in Iraq, the second largest city in the Arab world, and the second largest city in Western Asia.
President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked U.S. interests in the Middle East, and government sources said Washington strongly suspects Shi'ite militias.. Reuters - Published
The United States strongly suspects Shi'ite militias with ties to, and possibly encouragement from Iran fired a rocket into Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, two U.S. government sources said on.. Reuters - Published
Business Insider reports three officials told the New York Times that intelligence photographs showing missiles being loaded by Iranian Revolutionary guards are behind escalating tensions between the..
According to Reuters, Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with the Iraqi prime minister after telling reporters the United States was concerned about Iraqi sovereignty..
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange would receive the same consular support as any other citizen after his seven-year asylum was revoked. Rough cut (no..
According to Business Insider, "Ahmed Alsanawi has cut the hair of some of the world's most famous soccer players. He was born in Bagdad and lived there until he was 90 years old. We visited his barber..
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it'll face its "official end," shortly after a rocket landed near the.. WorldNews - Published
A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday night, falling near the U.S. Embassy but causing.. Reuters - Published
A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, on Sunday but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said. Reuters - Published
A blast was heard in central Baghdad on Sunday night, with its cause and precise location still unclear, Reuters witnesses said. There was no immediate response from Iraqi officials. Reuters - Published
When US secretary of state Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraq officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you're not going to stand with.. Firstpost - Published
The Trump administration ordered a partial evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. It comes in response to what the administration calls a threat, linked to Iran. David Martin reports. CBS News - Published
Helicopters ferried U.S. staff from the American embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday out of apparent concern about perceived threats from Iran, which U.S. sources believe encouraged Sunday's attacks on.. Reuters - Published
The State Department is pulling some staff from the embassy in Baghdad as tensions with Iran escalate across the Mideast. CBS News State Department reporter Christina Ruffini joins CBSN to take us.. CBS News - Published
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Iranian forces are "escalating their activity" in the Middle East The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •France 24
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's surprise visit to Baghdad this month came after U.S. intelligence showed Iran-backed Shi'ite militias positioning rockets near bases housing U.S. forces, according to.. Reuters - Published