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    Trump Backs Away From Further Military Conflict With Iran

    The morning after Iranian missiles fell on bases housing American troops in Iraq, the president said...

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    Iraqi Lawmakers Urge End to U.S. Troop Presence as Iran Mourns a Slain General

    The vote in Parliament, after the U.S. killing of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani of Iran in...

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    Iraq Protesters Break Into U.S. Embassy Compound in Baghdad

    President Trump blamed Iran after demonstrators breached the compound’s outer wall and lit fires. Tensions are...

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    A Reporter’s Search for the Truth About Cluster-Munition Deaths

    John Ismay spent five years tracking American service member deaths caused by cluster munitions. This is...

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    Iran Is Secretly Moving Missiles Into Iraq, U.S. Officials Say

    The buildup of a hidden arsenal of short-range missiles is the latest sign that American efforts...

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    Iraqi Prime Minister Resigns in Deepening Political Crisis

    Anger over corruption and Iran’s influence on the country has driven weeks of unrest in Iraq’s...

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    Iraq Prime Minister Says He Will Resign Amid Protests

    The announcement comes after demonstrators set fire to the Iranian Consulate and hundreds died in antigovernment...

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    Iraq Protesters Burn Down Iran Consulate in Night of Anger

    Antigovernment demonstrators, who have demanded an end to Iranian influence in Iraq, attacked the consulate in...

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    Sweden Investigates Iraq Defense Chief for War Crimes and Fraud

    Iraq’s defense minister is under investigation for crimes against humanity and for claiming Swedish social benefits...

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    Mike Pence Makes Unannounced Visit to Iraq

    The vice president’s trip signaled the United States’ continuing engagement in the country and came 11...

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    ‘Our Patience Is Over’: Why Iraqis Are Protesting

    Sadr City residents have come in droves to Baghdad’s protests, driven by anger at the Iraq...

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    Iraq Officials, Responding to Times Report, Deny Aiding Iran

    Several current and former Iraqi officials, named in leaked spy cables, said they had not provided...

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    Leaked Iran Cables: Key Findings From Secret Documents

    Leaked spy cables reveal how Iran came to dominate the political and military spheres in Iraq....

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    Iraqi Protesters Cheer Victory Over Iran, at Least on the Soccer Field

    The police and the politicians joined protesters in celebrating Iraq’s defeat of Iran in a World...

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    Iraq Cracks Down on Protests as Prime Minister Gains Support

    With six demonstrators killed, the government’s tough tactic could backfire.

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    As Deaths Mount in Iraq Protests, a Rocket Attack Raises New Questions

    Nearly 300 Iraqis have died in antigovernment demonstrations in the south and in the capital. A...

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    Iraqis Rise Against a Reviled Occupier: Iran

    The Islamic Republic’s heavy-handed interventions in regional affairs are provoking growing resentments, particularly in Shiite-led Iraq.

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    Under Trump, Iraqis Who Helped U.S. in War Are Stalled in Refugee System

    Just 4,000 have been deemed eligible to enter the United States over the next year, and...

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    Iraq Demonstrations Grow, and Government Scrambles to Respond

    Shiite authorities and Iraq’s president offered support for peaceful protesters, a move that emboldened more Iraqis...

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    Iran’s Leaders See Threats in Iraq and Lebanon Protests

    Enormous antigovernment demonstrations in Iraq and Lebanon, some tinged with hostility toward Iran, have suddenly put...

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    Iraq Prime Minister Pressed to Quit as Protests Clog Streets

    A powerful Shiite cleric, Moqtada al-Sadr, is playing a leading role in negotiations to name a...

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    Iraqi Antigovernment Protests Grow, Part Battle Lines and Carnival

    The protests veered quickly from boisterous street party to treatment at a makeshift medical station, as...

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    Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ISIS Leader Known for His Brutality, Is Dead at 48

    President Trump announced the death of al-Baghdadi, who transformed the Islamic State into a global terrorist...

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    Iraqi Protesters Flood Baghdad Square Despite Violent Crackdown

    A day after dozens were killed in antigovernment protests, the security forces shut off power in...

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    ‘All of Them Are Thieves’: Iraqis Defy Security Forces to Protest Corruption

    Demonstrations resumed despite government offers of new jobs, more money for housing and a crackdown on...

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    Iraq Will Prosecute Military and Police Leaders Over Protest Shootings

    The government said it would hold a dozen commanders accountable after their forces fired on civilian...

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    ISIS Reaps Gains of U.S. Pullout From Syria

    The troop withdrawal ends American operations against the terrorist group conducted jointly with a Kurdish-led militia.

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    U.S. Withdrawal From Syria Gathers Speed, Amid Accusations of Betrayal

    More than 100 American military vehicles entered Iraq on Monday, accelerating a pullout that greatly reduces...

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    ‘It’s Not a Choice:’ Syrians Flee After Turkish Forces Bombard Their Homes

    Since Turkish forces attacked Kurdish-controlled territory in northeast Syria, almost two thousand refugees have fled the...

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    Kurds, Turkey and the U.S.: 5 Years of Tension, Alliances and Conflict

    Turkey’s attack on Kurdish strongholds along the Syrian border has been years in the making.