Baghdad, Latest News
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.
UN warns of ISIS, Al Qaeda threats expanding in Africa
The United Nations on Thursday warned that terrorist organisations - Islamic State (ISIS) and Al Qaeda pose a growing threat in much of Africa. ...
At least 28 killed in bomb explosion in Iraqi capital
Baghdad, July 20 At least 28 people were killed and 66 others wounded in a bomb explosion in ... ...
4 Iraqi soldiers killed in IS attack
Baghdad, July 18 Four Iraqi soldiers were killed in an attack staged by militants of the Islamic State ... ...
Iraqi Shia cleric urged to reverse decision to boycott polls
Baghdad, July 17 Several Iraqi political leaders have called on prominent Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr to reverse his ... ...
Iraq reports record 9,635 daily COVID-19 cases, 1,457,192 in total
Iraq reported on Wednesday 9,635 new COVID-19 cases, the highest daily record since the outbreak of the pandemic, raising the nationwide caseload to 1,457,192, the Iraqi Health Ministry said in a statement. ...
Iraq hospital fire death toll hits 92
Baghdad, July 14 At least 92 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the huge fire that ... ...
41 people killed in Iraq Covid hospital fire
Baghdad, July 13 At least 41 people were killed and several others wounded in a massive fire that ... ...
IS militants bomb 2 power transmission towers in Iraq
Baghdad, July 13 Islamic State (IS) terrorists bombed two power transmission towers in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, ... ...
Over 40 killed in Covid hospital fire in Iraq
Baghdad, July 13 More than 40 people have died after a fire broke out in a Covid-19 isolation ... ...
Explosives-laden drone hits Erbil airport in Iraq
Baghdad, July 7 An explosives-laden drone hit the Erbil airport, which houses a US-led coalition military base, in ... ...