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COVID-19: Iraq reports 2,447 new cases and 60 deaths
COVID-19: Iraq reports 2,447 new cases and 60 deaths
On Sunday, Iraq's Ministry of Health and Environment announced that it had detected over 2,400 positive cases of COVID-19 from the tests conducted in the past 24 hours, as it also reported more than 60 fatalities due to the (...)
The Baghdad Post - 2 August 2020
Iran has upper hand over Russia in Syria
Iran has upper hand over Russia in Syria
On the surface, the Islamic Republic and Russia have been on the same side since the conflict in Syria erupted in March 2011. Both countries
The Baghdad Post - 2 August 2020
Iran reports highest virus cases for nearly a month
Iran reports highest virus cases for nearly a month
Iran on Sunday reported its highest single-day novel coronavirus infection count in nearly a month, warning that most of its provinces have
The Baghdad Post - 2 August 2020
Syria says U.S. oil firm signed deal with Kurdish-led rebels
Syria says U.S. oil firm signed deal with Kurdish-led rebels
Syria’s foreign ministry said on Sunday that an American oil company had signed an agreement with Kurdish-led rebels who control northeastern
The Baghdad Post - 2 August 2020
Flights between Turkey, Iraq suspended over coronavirus: Iraq aviation
Flights between Turkey, Iraq suspended over coronavirus: Iraq aviation
Flights between Turkey and Iraq have been suspended because of rising coronavirus infections in Turkey, Iraq’s Aviation Authority said on Sunday
The Baghdad Post - 2 August 2020
UAE and Iran foreign ministers exchange Eid greetings in video call: WAM news agency
UAE and Iran foreign ministers exchange Eid greetings in video call: WAM news agency
The United Arab Emirates’ Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan and Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
The Baghdad Post - 2 August 2020
Iran's stock market surges past key level to record high, as analysts warn of bubble
Iran's stock market surges past key level to record high, as analysts warn of bubble
Iran’s main stock index broke through the key 2 million point mark for the first time ever on Sunday, state media reported, amid warnings
The Baghdad Post - 2 August 2020
Turkish warplane launches airstrike near Duhok city: official
Turkish warplane launches airstrike near Duhok city: official
A Turkish warplane launched an airstrike near the city of Duhok on Saturday , a local official said.
The Baghdad Post - 2 August 2020
Iraq election commission asks for new electoral law, budget before early vote
Iraq election commission asks for new electoral law, budget before early vote
Iraq’s election commission announced on Saturday they are ready for early elections as long as certain demands are met, including passing a new electoral law and allocating a budget for the (...)
The Baghdad Post - 2 August 2020
Trump says he’ll act to ban TikTok in US
Trump says he’ll act to ban TikTok in US
President Donald Trump said he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source
The Baghdad Post - 2 August 2020
Iraq reports 2,095 new coronavirus infections, 64 deaths
Iraq reports 2,095 new coronavirus infections, 64 deaths
Iraq reported 2,095 new cases of the novel coronavirus and 64 deaths on Saturday.
The Baghdad Post - 1 August 2020
U.S. Congress approves suspending funds to Iran-backed militias
U.S. Congress approves suspending funds to Iran-backed militias
The US Congress passed a bill on suspending financial aid for the Iran Militia in Iraq and Syria (IMIS) and Badr Organization.
The Baghdad Post - 1 August 2020
PM KAdhimi set June 6 for holding early legislative elections
PM KAdhimi set June 6 for holding early legislative elections
On Saturday, the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al Kadhimi said the June 6 vote will come a year earlier than scheduled.
The Baghdad Post - 1 August 2020
US says policy of sanctions to continue until Iran changes course
US says policy of sanctions to continue until Iran changes course
The U.S. National Security Council referring to the latest sanctions imposed on Iran says sanctions will continue until the Islamic Republic
The Baghdad Post - 1 August 2020
U.S. Navy mocks Iran's target practice on a replica of an aircraft carrier
U.S. Navy mocks Iran's target practice on a replica of an aircraft carrier
The U.S. Navy has mocked the Islamic Republic for making a replica of an American aircraft carrier and using it for target practice in the
The Baghdad Post - 1 August 2020
Daily coronavirus cases exceed 3,000 for 1st time in Iraq
Daily coronavirus cases exceed 3,000 for 1st time in Iraq
On Friday, the Iraqi Ministry of Health announced that coronavirus daily cases exceeded 3,000 for the first time, recording 3,346 new cases, and confirming the recovery of 1,888 patients.
The Baghdad Post - 31 July 2020
Iraq detects Kathyusha missile ready for launch in Baghdad
Iraq detects Kathyusha missile ready for launch in Baghdad
The Security Media Cell in Iraq announced today, Friday, that a Katyusha rocket, intended for launch in Baghdad, was found.
The Baghdad Post - 31 July 2020
Russia vows to respond to EU sanctions for alleged cyberattacks
Russia vows to respond to EU sanctions for alleged cyberattacks
Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Friday it would respond with reciprocal measures to European Union travel and financial sanctions against a department of Russia's military intelligence service for alleged cyberattacks, Reuters (...)
The Baghdad Post - 31 July 2020
AI: Iran ignored pleas to help control coronavirus in prisons
AI: Iran ignored pleas to help control coronavirus in prisons
Amnesty International announced disclosing leaked letters showing that Iran has ignored repeated pleas to help control coronavirus inside prisons.
The Baghdad Post - 31 July 2020
Trump: Next elections maybe 'most fraudulent, inaccurate'
Trump: Next elections maybe 'most fraudulent, inaccurate'
US President Donald Trump said he is willing to run elections on time, but expresses fear that it will become the most inaccurate and fraudulent in history.
The Baghdad Post - 31 July 2020
Fire breaks out at commercial area in Tehran
Fire breaks out at commercial area in Tehran
Continuing the series of mysterious fires and explosions in Iran, a fire broke out at a huge commercial area in Tehran.
The Baghdad Post - 31 July 2020



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