The cuneiform tablets and other objects had been held by the Museum of the Bible, founded by the family that owns the Hobby Lobby craft store chain, and by Cornell University.
President Biden met with Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi of Iraq at the White House and said the U.S. military’s combat mission in that country will conclude by the end of the year, with the United States shifting into an advisory and supportive...
The differences in how President Biden has handled the wars offer insight not only into America’s strategic interests, but also in how he views the two conflicts.
Ali Adil reached out to President Biden in video from his hot, dusty rooftop. The video brought millions of likes. It also left him afraid to leave his house.
The deal appears to be the latest effort by the Iraqi prime minister to balance the needs and demands of the country’s two closest allies: the United States and Iran.
Two catastrophic fires in coronavirus wards are symptoms of the mismanagement and corruption that have left millions of Iraqis without proper health care, reliable electricity or clean water.
Regional health officials now say 60 died, not 92 as initially reported by the state news media.
Dozens died in a fire in an Iraqi Covid ward.
The fire at a hospital in the southern city of Nasiriya also injured at least 20 and many patients were still missing, health officials and the police said Monday.
Ramadi was the site of some of the fiercest fighting against U.S. troops during the Iraq war, then came a devastating fight with ISIS. Now, it’s emerging as one of Iraq’s most stable cities.