T/iraq

  1. The Killing of Qassim Suleimani Was Unlawful, Says U.N. Expert Foreign, July 9

    The United States provided no evidence that its fatal January drone strike against General Suleimani was in response to an imminent threat, said a United Nations special rapporteur.

  2. Family and Friends Mourn Killed Iraqi Analyst Video, July 7

    The family of Hisham al-Hashimi, an outspoken Iraqi security analyst who was assassinated in front of his home, held a funeral for him in Baghdad on Tuesday.

  3. Killing of Security Analyst Seen as Message to Iraqi Government Foreign, July 7

    The analyst, Hisham al-Hashimi, was a proponent of government efforts to rein in the Islamic State and Iraq’s Shiite militias. Suspicion fell on both groups.

  4. Iran Issues Death Sentence for Opposition Journalist Foreign, June 30

    Ruhollah Zam once ran a popular news service that helped share information about the widespread protests in 2017. He had been exiled in France until October, when he traveled to Iraq and then disappeared.

  5. Iran Issues Arrest Warrants for Trump and 35 Others in Suleimani Killing Foreign, June 29

    A Tehran prosecutor said that Iran had asked for international help in detaining people involved in the drone strike that killed the powerful general.

  6. Iraq Raids Iranian-Backed Militia Accused of Attacking U.S. Forces Foreign, June 26

    Iraqi forces detained 14 members of the group, Khataib Hezbollah, to send a message that “no one is above the law.”

  7. In Iraq, a New Prime Minister Takes Stock of His Bloodied Land Foreign, June 16

    In one city ruined by war, even the stones seem to have voices. They tell the stories of people who can no longer speak for themselves.