1. Iraq Reclaims 17,000 Looted Artifacts, Its Biggest-Ever Repatriation Foreign, Today

    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.

  2. U.S. Combat Mission in Iraq Will End, Biden Says Video, July 26

    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...

  3. Biden Takes Two Paths to Wind Down Iraq and Afghan Wars Washington, July 26

    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.

  4. In Iraq, Going Viral Can Bring Fame, and the Threat of Violence Foreign, July 26

    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.

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  6. U.S. to Announce Troop Drawdown From Iraq, but Little Is Expected to Change Foreign, July 24

    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.

  7. Hospital Fires Outrage Iraqis, but They See Little Hope for Change Foreign, July 17

    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.

  8. Iraqi Authorities Revise Down Death Toll in Covid Hospital Fire Foreign, July 15

    Regional health officials now say 60 died, not 92 as initially reported by the state news media.

  9. Your Wednesday Briefing N Y T Now, July 13

    Dozens died in a fire in an Iraqi Covid ward.

  10. Fire at Iraq Covid Hospital Kills at Least 39 Foreign, July 12

    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.

  11. After Years as a Battleground, Investment Boom Lifts Iraqi City Foreign, July 10

    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.