Iraq

12/10/2021
Política The New York Times - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Jane Arraf

In Iraq Election, Shiite Cleric Who Fought U.S. Strengthens Power

Results showed the party of Muqtada al-Sadr making the biggest gains in a vote that could help shape Iraq’s direction and its relationship with both the United States and Iran.
04/03/2021
Política The Times of Israel - Israel Política Internacional

Listing Biden’s foreign policy priorities, Blinken doesn’t include Israel, Iran

In his first major speech, secretary of state calls US ties with China the ‘biggest geopolitical test’ of the 21st century
04/03/2021
Política The Guardian - Reino Unido Política Internacional Oliver Holmes

Israel claims Iran dumped oil in sea in 'environmental attack'

Environmental protection minister says suspect ship is now anchored in Iran but offers no evidence spill was intentional
03/03/2021
Política Al Jazeera - Qatar Política Internacional

Multiple rockets land at Iraq’s Ain al-Asad airbase: Officials

Multiple rockets land at Iraq’s Ain al-Asad airbase where US, coalition forces are hosted, according to coalition and Iraqi military.
26/02/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Militia strike constitutes key test of Biden’s plan to engage, restrain Iran

20:49 - The U.S. military strike on Iranian-backed fighters in Syria this week represents a crucial first test of the Biden administration’s attempt to balance competing goals on Iran, a strategy experts say is unlikely to end a lethal history of militia violence against U.S. personnel.
17/02/2021
Política The Guardian - Reino Unido Política Internacional Martin Chulov

After rocket attack, Biden faces first real test on Iran

Analysis: Fiery rhetoric of Trump era is gone, but flare-up in northern Iraq is a microcosm of tension to come
17/11/2020
Política The Hill - Estados Unidos Política Ellen Mirchell

Trump orders Pentagon to pull 2,500 troops from Afghanistan and Iraq

16:03 - President Trump has ordered the Pentagon to pull 2,500 U.S. troops from Afghanistan and Iraq by mid-January, acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller announced Tuesday.
02/09/2020
Política France 24 - Francia Política Internacional

Macron to reassert Iraq 'sovereignty' on first official Baghdad visit

French President Emmanuel Macron touched down in Baghdad on Wednesday for his first official visit to the capital, where he hopes to help Iraq reassert its "sovereignty" despite simmering US-Iran tensions.
07/05/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Iraq names new prime minister, paving the way to tackle the deepening crisis

Iraq named its former intelligence chief as prime minister Thursday, ending months of political deadlock that had seen two previous candidates step aside as the country teetered on the edge of economic free fall.
02/04/2020
Política Al Jazeera - Qatar Política Internacional

Iran denounces Trump's 'sneak attack' accusation

Statement comes after US President Trump said Iran or proxies are planning to target US troops or assets in Iraq.
26/03/2020
Política Al Jazeera - Qatar Política Internacional

Rocket attack targets Baghdad's fortified Green Zone

Projectiles struck near the Baghdad Operations Command, a few hundred meters away from the US embassy.
17/03/2020
Política Al Jazeera - Qatar Política Internacional

Iraqi President Salih appoints Adnan al-Zurfi as new PM-designate

Former Najaf governor has 30 days to form a cabinet which must then be approved by Iraq's parliament.
12/02/2020
Política The Japan News - Japón Política

NATO willing to expand training mission in Iraq to meet U.S. demand

NATO is considering an increase to its training mission in Iraq to relieve the burden on the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State, senior officials and diplomats said on Tuesday.
03/02/2020
Política The Guardian - Reino Unido Política Internacional

Iraq protesters unconvinced after Mohammed Allawi named PM

Appointment welcomed by influential cleric but draws mixed response from demonstrators
28/01/2020
Política The Times of Israel - Israel Política Internacional

Pompeo urges Iraq to uphold sovereignty after ‘assaults by Iran’ on US targets

Secretary of state calls on Iraqi government to better protect American facilities as protests against Baghdad and US troops continue and fears of a wider conflict smolder
24/01/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Iraqi demonstrators demand withdrawal of U.S. troops

Tens of thousands of Iraqis marched Friday at the urging of popular Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, decrying U.S. influence in the country and demanding that Washington withdraw its troops.
07/01/2020
Política Deutsche Welle (DW) - Alemania Política Internacional

Germany to partially withdraw troops from Iraq

Germany responded to growing security concerns in the Gulf region, saying it plans to "temporarily thin out" the number of soldiers in Iraq. Its military presence will be reduced particularly in Baghdad and Taji.
03/01/2020
Política The New York Times - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Iraqi PM Says U.S. Killing of Iranian Commander Will 'Light the Fuse' of War

Iraq's prime minister condemned on Friday the U.S. killing of Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and said it would "light the fuse" of war.
03/01/2020
Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional

China urges 'calm and restraint' after US kills Iran general

China on Friday (Jan 3) appealed for restraint from all sides, "especially the United States", after top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani was killed in a US strike in Iraq.
03/01/2020
Política TASS - Rusia Política Internacional

Diplomat slams US strike on Iraq as "the height of cynicism"

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova noted that "Washington is not interested in the world’s response but in changing the balance of power in the region"
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