Iraq

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"
03/01/2020
Política Europa Press - España Política Internacional

Alemania y Reino Unido elevan la vigilancia en Irak tras la operación estadounidense

Alemania y Reino Unido elevan la vigilancia en Irak tras la operación estadounidense Los gobiernos de Alemania y Reino Unido han extremado la vigilancia de sus despliegues militares en Oriente Próximo, principalmente en Irak, a raíz de la operación de Estados Unidos en la que ha muerto el general iraní Qasem Soleimani, tras la que el líder supremo de Irán, el ayatolá Alí Jamenei, ya ha prometido una "dura venganza".
03/01/2020
Política France 24 - Francia Política Internacional

Occidente llama a bajar la escalada tras muerte del general Qassem Soleimani

Francia, el Reino Unido y el presidente del Consejo Europeo coinciden en la necesidad de disminuir la tensión en Medio Oriente tras muerte del comandante de la fuerza élite Quds y un jefe de milicias pro-iraníes en un ataque ordenado por el presidente de Estados Unidos, en el aeropuerto de Bagdad.
03/01/2020
Política Al Jazeera - Qatar Economía Internacional

Oil prices surge after US attack kills senior Iran military chief

Baghdad air raid raises fears Iran may retaliate over death of General Qassem Soleimani, head of Iran's Quds Force.
30/12/2019
Política Deutsche Welle (DW) - Alemania Política Internacional

EE.UU. lanza ataques en Siria e Irak contra milicia chiita

El Pentágono informó este domingo (29.12.2019) que Estados Unidos lanzó una serie de bombardeos contra una milicia con presencia en Siria e Irak.
05/12/2019
Política The Times of Israel - Israel Política Internacional

Iran said exploiting Iraqi unrest to place missiles that could hit Israel

NY Times quotes US officials saying the missiles also threaten Saudi Arabia and American troops stationed in area, and are part of Tehran’s efforts to project power in Middle East
02/12/2019
Política Al Jazeera - Qatar Política Internacional Arwa Ibrahim

Uncertainty remains as Iraq parliament accepts PM's resignation

Parliament approves resignation of Abdul Mahdi's government after two months of protests that left more than 400 dead.
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