A twin suicide bombing killed at least 13 people and wounded more than 30 in a Baghdad market on Thursday in the first such attack in years, security and medical sources said.
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He said repeated attacks on the Green Zone and diplomatic missions in Baghdad could spark a conflict and called on political leaders to put the interests of the country first.
This has forced Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi to launch an investigation into the statements and suspended Daoud from office, government sources revealed.
Pope Francis will make the first visit by a pope to Iraq next March, the Vatican said on Monday, a risky four-day trip that has eluded his predecessors.
PM Mustafa Al Kadhimi says government must support electoral commission
Six Iraqi security personnel and three civilians were killed in an ambush Saturday carried out by ISIS north of Baghdad, police and a local official said
The reason announced by Finance Minister Ali Abdul Amir Allawi was the lack of financial liquidity due to the decrease in oil prices and the surge in the budget deficit.
The operation was kicked off a week after the Khilanih massacre in Diyala where five family members of the Bani Kaab tribe, including its chief, were killed by ISIS.
These thuggish pressure groups try to create social pressure in order to stop any criticism of or action against the militias and their political agendas.
ISIS still maintains sleeper cells in wide areas across the country and continues to carry out attacks.