Three rockets hit US embassy in Baghdad

Three rockets directly hit US embassy in Iraq's capital, wounding one, according to security source.Elad Benari, 1/27/2020, 2:34 AM

ANALYSIS: Is the US losing Iraq after Soleimani's assassination?

After elimination of top Iranian military leaders in Baghdad, Iraq increasingly aligning itself with Iran - and against American interests.Yochanan Visser, 1/26/2020, 6:40 PM

34 US troops diagnosed with brain injury following Iran attack

Pentagon reveals that 34 service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following missile strikes on base in Iraq.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 1/24/2020, 8:59 PM

Report: Hezbollah base attacked in Iraq

Arab media report an unidentified aircraft attacked a military base of Hezbollah-affiliated militia in al-Qa'im, Iraq.Elad Benari, 1/24/2020, 12:08 AM

Additional US troops flown out of Iraq following Iranian attack

Additional US troops to be evaluated for potential concussion injuries from January 8 Iranian missile attack on Iraqi bases.Ben Ariel, 1/22/2020, 2:41 AM

Report: Rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad

Security sources say three rockets hit high-security Green Zone in Iraqi capital.Elad Benari, 1/20/2020, 11:55 PM

2 dead, dozens wounded as anti-regime protests flare up in Iraq

Police officers killed, dozens of protesters wounded in Iraq as anti-government demonstrations flare up again.David Rosenberg, 1/20/2020, 2:30 PM

11 US soldiers were injured in Iranian missile attack

11 US soldiers suffered brain injuries in last week’s Iranian missile strike on two Iraqi bases, army says.Ben Ariel, 1/17/2020, 5:17 AM

Some Iraqis refuse to call for US expulsion out of fear of Iran

'If US troops are expelled now, we as protesters will be the biggest losers, as Iranian-backed militias will kill all of us in days.'Sara Rubenstein, 1/16/2020, 8:59 PM

Four wounded in rocket attack on Iraqi air base

Four members of Iraq’s military wounded in rocket attack targeting Baghdad air base where American trainers are present.Elad Benari, 1/12/2020, 11:59 PM

Report: Israeli intelligence helped kill Soleimani

CIA confirmed location of top Iranian general with aid of Israeli intelligence before airstrike in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2020, 7:50 AM

The Persian Puzzle: Iran, Iraq, and the United States

What a trove of leaked Iranian cables tells us about Iran’s influence in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2020, 4:29 PM

Report: 8 dead in Israeli airstrikes on Iraq-Syria border

Observer group claims eight pro-Iranian fighters killed in Israeli bombings in Syria near Iraqi border. Death toll expected to rise.David Rosenberg, 1/10/2020, 11:22 AM

Report: Israel attacked weapons truck on Iraq-Syria border

Hezbollah-affiliated Lebanese network reports Israeli planes attacked weapons truck near Al Bukamal, on Iraq-Syria border.Elad Benari, 1/10/2020, 4:56 AM

The intel that helped US absorb Iran's attack

NYT says US intel exposed Tehran revenge plan for Soleimani killing, military evacuated troops to safety and missiles only hit empty hangarsMordechai Sones, 1/9/2020, 12:29 PM

'Iranian attack was intended to kill US personnel'

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says Iran intended to kill US personnel as well as cause major damage in missile attack in Iraq.Elad Benari, 1/9/2020, 1:04 AM

Rockets land in Baghdad's 'Green Zone'

Two rockets land in high-security enclave in Baghdad which houses the US Embassy. No casualties.Elad Benari, 1/8/2020, 11:11 PM

FAA: US flights should avoid Iraq and Iran

Federal Aviation Administration orders US airlines to avoid flying over Iran and its neighbors, additional airlines follow suit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 12:48 PM

Ambassador Friedman: No US casualties in Iranian strike

'Initial assessments are positive, our military is the strongest in the world,' Amb. David Friedman says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 11:54 AM

Iran launches ballistic missiles at US forces in Iraq

Pentagon: Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles against US forces in Iraq. Iran says it is revenge for Soleimani's death.Elad Benari, 1/8/2020, 6:34 AM

Trump: Now isn't the right time to leave Iraq

US President says withdrawal of troops from Iraq at this time would be "the worst thing that could happen to Iraq".Elad Benari, 1/7/2020, 11:40 PM

Fmr PM Barak calls Trump unpredictability 'challenge for Iran'

'The man is absolutely unpredictable, and the Iranians, artists when it comes to evaluating enemies, are having a hard time with this enemy'Mordechai Sones, 1/7/2020, 6:19 PM

Top US general: Letter on withdrawal from Iraq was a 'mistake'

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says letter that was leaked to the media was a draft that should not have been released.Elad Benari, 1/7/2020, 12:03 AM

US Defense Secretary: There has been no decision to leave Iraq

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper denies reports that the US-led international coalition fighting ISIS has decided to withdraw from Iraq.Elad Benari, 1/6/2020, 11:12 PM

US-led coalition to withdraw from Iraq

Anti-ISIS coalition to abide by Iraqi parliamentary vote to expel US troops from the country.Gary Willig, 1/6/2020, 10:30 PM

Fmr ambassador to Iraq on future of US-Iran diplomatic efforts

Reaction and analysis from former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 12:12 PM

Mortars hit Baghdad's 'Green Zone'

Two mortar rounds hit area which houses embassies, including the US embassy.Ben Ariel, 1/5/2020, 1:33 AM

Top Iranian commander eliminated in Iraq

Qassem Soleimani, head of the IRGC's Quds Force, eliminated in US drone strike at the Baghdad International Airport in Iraq.Elad Benari, 1/3/2020, 7:00 AM

Trump vows US Embassy attack in Iraq 'will not be a Benghazi'

President says situation has been handled 'very well' with dispatch of nearly 100 Marines to compound in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2020, 9:25 AM

Khamenei blames US for violence in Iraq

Iran’s Supreme Leader lashes out at Trump for saying Iran orchestrated violence at embassy in Baghdad: You cannot do a damn thing.Elad Benari, 1/2/2020, 6:02 AM

Pompeo and Netanyahu reaffirm 'unbreakable bonds'

Secretary of State and PM Netanyahu speak for the second time in two days.Elad Benari, 1/1/2020, 11:32 PM

Trump on war with Iran: I don't see that happening

US President says he doesn't believe a war with Iran is on the horizon.Elad Benari, 1/1/2020, 4:54 AM

Trump warns Iran following riots at Iraqi embassy

Trump on Twitter: Iran will pay a very big price! This is not a warning, it is a threat.Elad Benari, 12/31/2019, 11:28 PM

Analysis: Did US change Iran policy over Iraq?

Confrontation between US, Iran escalates after Shiite militia kills US contractor, prompting massive American response.Yochanan Visser, 12/31/2019, 8:50 PM

Trump: Iran is behind attack on US embassy in Baghdad

President Trump accuses Iran of orchestrating assault on US embassy in Iraq, as rioters set fire to compound.David Rosenberg, 12/31/2019, 2:36 PM

Rioters storm US embassy in Baghdad, forcing ambassador to flee

Shots fired as thousands of rioters break into US embassy in Baghdad, protesting recent US airstrikes against Iran-backed militia group.David Rosenberg, 12/31/2019, 2:16 PM

Iraq condemns US air strikes against Iranian-backed militias

Iraq's National Security Council says it will "reconsider" working with US-led coalition following air strikes.Elad Benari, 12/31/2019, 4:41 AM

US vows 'additional actions' against Iran following airstrikes

25 pro-Iranian militia members killed after US F-15s bomb targets in Syria and Iraq. US hints at future attacks on Iranian-backed targets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 2:02 PM

US bombs headquarters of pro-Iran group in Iraq

US bombs headquarters of Kata'ib Hizbollah group after a series of attacks in Iraq against American interests.Elad Benari, 12/30/2019, 12:00 AM

Report: 5 killed in attack on Iranian-backed militia in Syria

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports five dead in missile strike near the town of Al Bukamal along the Syria-Iraq border.Elad Benari, 12/26/2019, 12:05 AM

ANALYSIS - Is Iraq descending into civil war thanks to Iran?

Are Iranian-backed militia groups responsible for attacks on US bases in Iraq, and killings of demonstrators during mass uprising?Yochanan Visser, 12/15/2019, 10:15 PM

Secret Iranian subterranean armory revealed

Iran is building underground tunnel on Iraq-Syria border to store missiles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2019, 6:46 PM

US believes Iran responsible for rocket attacks in Iraq

Officials say US government believes Iran is behind a series sophisticated rocket attacks on joint US-Iraq military facilities in Iraq.Elad Benari, 12/10/2019, 3:02 AM

Report: Iran stashing missiles in Iraq that can reach Israel

Iran stockpiling ballistic missiles in Iraq with long enough range to reach Israel.Marcy Oster/JTA, 12/5/2019, 9:52 PM

Iraq arrests former ISIS leader's deputy

Iraqi security forces say they arrested ISIS' Abu Khaldoun, who was deputy of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.Elad Benari, 12/4/2019, 3:37 AM

Iraqi protesters again set fire to Iranian consulate

For the second time in less than a week, anti-government protesters set fire to Iranian consulate in Najaf.Elad Benari, 12/2/2019, 2:02 AM

Iraqi prime minister to resign after 400 killed in protests

Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to step down, after Grand Ayatollah calls for change in leadership as number of dead in protests tops 400.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2019, 3:00 PM

Iraq: Protesters set fire to Iranian consulate in Najaf

Iraqi protesters storm and set fire to Iranian consulate in southern city of Najaf.Elad Benari, 11/27/2019, 11:46 PM

Iran's contribution to human rights

Can you top this? The United Nations Human Rights Council commended Iran for its human rights record. Larry Shapiro, 11/12/2019, 7:29 AM

Meet the rabbi who led services in Saddam Hussein’s palace

Today, David Goldstrom, 53, is the chief of chaplains at the Atlanta VA Health Care System.Ben Sales/JTA, 11/9/2019, 11:24 PM

US troops withdrawing from Syria expected to move to Iraq

US Defense Secretary says troops withdrawing from northern Syria are expected to move to western Iraq to continue fight against ISIS.Ben Ariel, 10/20/2019, 5:59 AM

What's it like growing up Jewish in Iraq?

When Ceen Gabbai argued with her first-grade teacher about the Arab-Israeli conflict, she didn’t realize how big of a risk she was taking.Ben Sales, JTA, 10/4/2019, 11:56 AM

Curfew imposed in Baghdad amid protests

Iraqi Prime Minister declare curfew in Baghdad after at least seven killed in nationwide anti-government protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2019, 3:02 AM

Report: Five killed in attack on pro-Iranian militias

Sky News reports attack on pro-Iranian Shiite militias in the Syrian city of Al Bukamal, near the border with Iraq.Elad Benari, 9/19/2019, 2:56 AM

Report: At least 10 killed in airstrikes in Syria

Airstrikes targeting pro-Iranian forces on Syria-Iraq border kill at least 10. Arab outlets claim Israel behind airstrikes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2019, 1:42 PM

Report: Shiite militia attacked near Iraq-Syria border

Arab media report attack on Shiite militias in the Syrian city of Al Bukamal, where a similar attack took place last week.Elad Benari, 9/17/2019, 4:25 AM

US warplanes drop 40 tons of bombs on ISIS stronghold in Iraq

Watch: American aircraft carpet bomb 'ISIS-infested' island in Iraq, dumping 80,000 pounds of guided bombs to purge area of terrorists.David Rosenberg, 9/11/2019, 8:43 AM