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Widespread protests in Iraq over leaked audio recordings

Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets of Baghdad in support of an influential cleric allegedly attacked by a long-time rival.

Widespread protests in Iraq over leaked audio recordingsplayer

Rockets fired at US Embassy in Baghdad

At least four rockets target US Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone. Iraqi army says girl and woman injured.

Rockets fired at US Embassy in Baghdad

Iraq: Protesters trample US and Israeli flags

Hundreds rally in Iraqi capital to mark second anniversary of elimination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.

Iraq: Protesters trample US and Israeli flags

Rockets fired toward US embassy in Baghdad

Two rockets shot down near US embassy in Iraqi capital's Green Zone. Two vehicles damaged.

Rockets fired toward US embassy in Baghdad

Centuries-old Torah scroll retrieved from suspected Arab thief

Arab arrested after attempting to sell scroll for hundreds of thousands of shekels.

Centuries-old Torah scroll retrieved from suspected Arab thiefplayer

Rockets fired at US embassy in Baghdad

Two rockets fired at US embassy inside Baghdad's fortified Green Zone.

Rockets fired at US embassy in Baghdad

Drone intercepted near US embassy in Baghdad

Drone shot down near US embassy in Baghdad. No injuries reported.

Drone intercepted near US embassy in Baghdad

Iraq: Rockets land near US forces and contractors

At least three rockets hit Balad air base north of Baghdad, where US contractors are based.

Iraq: Rockets land near US forces and contractors

Two rockets land near Baghdad International Airport

Rocket attacks have regularly targeted Iraq since the US elimination of top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.

Two rockets land near Baghdad International Airport

Report: Saudi Arabia, Iran hold talks to repair relations

Regional rivals hold meetings in Baghdad about resuming relations which have been cut off since 2016.

Report: Saudi Arabia, Iran hold talks to repair relations

US 'outraged' by Baghdad attack but will it act?

US Sec of State Blinken voiced 'outrage' at rocket attack on US forces, but will Biden administration take concrete action?

US 'outraged' by Baghdad attack but will it act?player

Report: US considering closing Baghdad embassy

Sources say US considering quickly closing its embassy in Baghdad after series of rocket attacks.

Report: US considering closing Baghdad embassy

Rocket barrage targets US Embassy in Baghdad

At least three rockets fired towards Green Zone in Iraqi capital. No reports of injuries.

Rocket barrage targets US Embassy in Baghdad

US to withdraw some staff from Baghdad embassy

Move described as temporary "de-risking" ahead of anniversary of elimination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.

US to withdraw some staff from Baghdad embassy

One child dead in rocket attack on Baghdad's Green Zone

Five rockets strike Iraq’s capital Baghdad, with four of them landing inside Green Zone where US embassy is located.

One child dead in rocket attack on Baghdad's Green Zone

Rocket hits Baghdad's Green Zone in broad daylight

Rare daytime rocket hits Baghdad's Green Zone as Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visits Iraq.

Rocket hits Baghdad's Green Zone in broad daylight

Rocket attack on US embassy in Baghdad

Attack on US embassy follows series of explosions at Iranian military sites.

Rocket attack on US embassy in Baghdad

Three rockets hit near US Embassy in Iraq

At least three rockets strike Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone which houses the US Embassy.

Three rockets hit near US Embassy in Iraq

Rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad

Multiple rockets hit near US embassy in Iraqi capital. No reports of injuries.

Rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad

Three rockets hit US embassy in Baghdad

Three rockets directly hit US embassy in Iraq's capital, wounding one, according to security source.

Three rockets hit US embassy in Baghdad

Report: Rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad

Security sources say three rockets hit high-security Green Zone in Iraqi capital.

Report: Rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad

Rockets land in Baghdad's 'Green Zone'

Two rockets land in high-security enclave in Baghdad which houses the US Embassy. No casualties.

Rockets land in Baghdad's 'Green Zone'player

Benghazi in Baghdad

Benghazi in Baghdad

Mortars hit Baghdad's 'Green Zone'

Two mortar rounds hit area which houses embassies, including the US embassy.

Mortars hit Baghdad's 'Green Zone'player

Top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani eliminated in Iraq

Qassem Soleimani, head of the IRGC's Quds Force, eliminated in US drone strike at the Baghdad International Airport in Iraq.

Top Iranian commander eliminated in Iraqplayer

Netanyahu 'supports all US steps'

Prior to departure for Athens, Netanyahu addresses expected summit as well as attack on US embassy in Baghdad and steps US expected to take.

Netanyahu 'supports all US steps'player

Iran denies responsibility for protest at US embassy in Baghdad

Iran’s Foreign Ministry criticizes US "audacity" in blaming it for the violent protests at its embassy in Iraqi capital.

Iran denies responsibility for protest at US embassy in Baghdad

Rioters storm US embassy in Iraq, setting compound on fire and 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.

Rioters storm US embassy in Baghdad, forcing ambassador to fleeplayer

Curfew imposed in Baghdad amid protests

Iraqi Prime Minister declare curfew in Baghdad after at least seven killed in nationwide anti-government protests.

Curfew imposed in Baghdad amid protests

Iraq: Explosion at ammunition warehouse injures 13

Blast hits ammunition warehouse in Baghdad run by militias affiliated with Iran.

Iraq: Explosion at ammunition warehouse injures 13

Remembering the Jewish community of Baghdad

New film celebrates thousands of years of Iraqi Jewish history including the story of the first Baghdad beauty queen - a young Jewish woman.

Remembering the Jewish community of Baghdadplayer

Iraq: ISIS suicide bombers attack power station

ISIS terrorists attack Baghdad power station, leaving seven dead and 13 wounded.

Iraq: ISIS suicide bombers attack power station

Watch: ISIS suicide attack at Baghdad ice cream shop

Watch: ISIS suicide attack at Baghdad ice cream shopplayer

The New York Times and its 27-page obsession

The New York Times and its 27-page obsession

Car bomb in Baghdad kills 32

ISIS greets French president with terror attack.

Car bomb in Baghdad kills 32

Iraqis decry destruction of Jew's home

Iraqi intellectuals decry the demolition of a historical building in Baghdad that once housed a Jewish finance minister as a "catastrophe".

Iraqi intellectuals decry destruction of Jewish statesman's home

11 newborns die in Baghdad hospital fire

An electrical malfunction in a Baghdad hospital sparked a fire which caused the death of 11 infants

11 babies die in Baghdad hospital electrical fire

Living in fear: Iraq's last Jews

Iraq's remaining Jews live in the shadow of rising Islamic extremism and daily terror attacks.

Living in fear: Iraq's last Jews

Baghdad double suicide bombing kills 70

Bombing in a Shiite district of Baghdad is claimed by ISIS, which also attacked an army position in Abu Ghraib.

Baghdad double suicide bombing kills 70

Iraqi army opens road to Baghdad

Iraqi government forces chalk up another victory, chipping away at ISIS control in west to secure capital Baghdad.

Iraqi army clears ISIS from Ramadi area, opens road to Baghdad