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Two rockets land near Baghdad International Airport

Two rockets land near Baghdad International Airport

Rocket attacks have regularly targeted Iraq since the US elimination of top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.Elad Benari, 03/05/2021 04:28
Report: Saudi Arabia, Iran hold talks to repair relations

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 10:03
US 'outraged' by Baghdad attack but will it act?

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?i24NEWS, 16/02/2021 16:30
Report: US considering closing Baghdad embassy

Report: US considering closing Baghdad embassy

Sources say US considering quickly closing its embassy in Baghdad after series of rocket attacks.Elad Benari, 24/12/2020 06:06
Rocket barrage targets US Embassy in Baghdad

Rocket barrage targets US Embassy in Baghdad

At least three rockets fired towards Green Zone in Iraqi capital. No reports of injuries.Elad Benari, 21/12/2020 00:09
US to withdraw some staff from Baghdad embassy

US to withdraw some staff from Baghdad embassy

Move described as temporary "de-risking" ahead of anniversary of elimination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.Elad Benari, 03/12/2020 06:21
One child dead in rocket attack on Baghdad's Green Zone

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.Elad Benari, 18/11/2020 00:32
Rocket hits Baghdad's Green Zone in broad daylight

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.Elad Benari, 20/07/2020 02:07
Rocket attack on US embassy in Baghdad

Rocket attack on US embassy in Baghdad

Attack on US embassy follows series of explosions at Iranian military sites.Gary Willig, 05/07/2020 10:56
Three rockets hit near US Embassy in Iraq

Three rockets hit near US Embassy in Iraq

At least three rockets strike Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone which houses the US Embassy.Elad Benari, 18/03/2020 06:09
Rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad

Rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad

Multiple rockets hit near US embassy in Iraqi capital. No reports of injuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2020 04:29
Three rockets hit 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.Elad Benari, 27/01/2020 02:34
Report: Rockets hit near 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.Elad Benari, 20/01/2020 23:55
Rockets land in Baghdad's 'Green Zone'

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, 08/01/2020 23:11
Benghazi in Baghdad

Benghazi in Baghdad

When Shiite members of the Popular Mobilization Forces attacked the US embassy in Baghdad, in a deliberate recreation of the attack on our embassy in Tehran, the media was quick to label it 'Trump's Benghazi'. Was it? Daniel Greenfield, 08/01/2020 12:04
Mortars hit Baghdad's 'Green Zone'

Mortars hit Baghdad's 'Green Zone'

Two mortar rounds hit area which houses embassies, including the US embassy.Ben Ariel, 05/01/2020 01:33
Top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani eliminated in Iraq

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.Elad Benari, 03/01/2020 07:00
Netanyahu 'supports all US steps'

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.Mordechai Sones, 02/01/2020 11:24
Iran denies responsibility for protest at US embassy in Baghdad

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.Elad Benari, 01/01/2020 04:36
Rioters storm US embassy in Iraq, setting compound on fire and forcing ambassador to flee

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.David Rosenberg, 31/12/2019 14:16
Curfew imposed in Baghdad amid protests

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, 03/10/2019 03:02
Iraq: Explosion at ammunition warehouse injures 13

Iraq: Explosion at ammunition warehouse injures 13

Blast hits ammunition warehouse in Baghdad run by militias affiliated with Iran.Ben Ariel, 13/08/2019 00:14
Remembering the Jewish community of Baghdad

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.Yoni Kempinski, 24/12/2017 15:40
Iraq: ISIS suicide bombers attack power station

Iraq: ISIS suicide bombers attack power station

ISIS terrorists attack Baghdad power station, leaving seven dead and 13 wounded.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2017 21:24
The New York Times and its 27-page obsession

The New York Times and its 27-page obsession

Trump and Israel are the gray lady's main subjects, while the rest of the world is practically ignored.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 19/02/2017 06:43
Car bomb in Baghdad kills 32

Car bomb in Baghdad kills 32

ISIS greets French president with terror attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/01/2017 12:27
Iraqis decry destruction of Jew's home

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".JTA, 15/08/2016 06:22
11 newborns die in Baghdad hospital fire

11 newborns die in Baghdad hospital fire

An electrical malfunction in a Baghdad hospital sparked a fire which caused the death of 11 infantsYoel Domb, 10/08/2016 13:07
Living in fear: Iraq's last Jews

Living in fear: Iraq's last Jews

Iraq's remaining Jews live in the shadow of rising Islamic extremism and daily terror attacks.David Rosenberg, 13/03/2016 14:07
Baghdad double suicide bombing kills 70

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.Gil Ronen, 29/02/2016 01:14
Iraqi army opens road to Baghdad

Iraqi army opens road to Baghdad

Iraqi government forces chalk up another victory, chipping away at ISIS control in west to secure capital Baghdad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2016 16:10
US confirms Americans were abducted in Baghdad

US confirms Americans were abducted in Baghdad

Embassy, State Department reveal efforts to locate missing civilians, with Iraqi official saying they were kidnapped at interpreter's home.Ari Yashar, 18/01/2016 12:29
Report: Three Americans kidnapped in Baghdad

Report: Three Americans kidnapped in Baghdad

As yet unnamed militia abducts three US citizens according to sources, with State Department saying it is working to find them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2016 22:58
20 killed in series of bombings near Baghdad

20 killed in series of bombings near Baghdad

20 dead and dozens wounded in bombing at a cafe in the Iraqi town of Muqdadiyah. ISIS believed to be responsible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2016 02:44
Bombings near Shi'ite mosque kill six: officials

Bombings near Shi'ite mosque kill six: officials

Nineteen wounded in bomb blast as ISIS battle for Iraq continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2015 13:49
21 Killed in String of Baghdad Bombings

21 Killed in String of Baghdad Bombings

A string of bomb explosions, including two suicide attacks, kill at least 21 in Shiite-dominated neighborhoods of Iraqi capital.Ben Ariel, 13/07/2015 03:15
Iraqi Warplane Accidentally Bombs Baghdad

Iraqi Warplane Accidentally Bombs Baghdad

At least seven dead after plane malfunctions over eastern Baghdad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2015 12:40
ISIS Claims Blasts at Upscale Baghdad Hotels

ISIS Claims Blasts at Upscale Baghdad Hotels

ISIS claims responsibility for car bombings at two upscale Baghdad hotels that killed at least nine people.Ben Ariel, Canada, 29/05/2015 21:17
Dual Bombs Blast Baghdad Hotels

Dual Bombs Blast Baghdad Hotels

Car bombs rip through upscale hotels in center of Iraqi capital, leaving at least 9 dead and dozens others wounded.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/05/2015 11:32
Blasts in Baghdad Kill at Least 3

Blasts in Baghdad Kill at Least 3

Car bombs explode near two of the Iraqi capital's most high-profile hotels, killing at least three people and wounding 13.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/05/2015 01:45
Baghdad Blasts Targeting Shia Pilgrims Kill Six

Baghdad Blasts Targeting Shia Pilgrims Kill Six

Bomb blast and mortar shells target Shia worshippers heading to Baghdad shrine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/05/2015 21:09
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Baghdad Attack

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Baghdad Attack

ISIS claims responsibility for car bomb attack in Baghdad that killed at least 19 people, says it was targeting a Shiite militia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2015 03:46
UN Employee Kidnapped in Iraq

UN Employee Kidnapped in Iraq

A United Nations employee abducted northeast of Baghdad, says spokeswoman for the UN mission in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2015 02:46
US Carries Out Second 24-Hour Blitz Against ISIS

US Carries Out Second 24-Hour Blitz Against ISIS

Coalition unleashes 22 airstrikes over past 24 hours, targeting Islamic State positions north and west of Baghdad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2015 21:23
Car Bombs Kill Eight in Baghdad

Car Bombs Kill Eight in Baghdad

Bombings mark resurgence of explosions in the capital since ISIS took over in 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2015 11:49
Supporting Israel - in the Middle of Baghdad

Supporting Israel - in the Middle of Baghdad

How's that for hasbara? Anonymous activist posts video declaring his support for Israel and the IDF - in the middle of Iraq's capital city.Ari Soffer, 18/02/2015 18:36
Defeating 'Ugly' ISIS With Shoes

Defeating 'Ugly' ISIS With Shoes

Zippers, shoelaces and trash - these are the weapons of a Baghdad artist and professor, whose personal battle is to embarrass the jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/01/2015 07:08
Bombings in Iraq Leave 34 Dead

Bombings in Iraq Leave 34 Dead

At least 34 people were killed and dozens injured following two bomb blasts in and around Iraq's capital Baghdad.Cynthia Blank, 27/10/2014 22:52
Car Bombs Kill 38 in Shiite Areas of Baghdad

Car Bombs Kill 38 in Shiite Areas of Baghdad

A series of car bombs targeting Shiites killed 38 Saturday. Reports of another murdered journalist and US airstrikes also in the region.Cynthia Blank, 12/10/2014 14:56
ISIS Within a Mile From Baghdad

ISIS Within a Mile From Baghdad

Christian aid group warns that Islamic State fighters are only a mile away from Iraq's capital.Hillel Fendel, 03/10/2014 02:12
Report: ISIS Islamists at the Gates of Baghdad

Report: ISIS Islamists at the Gates of Baghdad

Reports Monday said that Islamist fighters for ISIS, the Islamic State, was barely a mile outside Baghdad, Iraq's capital.Yaakov Levi, 29/09/2014 16:33
Report Claims 'Israeli Drone' Downed over Iraq

Report Claims 'Israeli Drone' Downed over Iraq

Lebanese reports say that the Hermes-class drone fell in the skies over Baghdad. Israel has not yet commented.Moshe Cohen, 28/08/2014 10:19
ISIS Cutting Off Baghdad in Strategic Victories

ISIS Cutting Off Baghdad in Strategic Victories

Reports indicate ISIS within six miles of Baghdad; captured two cities linking to Shi'ite south, town to east and air base to north.Ari Yashar, 27/06/2014 12:42
Obama Backpedals, Sends Troops to Iraq

Obama Backpedals, Sends Troops to Iraq

Over 500 soldiers said to be deployed to Persian Gulf to fight ISIS in Iraq, despite statements promising 275 men - or none at all.Tova Dvorin, 17/06/2014 11:38
U.S. Beefs Up Security at Baghdad Embassy

U.S. Beefs Up Security at Baghdad Embassy

United States beefs up security at embassy in Baghdad in wake of takeover of cities by Islamists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2014 04:15
Islamist Pincer Move Tightens the Noose on Baghdad

Islamist Pincer Move Tightens the Noose on Baghdad

Lightning-fast takeover sees cities captured in a matter of hours Friday, in systemic front moving toward Baghdad.Tova Dvorin, 13/06/2014 13:29