The US administration of Donald Trump has attempted to portray the move as the fulfilment of one of his central electoral promises before the upcoming presidential elections in the US, scheduled in November
After months of political uncertainty, Mustafa al-Kadhimi has been confirmed as the new prime minister of Iraq. However, the former intelligence chief is likely to face a number of challenges, including addressing the demands of protesters
The missiles have been deployed to Ain al-Assad and Erbil bases in Iraq, both of which recently suffered missile and rocket attacks. Iran has condemned the deployment as a bid to increase tensions in west Asia
It has been 17 years since the United States of America invaded Iraq. We talk to NewsClick Editor-in-Chief Prabir Purkayastha about the changing matrix of the geo-strategy and war in West Asia.
President Barham Salih declared Adnan al-Zurfi, the former governor of Najaf, the country’s new prime minister designate on March 17. Al-Zurfi may have a tough time winning parliamentary approval due to his perceived pro-US stance and allegations of corruption