The report by Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, is due to be presented at the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday
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
We look at the history of the invasion even as US troops withdraw from certain bases.
The K1 base in northern Iraq is the third base vacated by the US and NATO coalition forces this month. The troops will now be deployed at bases in Baghdad and the nearby Ain al-Asad air base
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.
The status of the US and NATO coalition forces in Iraq has changed drastically post the targeted assassination of Popular Mobilisation Forces commander al-Muhandis and Iranian General Qassem Soleimani by the US in January
The casualties on Wednesday, raise this week’s total death toll of foreign forces in Iraq to five. The Iraqi parliament had passed a resolution in January asking the US and other foreign troops to leave the country
The elections to the Majlis that are scheduled for February 21 are taking place at a time of intense diplomatic and political aggression by the US. This has strengthened the conservative sections in the country
They may prevent Trump to take any unilateral action against Iran before the elections.
The event brought together 800 people and defined an agenda of mobilization for 2020
Protesters have demanded an end to the US sanctions on Iran and the withdrawal of foreign troops from the West Asia region