US invasion of Iraq
Iraqi militias propose ceasefire on the condition that US occupying forces leave the country 

Militias point to the Iraqi parliament’s resolution which called for the expulsion of foreign troops from Iraq, adding that the US troops are “not welcome in the country”

Iraqis take to the streets to mark one year of anti-government protests

Protesters claim that despite the months-long protests and change of government, none of their demands have been fulfilled. They warned of a strike from October 25 if their demands were not met

US troops withdraw from Iraq US announces withdrawal of thousands of troops from Iraq

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

New Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi Mustafa al-Kadhimi, Iraq’s new PM, faces tough challenges on economy, foreign soldiers

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

US forces withdraw from three Iraqi bases

We look at the history of the invasion even as US troops withdraw from certain bases.

US troops withdraw from base in Iraq US troops vacate K1 base in Iraq’s Kirkuk province

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

Iraq war 12 ways the US invasion of Iraq lives on in infamy

17 years after the US-led invasion of Iraq, the consequences have lived up to the fears of all who opposed it. Millions of Iraqis were killed or wounded and millions more were displaced

US troops Iraq US to relocate troops in Iraq amid rising opposition

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

Million march Iraq Moqtada al-Sadr calls for million-man march against US troops in Iraq

The Iraqi parliament has already passed a resolution asking the government to initiate the process of withdrawal of foreign troops from the country, following the assassination of Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis on January 3

The tenuous deployment of US troops in Iraq

With the resolution of the Iraqi parliament demanding the withdrawal of all foreign troops from the country, the presence of the nearly 5,200 US soldiers has become a major flashpoint

Iran confirms strike on US airbase in Iraq

The attack on US airbase Ain al-Assad is seen as the first retaliatory measure after the assassination of Qassem Soleimani on Friday January 3 by the US

US conducts fresh airstrikes targeting PMF fighters near Baghdad

The airstrikes come just a day after the US killed a top Iranian general, resulting in a massive spike in regional tensions

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