US-Iraq relations - updates

Rappler's latest stories on US-Iraq relations

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Fury, tears as crowds mourn Iran commander killed by U.S.

Jan 05, 2020 - 12:02 PM

Iranian Ambassador to the UN Majid Takht calls the assassination of powerful general Qasem Soleimani as an 'act of war' by the United States

MOURNING. Mourners carry the coffins of slain Iraqi paramilitary chief Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani and 8 others towards the Imam Ali Shrine in the shrine city of Najaf in central Iraq during a funeral procession on January 4, 2020. Photo by Haidar Hamdani/AFP

Pro-Iran protesters leave U.S. embassy in Baghdad

Jan 01, 2020 - 11:57 PM

The Hashed calls on its supporters to leave the embassy and regroup outside the Green Zone 'out of respect for the state'

Tear gas fired at pro-Iran protesters outside U.S. embassy in Baghdad

Jan 01, 2020 - 4:42 PM

Security forces inside fire tear gas at the protesters, several of whom are reported wounded and ferried away by ambulances

RETALIATION. Members of Iraq's Hashed al-Shaabi military network attempt to break into the US embassy in the capital Baghdad, on December 31, 2019, during a rally to vent anger over weekend air strikes that killed pro-Iran fighters in western Iraq. Photo by Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP

Angry Iraq protesters attack U.S. embassy over strikes

Dec 31, 2019 - 6:14 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The demonstrators are protesting US airstrikes that killed at least 25 fighters

Iraqis burns the American flag in the southern city of Basra on December 30, 2019, during a demonstration to denounce the previous night's attacks by US planes on several bases belonging to the Hezbollah brigades near Al-Qaim, an Iraqi district bordering Syria. - US air strikes against a pro-Iran group in Iraq reportedly killed at least 25 fighters, triggering anger in a country caught up in mounting tensions between Tehran and Washington. (Photo by Hussein FALEH / AFP)

Washington says Baghdad failed to 'protect' Americans

Dec 31, 2019 - 8:54 AM

But Iraqi demonstrators torched US flags across 3 cities in Baghdad after the deadly air strikes that targeted bases of the Hezbollah Brigades

PROTEST VS US. Iraqis burns the American flag in the southern city of Basra on December 30, 2019, during a demonstration to denounce the previous night's attacks by US planes on several bases belonging to the Hezbollah brigades near Al-Qaim, an Iraqi district bordering Syria. Photo by Hussein Faleh/AFP

Shiite fighters parade as militants take Iraq border town

Jun 21, 2014 - 11:37 PM

Meanwhile Washington readies a new diplomatic bid to unite Iraq s fractious leaders and repel insurgents whose lightning offensive has displaced hundreds of thousands