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Shia Muslim worshippers mourn as they gather at the holy shrine of the 7th Shia Imam, Imam Musa ibn Jafar al-Kazim (PBUH) during a ceremony to mark his martyrdom anniversary in the northern district of Kadhimiya in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, May 2, ...
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BAGHDAD (AP) - Tens of thousands of Shiite pilgrims converged Tuesday on a golden-domed Shiite shrine in Baghdad to commemorate the anniversary of the death of a revered imam as authorities tightened security measures in the Iraqi capital amid ...
NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Loveday Morris, Baghdad bureau chief at the Washington Post, about Muqtada al-Sadr's supporters flooding the city's green zone and the Shiite cleric's return.
Three bombs have been detonated around the Iraqi capital Baghdad killing as many as 25 people and wounding scores. A number of those killed were Shi'ite Muslims on an annual pilgrimage to the city.
Sabah Alnasseri was born in Basra, Iraq, and earned his doctorate at the Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany. He teaches Middle East politics and economy at the Political Science Department at York University in Toronto, Canada.
Over the weekend, protesters broke through the walls surrounding the Green Zone. Rachel Martin talks to James Jeffrey, ex-U.S. ambassador to Iraq, about what the storming of Parliament means.
Naturally, he called it Chicken Inn. They sold rotisserie chickens, just like in Baghdad. But there was a problem. According to Livon and Waleed, rotisserie chickens aren't that common in Iraq.
Protesters leave Baghdad's Green Zone after storming parliament: A protest organizer urged people to give political decision-making a chance and said they would return Friday.
Iraqi Officials: Car Bombing in Baghdad Kills at Least 13 Shiite Pilgrims Commemorating Death Anniversary of Revered Shiite Imam.
The Iraqi Communications and Media Commission has shut down the Baghdad bureau of Al Jazeera Media Network and banned its journalists from reporting in the country.
Hundreds of supporters of Shi'ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have stormed Baghdad's Green Zone and entered the parliament building after lawmakers failed to convene for a vote on overhauling the government, two Reuters witnesses say.
In a Sunday statement, Iraqi Vice-President Osama al-Nujaifi, head of the Sunni Al-Muttahidoon political bloc (which holds 25 seats in Iraq's 328-member parliament), blamed Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi for the Sadrists' recent escalations in ...