US President Donald Trump

“Due to heightened tensions in Iraq and the region, we urge U.S. citizens to depart Iraq immediately. Due to Iranian-backed militia attacks at the U.S. Embassy compound, all consular operations are suspended. U.S. citizens should not approach the Embassy,” Donald Trump tweet read.Continue reading

Adel abdul-Mahdi - Iraq News - Adil Abdul-Mahdi al-Muntafiki

“I will submit to parliament an official memorandum resigning from the current prime ministry so that the parliament can review its choices,” Adel Abdul-Mahdi said. Abdul-Mahdi was appointed Iraq’s fifth prime minister since 2003 as a consensus candidate following months of political wrangling between rival political blocs.Continue reading