A walkway collapsed and set off a stampede in the holy city of Karbala on Tuesday as thousands of Shiites marked one of the most solemn holy days of the year.
Nassif Al Khattabi, the governor of the Iraqi Shiite Holy City of Karbala, has declared three days of mourning for 31 pilgrims who died in a stampede a day earlier.
The UN envoy for Iraq warned on Wednesday that current tensions could deal “a huge blow” in efforts to rebuild a stable and prosperous country following the defeat of the Daesh extremist group.
The 1991 and 2003 US wars on Iraq launched massive pillaging of the Eastern Arab World’s rich cultural heritage because that country could no longer effectively police its 10,000 archaeological sites, benefitting foreign and local looters.
Babylon has belatedly been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the international cultural organisation, 36 years after Baghdad applied for the designation. Successive Iraqi governments have pressed for recognition and, for the past 12 years,
Karbala: A solitary goal from Isa Moosa Ali helped Bahrain to their first WAFF Championship title, beating tournament hosts Iraq 1-0 in the final at Karbala Sports City on Wednesday. The 30-year-old struck shortly before half-time to silence the capacity crowd, before Bahrain held on to become the competition’s sixth
Kuwait says hundreds of people went missing during Iraq's seven-month occupation, and the issue has remained a sticking point between the two countries.
An Iraqi fighter killed in a drone attack late on Sunday near the western border with Syria was buried on Monday morning near Baghdad, the powerful
Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their tattoo-covered arms waving neon glowsticks.
Iraqi paramilitary forces backed by Iran accused Israeli drones of carrying out a series of attacks on bases run by the militias, saying on Wednesday that they hold the United States ultimately responsible. The militias vowed to defend themselves against any future attack.