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Call for anti-US demos in Iraq

Populist Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr called for a million Iraqis to march against the US “presence and violations” in Iraq after Washington’s killing...

Iran protesters demand leaders quit

Protests erupted across Iran for a second day on Sunday increasing pressure on the Islamic Republic’s leadership after it admitted its military shot down...

Washington turns down Iraqi call for troops to be removed

Washington spurned an Iraqi request to prepare to pull out its troops, amid heightened US-Iranian tensions after the killing of an Iranian commander in...

Iran, Iraq flights cancelled or re-routed

Major airlines cancelled Iran and Iraq flights and re-routed others away from both countries’ airspace following an Iranian missile strike. Germany’s Lufthansa, Dubai-based Emirates...

Iranian missiles target US forces in Iraq; Trump’s response “All is...

Iran launched missiles at US-led forces in Iraq early on Wednesday, retaliating for the US drone strike on an Iranian commander whose killing last...

Trump threatens Iraq with sanctions

Iraq’s parliament called for US and other foreign troops to leave as a backlash grows against the US killing of a top Iranian general...

Iraqi dissidents silenced

After armed men raided Hussein Adel al-Madani and his wife Sara Talib’s home last year, the Iraqi activists spent months in self-imposed exile in...

Iraqi protesters killed

Iraqi security forces shot dead 45 protesters after demonstrators stormed and torched an Iranian consulate, in what could mark a turning point in the...

South African industry positioned to meet Iraq’s defence requirements

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South African companies have been invited to engage with Iraq to meet its defence requirements with the Middle Eastern country due to host its...

Seven die in Iraq protests

Seven people were killed when Iraqi security forces used live fire and teargas on demonstrators in Baghdad, security and medical sources said, in renewed...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...