Law aims to ban successful candidates from forming blocs until a government is formed and to reduce age to fight polls.
by Arwa Ibrahim
Counting the Cost
by Sofia Barbarani
Iraq23 Nov 2019 17:14 GMT
US vice president's visit comes as anti-government protests in Baghdad and across Iraq's mainly Shia south escalate.
Iraq23 Nov 2019 05:33 GMT
Anti-gov't rallies in Iraqi capital turn bloody after Shia leader al-Sistani urges quick electoral reform to end crisis.
Iraq22 Nov 2019 17:53 GMT
At Baghdad's Tahrir Square, protesters raise slogans against tribal leaders who met Adel Abdul Mahdi on Wednesday.
Middle East21 Nov 2019 19:36 GMT
Nearly 80 others wounded by live ammunition, rubber bullets and tears gas canisters fired by security forces.
Iraq21 Nov 2019 12:26 GMT
Overnight confrontation near 2 key bridges in capital also reportedly injured more than 50 people.
Middle East21 Nov 2019 10:43 GMT
Meet the women in Baghdad's Tahrir Square as they make their voices heard.
AJ IMPACT20 Nov 2019 13:31 GMT
Weeks of anti-government protests in Iraq are damaging trade.
Iraq20 Nov 2019 06:16 GMT
Majority of the demonstrators who have been met with lethal force were young men born in the 1990s.
Iraq20 Nov 2019 05:13 GMT
Iraqi protesters have focused on deep-seated resentment towards what they regard as Iranian meddling in Iraq's affairs.
Middle East18 Nov 2019 14:45 GMT
According to Iraqi Human Rights Commission, about 8 million youths aged between 15 and 25 cannot read or write.
Human Rights18 Nov 2019 14:14 GMT
Thousands of allegations were shelved after investigation units were shut down by the UK government.
Iran18 Nov 2019 13:48 GMT
Reports by The New York Times and The Intercept on leaked intelligence cables appear to show Tehran's clout in Baghdad.
Middle East18 Nov 2019 12:27 GMT
Protests began last month over lack of jobs and public services but have grown into calls for political system overhaul.
United States18 Nov 2019 10:45 GMT
Once part of US-trained SWAT teams in Iraq, Hussein Yasser Hassan got asylum in America but is now running for his life.
United Kingdom17 Nov 2019 18:46 GMT
Military detectives who unearthed evidence say senior commanders hid alleged war crimes 'for political reasons'.
by Ibrahim Al-Marashi
by Sinan Antoon
by Fanar Haddad
by Marwan Bishara
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