(LONDON) — A catastrophic fire in a hospital in Iraq has killed dozens of patients who were being treated there. At least 82 patients have been killed in the massive fire at the Ibn Al-Khatib Hospital in Iraq’s capital city of Baghdad. "The death toll from... Read More.
By CLARK BENTSON, ABC News(UR, Iraq) -- Pope Francis gathered members of the prominent faiths in Iraq at Ur, the birthplace of the prophet Abraham, for an inter-religious convocation meant to promote unity among Iraqi's diverse religious communities."This... Read More.
By MARTHA RADDATZ and LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In an interview with ABC News, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said the U.S. is still assessing who was responsible for the recent rocket attack on a base in Iraq that houses... Read More.
By CLARK BENTSON, ABC News(VATICAN CITY) -- When the pontiff touches down in Baghdad on Friday, it will be the culmination of a Vatican trip decades in the planning.Pope Francis will be the first pope to ever visit... Read More.
BY: CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration said it is still assessing who is responsible for a rocket attack that injured five Americans and killed one foreign contractor working for the U.S. in Iraq. But it reserves "the right to respond... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(LONDON) -- A rocket attack targeting the American-led military coalition in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil killed a civilian contractor and wounded nine others on Monday night, according to a coalition spokesman.More than... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan and Iraq will be reduced to 2,500 in each country by mid-January, acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller announced on Tuesday.Miller made the announcement in remarks to... Read More.
BY: LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is expecting orders by the end of this week that will reduce troop levels to 2,500 in Afghanistan and 2,500 in Iraq by mid-January, according to two U.S. officials. President Donald Trump is expected... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. military will reduce the number of troops in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000 in the month of September, according to the top U.S. general in the Middle East.The first U.S.... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. plans to reduce troop levels in Iraq to 3,500 from about 5,200, a U.S. official confirmed to ABC News.The reduction in forces had been anticipated, with U.S. military officials highlighting... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(BAGHDAD) -- The top U.S. military commander in the Middle East is expressing confidence that talks with Iraq will keep U.S. military troops in that country. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, the commander of U.S. Central Command, visited Baghdad... Read More.