Tag Archives: Baghdad

Anger in Baghdad over Turkish troops in Iraq

A mass demonstration was held in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, as tensions escalated between Iraq & Turkey over the deployment of Turkish troops in northern Iraq since the beginning of…

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Trump Slammed For Mocking Reporter's Disability

Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump has faced strong criticism after he appeared to mock a journalist with a disability during a campaign rally in South Carolina. The tycoon made…

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Iraq: Multiple attacks kill at least 10 civilians in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say attacks in different parts of the Iraqi capital have killed at least 10 civilians. A police officer says a bomb went off Tuesday morning in…

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Floods paralyze Iraqi capital as heavy rain continues

BAGHDAD (AP) — After a night of intense rain storms, the joke being shared on social media Thursday assures Iraqis that they don't need to go far to catch a…

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Turkey says Syrian transition guaranteeing Assad's departure needed

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday a transition was needed in Syria which guaranteed the departure of President Bashar al-Assad, adding there was no alter…

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Prosecutors: Unlicensed worker did surgeries in fraud scam

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A physician assistant who wasn't licensed or trained to perform surgery operated on hundreds of patients while the orthopedic surgeon who billed for the procedures schemed…

Can You Exercise Too Much? (Op-Ed)

Dr. John Swartzberg is an internist & specialist in infectious disease, & chairman of the editorial board of the UC Berkeley Wellness Letter & berkeleywellness.com. He is moreover a clinical…

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Frank Field: Tories show they are not the party of 'strivers' with tax credit cuts

The Conservatives can no longer claim to be the party of "strivers" as the government plans to slash tax credits, according to a former welfare minister. Frank Field told IBTimes…

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China says hopes for peace on Korean peninsula

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday it hoped "relevant parties" could do more to ensure peace & stability on the Korean peninsula. Ministry spokesman Hong Lei made…