Iraq

Pope Francis brushed aside the coronavirus pandemic and security concerns to make his first-ever papal visit to the country.
Pope Francis will meet Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, a prominent figure in Shiite Islam, to issue a joint call for peace.
The attack targeted the same base where Iran struck in January last year in retaliation for the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassim Soleimani.
Visiting a country with a fragile health care system in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic is not a good idea, infectious disease experts said.
It was not immediately clear what damage was caused and if there were any casualties from the U.S. strike.
The rare suicide bombing attack hit the busy market amid heightened political tensions over planned early elections and a severe economic crisis.
One of the rockets struck close to the American Embassy. The attack signals an end to an informal truce announced by Iran-backed militias in October.
The plan would run counter to military commanders’ advice, while still falling short of Trump’s much-touted goal to end America’s long wars.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth lost both legs while serving in Iraq. Tucker Carlson lost his mind when he called her a "coward" for not debating him.
The airstrikes came just hours after an attack killed and wounded American and British servicemen at a base north of Baghdad.