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Maher Nazeh

Enraged relatives say neglect caused deadly Baghdad hospital fire

Apr 27 2021

BAGHDAD Fire extinguishers didn't work. Outdated medical equipment was being used. The fire alarm system in the hospital was broken. | Video

Fire from oxygen tank blast in Baghdad COVID-19 hospital kills 82

Apr 25 2021

BAGHDAD (Reuters) -A fire caused by an oxygen tank explosion at a COVID-19 hospital in Baghdad took at least 82 lives and forced some people to leap through windows out of the burning building, witnesses and authorities said on Sunday. | Video

Chanting anti-US slogans, Iraqi militia supporters mark year since Soleimani's killing

Jan 03 2021

BAGHDAD (Reuters) -Tens of thousands of supporters of Iranian-backed Iraqi paramilitary groups chanted anti-American slogans in central Baghdad on Sunday to mark the anniversary of the U.S. killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani and an Iraqi militia commander. | Video

Undeterred by virus, Iraqi volunteers cater for thousands of Arbaeen pilgrims in Baghdad

Oct 06 2020

BAGHDAD "Fried chicken, fried fish, rice!" Mohammed al-Mohammedawi shouts to Shi'ite pilgrims passing his roadside food tent in Baghdad on their way to the holy city of Kerbala on foot.

U.S.-led troops withdraw from Iraq's Taji base

Aug 23 2020

CAMP TAJI, Iraq United States-led international coalition troops withdrew from Iraq's Taji military base on Sunday and handed it over to Iraqi security forces, Reuters witnesses and the coalition said. | Video

As blast walls come down, Baghdad life edges towards normality

Apr 10 2019

BAGHDAD With the blast walls finally gone, some 16 years after the U.S.-led invasion, life in the Iraqi capital Baghdad is starting to look like any normal bustling city.

Long wait for captive Yazidis' return spent rebuilding shrine in Iraq's Bashiqa

Aug 09 2017

BASHIQA, Iraq Yazidi men and boys in the town of Bashiqa north east of Mosul are rebuilding a shrine destroyed by Islamic State as they wait for the return of women from their community taken captive years ago by the jihadists.

Thirteen premature babies killed in Baghdad hospital fire

Aug 10 2016

BAGHDAD Thirteen prematurely born babies were killed in a fire that broke out early on Wednesday in a maternity ward in a Baghdad hospital and was probably caused by an electrical fault, Iraqi authorities said. | Video

Twelve premature babies killed in Baghdad hospital fire

Aug 10 2016

BAGHDAD Twelve prematurely born babies were killed in a fire that broke out in the early hours of Wednesday on a maternity ward in a Baghdad hospital and was probably caused by an electrical fault, Iraqi authorities said. | Video

Child labor doubles in Iraq as violence, displacement hit incomes

Jul 10 2016

BAGHDAD More than half a million Iraqi children are estimated to be at work rather than at school as violence and displacement hurt the income of millions of families, according to the United Nations childrens' agency UNICEF.

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