Latest from Tamer El-Ghobashy

The acting defense secretary’s visit followed controversy over President Trump’s comments linking the U.S. presence in Iraq to watching Iran.

  • Feb 12, 2019

Any change to the approximately 5,200-strong American military presence in Iraq could have dire consequences for years to come, according to a new Pentagon report.

  • Feb 6, 2019

While the freedom of worship is enshrined in the constitution, the government maintains tight control over where religious activities can take place.

  • Feb 5, 2019

Trump’s latest comments further dismayed even strong supporters of an active American presence in the country.

  • Feb 4, 2019

Militias’ dominance in Sunni areas is stoking fresh sectarian tensions.

  • Jan 9, 2019

The secretary of state’s visit was part of a larger Middle East tour to assure allies of the United States’ ongoing commitment.

  • Jan 9, 2019

CBS did not elaborate on Egypt’s demand, saying only that Sissi’s answers “were not the kind of news his government wanted broadcast.”

  • Jan 4, 2019

Shaima al-Hayali’s case highlights Iraq’s struggles with reconciliation and collective punishment in the wake of the military defeat of the Islamic State.

  • Jan 3, 2019

During his surprise holiday visit to troops in Iraq, the president said American forces there won’t withdraw.

  • Dec 26, 2018

The United States accused the newly elected lawmaker of using the Iraqi bank he runs to move cash between Tehran and Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group.

  • May 16, 2018
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