Jimmy Aldaoud who lived in the U.S. his entire life was deported to Iraq in June despite having no family, never being there nor speaking Arabic.Full Story
Protesters across the Middle East have demonstrated against the recent Bahrain Summit, which is where U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled his so-called "deal of the century" to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Full Story
Bagdah will push for cooperation as Iran has shown advanced capability in designing and manufacturing defensive systems.
Exxon evacuated staff last month after the United States cited unspecified threats from Iran for a decision to take hundreds of diplomatic staff out of Iraq.
"We stand by our neighbor Iran, and economic sanctions are unnecessary and cause great suffering to the Iranian people."
Last week, national security adviser John Bolton announced that the U.S. was deploying one of its aircraft carrier strike groups to the Persian Gulf to protect their forces in the Middle East from an 'imminent' attack by Iran and its proxies.
"As a result, OIR is now at a high level of alert as we continue to closely monitor credible and possibly imminent threats to U.S. forces in Iraq."
The visit came two days after U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said the United States was deploying the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and a bomber task force to the region because of a "credible threat by Iranian regime forces."
Iraqi and Syrian forces have recently stepped up their border security to prevent Islamic State fighters from traveling freely between both countries.
"Our battle today is a battle of attrition with the enemy ... Jihad continues until judgment day, and God ordered us to jihad, but not to victory."
Iraq joined several Arab League nations in rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights.