Egypt’s Embassy in Baghdad announced Wednesday that two EgyptAir flights are going to be operated to return stranded Egyptians back home on June 15,
The National Intelligence Service told the Iraqi News Agency (INA) it had arrested Abdul Nasser Qardash.
Schenker, who in March said Washington was "enormously disappointed" by Iraq's performance in protecting U.S.-led coalition forces, repeated Washington's concerns.
Iraq's president on Tuesday named pro-Western lawmaker and former Najaf city governor Adnan Zurfi as the next prime minister.
Clashes between Iraqi security forces and protesters broke out anew on Mohammed al-Qasim Highway in central Baghdad, a local security source said on Tuesday.
The Iraqi parliament, earlier this month, adopted a resolution obliging the government to end the presence of any foreign forces on Iraqi soil.
He stressed that the Iraqi government will support the parliament’s vote on the withdrawal of US forces from the country.
The first Fly Baghdad flight to Cairo International Airport (CIA) arrived on Saturday taking off from Al Najaf International Airport.
Europe's main stock markets slid at the open on Wednesday after Iran launched missile attacks on US targets in Iraq following the killing of its top general.
Egypt Air has suspended flights to Baghdad Wednesday-Friday due to "the instability of security conditions" in the Iraqi capital.
The NATO mission in Iraq trains the country's security forces at the request of the Baghdad government to prevent the return of the ISIS jihadist group.
Thousands of people marched in Baghdad to mourn Iran’s slain military Soleimani, Iraqi militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis killed in a U.S. air strike.
"US citizens should depart via airline while possible, and failing that, to other countries via land," the embassy said in a statement.
Security sources said the rockets left eight people dead, including "important figures."
The Iraqi State television reported Soleimani's death in a breaking news alert.
The US warned on Thursday its nationals against traveling to Iraq citing heightened tensions, acts of terrorism and armed conflicts.
The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) denied evacuating its staff from the Green Zone, a heavily fortified zone in the center of Baghdad.
U.S. forces carried out air strikes against the Kataib Hezbollah militia in response to the killing of a U.S. civilian contractor in a rocket attack on an Iraqi military base.
More than 127 others were wounded by gunfire and stabbings targeting anti-government protesters near Tahrir Square.
Iraq's top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani demanded on Friday that choosing a new prime minister for the country must be free of "foreign interference."