Tannab Raslan, which was available on the local Asia TV as a special during the Ramadan holy month, followed Iraqi celebrity guests and invited them to a "charity event" that turned out to be a staged ambush by actors playing militants.
Hundreds of loyal followers of an Iraqi Shiite cleric now wish to receive the COVID-19 vaccine after he was publicly vaccinated.
"We do not want the situation of Iran to be difficult, on the contrary, we want a prosperous Iran," Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said.
The fire Saturday at the Ibn al-Khatib hospital's coronavirus ward in Baghdad burned for hours and resulted in 82 dead and 112 injured. One doctor, Sabah Samer, said he heard at least 20 explosions.
The general said that Iraq needs the U.S. support "to continue the fight against ISIS."
The Fox News anchor pointed out that Biden was "just as confident back in 2011 about pulling all U.S. forces out of Iraq."
It is time the U.S.' fixation on defense spending comes to an end.
"We're all very aware that Congress needs to reassert our war powers authority and stop ceding this authority to the executive branch," California Representative Ted Lieu told Newsweek.
Rockets landed at the Al-Balad airbase north of Baghdad late on Monday, hours after Iran denied involvement in recent attacks.
Rather than highlight the plight of Assyrians and other Christian groups in the Middle East, Pope Francis' visit may end up worsening their situation.
Shiite Islam, including Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani and his millions of followers around the world, are important to the future of coexistence in the Middle East and across the world.
"As for Syria, the policy of the European Union and the policy of 'ISIS' are two sides of the same coin, which is the American coin," Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Ayman Sousan said days before the 10-year anniversary of his country's civil war.
While the papal tour to Iraq may have inspired hope in many, it also revealed how insidious the systematic erasure of Middle Eastern Christians, and other ethnic and religious minorities, is—and how easily their experiences have been sidelined for the sake of political expediency.
The White House sought no congressional permission for the strike, as the Constitution requires.
The pontiff said it was his "duty" to travel to the country despite concerns about the pandemic and the military situation.
Secretary Antony Blinken appears to recognize that Washington can frequently be its own worst enemy.
Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby has come under fire for referring to Iran-aligned fighters as "Shia-backed militias."
A spokesperson for the Popular Mobilization Forces told Newsweek that the militia collective "is participating in the process of securing the visit of Pope Francis," and, "specifically in Mosul, securing the churches there."
Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen have stepped up attacks on Saudi Arabia as the White House pushes for a diplomatic solution.
"If we assess a further response is warranted, we will take action, again, in a manner and time of our choosing," White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said, "and we reserve that option."
A U.S. strike on Syria "sends a negative signal of the new administration's policies and its persistent endeavor to implement the law of force instead of the force of law," Damascus' mission to the United Nations told Newsweek.
At least 10 rockets were fired at the Ain Al Asad base in the western Anbar province on Wednesday morning.
Ten rockets hit an Iraqi airbase hosting U.S. troops in the west of the country early on Wednesday, in the latest attack on allied forces in the country.
"The world has moved on beyond Biden's core views, the U.S. is no longer the 'indispensable nation,'" former U.S. ambassador James Jeffrey told Newsweek, "intervention by the U.S. in countries' inner politics to promote American values is problematic and typically a failure."
"Congress must be fully briefed on this matter expeditiously," Kaine said after the Biden administration's first military action since taking office.