April 28, 2013
Ten satellite television channels in Iraq have been suspended by the government for promoting sectarianism and violence, the country’s media watchdog said Sunday.
April 27, 2013
The wave of sectarian violence in Iraq continues as four people were killed after bombs targeted Baghdad-area mosques after Friday prayers
April 25, 2013
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki warned on Thursday of attempts to return the country to “sectarian civil war,” as a wave of violence killed more than 140 people over three days.
The head of an Iraqi parliamentary bloc has lashed out at the government for letting its army intervene in anti-government Sunni led protests in Hawija, near Kirkuck.
April 24, 2013
A supply glut driven by increased crude output from the US, Canada and Iraq and demand loss from the US is expected to sharply drive down oil prices in the coming years, an expert predicted.
Protest coordination committees call on Iraqi tribesmen to take up arms after dozens were killed at an anti-government protest in Hawija, near Kirkuk
April 23, 2013
Sunni anti-government protestors have clashed with government troops in Hawija, near Kirkuk
Lebanon has filed an official request to reduce transit transport fees with Iraq and Egypt, the National News Agency reported Monday, in a bid to cut export costs after major land export routes were brought to a halt by the ongoing violence in neighboring Syria.
April 21, 2013
Eight smiling faces shine on the stage of the second season of Arab Idol, while another 19 wait on pins and needles to find out if they will be the final four selected by judges.
Iraq hosted provincial elections on Saturday, seen as a major test of the country's security after American troops withdrew in 2011
April 20, 2013
Iraq closes its border crossings as the country begins its first provincial elections since U.S. troops departed.
April 17, 2013
In a move that is likely to provoke officials in Baghdad, Kurdistan is set to export oil to the world via Turkey as debates rumble on over who should see the cash windfall.
Iraq's beloved Majed Al Mohandes made it big in Morocco last weekend with a celebrity crowd that welcomed him so well that organizers asked him back for another round later this summer.
Jordan and Iraq have signed an agreement on basic principles to build a pipeline to export crude oil from Basra to Aqaba.
April 16, 2013
Iraq put 21 men to death on Tuesday, a senior justice ministry official told AFP, the latest in a series of mass executions that have drawn international condemnation.