Iraq

April 13, 2014

A suicide car bomb killed at least seven policemen in Kirkuk Sunday (File Archive/AFP)
11:52 GMT

At least a dozen people were killed in Iraq Sunday from bomb attacks in Kirkuk and Sulaiman Bek.

April 12, 2014

Saleh al-Mutlaq was left unhurt after the attack in Baghdad (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Deputy PM Saleh al-Mutlaq escaped from an assassination attempt, alleges an Iraqi lawmaker accompanying him on a trip to Abu Graib.

April 10, 2014

More than 3,000 people have died in Iraq from violent attacks since the beginning of 2014 (Ali Al Saadi/AFP)
07:25 GMT

Violent attacks in mostly Shiite areas in Iraq left at least 34 people dead Wednesday.

April 9, 2014

Since 2013, violence has been escalating in Iraq. (AFP/File)
10:12 GMT

A series of car bombs hit Baghdad's Shiite neighborhoods on Wednesday, killing at least 13 people according to officials.

The plant will support the expansion of the Zubair oil field near Basra
09:55 GMT

Alstom, a global leader in power generation, has secured a contract worth nearly 400 million euros ($549 million) from Eni Iraq BV to build a 740 MW1 Zubair gas-fired power plant, near Basra in southern Iraq.

April 8, 2014

The neighboring war in Syria has had a significant "spillover effect" into Iraq (File Archive/AFP)
12:35 GMT

At least 12 civilians died in attacks throughout Iraq and Baghdad killed 25 militants in the capital Tuesday.

Iraq's elections are set to take place on April 30 (Mohammed Sawaf/AFP)
11:40 GMT

Some areas of the Sunni-dominated Anbar province will not have ballot stations for the upcoming parliamentary elections due to "security concerns."

April 7, 2014

Iraqis will vote for parliament members on April 30. (AFP/File)
19:37 GMT

Iraqi security forces have killed 19 militants as violence continues ahead of elections.

Sattar poses with his The Voice Arabia winning trophy! (Image: Facebook)
14:15 GMT

The Voice Arabia judge Kazem El Saher denied rumors that his sons and him paid money to get people to vote for Sattar Saad.

Majed at the Mouawad press conference in Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
10:42 GMT

Majed Al Mohandes became the new face of luxury jewelry and watches brand Mouawad.

April 6, 2014

Iraq's elections are set to take place on April 30 (Mohammed Sawaf/AFP)
13:20 GMT

At least 10 people were killed in Iraq on Sunday in attacks south of Baghdad and in the northern provinces.

Anbar Province is a hotbed for al Qaeda activity. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

At least 15 soldiers have died in a blast and clashes with al Qaeda-linked militants near Fallujah.

April 5, 2014

Areas around Baghdad have been rocked by violence in the past months. Violence has hit a record high since 2008. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT

The Iraqi government has stepped up security measures before elections scheduled for later this month.

April 2, 2014

Sectarian violence has particularly increased ahead of the parliamentary elections that are scheduled to take place in late April (Marwan Ibrahim/AFP)
10:15 GMT

Six people were killed at an army recruitment center in north Iraq Wednesday morning in the latest suicide bombing attack that has been reported.

Pump oil from the Kirkuk oilfields to Turkey's Ceyhan is still stopped more than two weeks ago
08:53 GMT

A source in the North Oil Company said that the pumping oil from the Kirkuk oilfields to the Turkish port of Ceyhan is still stopped