Development In Iraq
October 28, 2014
Around 5.2 million Iraqis are in dire need of humanitarian assistance from the international community this winter, the UN warned.
October 27, 2014
His Majesty King Abdullah and Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi on Sunday discussed international and regional efforts exerted to confront the dangers of terrorist groups and their radical ideologies.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met with King Abdullah II in Amman Sunday.
October 26, 2014
At least eight Shia volunteer fighters have been killed in a bomb attack near Baghdad.
October 23, 2014
Four former employees of the US Blackwater security firm were found guilty of crimes related to the shootings of over 30 Iraqis in 2007 where 14 people were killed.
October 22, 2014
The most recent attacks killed at least 18.
Iraq's new Defense Minister Khalid Al-Obeidi promised to retake Islamic State controlled areas of the country including the city of Mosul.
Iraqi soldiers have pushed IS militants out of al-Sab, a strategic town near Baghdad.
October 21, 2014
British drones have been moved from Afghanistan to hit Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria following 10 air strikes carried out by UK forces in the region.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed his country's support against terrorism while receiving Lebanese deputy-prime minister and Defense Minister Samir Moqbel on Sunday in Tehran.
October 20, 2014
Around 18 civilians were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Harisiyye district, while another bomb attack left seven soldiers dead in Zeydan
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will visit Iran Monday after lawmakers approved his choices for the critically important Defense and Interior portfolios.
October 19, 2014
At least 19 Iraqis were killed and another 28 injured as a suicide bomber attacked a Shiite house of religious mourning in a neighborhood in western Baghdad on Sunday.
Iraqi lawmakers appointed a Sunni MP Khaled al-Obeidi as defence minister and Shi'ite MP Mohamed al-Ghabban as interior minister, ending a political stalemate in the Iraqi government.
October 18, 2014
Over 20 people have been killed in separate car bombings in the Iraqi capital Baghdad as the army gained major advances against IS terrorists across the country.