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Iraq importing gas to Iran (Twitter)
December 12, 2018 - 18:00 GMT
The United States will not be able to force Iraq to stop importing gas from Iran, says an academic, adding that Baghdad will continue to procure its energy requirements rather than going along with the U.S. anti-Iran sanctions.
Mosul (Twitter)
December 12, 2018 - 10:16 GMT
Group from Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), better known by the Arabic name Hashd al-Sha'abi, triggered public rage by taking over one of Mosul’s Arqam mosque. PMF leadership, however, denies these accusations.
Nearly half of the €72.5 million will be used to maintain stability through promoting local development, Pierre Amilhat from the EU’s Directorate-General of International Cooperation and Partnership told reporters. (Shutterstock)
December 11, 2018 - 02:22 GMT
Nearly half of total amount will be used to maintain stability through promoting local development, says EU official
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (Shutterstock)
December 10, 2018 - 12:29 GMT
The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad has warned American nationals against visiting Iraq on the first anniversary of the military defeat of the ISIS terrorist group.
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December 10, 2018 - 11:32 GMT
Iraqis continue demonstrating the deteriorating living conditions in Basra city. In the weekend, protesters donned high visibility jackets in Basra, inspired by the French 'Yellow Vests' uprising in Paris and all over the country.
Iraqi protesters donned high visibility jackets in Basra  during demonstrations (Twitter)
December 10, 2018 - 10:08 GMT
Iraqi protesters donned high visibility jackets in Basra on Tuesday during demonstrations calling for improved public services, echoing the adoption of yellow vests by protesters in France.
The two neighboring states hold longstanding economic ties, through joint industrial projects, and trades of goods. (Shutterstock)
December 06, 2018 - 10:25 GMT
Iran’s Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi meet with Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammad Hashim al-Ani, discussing the development of bilateral relations in the economic, investment and trade fields.
Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi. (Twitter/@Gebran_Bassil)
December 05, 2018 - 10:57 GMT
Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi discussed a series of measures that would boost ties between Lebanon and Iraq, a statement from Bassil’s office reported Tuesday.
Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi. (AFP/File)
December 05, 2018 - 08:43 GMT
Iraq’s Parliament descended into chaos on Tuesday as MPs clashed angrily over a planned vote on the remainder of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi’s Cabinet.
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December 05, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
Despite hard-fought victories to retake ISIS territory, there are three major signs that the terrorist militants are regrouping, taking advantage of ongoing instability and refocusing their campaign against the Iraqi government, said a recent report.
Head of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr (Twitter)
December 04, 2018 - 12:20 GMT
Head of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr, warned on Monday Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that he alone will be held responsible if he should “submit” to the developments going on behind the scenes in the government formation process.
Iraqi filmmaker Mohamed Al-Dharadji whose film 'The Journey', is Iraq's entry for the Oscar's Foreign Film entries, poses for a photo in West Hollywood, California on November 27, 2018. (Source: AFP)
December 03, 2018 - 13:37 GMT
The Iraq War may have ended in 2011, but for filmmaker Mohamed Al-Daradji, the conflict that tore his country apart remains very much part of his everyday life.
It would be difficult for Iraq to substantially diminish its economic links to Iran. (Shutterstock)
December 02, 2018 - 08:52 GMT
The Trump administration has generally been cautious in criticising Iraqi officials largely because, after so much blood and treasure has been spent there, it wants Iraq to be in the US orbit.
Bank Melli said the OFAC 's claim about transferring money for Iraqi militias. (Shutterstock)
December 02, 2018 - 08:23 GMT
The Bank Melli Iran (BMI) has dismissed a claim by US Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) that it has been funneling "billions of dollars" to its Iraqi branch in order to fund militias.
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2018 - 11:59 GMT
ISIS terrorist organization is not responsible for the recent attacks on Nineveh province, killing and injuring dozens, announced Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.
Alhurra Iraq Offices (via Socialmedia)
November 28, 2018 - 14:37 GMT
Anger and condemnation have been growing among Iraqis and journalists as well, following the US-funded Alhurra TV channel decision to lay off 34 employees in a sudden move without providing any explanation.