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Iraqi President Barham Salih (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 12:32 GMT
Iraqi President Barham Salih has renounced his British citizenship in adherence to the country's Constitution, according to the Iraqi presidency on Sunday.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 11:13 GMT
Iran says it is fully ready for joint anti-terror operations with neighboring Pakistan after terrorists killed six Pakistani troops in an ambush near their joint border Friday.
Iranian students in Britain Parsa Sadat (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 10:43 GMT
Iranian university students in Britain are being affected by Washington’s newly re-imposed sanctions on the country, with some facing suspension because they are unable to pay their tuition fees, according to a report.
Falih Fayadh (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 09:26 GMT
Falih Fayadh said on Saturday he insisted on being nominated for the post of interior minister, two months after disputes in Baghdad over the defense and interior ministers have obstructed finalizing the cabinet of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.
Jordan, Iraq Set to Reopen Main Border (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 07:58 GMT
Cargo trucks will be able to cross the Jordan-Iraq border once again starting March 2019, according to Mohammad Kheir Al Dawoud, president of the Jordan Truck Owners Association (JTOA).
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.
Iranian-made weapons have been found in Yemen (Twitter)
December 12, 2018 - 12:37 GMT
More suspected Iranian-made weapons have been found in Yemen, the U.N. will say in a report expected to be discussed by the Security Council on Wednesday.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei (Twitter)
December 12, 2018 - 11:58 GMT
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the United States is complicit in the crimes the Saudi regime has been committing in a years-long war against the people of Yemen.
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.
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.
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.
Iran’s parliament approved a tweaked draft law against funding terrorism  (Twitter)
December 06, 2018 - 12:12 GMT
Iran's parliament approved an amended draft law against funding terrorism on Wednesday which officials hope will bring Tehran closer to global standards and help remove it from investment blacklists as it faces renewed U.S. sanctions.
Deadly Car Bomb Exploded in Iran (Twitter)
December 06, 2018 - 09:53 GMT
A deadly car bomb has exploded near a police post in Iran’s southeastern port city of Chabahar, local officials say.
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.
(Twitter)
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.