January 17, 2019 - 18:00 GMT
A group of activists in the United States and other countries have signed a petition, calling on European countries to boycott an anti-Iran summit set to be hosted by Washington in Poland next month.
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2019 - 14:20 GMT
Foreign troop numbers in Iraq fell by a quarter during 2018, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said, as the fallout fizzled from Washington's announcement it was withdrawing from neighboring Syria.
ranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif  (AFP)
January 15, 2019 - 12:23 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday the security of northern Iraq’s Kurdish region is “important” for the Islamic Republic.
US forces in Iraq. (AFP)
January 14, 2019 - 17:41 GMT
Deputy head of the National Axis bloc Mohammed al-Karbouli called on the Iraqi government to be honest with people about its position on the US-Iranian conflict.
A Syrian Kurdish militia fighter (AFP/FILE)
January 14, 2019 - 15:01 GMT
Pulling out troops from the country may save the US from yet another costly, vague and extralegal war, Trump must now reckon with the fate of those allies and civilians he is leaving behind.
Iraqi President Barham Saleh (R), receives Jordan's King Abdullah II in the capital Baghdad on January 14, 2019, in the monarch's first trip to Iraq in more than a decade.(AFP/ File)
January 14, 2019 - 13:13 GMT
Jordanian King Abdullah II has made his first trip to Baghdad in more than a decade, meeting Iraqi President Barham Saleh.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Ali al-Hakim (R) receives his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Baghdad on January 13, 2019 (AFP Photo/SABAH ARAR)
January 14, 2019 - 09:07 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif arrived in Baghdad on Sunday on an official visit to Iraq.
Samer Ali Shakara, who is an Arab journalist working for the U.S.-funded Al-Hurra television channel, found in Baghdad. (Twitter)
January 10, 2019 - 13:47 GMT
An Arab journalist working for the U.S.-funded Al-Hurra television channel was found dead Thursday in Iraqi capital Baghdad, according to a local police source.
The Iraqi parliament votes on the new Iraqi government in Baghdad (AFP)
January 10, 2019 - 12:13 GMT
A reported visit to the Israeli-occupied territories by several Iraqi lawmakers has sparked a wave of condemnations from the Arab country’s political leaders, with some of them demanding a probe to identify those who crossed a “red line.”
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo  (Shutterstock)
January 09, 2019 - 12:50 GMT
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday made a surprise visit to Iraqi capital Baghdad, an Iraqi Foreign Ministry official has said.
Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) flags (Shutterstock)
January 09, 2019 - 07:50 GMT
Iraqi police have begun removing Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) flags in northern Kirkuk city, an official said early Wednesday.
Iraqi anti-terrorist forces.( AFP/ File Photo)
January 08, 2019 - 16:03 GMT
At least three people were killed in a car bombing in the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit on Tuesday, according to a local police officer.
US troops have been in Iraq since 2003. (AFP/File Photo)
January 06, 2019 - 10:16 GMT
Firebrand Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr’s parliamentary bloc has reiterated rejection of the presence of U.S. troops in Iraqi capital Baghdad.
Soldiers under enemy fire (Shutterstock)
January 04, 2019 - 06:00 GMT
Most American troops and veterans believe that the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been going on for too long, a new poll has revealed.
January 04, 2019 - 02:00 GMT
The number of migrants who died or went missing attempting to cross the Mediterranean fell by more than a quarter in 2018 over the previous year, to 2,262, the UN refugee agency said Thursday.
Newly elected Iraqi President Kurdish Barham Saleh greets the crowd during the handing over ceremony in Baghdad. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
January 02, 2019 - 11:49 GMT
Iraqi President Barham Salih will pay an official visit to Turkey on Thursday, Turkish president’s press office said on Wednesday.