The Iraqi Premier sacked three Baghdad security chiefs following a devastating bombing in the capital, his office said on Friday, hours after another attack to the north left 40 dead.
09 Jul 2016 6:48 AM
A camp for Iranian dissidents near Baghdad’s international airport was shelled on Monday, wounding more than 40 residents, the Opposition People’s Mujahideen Organisation of Iran (PMOI) said.
05 Jul 2016 11:34 PM
The top UN human rights official called on Iraq on Tuesday to stop groups that are fighting alongside government forces against ISIS from taking revenge on civilians and to clarify the fate of hundred
05 Jul 2016 11:33 PM
Nearly 120 people were killed and 200 wounded in two overnight bombings in Baghdad, mostly in shopping areas as residents were busy celebrating Ramzan, the police said on Sunday.
04 Jul 2016 2:28 AM
Militants from the Islamic State jihadist group stoned a woman to death for alleged adultery in the northern city of Iraq, aided by onlookers, local news site Aranews reported on Friday.
11 Jun 2016 12:54 AM
ISIS insurgents have posted a video showing a 3,000-year-old temple being blown up at the Assyrian city of Nimrud in northern Iraq, in their latest assault on some of the world’s greatest archaeologic
09 Jun 2016 11:44 PM
Iraqi forces faced tough resistance from ISIS on Tuesday as they attempted to enter the centre of Fallujah, where there were mounting fears for thousands of trapped civilians.
31 May 2016 11:48 PM
Smoke billows on the horizon as Iraqi military forces prepare for an offensive into Fallujah to retake the city from ISIS militants in Iraq. (Photo: AP)
31 May 2016 4:33 AM
Militants unleashed a wave of attacks targeting commercial areas in and aro-und Baghdad on Monday, killing more than 20 people, officials said.
31 May 2016 12:43 AM
Fallujah is one of just two major urban centres in Iraq still held by ISIS.
30 May 2016 1:18 PM
Iraqi forces shelled ISIS targets in Falluja on Tuesday, the second day of an assault to retake the militant stronghold just west of Baghdad, as international concern mounted for the security of civil
25 May 2016 6:36 AM
The latest breach of Baghdad’s Green Zone by angry protesters may set the stage for further violence between demonstrators and security forces, as well as sharpening political divisions in Iraq.
22 May 2016 11:52 PM
Security forces and citizens inspect the scene after a suicide car bomb hit a crowded outdoor market in Baghdad’s eastern Shia neighborhood of Sadr City, Iraq, on Tuesday. (Photo: AP)
18 May 2016 1:50 AM
ISIS launched a coordinated assault on Sunday on a natural gas plant north of Baghdad that killed at least 14 people, according to Iraqi officials.
16 May 2016 7:05 AM
ISIS infiltrated a town in Iraq’s Anbar province with several fighters wearing suicide belts on Saturday in a raid that killed at least five people, security officials said.
15 May 2016 6:51 AM
Civilians help as a municipality bulldozer cleans up the street after a car bomb explosion at a crowded outdoor market in the Iraqi capital Baghdad’s eastern district of Sadr City. (Photo: AP)
12 May 2016 11:24 AM
The Islamic State group broke through Kurdish defences in northern Iraq on Tuesday and killed an American service member deployed as part of the US-led coalition against the jihadists.
04 May 2016 6:42 AM
Iraqi Pri-me Minister Haider al-Aba-di and other political leaders promised on Sunday to deliver on radical reforms and stem a deepening crisis as protesters held an unprecedented sit-in inside Baghda
02 May 2016 6:22 AM
Iraqi protesters take a selfie as they gather inside Parli-ament after breaking into Baghdad’s heavily-fortified Green Zone. (Photo: AFP)
01 May 2016 5:46 AM
Embattled Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Juburi Tuesday announced the suspension of Parliament sessions “until further notice” after a week of turmoil during which lawmakers brawled and sought to s
20 Apr 2016 6:26 AM