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Iraq

Iraq: 12 civilians killed in minibus explosion outside Karbala

This was one of the biggest attacks targeting civilians since the extremist Islamic State group was declared defeated inside Iraq in 2017.

21 Sep 2019 11:28 AM

Iraq’s stability on the line as US, Iran tensions soar

Nowhere is that being felt more than in Iraq, where Shia forces linked to Iran pose a growing challenge to government authority.

20 Sep 2019 7:12 PM

More than 30 dead in stampede at Iraqi Shiite shrine

It is Iraq’s deadliest mass stampede in recent history.

11 Sep 2019 10:04 AM

6 killed in IS mortar attack on soccer field in Iraq

The area of the attack, southeast of the city of Kirkuk, is controlled by Iran-supported militias known as the Popular Mobilization Forces.

25 Aug 2019 5:49 PM

IS mortar attack on soccer field kills 6 in Iraq

The attack occurred late Saturday in the village of Daquq, in Iraq's northern Kirkuk province, as people were exercising.

25 Aug 2019 5:25 PM

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Turkish diplomat killed by unidentified gunman in Iraq

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.

17 Jul 2019 9:18 PM

Agony of Yazidi women torn between IS kids, or return home

Dozens of Yazidi women and girls systematically raped, sold and married off to jihadists after being abducted.

14 Jul 2019 5:16 PM

Ancient city of Babylon, now a UNESCO World Heritage

Iraqi President Barham Salih said, the city, now an archaeological ruin, was returned to its 'rightful place' in history.

06 Jul 2019 2:17 PM

Iraq sets up 'loophole' in US sanctions to buy Iranian power

Iraq has an outstanding bill of around 2 billion for previous gas and electricity purchases, according to Iranian Oil Minister.

02 Jul 2019 1:11 PM

Iraq court sentences fourth French ISIS member to death, France opposes

In a statement, the French foreign ministry said following the judgment that it respected the sovereignty of the Iraqi authorities.

28 May 2019 8:53 AM

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Iraq wants to be peacemaker as Washington-Tehran feud heats up

In recent weeks, tensions between Washington and Tehran soared over America deploying an aircraft carrier, B-52 bombers to the Persian Gulf.

27 May 2019 9:58 AM

Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif visits Iraq to discuss tension with US

According to Iraq's state-run Iraqiya channel, Zarif held meetings with top Iraqi leaders, including Iraqi President Barham Salih.

26 May 2019 9:07 AM

Protestors in Iraq urge Baghdad to stay out of US-Iran conflict

Politicians and Shi’ite paramilitary leaders have called for calm and the Iraqi government has tried to position itself as a mediator.

25 May 2019 9:54 AM

Rocket struck near US Embassy in Baghdad, amid escalating tension

Tensions between the US and Iran have been high since Washington withdrew last year from the 2015 nuclear deal.

20 May 2019 12:10 PM

Pompeo speaks of 'urgent' Iran threat on his surprise visit to Iraq

Iraq has promised to guarantee the safety of US interests from Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday.

08 May 2019 8:33 AM

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For first time in 5 yrs, IS chief Baghdadi appears in propaganda video

Baghdadi, 47, had long grey beard that appeared dyed with henna and spoke slowly.

30 Apr 2019 8:10 AM

Iraq seeks to reclaim influential role, status in Arab world

After decades of conflict, Iraq is seeking to reclaim a leadership role and status in the Arab world with a centrist policy.

15 Apr 2019 1:48 PM

19 kids among 94 dead as Iraq ferry sinks in Tigris River

Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi decreed three days of national mourning as he visited the site of the tragedy.

22 Mar 2019 11:41 AM

Air India resumes flights to Iraq after 30 years

Flights were prevented by years of conflict in Iraq and sanctions against Saddam Hussein's regime after his invasion of Kuwait.

15 Feb 2019 12:08 PM

Suicide attack kills at least six tribal militiamen in northern Iraq

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack but Islamic State militants operate in the area.

22 Aug 2018 4:09 PM

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