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
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
It is Iraq’s deadliest mass stampede in recent history.
11 Sep 2019 10:04 AM
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
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
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.
17 Jul 2019 9:18 PM
Dozens of Yazidi women and girls systematically raped, sold and married off to jihadists after being abducted.
14 Jul 2019 5:16 PM
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Baghdadi, 47, had long grey beard that appeared dyed with henna and spoke slowly.
30 Apr 2019 8:10 AM
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
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
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
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack but Islamic State militants operate in the area.
22 Aug 2018 4:09 PM