In Baghdad, protesters had set up checkpoints in the streets leading into and surrounding Tahrir Square, redirecting traffic.
02 Nov 2019 4:43 PM
The Nusra Front and Islamic State were rivals who fought bloody battles against each other in the Syrian war.
28 Oct 2019 10:53 AM
Turkey had launched the offensive on Oct 9 after US announced withdrawal of its troops from northern Syria.
26 Oct 2019 12:42 PM
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
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
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
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
Iwai has been in post in Baghdad for less than 3 yrs, but his fan base reaches far beyond heavily fortified walls of diplomatic Green Zone.
19 Jul 2018 7:33 PM
Around 20,000 were arrested in a three-year battle by Iraqi forces to drive out IS, which had seized western and northern Iraq in 2014.
29 Jun 2018 9:12 PM
Executions on Thursday came shortly after Abadi ordered 'immediate' implementation of death sentences of hundreds of convicted terrorists.
29 Jun 2018 3:20 PM
Polls opened across Iraq on Saturday in the first national election since the declaration of victory over the Islamic State group.
12 May 2018 11:54 AM
Muntazer al-Zaidi shot to prominence in Dec 2008 when he flung his shoe at Bush who was holding press conference in Baghdad.
06 May 2018 12:30 PM
He created an 'electoral list' and aptly called it 'Love and Loyalty', composing a poem for Assouz, a pseudonym for his fiancée.
02 May 2018 2:54 PM