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Biden looks for continuity in Iraq as US hosts strategic dialogue
US Secretary of Express Antony Blinken and Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein will tackle security...

07 April, 2021

Pope urges Iraq to embrace its Christians on historic visit
Pope Francis opened the first-ever papal check out to Iraq on Friday with a good...

06 March, 2021

The generous Middle Eastern tradition of istiftah lives on in Iraq
As sunlight rises over Erbil’s historic bazaar, shopkeepers sweep their stoops and eagerly await the...

16 February, 2021

Iraq’s currency devaluation will ease near-term liquidity pressures, Moody’s says
The devaluation of the Iraqi dinar will strengthen the country’s near-term fiscal standing by improving...

07 January, 2021

Siemens in talks to help Iraq fight power piracy
German professional giant Siemens is in discussions with Iraq's government to advance focus on phase...

22 October, 2020

U.S. cuts troops in Iraq on Trump pledge to avoid 'endless wars'
The U.S. announced a sharp cut Wednesday to troop numbers in Iraq, as President Donald...

10 September, 2020

Iraq official says little people in 'denial' are dying of Covid-19
Younger Iraqis have already been dying of the brand new coronavirus because they are in...

11 June, 2020

US, UK troops among 3 dead in Iraq rocket attack: US official
An American soldier and a British soldier, together with one All of us contractor, were...

12 March, 2020

Moqtada Al Sadr calls for action against Iraq protests
Populist Iraqi cleric Moqtada Al Sadr on Sunday ordered his followers to help security troops...

03 February, 2020

Cleric Sadr’s followers protest U.S. troops
Tens of thousands of Iraqis marched peacefully through Baghdad on Friday to demand the ouster...

26 January, 2020

In act of revenge, Iran fires missiles at US bases in Iraq
Iranian forces fired missiles at military bases housing the US troops in Iraq on Wednesday...

09 January, 2020

Iran launches missiles on Iraq base housing US troops
Iran on Wednesday launched a missile attack on an Iraqi airbase where US forces are...

08 January, 2020

Iraq parliament demands US troop ouster after Soleimani killing
Pressure against the US in Iraq ramped up on Sunday (Jan 5), as rockets hit...

06 January, 2020

'Death to America', chants tens of thousands of Iraqis at Soleimani funeral march
Tens of thousands of Iraqis, many chanting "Death to America", Saturday mourned a top Iranian...

05 January, 2020

US urges early Iraq elections, halt to violence against protesters
The United States on Sunday urged Iraqi authorities to hold early polls and carry out...

12 November, 2019

Iraqi forces kill several protesters in Baghdad, Basra
Six demonstrators in Baghdad and five others in Basra were shot dead by Iraq's security...

09 November, 2019

Deaths mount in Iraq protests as internet cut
A mounting death toll in Baghdad and across southern Iraq coupled with renewed internet restrictions...

07 November, 2019

Iraq protesters pour into streets for biggest protest day since Saddam
Tens of thousands of Iraqis thronged central Baghdad on Friday demanding the root-and-branch downfall of...

03 November, 2019

'Number of Syrian refugees crossing into Iraq from Syria has increased': UN
After Turkey launched its military offensive in the region, the number of refugees crossing to...

27 October, 2019

Iraqi and Vietnamese directors scoop top prize at Busan film festival
An Iraq-Qatar co-production looking at life in war-torn Baghdad and a Vietnamese tale of a...

14 October, 2019

Iraqi PM demands parliamentary support to reshuffle cabinet
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi called on lawmakers on Thursday to support him to...

05 October, 2019

Iraq’s stability on the line as US, Iran tensions soar
Iraq is coming under pressure as the US and Israel increase efforts to contain Iran...

21 September, 2019

More than 30 dead in stampede at Iraqi Shiite shrine
More than 30 pilgrims were killed and dozens injured Tuesday in a stampede at a...

11 September, 2019

6 killed in IS mortar attack on soccer field in Iraq
Police in Iraq say Islamic State militants have fired mortar rounds at a soccer field...

26 August, 2019

Agony of Yazidi women torn between IS kids, or return home
Freed after years in jihadist captivity, Jihan faced an agonising ultimatum: abandon her three small...

15 July, 2019