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New Defense & Interior ministers appointment by Iraqi parliament

  The Iraqi parliament has approved two candidates put forward by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to fill the vacant positions of the ministers of defense...

UPDATE: Iraq parliament panel engage government to ‘vacillate’ about U.S. travel restrictions

Iraqi parliament   Iraq’s foreign affairs committee on Sunday said the U.S. travel curbs imposed on Iraqis were “unfair,” and asked the government in Baghdad to...

Iraq eforts in bringing Iran, Saudi closer

On Jan. 14, Iraqi and Iranian media reported that Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari (pictured) offered to mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia in...

Plan to Decentralize Powerin Iraq, historic exchange of power stuck

  Almost a year and a half ago, Iraq was supposed to undertake a historic exchange of power. This would have involved devolving power from...

Northern Baghdad blast in market resulting in 3 civilians wounded

  Baghdad: Three civilians were wounded on Saturday when a bomb blast rocked an area near a popular market in northern Baghdad. Security sources told that...

U.S. Defence detailed report about Strikes against ISIL in Syria, Iraq

  U.S. Defense Department - Monday 23rd January, 2017 SOUTHWEST ASIA,  U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant...

U.S. airstrike in western Mosul killed Islamic State foreigners recruiter

  Nineveh: A senior Islamic State leader responsible for recruiting foreign members was killed in an Iraqi airstrike in western Mosul, a security official was...

If Nouri al-Maliki returns as Iraq PM, Barzani will declare Kurdistan’s independence

  Baghdad: Kurdistan Region’s President Masud Barzani threatened on Monday to declare the independence of the autonomous region from Iraq if Iraqi Vice President Nouri...

After years in exile Government offices reopen in Mosul

  AL-QOSH, Mosul— The exiled Nineveh Provincial Council, Mosul’s administrative body, has decided to relocate its main office from Al-Qosh town, where the council took...

Speicher Camp massacre Iraq hang 31 convicts

  Baghdad: Iraqi judicial authorities executed on Monday 31 convicts linked to a massacre carried out by the Islamic State that left 1700 Iraqi air...