In Breakaway Move From Saudis, Iraq May Change Oil Pricing
In a bid to increase oil revenues and possibly setting the stage for its own benchmark crude grade, Iraq has told customers it may change the way it prices Basra crude for the Asian market, Reuters reported on Monday, quoting a letter by Iraq's state ...
Iraq army launches anti-ISIL assault in Tal Afar
Thousands of civilians are leaving the Iraqi city of Tal Afar as the army tries to retake it from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group. Iraqi ground forces backed by a US-led coalition have surrounded the area. Shia ...
IS conflict: Iraq army makes advances on Tal Afar
Iraq launches operation to take back IS-held town near Mosul
Iraq: The Battle for Tal Afar Begins
How Saudi Arabia Is Stepping Up in Iraq
Some of the best news to come from the Middle East in a long time is the recent and long-overdue improvement in relations between Iraq and Saudi Arabia. It started in February, when Saudi foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir visited Baghdad—the first such ...
Saudi Arabia engages Iraq at Iran's dismay
ANALYSIS: Is this the beginning of a new era for Iraq without Iran?
Iraq starts offensive to take back Tal Afar from Islamic State
Islamic State's self-proclaimed "caliphate" effectively collapsed last month, when U.S.-backed Iraqi forces completed the takeover of the militants' capital in Iraq, Mosul, after a nine-month campaign. But parts of Iraq and Syria remain under its ...
IS conflict: Iraq launches ground offensive in Tal Afar
Iraq launches offensive to retake Tal Afar from ISIL
Iraq plans major change to oil pricing for Asia
SINGAPORE/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iraq has informed its customers that it plans to switch its price benchmark for Basra crude in Asia to DME Oman futures from January, dropping the average of Platts' Oman-Dubai quotes, in a major shift in the way it prices ...
Ex-Royal Marine and Iraq war hero is selling his medals to pay for four-year-old tot's £200k treatment for rare cancer
A FORMER Royal Marine who served in the 2003 Iraq War is selling his war medals to help fund a four-year-old's £200,000 cancer treatment. Veteran Matthew Goodman, 35, read about little Lottie Woods-John's battle with neuroblastoma and decided to step ...
Iraq's Kurds might put off independence vote in return for concessions from Baghdad: official
SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's Kurds may consider the possibility of postponing a planned Sept. 25 referendum on independence in return for financial and political concessions from the central government in Baghdad, a senior Kurdish official said.
Kurdistan to resume referendum talks with Iraq's ruling Shiite Alliance in Erbil
Iranian senior commander backs Iraq's integrity
Iraq's Kurdish leader Barzani says independence referendum won't be delayed
Political geography change in Iraq creates regional insecurity: Iranian cmdr.
“Any geographical change in the region, given the differences between the Kurds and the central Iraqi government about [the country's northern province of] Kirkuk and other areas, can start tensions and conflicts inside Iraq and this issue will never ...
These Teens Hanging Out Are From Syria, Iraq...and New Jersey
A group of American teenagers from the Maplewood and South Orange suburbs of North Jersey spent the summer hanging out with newly resettled refugee teenagers from Syria and Iraq, now living in the area around urban Elizabeth, NJ. "It was nearly ...
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ICRC: First Major Aid in Three Years Reaches Iraq's West Mosul
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People in the western part of Iraq's devastated city of Mosul have received their first major delivery of aid since Islamic State militants captured the city in 2014, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Monday. The agency began ...
Iraq: First time aid enters West Mosul