A dangerous smuggling route across Iraq-Iran border
For decades, the Iraq-Iran border has served as a smuggling route, mainly to transport goods to Iran. Since the fall of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, the border has been controlled by Kurdish groups and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, with ...
Iraq's Kirkuk province to vote in Kurdish independence referendum
KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's oil-producing region of Kirkuk will vote in a referendum on Kurdish independence on Sept. 25, its provisional council decided on Tuesday, a move that could increase tension with Arab and Turkmen residents. The ethnically ...
Kirkuk votes to take part in Kurdish independence poll
Iraq's disputed Kirkuk province elects to hold contentious vote on Kurdish independence
Iraq's contested Kirkuk province to vote in Kurdistan independence referendum
Iraq Faces Resistance From Asian Buyers on 'Ambitious' Oil Price Change
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SINGAPORE/DUBAI — Iraq's proposal to change the way it prices crude oil in Asia faces resistance from refiners who fear that longer lead times between pricing and deliveries will expose them to more risk. Iraq's state oil marketer SOMO surprised ...
US, Iraq blacklist Islamic State finance official: US Treasury
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Iraq have banished a senior Islamic State finance official from their financial systems, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Tuesday. The U.S. Treasury named Salim Mustafa Muhammad al-Mansur, a finance ...
US, Iraq Blacklist Islamic State Finance Official
US, Iraq expel senior IS finance official from systems: US Treasury
Iraq Braves Break With Tradition in Search of Oil's True Worth ...
OPEC's second-largest producer is stepping up the campaign to get more for its oil by looking to revamp the way it sells crude to its biggest customers.
Iraq says still discussing plan to change Basra crude oil price benchmark
Battle for Iraq's Tal Afar a 'decisive' moment against IS group
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'Gates of Hell': Iraqi army says fighting near Tal Afar worse than Mosul
ISIL resists outside Tal Afar: Iraq
Iraq MP: 'Armed militias pose a threat to the state'
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Jordan border crossing with Iraq to reopen in major boost to ties
AMMAN, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Jordan will open its main border crossing with Iraq on Wednesday for the first time since 2015 now that Iraqi forces have gained control of the main highway to Baghdad from Islamic State militants, officials said on Tuesday.
Iraq set to reopen border with Jordan after three year shutdown
Defeat of ISIS in northern Iraq town marks milestone in campaign to eliminate group
The success of the offensive in Tal Afar on Sunday also highlights a growing level of cooperation among armed factions in Iraq, said Lukman Faily, a former Iraqi ambassador to the United States. Government-sanctioned Shiite militias helped isolate the ...
Iraq fighters take 'victory selfies' at Tal Afar citadel
Iraq's next tough moves: Finishing off Islamic State and establishing political stability
Iraq's Sunnis wrestle with militants' religious legacy
Iraq: Car bombing at busy Baghdad market kills 12 people
BAGHDAD — A car bomb ripped through a busy market area in eastern Baghdad on Monday morning, killing at least 12 people, Iraqi officials said. The explosives-laden car went off at the wholesale Jamila market in Baghdad's Shiite district of Sadr City, ...
12 people dead as car bomb explodes in Baghdad
Iraq blast: Car bombing at busy market kills 12 people in Baghdad
Iraq wants help in training teachers in war-torn nation
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With schools in some formerly Islamic State-held areas reopening for the first time in two years, Iraq's ambassador to Australia has reached out to request support for training Iraqi teachers. “You have a generation of students who have endured ...