Tensions build along Iraq-Iran border
The Kurdish Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI), which seeks Kurdish autonomy in the country and has been exiled to Iraq, has been intensifying its presence along the border area in recent days. The separatist group helped to defend northern Iraq against ...
UN News Centre
Recovery in Iraq's war-battered Mosul is a 'tale of two cities,' UN country coordinator says
UN News Centre
8 August 2017 – Even as schools and markets begin to re-open in war-torn eastern Mosul, whole neighbourhoods of the western part of the Iraqi city have been destroyed and nearly a quarter of a million people have nowhere to return “anytime soon,” a ...
UN braces for new evacuations from IS-held parts of Iraq
UN expects major evacuations as Iraq readies more anti-Daesh ops
UN warns of more evacuations amid fighting in Iraq
German Girl Who Joined ISIS in Iraq Shown Screaming in Footage of Capture
The teenage girl from Germany who joined the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Iraq has appeared in a video uploaded to YouTube that shows the moment Iraqi forces captured her in the northern city of Mosul. The mobile phone footage shows 16-year ...
German Isis bride's capture footage emerges as she now faces death penalty in Iraq
Captured German ISIS bride teen paraded through Iraqi streets in 'walk of shame' could face death penalty
Schoolgirl, 16, who fled Germany to join ISIS faces EXECUTION in Iraq – as dramatic video shows her being dragged ...
Hold UNICEF Accountable for Falsehoods on Iraq | commentary
UNICEF, it turns out, was instrumental in providing Saddam Hussein's propaganda with legitimacy in the run-up to the Iraq War.
OPEC Says Iraq, UAE, Kazakhstan Affirm Commitment to Cuts
OPEC said Iraq, the United Arab Emirates and Kazakhstan -- who have lagged in their implementation of a deal to cut production -- affirmed their commitment to the accord at a meeting in Abu Dhabi. “All expressed their full support” for the system to ...
Kuwait, Russia said to meet Iraq, other producers on crude cuts
Iraq Shia militia 'lose dozens in attack'
Dozens of Shia militiamen have been killed in an attack in Iraq close to the border with Syria, reports say. There are conflicting accounts as to what happened. The group said US aircraft were to blame, though the US-led coalition denied this. So ...
Shiite Militia Blames US for Attack That Killed Dozens on the Syria-Iraq Border
Iraq's Abadi says shelling by US forces on paramilitary Shiite fighters not proved
US Denies Attacking Iranian-Backed Militia in Iraq
Iraq: Militants Make Rare Attack on Chinese-Operated Facility in Dhi Qar
The security situation in southern Iraq may be changing. An armed group attacked the headquarters of a Chinese-operated electricity distribution center in Nasiriyah, Dhi Qar province, opening fire at the facility before finally being pushed back by ...
The Philadelphia Tribune
After Mosul victory, Iraq mulls future of Shiite militias
The Philadelphia Tribune
NAJAF, Iraq — In the wake of victory against the Islamic State group in Mosul, Iraq's political, religious and military leaders are debating the future of the country's powerful Shiite militias — the tens of thousands of men who answered a religious ...
Fort Bliss soldiers have key command role in Iraq deployment
El Paso Times
Soldiers from the 1st Armored Division are playing a key role in a mission designed to defeat the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and train the Iraqis to provide their own security. A team of about 400 soldiers from the 1st Armored Division's ...
Iraq to hang 27 for IS Camp Speicher massacre
An Iraqi court has sentenced to death 27 men for their involvement in the massacre of up to 1,700 soldiers by so-called Islamic State (IS) in June 2014. Twenty-five suspects were released because of a lack of evidence. It is the latest batch of death ...
Iraq sentences 27 men to death for roles in 2014 Speicher massacre
Iraq sentences 27 to death over Camp Speicher massacre
Iraqi court sentences 27 men to death for involvement in Speicher massacre