Iraq

December 7, 2017
December 7, 2017

Iraq demands US backtrack on Jerusalem, summons ambassador

Iraq demands that the US government backtrack on a decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and summons the US ambassador in Baghdad to protest the decision.

September 29, 2017
September 29, 2017

Baghdad cranks up pressure on Kurds with flight ban

Iraq has suspended all international flights to and from the Iraqi Kurdish capital Arbil, sending anxious foreigners rushing to the airport, as Baghdad cranked up the pressure on the Kurds over...

September 27, 2017
September 27, 2017

Pressure piled on Iraqi Kurds to reverse overwhelming independence vote

Baghdad have piled pressure on Iraq’s Kurds , demanding they cancel their overwhelming vote for independence while parliament urged the Iraqi central government to send troops to take control of...

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

Iraq holding 1,400 foreign wives, children of 'ISIS fighters'

Iraqi authorities are holding 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State fighters in a camp after government forces expelled the jihadist group from one of its last remaining...

March 16, 2017
March 16, 2017

Suicide bomber in Iraq is Neaz from Chittagong

A Bangladeshi who, according to a SITE Intelligence Group video, died in a suicide bombing in Tikrit city of Iraq recently is Neaz

March 9, 2017
March 9, 2017

'Suicide bombers kill 26 at Iraq wedding celebration'

At least 26 people are killed and 25 are injured as two suicide bombers attack a celebration being held the night before a wedding north of Baghdad, a police officer and a doctor say.

July 25, 2016
July 25, 2016

'IS behind' deadly Iraq car bombing

So-called Islamic State says it carried out a car bombing that killed at least 17 people in the central Iraqi town of Khalis.

July 5, 2016
July 5, 2016

‘I toppled Saddam’s statue, now I want him back

What effect did the Iraq war have on Iraqis themselves?

July 4, 2016
July 4, 2016

Anger over security as Iraqis mourn 200 dead in Baghdad bombing

Iraqis mourn more than 200 people killed in a Baghdad suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group and accused the government of not doing enough to protect them.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Iraq suicide attacks kill 18

Two suicide bomb attacks near the entrance of a military base north of Baghdad and by a market in the Iraqi capital killed at least 18 people, police say.