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Iraqi, Kurdish PMs try to resolve bitter dispute

After a months-long frosty standoff, the two sides are now talking again and Kurdish officials including a minister have visited Baghdad.

published on : 20th January 2018

Anti-IS coalition civilian killings tripled in 2017

The number of civilians killed by the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria tripled in 2017, as battles raged in jihadist-held urban areas

published on : 20th January 2018

French Emmanuel Macron sees IS military defeat in Syria, Iraq within 'weeks'

With many of its leaders dead and its fighters on the run, IS has now lost almost all the land it once controlled in Syria and Iraq.

published on : 19th January 2018

Iraq PM seeks allies online to join election list

The initiative is a first for Iraq, ahead of its fourth parliamentary and provincial assembly elections since the ouster of dictator Saddam Hussein in a US-led 2003 invasion.

published on : 18th January 2018

Iraq signs deal with BP to develop oil fields retaken from Kurds

Iraq signed a contract Thursday with British energy giant BP to develop oil fields in the northern province of Kirkuk that were retaken from the Kurds last year.

published on : 18th January 2018

PM Haider al-Abadi, Hashed to stand separately in Iraq election

Abadi is hoping to secure another term in the May 12 parliamentary elections after declaring victory over the Islamic State group and thwarting an Iraqi Kurdish bid for independence.

published on : 15th January 2018

Baghdad suicide bombing kills at least three: Police

The Baghdad military command said the suicide bomber targeted a checkpoint near Aden Square in northern Baghdad.

published on : 13th January 2018

Iran reopens all border posts with Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran on Tuesday reopened the last two border posts with Iraqi Kurdistan that it closed in response to an independence vote rejected by Baghdad and neighbouring countries.

published on : 2nd January 2018

2017: The hurricanes Maria, Harvey, Irma to California wildfires, a year of natural calamities

 The year left the world devastated with a series of horrifying events. The natural disasters have not only claimed many lives but also caused loss of property worth billions of dollars.

published on : 30th December 2017

US-led coalition in Iraq and Syria acknowledges more civilian deaths

The US-led coalition fighting the IS group in Syria and Iraq acknowledged Thursday the deaths of 16 more civilians in air strikes, increasing the toll of civilians killed in three years to at last 817

published on : 28th December 2017

Iraq extends Kurdistan international flight ban

Iraqi authorities have extended through February an international flight ban slapped on the autonomous Kurdish region in response to a controversial independence vote, an airport official said today.

published on : 28th December 2017

Hundreds arrested since Iraqi Kurd protests began: Lawmakers

At least 600 people have been arrested since protests began last week against authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan over corruption and the fallout from a failed independence push, lawmakers said Tuesday.

published on : 26th December 2017

Iraq invites bids for new oil pipeline

The pipeline is to run for 350 kilometres and have a capacity of more than a million barrels per day, Iraq's oil ministry said.

published on : 24th December 2017

Merry Christmas Mosul: Muslims join in to celebrate Iraq city's first post-IS December

On Christmas Eve at Saint Paul's church, Muslims stood with Christian worshippers and local officials amid candles and Christmas trees.

published on : 24th December 2017

ISIS has been 'crushed' in Iraq and Syria: UK Prime Minister Theresa May

IS terror group has been "crushed" in Iraq and Syria with the efforts of Britain's armed forces, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said today during a surprise Christmas visit to troops in Cyprus.

published on : 22nd December 2017
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