IRAQ

Islamic State gunmen in Iraq kill 11 soldiers in brazen barracks attack

The brazen attack more than 120 kilometers (75 miles) north of the capital Baghdad was one of the deadliest targeting the Iraqi military in recent months.

published on : 21st January 2022

30 Iraqi children with congenital heart diseases operated upon at Delhi hospital

Max Healthcare, in collaboration with Iraq's Ministry of Health, carried out these surgeries and added that more such surgeries are planned in the next 10 days.

published on : 27th December 2021

Iraq military: 2 rockets strike inside Green Zone

One rocket was destroyed by the embassy’s C-RAM defense system. Another fell near a national monument, causing damage to two civilian vehicles,

published on : 19th December 2021

A fragile partnership in Iraq tries to prevent IS revival

Despite a long-standing territorial dispute, Baghdad and Iraq’s Kurds are taking steps to work together to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State group.

published on : 17th December 2021

US General says American troops to remain in Iraq for foreseeable future

All U.S. forces were withdrawn at the end of 2011, but just three years later, American troops were back to help Iraq beat back the Islamic State group, which had swept across the border from Syria.

published on : 10th December 2021

Motorcycle explosion in Iraq's Basra kills at least four

Iraq’s Security Media Cell said in a statement that four people were killed and four wounded as a result of the fire in two cars that were near the motorcycle.

published on : 7th December 2021

Four Iraqi Kurdish fighters killed in attack blamed on IS

Five other peshmerga fighters were wounded in the violence late Sunday in northern Iraq that targeted an outpost north of Kirkuk, the source said.

published on : 6th December 2021

Iraqi Kurds cite work, graft as reasons behind Minsk gamble

Of the 430 Iraqis who returned from Minsk on a repatriation flight last week, 390 disembarked in the Kurdish region.

published on : 24th November 2021

Powerful Iranian general visited Iraq after attack on PM

Esmail Ghaani is the commander of Iran's Quds Force, which is mainly responsible for military and clandestine operations outside the country.

published on : 8th November 2021

Tension rises in Iraq after failed bid to assassinate PM

It was a dramatic escalation in the already tense situation following the Oct. 10 vote and the surprising results in which Iran-backed militias lost about two-thirds of their seats.

published on : 8th November 2021

Failed assassination bid against Iraq's PM ramps up tension

The attack significantly raised tensions, sparked by the refusal of Iran-backed militias to accept last month’s parliamentary election results.

published on : 7th November 2021

Iraq PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi survives drone assassination bid at his residence

He later appeared on Iraqi television, seated behind a desk in a white shirt. “Cowardly rocket and drone attacks don’t build homelands and don’t build a future,” he said.

published on : 7th November 2021

In Iraq, election fraud claims fuel uncertainty, divisions

Militia supporters have pitched tents near the entrance to Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone in an ongoing sit-in, threatening violence unless their grievances are addressed.

published on : 3rd November 2021

A glimpse of Iraqi literature in Malayalam

Nakhshatrangal Peythirangunna Ravu' (Night When Stars Showered) is a collection of selected short stories of Iraqi writer Wafaa Abed Al Razzaq translated into Malayalam.

published on : 21st October 2021

Former US secretary of state Colin Powell dies of Covid complications

A veteran of the Vietnam War, Powell rose to the rank of four-star general and in 1989 became the first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

published on : 18th October 2021
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