Tag: Iraq

US company evacuates foreign workers from Iraqi oil field

Baghdad: The US Exxon Mobil oil company has evacuated all its foreign workers from West Qurna 1 oil field in…

Committed to partner with Iraq to advance mutual interests: USA

Washington: After ordering all non-emergency government employees to leave Iraq immediately, the United States on Wednesday said that it "remains…

Three Turkish soldiers killed in Kurd mortar attack from Iraq: ministry

Istanbul: Three Turkish soldiers died Saturday in a mortar attack by Kurdish rebels launched from Iraqi territory, the Turkish defence…

Iraq parliament to host regional rivals in Baghdad

Baghdad: Iraq will host senior officials from neighbouring countries including regional arch-rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran on Saturday, as it…

Iraqi PM to visit Saudi Arabia to boost ties

Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Tuesday said he will visit Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to promote bilateral…

Indian arrested in Kuwait with cannabis from Iraq

Kuwait City: Kuwait authorities have arrested an Indian trucker while trying to enter the country with 3 kg of cannabis…

Millions of pilgrims travel to Shiite shrine in Iraqi capital

Baghdad: Several million Muslims have travelled to the shrine of Imam Musa al-Kadhim in Baghdad in recent days to commemorate…

Death toll mounts to 102 in Iraq ferry disaster

Mosul [Iraq]: 102 people lost their lives after an overcrowded ferry capsized in the Tigris River near Mosul on Thursday.…

Iraq: At least 55 dead after boat capsizes

Mosul: As many as 55 people, including 12 children, were killed after an overcrowded ferry capsized in Iraq's Tigris River…

Iraq PM vows no return to war policies

Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi has said his country will not return to the "policies of destructive wars".…

Iraq opens first IS mass grave in Yazidi region

Kojo:Iraqi authorities on Friday opened a first mass grave containing victims of the Islamic State group in the Yazidi stronghold…

Iran’s supremo lands in Iraq, hails ‘special’ relation between the 2 nations

Baghdad: Iran's supremo Hassan Rouhani has arrived in Iraq today for his first official visit a state television reported. Rouhani‚Äôs…

Iran FM arrives in Iraq ahead of Rouhani’s visit

Baghdad: Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reached Iraq on Saturday (local time) ahead of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani official…

Iraq children tortured, unfairly tried for alleged IS ties: HRW

Baghdad:Iraqi authorities are prosecuting children suspected of ties to the Islamic State group in a "deeply flawed" process, using flimsy…

Eliminating terrorism requires international commitment: Iraq President

Baghdad: Iraqi President Barham Salih has said the elimination of terrorism requires an international commitment to support the affected countries,…

ISIS terrorists flee Syria to Iraq

Damascus: Over 1,000 ISIS terrorists have fled Syria to western Iraq over the last six months with around USD 200…

India resumes flights to Iraq after 30 year gap

Najaf, Iraq: Air India on Thursday resumed flights to Iraq after a 30 year gap, when a plane carrying Shiite…

Iraq captures 186 Islamic State militants

Baghdad:Iraq has dismantled the biggest Islamic State (IS) cell in Iraq's western province of Anbar and captured 186 militants, who…

Russia ‘repatriates’ 27 IS children from Iraq

Baghdad: A group of 27 Russian children whose mothers are being held in Iraq for belonging to the Islamic State…

Iraq says US will need to seek permission to station troops to ‘watch Iran’

Baghdad: Iraqi President Barham Salih on Monday said that Washington needs to seek permission before prioritising its own plans, in…