Tag: Iraq

Iraq recovers property worth millions after illegal sale

Baghdad: The Iraqi government said Wednesday it had retaken ownership of a piece of property in Baghdad worth millions of…

Iraq to launch probe on millions of dollars lost to rains

Baghdad: Iraq's parliament is to investigate how $6 million worth of local currency stored in public bank coffers were damaged…

Two Iraq ministers risk sack over Saddam-era posts: officials

Baghdad: Two ministers approved by Iraq's parliament may lose their jobs before the rest of cabinet is agreed, officials said…

Iraq gets US sanctions break to keep the lights on

Baghdad: Iraq has won an exemption allowing it to buy Iranian electricity despite US sanctions, as the country plagued by…

Three dead in first car bomb in Mosul since IS ouster: officials

Mosul: A car bomb killed three people in Iraq's Mosul on Thursday, medical and security officials said, the first such…

US offers rewards for info on PKK chiefs wanted by Turkey: official

Ankara: The United States is offering millions of dollars in rewards for information over the whereabouts of three leaders of…

IS kills 3 Iraq village chiefs in a week: officials

Kirkuk: Jihadists have killed three village chiefs in less than a week in Iraq's restive north, local officials said Saturday,…

Women wrestlers take on rivals and tradition in south Iraq

Diwaniyah: Sports teacher Nehaya Dhaher was living a quiet life looking after her elderly mother in Iraq's tribal south when…

Iraqi PM calls for tighter security measures on border with Syria

Baghdad: Newly sworn-in Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi on Sunday advocated the need for advanced and tighter security measures along…

Iraq cabinet holds first post-Saddam meeting outside Green Zone

Baghdad: Iraq's cabinet met Thursday for the first time outside the Green Zone, the fortified Baghdad district set up 15…

Iraq parliament okays 14 ministers for new cabinet

Baghdad: The Iraqi parliament approved 14 new cabinet ministers Thursday proposed by prime minister-designate Adel Abdel Mahdi, even as key…

7 killed in Iraq car bombing

Baghdad: At least seven people were killed and 20 others wounded in a car bomb explosion in Iraq's Mosul city…

US diplomat heads to Iraq for talks with newly elected leaders

Washington: US State Department number two John Sullivan departs Sunday for Iraq to meet with the country's new leaders, the…

PM-designate asks Iraqis to apply online for cabinet

Baghdad: Iraq's prime minister designate Adel Abdel Mahdi launched a website on Tuesday to allow candidates to apply for a…

Turkey parliament extends mandate for troop deployment in Syria, Iraq

Ankara: Turkish parliament on Wednesday approved a motion to extend the deployment of troops in neighbouring Syria and Iraq for…

Kurdish leader Barham Salih elected as Iraq President

Baghdad: Veteran Kurdish leader Barham Salih has been elected as the President of Iraq. According to Gulf News, Iraq's Patriotic…

Iraqi Kurds vote for new parliament

Arbil: Iraqi Kurds voted on Sunday for a new parliament in their autonomous region, which is mired in an economic…

Iraqi Kurds vote for new parliament

Arbil: Iraqi Kurds voted on Sunday for a new parliament in their autonomous region, which is mired in an economic…

US shuts consulate in Iraq’s Basra, blames ‘indirect fire’

New York: The United States on Friday shut its consulate in the protest-hit southern Iraqi city of Basra, blaming "indirect…

Pompeo warns Iran of ‘action’ over attack on US in Iraq

Washington: United States Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo has warned Iran of "direct action" for any attacks on Washington…