Tag: Iraq

Bomb attacks in Iraq kill 6 policemen

Baghdad: At least six police officers were killed on Tuesday and eight were wounded in…

Safe havens in Afghan neighbourhood harbour terror: Akbaruddin

New York: In a veiled attack on Pakistan, India's Ambassador and permanent representative to the…

Won’t run for a second term, says Iraq Prime Minister

Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that he won't run for the post of…

Iraq PM announces new Basra initiatives ahead of key vote

Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Thursday announced a new series of public works…

Car bomb in Iraq kills 7

Baghdad: At least seven people were killed on Wednesday and 35 others wounded in a…

US vows to respond ‘decisively’ to attacks in Iraq by Tehran allies

Washington: The White House on Tuesday warned it would hold Iran accountable for any violence…

Iran Guards confirm missile strikes on Kurd rebels in Iraq

Tehran: Iran's Revolutionary Guards confirmed Sunday they had launched deadly missile strikes against Kurdish rebels…

Khamenei says resistance foils US plots in region

Tehran: Iran's top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said here on Sunday that regional resistance has…

Protesters burn Iranian consulate in Iraq’s Basra

Baghdad: Dozens of demonstrators stormed the Iranian consulate in Iraq's southern city of Basra on…

Curfew imposed in Iraq’s Basra as one dies in protests

Basra: A curfew was imposed in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on Thursday night…

Iraq forces open fire on protesters during new clashes, one dead

Basra: One person was killed and 25 injured, some seriously, on Wednesday as Iraqi security…

Baghdad ‘astonished’ by report of Iran moving missiles to Iraq

Baghdad: Iraq's Foreign Ministry on Sunday said it was "astonished" by a report that Iran…

Iraq’s Sadr rejects returning to square one in forming government

Baghdad: Iraq's Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday confirmed that his Sairoon Coalition will not…

Security forces kill IS leader in central Iraq

Baghdad: Iraqi security forces on Saturday killed a prominent local Islamic State (IS) leader in…

Suicide bomber kills 2 Iraq policemen: security official

Kirkuk: A suicide bomber has killed two Iraqi policemen near a former bastion of the…

Iraq PM sacks paramilitary chief

Baghdad: Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Thursday announced the dismissal of the head of…

Iraq new parliament to meet, paving way for government

Baghdad: Iraq's parliament will meet next week for its first session since May elections to…

2 killed in 5.9-magnitude Iran quake

Tehran: At least two people were killed and 100 others injured when a 5.9-magnitude earthquake…

Turkey to continue with anti-terrorism ops in Iraq, Syria

Ankara: Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said that Turkish forces would continue its…

Iraq says six ‘criminals’ executed

Baghdad: Six "criminals" were executed by hanging in Iraq this week, the justice ministry said…