Tag: Iraq

#10YearChallenge for Iraq, Libya, Yemen and Syria

Internet this week has been exploding with #10YearChallenge pictures and videos of how people and their lives have changed. The…

Conned on the pretext of jobs, 15 Indians stranded in Iraq seek Swaraj’s help

Nizamabad: As many as 15 Indians stranded in Iraq after being duped by an agent on the pretext of employment…

Iraq, Iran to boost cooperation in oil, energy sectors

Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi met with visiting Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zanganeh over further cooperation in…

Iraq deploys special forces in Kirkuk amid Kurdish flag dispute

Kirkuk: Iraqi special forces deployed Thursday in Kirkuk after the raising of the Kurdish flag over a political party headquarters…

Pompeo meets Iraq officials on unannounced Baghdad visit

Baghdad: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Iraqi officials, including the speaker, on an unannounced visit to Baghdad on…

Iranian military advisers all leave Iraq: Envoy

Tehran: Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi said all Iranian military advisers have left Iraq after the defeat of the…

Trump’s surprise troop visit sparks criticism in Iraq

Baghdad: President Donald Trump's lightning Christmas visit with US troops in Iraq has triggered questions and criticism in a country…

Car bomb in Iraq’s Tal Afar kills two

Tal Afar: At least two people were killed and 11 others wounded on Tuesday when a car bomb rocked the…

Iraqi security body discusses US withdrawal from Syria

Baghdad: An Iraqi government security body held a meeting on Sunday chaired by Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, to discuss…

Terror financing from Pakistan concerns Canada

Vancouver: A 2018 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada has raised concerns over terror financing from various countries…

Iraq marks one year since ‘victory’ against IS

Baghdad: Iraq's premier on Monday marked a year since his country declared victory against the Islamic State group by pledging…

Iraq sentences former minister in absentia on graft charges

Baghdad: Iraq's judiciary on Thursday sentenced a former trade minister and two other high-ranking officials in absentia to seven years…

6.3-magnitude quake jolts Iraq-Iran border

Baghdad: A strong earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hit the border area between Iraq and Iran on Sunday,…

Seven dead in floods north of Iraqi capital

Samarra: Four children and three women were killed Friday as heavy floods submerged thousands of homes in a district of…

Unemployment, instability ‘terror incubators’: Iraq president

Rome: Unemployment and conflicts that displace millions in the Middle East are "incubators" for terrorism and leads to illegal migration…

Heavy rains unearth Iraqi mines in Kuwaiti desert

Kuwait City: Unprecedented heavy rains which recently lashed Kuwait unearthed dozens of land mines planted by Iraqi troops during their…

Car bomb kills five in Iraq’s Tikrit: sources

Samarra: At least five civilians were killed in a car bomb blast in Iraq's Tikrit on Sunday, police and medical…

Saudi king hosts Iraq’s new president

Riyadh: Saudi King Salman welcomed Iraq's new President Barham Saleh Sunday on his first official visit to the kingdom, amid…

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…