News/Iraq

Iraq’s Supreme Judicial Council on Thursday said that newly-appointed electoral officials had begun recounting votes cast in the country’s recent parliamentary election. On Wednesday, parliament…
Turkey's construction of a dam on the Tigris river triggered on Sunday an emergency session in Iraq's parliament amid increasing fears of major water shortages.…
Firebrand Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has given the Iraqi government a few days to solve water and electricity problems in the country. Al-Sadr’s Sairoon coalition…
The UN envoy for Iraq on Wednesday urged the country’s political leaders to form an inclusive government following parliamentary elections earlier this month. "We urge…
Iraq's official electoral commission on Wednesday annulled all votes cast at 1,021 out of 53,000 ballot boxes used in the country’s May 12 parliamentary polls.…
Iraq’s official electoral commission has warned of potential civil unrest in the event that results of May 12 parliamentary polls are overturned. In a Tuesday…
Firebrand Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Tuesday rejected Iranian and U.S. interference in the formation of the new Iraqi government. “Iran is a neighboring country…
The Iraqi parliament has no jurisdiction to annul the results of the country’s parliamentary election, firebrand Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr said Sunday. In a statement,…
Five Daesh militants were killed in an airstrike in Iraq’s oil-rich Kirkuk province on Saturday, according to an Iraqi police officer. A warplane, believed to…
Member of the Council of the Electoral Commission Moaatamad Moussaoui , Monday, revealed the completion of the final audit of the election results for publication…

Iraqi police arrest 5 for Daesh links

Iraqi police on Monday arrested five people for suspected links with the Daesh terrorist group, according to a senior security official. The suspects were arrested…
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Sunday called for speeding up the formation of the new government following the country’s…
Prominent Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr said Thursday that the Iraqi people would make decisions for themselves without interference from the U.S. or Iran. “Our…
UN Special Representative to Iraq Jan Kubic on Thursday called on the Independent High Electoral Commission to conduct an immediate and full inquiry into all…
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