News/Iraq

9 killed in attacks in Iraqi capital

At least nine people were killed and nine others injured in two separate attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday. An explosive device exploded…
The Iraqi army said Friday that an aide to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed in an airstrike in western Iraq. In a…
Parliamentary source said that the Iraqi parliament was forced to leave the vote on the law banning the Baath party in the country for lack…

Suicide bombing kills 3 in Iraqi capital

At least three people were killed on Wednesday in a suicide bombing in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, according to security and medical sources. A bomber…
A suicide car bomb killed at least 21 people and wounded more than 32 at the entrance to a town northeast of Baghdad on Monday…
A suicide bomber has detonated an explosive vest near a security checkpoint in northwest Baghdad, Iraqi officials said. A police officer told the Associated Press…
hough there is still no date for the long-awaited government offensive to retake Mosul, Iraq’s foreign Minister said Tuesday that a third round of international…
The office of Iraq's prime minister says he has accepted the resignation of six cabinet ministers, including the oil and interior ministers. The announcement came…

Omar al-Shishani killed in air strike

A senior Daesh commander has been killed in Iraq, the militant group’s Amaq news agency said Wednesday. Omar al-Sishani was killed in clashes around Mosul,…

Deadly attack on checkpoint near Baghdad

At least six civilians and two policemen have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack at a police checkpoint north of Iraq's capital, Baghdad,…
Prominent Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has called on his followers to stage mass demonstrations in capital Baghdad on Friday to demand that the government…
A car bombing has killed 12 people and wounded dozens more at an outdoor market in a district north of Iraq's capital, Baghdad, according to…
US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said on Monday that Washington will use Qayyarah airport in northern Iraq as a base center to mobilize Iraqi…
Iraqi forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes have retaken an air base from ISIS near Mosul, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Saturday. The Iraqi military…