News/Iraq

A car bombing has struck a busy market area in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 12 people, Iraqi officials say. The explosives-laden car went off…
Iraqi armed forces have pushed out Daesh from Tal Afar city while some parts of the district bearing the same name remain under the terrorist…
Iraqi forces said they have dislodged ISIL from the majority of Tal Afar, a stronghold of the fighters in northwest Iraq. The offensive on Tal…
Iraqi forces began to advance on the center of the northwestern city of Tal Afar on Tuesday as part of a major offensive to recapture…
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Tuesday for an unannounced visit for talks with Iraqi officials. His visit comes…
Iraqi authorities on Monday called on Daesh militants to surrender in their last strongholds in northern and western Iraq. In a statement, the Defense Ministry…
Iraqi forces have launched a ground offensive to retake a key ISIL-held area in the northern part of the country, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said.…
At least seven people, mostly security personnel, were killed Wednesday when Daesh carried out a suicide attack on an army checkpoint in Iraq’s northern Saladin…
Meshaal al-Salami, the speaker of the Arab Parliament and a Saudi national, arrived in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Monday for talks with Iraqi officials.…
A U.S. military base has been established near Iraq’s northwestern Tal Afar city, according to an Iraqi military source. “The establishment of the base came…
The UN's humanitarian aid coordinator for Iraq on Tuesday warned of major evacuations due to three possible additional military operations against Daesh-held areas of the…
Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi, a largely Shia fighting force incorporated into the Iraqi armed forces last year, has launched fresh military operations in the Turkmen-majority Tal…

Violence kills 241 Iraqis in July: UN

At least 241 people were killed and 277 others injured in July in ongoing violence across war-torn Iraq, according to a monthly report released by…
The Iraqi Embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul was attacked Monday by Daesh militants with a heavy blast followed by dark smoke and gunfire. Ministry…
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