News/Iraq

An Iraqi attack helicopter crashed in southern Iraq on Sunday, killing seven people on board, according to Iraq’s Defense Ministry. The M17 helicopter was on…
Iraqi forces have launched an offensive to capture one of the last remaining areas under ISIL control in the country. Two Iraqi infantry divisions and…
Mass graves containing at least 400 suspected ISILvictims, many wearing prison uniforms, have been found in northern Iraq. The sites were discovered on Saturday near…

Iraq to export Kirkuk oil to Iran

Iraq and Iran Friday agreed in principle to export Kirkuk oil to Iran, according to Iraqi oil ministry. Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi said in…
Losses from the war on the Daesh terrorist group have cost Iraq $100 billion, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday. "Iraq has lost $100…
Scores of young Iraqi Muslims have taken part in the restoration of the Middle East’s second largest church, urging their displaced Christian neighbors to return…

Iraqi government sets election date

The Iraqi Council of Ministers set the date for parliamentary elections on 15 May 2018. "The federal government will provide the safe environment for elections…

Iraqi forces discover mass grave in Kirkuk

Iraqi forces have discovered a mass grave -- which appears to contain the remains of slain army and police personnel -- in the northern Kirkuk…
Iraq's prime minister has ordered a temporary halt to a military operation in the country's north aimed at wresting back territory held by Kurdish security…
Iraqi forces backed by Sunni tribal volunteers on Thursday recaptured the Jabbab district in Iraq’s western Anbar province from the Daesh terrorist group, according to…

Abadi arrives in Ankara

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi arrived in the Turkish capital Ankara on Wednesday as part of an official visit during which he will meet with…
Iraq’s election commission on Sunday set May 12 of next year as a date for holding the country’s general election. The vote had been originally…
The Iraqi government on Sunday sent reinforcements to Kirkuk in order to secure oil facilities in the northern city, according to a local police officer.…

Iraq forces in full control of Kirkuk province

Iraqi forces have claimed control of all of Kirkuk province after intense fighting against Kurdish Peshmerga forces. The army says it captured the last town,…
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