News/Iraq

Hundreds of Iraqis demonstrated in the southern city of Basra on Sunday amid a growing anger over high unemployment and poor public utilities. Protesters blocked…
The coordinating committees for demonstrations in the provinces of central and southern Iraq, on Saturday, preparations for a major demonstration on Sunday. In a statement,…
Three federal police officers were killed in a bomb explosion Saturday in Iraq’s northern Saladin province, according to an Iraqi police officer. A police vehicle…
ecurity forces in Iraq’s southern Basra province prevented demonstrators from storming a major petroleum facility on Wednesday, according to a military source. “A joint force…
Muqtada al-Sadr’s Sairoon bloc has reached an understanding with a handful of political parties regarding the formation of a majority bloc in parliament which would…
Four Iraqi civilians and three militants were killed in two separate attacks in Iraq on Monday, according to a local tribal commander. Suspected Daesh militants…
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Sunday suspended his electricity minister over a power crisis and poor services, following weeks of protests against chronic power…
Vice-Chairman of the Turkmen Front calls for giving the post of Kirkuk governor to a Turkmen person. Hassan Turan, Vice-Chairman of the Iraqi Turkmen Front,…
The Iraqi government said it is working to respond to the demands of the protests, which began two weeks ago in a number of southern…
Iraqi security forces used excessive and unnecessary lethal force against protesters in the southern city of Basra against high unemployment and poor public utilities, Human…
Hundreds of demonstrators blocked a main highway in Iraq’s southern province of Dhi Qar on Monday amid protests against unemployment and poor public utilities, according…
An Iraqi soldier was injured when security forces dismantled a protest camp in the southern city of Basra amid demonstrations against high unemployment and poor…
The leader of the Sadrist movement Moqtada al-Sadr on Thursday, called the blocs and political parties winning in the legislative elections held recently to suspend…

UN urges Iraq to 'fully respect' protests

The UN Secretary General's envoy for Iraq has called on the country to "fully respect" ongoing demonstrations in the country against its economic crisis, the…
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