News/Iraq

Iraqi military chief to meet Turkish counterpart

Iraqi military chief arrived in Ankara on Saturday to meet Turkish Gen. Hulusi Akar, a military official said. Iraqi Army Chief of Staff Gen. Othman…
Iraq's prime minister says government forces have begun the operation to retake the town of Hawija from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant…
Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in an interview. If…
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has declared victory over the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group in Tal…

ISIL evacuation deal angers Iraq

Iraqis have denounced a Hezbollah and Syria-backed deal allowing fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group…
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.…
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