Iraq

Blasts kill at least 18 people in central Baghdad

Two explosions have rocked the central part of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, killing at least 18 people, according to police. The blasts hit a market in the Al-Sinek area ...

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Iraq forces launch new assault on ISIS in Mosul

Iraqi forces advanced Thursday after declaring a new phase in their offensive on eastern Mosul, stepping up efforts to reclaim the Islamic State group s last major stronghold in the country. ...

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Iraqi troops geared for fresh east Mosul offensive

Iraqi forces are gearing up for a three-pronged attacked against Daesh terrorists in the city of Mosul following a two-week lull in their anti-terror operations, says a high-ranking Iraqi commander. ...

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Iraq: Saudi policies feeding regional tensions

Baghdad has warned Riyadh over its trouble making regional policies, stressing that it will not permit such interference in Iraq. Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Gamal made the remarks in ...

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Iraqi Christians celebrate Christmas in Irbil

“When you treat a cancer, you have to use unfortunate measures,” said Bashar Warda, Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Irbil, when I asked him if it was right to kill members ...

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Bombings, mortar attacks claim 10 lives across Iraq

Police and medical officials in Iraq say at least ten people have been killed in a series of bombings and mortar strikes across the country as government forces and allied fighters ...

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Over 100k Iraqis displaced since Mosul operation began: IOM

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says over 100,000 people have been displaced amid an operation by Iraq’s military and volunteer fighters to drive the Daesh Takfiri terrorists out of Mosul. ...

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