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7 years later, Iraqi TV drama returns in time for Ramadan

7 years later, Iraqi TV drama returns in time for Ramadan

Baghdad: Every evening at the Muntada al-Masrah theater on Rashid street, the cast and crew of the first TV drama filmed in Iraq in seven...Read More

Iraqi leader says there’s ‘consensus’ on US troops presence

Iraqi leader says there’s ‘consensus’ on US troops presence

Baghdad: Iraq’s president on Friday said he does not see any “serious” opposition when it comes to the presence of American forces in Ira...Read More

Iraqi youth plant start-up seeds

Iraqi youth plant start-up seeds

Baghdad: Stuck between an endless waitlist for a government job and a frail private sector, Iraqi entrepreneurs are taking on staggering ...Read More

Iraq: 7 Iranian pilgrims wounded in shooting attack

Iraq: 7 Iranian pilgrims wounded in shooting attack

Baghdad: Police and medical officials say seven Iranian Shiite pilgrims travelling in central Iraq were wounded when their bus came under...Read More

Islamic State group left behind more than 200 mass graves in Iraq: United Nations

Islamic State group left behind more than 200 mass graves in Iraq: United Nations

Baghdad: The Islamic State group left behind more than 200 mass graves in Iraq containing up to 12,000 victims that could hold vital evid...Read More

Iraq: Curfew imposed in Basra city after violent protests leave 1 dead and 35 injured

Iraq: Curfew imposed in Basra city after violent protests leave 1 dead and 35 injured

Basra: Three mortar shells were fired into Baghdad’s green zone early Friday as a curfew was imposed in the southern Iraqi city of Basra ...Read More

14 people killed, 90 injured in Baghdad blast

14 people killed, 90 injured in Baghdad blast

Baghdad [Iraq]: At least 14 persons were killed and over  90 others wounded in an explosion in Baghdad’s Sadr City district on Wednesday,...Read More

Iraq to vote in first nationwide poll since IS war   

Iraq to vote in first nationwide poll since IS war   

Baghdad: Iraq today holds its first parliamentary election since declaring victory over the Islamic State group, with the country hoping ...Read More

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Waiting for Iraq’s nod to bring back mortal remains: VK Singh

New Delhi : Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs General (Retd) V.K. Singh said that the legal procedures of obtaining the mortal...Read More

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Iraqi court sentences al-Qaida leader’s sister to death

Baghdad : A Baghdad court has convicted the sister of the former leader of al-Qaida in Iraq who was killed in 2010 and sentenced her to d...Read More

‘Seize assets of dictator Saddam, relatives, aides’ 

‘Seize assets of dictator Saddam, relatives, aides’ 

Baghdad : Iraq has ordered the seizure of assets that belonged to executed dictator Saddam Hussein and more than 4,200 officials from his...Read More

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IS ambushes Iraq’s Shiite-led   pramilitary force, 27 killed         

Baghdad : Islamic State militants have ambushed a group of Iraq’s Shiite-led paramilitary fighters, killing at least 27.

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Baghdad: Suicide bombing kills at least 36

The attackers struck during rush hour in the city’s Tayran Square, which is usually crowded by laborers seeking work

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Iran reopens all border posts with Kurdistan

Sulaimaniyah(Iraq):   Iran on Tuesday reopened the last two border posts with Iraqi Kurdistan that it closed in response to an independen...Read More

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Iraq holds military parade to celebrate victory over IS

Baghdad : Iraq’s armed forces held a military parade in Baghdad on Sunday to celebrate the victory announced by Prime Minister Haider al-...Read More

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War with Islamic State over, declares Iraq

 Baghdad : Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al Abadi announced on Saturday that the country’s war against the Islamic State (IS) militant grou...Read More

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Iraqi Shiites slam calls to disband militia group

Baghdad : Iraqi officials have blasted calls to disband a Shiite-dominated militia coalition that has been key in battling the Islamic St...Read More

Suicide attackers kill 9, injures many in Baghdad

Suicide attackers kill 9, injures many in Baghdad

Baghdad: At least nine people were killed and several civilians injured after they were shot  at by two suicide attackers in the Nahrawan...Read More

Iraqi army takes control of Turkey border from Kurds: Turkish PM

Iraqi army takes control of Turkey border from Kurds: Turkish PM

Istanbul: Iraqi government forces today took control of the key border crossing with Turkey in the Iraqi Kurdistan region after weeks of ...Read More

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Kurds vote in favour of independence from Iraq

Irbil : Iraqi Kurds have voted overwhelmingly in favour of declaring independence from Iraq in a historic referendum.

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