Jan 06, 2020 11:30 AM IST
The Iraqi Parliament on Sunday voted to expel the US troops from its territory which have been there to help the Iraq dispensation fight the ISIS terror group.
- Jan 06, 2020 08:03 AM IST
Khazali was speaking after Iraq's parliament backed a recommendation by the prime minister to end the presence of foreign troops, a response to the U.S. killing of a top Iranian military commander and an Iraqi militia leader in Baghdad.
- Jan 05, 2020 03:35 PM IST
Late Saturday, missiles slammed into the Baghdad enclave where the US embassy is located and an airbase north of the capital where American troops are deployed, prompting US President Donald Trump to threaten strikes on 52 sites in Iran.
- Jan 03, 2020 01:55 PM IST
"US citizens should depart via airline while possible, and failing that, to other countries via land," the embassy said in a statement.
- Jan 03, 2020 08:20 AM IST
"Three rockets hit the international airport in Baghdad," said a statement from the Iraqi military, adding that two cars exploded.
- Jan 03, 2020 07:55 AM IST
"The American and Israeli enemy is responsible for killing the mujahideen Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and Qassem Soleimani," said Ahmed al-Assadi, a spokesman for Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Forces umbrella grouping of Iran-backed militias.
- Dec 30, 2019 09:10 AM IST
The US military carried out the strikes on Sunday against the Kataib Hezbollah militia group in response to the killing of a US civilian contractor in a rocket attack on an Iraqi military base, officials said.
- Dec 09, 2019 01:02 PM IST
Security forces found a rocket launcher and several rockets in a search of the area, the statement said.
- Dec 01, 2019 06:09 PM IST
Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi said Friday he would submit his resignation to parliament following a spike in the death toll among protesters who accuse the entire ruling elite of being inept, corrupt and beholden to foreign powers.
- Dec 01, 2019 09:31 AM IST
On November 29, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi promised to quit to try to stem the violence and public anger.
- Sep 23, 2019 10:00 PM IST
Meeting Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi in Beijing, Xi reiterated China's previous calls for calm, according to Chinese state television.
- Jun 27, 2019 07:39 PM IST
A deal between the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies including Russia to curb output by 1.2 million barrels runs out at the end of June.
- Jun 19, 2019 10:25 PM IST
An Iraqi security source said it appeared that Iran-backed groups in southern Iraq were behind the Basra incident.
- May 18, 2019 07:35 PM IST
The warning comes amid simmering tensions between the United States and Iran.
- Apr 22, 2019 09:19 PM IST
US President Donald Trump said that Saudi Arabia and other members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) would "more than make up" the resulting difference in the oil supply.
- Apr 20, 2019 12:00 PM IST
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the dead included four senior Syrian army officer.
- Mar 22, 2019 08:35 AM IST
There was an outpouring of grief among residents who only this year resumed the annual festivities on the banks of the Tigris after the northern city's recapture from the Islamic State group.
- Mar 02, 2019 01:23 PM IST
The SDF were advancing on two fronts into the tiny enclave at Baghouz in Deir al-Zor province at the Iraq border.
- Feb 08, 2019 10:48 AM IST
The jihadists are now clinging on to a small sliver of land near the village of Baghouz in eastern Syria and many residents are fleeing and turning themselves in ahead of a final offensive.
- Dec 31, 2018 04:40 PM IST
Iraq declared "victory" over IS at the end of 2017 after a three-year war against the jihadists, who once controlled nearly a third of the country as well as swathes of neighbouring Syria.
- Dec 27, 2018 08:12 AM IST
Trump is making his first presidential trip to a troubled region in the wake of his recent decision to pull US forces from neighbouring Syria.
- Dec 27, 2018 08:07 AM IST
Trump, on a surprise visit to US troops stationed in Iraq, defended his decision to pull American troops out of war-torn Syria, saying there would be no delays.
- Dec 13, 2018 11:50 AM IST
Amnesty called on the Iraqi government to repair rural infrastructure and compensate the displaced so they can return to their homes.
- Dec 12, 2018 03:20 PM IST
Murad, a member of Iraq's Yazidi minority, was among thousands of women and girls who were captured and forced into sexual slavery by Islamic State militants in 2014.
- Nov 17, 2018 04:39 PM IST
Iraqi officials told Reuters last week that Iraq has agreed with Iran to exchange Iraqi food items for Iranian gas and energy supplies