PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We launched a campaign to combat the harassment of women and to promote women's empowerment. The rights and dignity of women will be protected in Iraq
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We signed memorandums of understanding with major international companies to improve our electricity infrastructure and distribution grid. The @IraqiGovt's priority is to improve access to and delivery of public services across the country
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The peaceful transfer of power confirms the stability of our country and should encourage foreign companies to invest in Iraq
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We will continue to implement measures to ensure that weapons are only held by Iraq's security and defence forces
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Our security services are implementing a comprehensive security plan to protect the Arabeen pilgrims. We have also streamlined the process for the entry of pilgrims from other countries to Iraq
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Our security services are fully mobilised and remain focused on protecting our border with Syria to prevent any terrorist group from harming Iraq again. We must remain vigilant
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I salute and thank all the great men and women who work at Iraq's defence institutions and our security services who serve our country and safeguard our victory against Daesh
UN: Iraq has paid Kuwait $48 billion in compensation for 1990 invasion. Iraq only has $4.4 billion left to pay. Payments come from a percentage of Iraqi oil revenues.
Israeli Newspaper: Israeli intelligence has confirmed that Iran has given Iraqi PMF (Hashd) ballistic missiles that can reach Israel. Iran is also setting up ballistic missile factories in Iraq. Iraq is a conflict line between Israel and Iran.
Iraqi Foreign Minister: We expect the visit of Deputy Syrian Foreign Minister with a technical delegation to Iraq to create and facilitate the opening of the border crossing of Al Buqamal
Iraqi foreign Ministry praises balance of relations with Iran: Tehran has stood with us against terrorism
3 month ago
Iraq: Devasting initial moments of the effects of a car bomb explosion parked in the area of Qayyara south of Mosul
More than 277,000 children in Basra Iraq are at risk of disease outbreaks in schools with rundown water and sanitation facilities.
Source says incoming Iraqi PM Abdel-Mahdi turns down Maliki's request to make Malaki's son in law minister of Youth and Sports. Also turns down Maliki's request for Dawa Party member to get Oil Ministry.
Baghdad Operations Command announces vehicle curfew in Baghdad for motorcycles and transport trucks beginning Thursday. Fuel trucks excluded from curfew.
3 month ago
6 people (including two soldiers) killed and 40 wounded in a car bomb attack that targeted a public market in al-Qithara sub-district southern Mosul city.
3 month ago
Iraq Local sources confirm death and injured caused by an huge explosion in the center of the area of Qayyarah South. These sources say probably ISIS attack
4 month ago
Dental students continue protests in Sulaimani against unemployment
In Iraq, sources say incoming PM Abdel-Mahdi is unhappy with the recent series of decisions outgoing PM Abadi is implementing. Also, most of new cabinet was been selected except for MoD and MoI, which are still being discussed with political blocs.
New Generation announces opposition in Baghdad
ISIS in Iraq has released a video from their Dijlah province (southern Nineveh, northern Salahuddin), their first in exactly a year.
Unknown gunmen killed an entire Turkmen family in Jalawla, Diyala province.
4 month ago
Thousands of Iranian pilgrims crossed borders with Iraq on foot on Sunday in order to arrive in Karbala on October 30th for the annual Shiite pilgrimage of Arbaeen, footage captured by Iranian state TV in Shalamcheh, Khuzestan province showed
During visit to Baghdad Operations Command, outgoing PM Abadi emphasizes the need to continue to clean security agencies of harmful elements.
Iraqi Federal Police arrest 3 ISIS members in Hawija district of Kirkuk Province.
4 month ago
Iraqi troops are deployed along more than 120 miles from al-Qaiem to Tel Safok area. The border line is under total control by the Iraqi Security Forces with no gaps in their security.
Major General Faisal Kazem Al-Abadi, Diyala Police Commander: ISIS war council in the governorate has collapsed completely as a result of anti-terror operations in 2018.
Election commission publishes official #KRGelection results: KDP: 45 seats; PUK: 21 seats; Gorran: 12 seats; New Generation: 8 seats; KIG: 7 seats; Towards Reform: 5 seats
Kurdistan region election commision announces the final results of parliamentary elections.
Electoral Commission: Kurdistan Democratic Party gets 45 seats