Close relations between Iraq and Iran are a 'fixed principle': Iraqi President Barham Salih.
Iraq has assigned relevant authorities to work on establishing a free trade zone on the Iraq-Iran border: @BarhamSalih says in press conference with @HassanRouhani
Iraqi President Salih said he came to Tehran with a clear message that Iraq cares about its relations with Iran, rooted in shared history, faith, and geography.
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Iraqi president @BarhamSalih visits Iran and welcomed by iranian president @HassanRouhani in Tehran.
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KRG @PMBarzani and US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran @AndrewLPeek welcomed the resumption of Kirkuk oil exports that will 'benefit Iraq as a whole': KRG
Between 50,000 and 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of Kirkuk oil are expected to be exported under a new arrangement between the KRG and Iraqi government.
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East Syria: Iraqi PMU regularly shelling ISIS since the latter took back some territory in E. Deir ez-Zur countryside from SDF. Video showing cross-border shelling by Kataib Sayid Shuhada earlier this month with Iran ian 107mm rockets.
Iraqi MP says PM Abdel-Mahdi is threatening to immediately resign unless political blocs cease infighting and agree on unfilled cabinet positions. After 6 weeks, key minister positions still unfilled, among them Defense and Interior Ministers.
Turkish shelling killed three in Kurdistan Region's Amedi: official
Iraqi PM Abdel-Mahdi orders security forces to rapidly address deteriorating security situation caused by ISIS cells.
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Iraqi federal police safely detonated a truck loaded with explosives in Hawija, southwest of Kirkuk province.
Iraqi Army 20th Division conducts sweep in desert of Hadr district 90 kilometers west of Mosul in Ninawa Province. Finds 7 ISIS tunnels filled with weapons, ammunition and explosives. Finds ISIS trenches recently dug.
Baghdad is seeking US approval for an agreement with Iran to exchange food for gas after US sanctions are imposed on Tehran
Iraqi security media center on Tuesday said Diyala operations command units discovered 10 ISIS hideouts which contained 3 explosive vests, 6 IEDs and military uniforms.
Kurdish Regional Government Security Council says ISIS has conducted 240 operations in Mosul, Kirkuk, Hawija and Makhmur in the last 3 months.
On the way to Baghdad for a meeting of provincial governors, vehicles in the convoy of Kirkuk's acting governor Rakan al-Jubouri was involved in an accident, killing one guard and injuring two more.
Brigadier Afrasiab Kamil, spokesman for the Kirkuk police said ISIS militants executed two people, one of them was a member of (Hashd al-Ashayari) forces, after they were kidnapped south of the province.
Iraqi Speaker of Parliament al-Halbousi: paying each MP 3 million dinars a month is a natural matter. Most of them come from the provinces and they have living expenses in Baghdad.
Iraqi Popular Mobilization forces (Hashd al-Sha'bi) say they have aborted an attempt by ISIS militants to infiltrate into Al-Sa'diya, northeast of Diyala province.
In areas around Mosul, ISIS kidnapped a federal police fighter and executed him after several hours.
Iraqi Army and PMF (Hashd) start large security operation to clear ISIS cells from Jazira al-Tharthar north of Ramadi in Anbar Province. 80% of area cleared so far and 6 ISIS safe houses destroyed.
One person was killed by gunfire by militias targeting him with stun guns in the area of Saab Al Bour north of the capital.
Kurdish Media: One of the 5 people injured in a shooting at a wedding party in Kasnazan suburb has died in hospital in Erbil
Armed attack of Isis on the village of Bani Weiss in the villages of the Saadia district of the province of Khanaqin
Iraqi and KRG customs officials agree on removal of recently installed customs checkpoints on Kirkuk-Erbil, Kirkuk-Slemani and Mosul-Duhok main roads.
In the air operation against PKK in the north of Iraq's Hakurk region, 4 militants in the preparation of the attack on the bases in region were neutralized.
Iraq has halted oil exports to Iran, says official
A hand-made bomb explodes in Sirnak: 2 soldiers lost their lives, 5 soldiers wounded
Inherent Resolve:Iraqi Security Forces and Iraqi Counter Terrorism Services, supported by Coalition forces, conducted multiple strikes against ISIS targets, Oct. 30, resulting in the death of 5 senior ISIS leaders and more than 30 other militants.
14 suspected militants were neutralized in the Turkish air campaign im the Avashin region in northern Iraq.