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Violence mounts against Iraqi doctors as COVID-19 cases spike

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Iraqi doctor Tariq Al-Sheibani remembers little else beyond cowering on the ground as a dozen ......

In Lebanon, Iraq, top clerics call for Iran's proxies to be disbanded

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Hussain Abdul-Hussain is an Iraqi-Lebanese columnist and writer. He is the Washington bureau chief of Kuwaiti daily al-Rai and a former visiting fellow at Chatham House in London. He tweets @hahussain.

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Iraq, Kurdish politicians denounce Hezbollah move to partner with pro-Iran militias

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Dr. Zana Gulmohamad completed a Ph.D. in international politics from the University of Sheffield, UK, where he was a teaching associate for six years. He has written extensively on Iraq and the wider Middle East, including a book chapter “The evolution of Iraq’s Hashd al-Sha’bi (Popular Mobilization Forces)” with Palgrave Macmillan and a book  “The making of foreign policy in Iraq: Political factions and ruling elites” with I.B. Tauris. Gulmohamad has worked as a consultant with various organizations, including National Security Innovations, which is based in Boston.

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Khamenei says 1980-88 war with Iraq proved Iran can defend itself

Monday, 21 September 2020

Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei on Monday said the Islamic republic’s 1980-88 war with Iraq ......

Two Turkish troops killed in attack by Kurdish militants in Iraq: Defense ministry

Friday, 18 September 2020

Two Turkish soldiers were killed and another was wounded after Kurdish militants fired rockets at a ......

Defying fatwa, Iraqis flock to COVID cemetery to exhume dead, re-bury elsewhere

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

It took Abu Haider and his relatives several hours to dig up his nephew’s grave and exhume the body ......

IED targets British diplomatic vehicles in Baghdad, no injuries

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

The British embassy in Baghdad said that a British diplomatic vehicle was hit by an IED on Tuesday ......

Iraq PM appoints new central bank governor, head of Trade Bank

Monday, 14 September 2020

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi appointed Mustafa Ghaleb as central bank governor, state ......

Top Iraq cleric al-Sistani backs early election after UN meeting

Sunday, 13 September 2020

Iraq’s top Shia cleric on Sunday endorsed early parliamentary elections set for June 2021, following ......

UAE delivers COVID-19 relief aid to Iraq, Argentina and Paraguay

Saturday, 12 September 2020

The UAE announced that it has delivered 84 tonnes of COVID-19 aid this week to Iraq, Argentina, and ......

Coronavirus: Thousands join Iraq’s first weekly prayers since COVID-19

Friday, 11 September 2020

Thousands of supporters of Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr gathered at a mosque in east Baghdad on Friday ......

With economic challenges looming, Iraq debates its contribution to OPEC+ oil cuts

Friday, 11 September 2020

A debate within Iraq over whether it should ask to be exempt from OPEC+ oil supply cuts has ......

In second attack this week, rocket hits perimeter of Baghdad airport, no casualties

Thursday, 10 September 2020

A Katyusha rocket fell in the vicinity of Baghdad airport but caused no casualties, Iraq state news ......

Denmark to open embassy in Iraq’s Baghdad to help combat ISIS

Thursday, 10 September 2020

Denmark said on Thursday it plans to open an embassy in Baghdad this autumn as part of its efforts ......

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