BAGHDAD: Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday declared victory in a three-year war by Iraqi forces to expel the Islamic State group that at its height endangered Iraq's very existence. "Our forces are in complete control of the…
BAGHDAD/ERBIL: Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi demanded on Wednesday that Kurdish authorities “cancel” the outcome of the independence referendum in northern Iraq, as a condition for dialogue to resolve an escalating crisis. In a…
QAYYARA, IRAQ: The Iraqi army on Saturday stormed a Christian town that had been under control of Islamic State since 2014 as part of US-backed operations to clear the entrances to Mosul, the militants' last major city stronghold in Iraq.…
BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Wednesday that Washington would send more US troops to help local forces in the battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State that is expected later this year.
BAGHDAD: Iraq's prime minister is seeking to speed up the implementation of death sentences, his office said Saturday, despite persistent concerns over flaws in the judicial system that hands them down.
BAGHDAD: Supporters of Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed the premier's office Friday after breaking into the Green Zone for the second time in three weeks, further escalating a long-running political crisis.
BAGHDAD: An Islamic State attack on a state-run gas plant in Baghdad's northern outskirts on Sunday killed at least 11 people, including policemen, and forced two power stations it supplied to suspend electricity production.
BAGHDAD: Attacks by five suicide bombers on an Iraqi military base north of Baghdad on Sunday killed at least 15 members of the security forces and wounded 22 others, security sources said.