Iraqi Electoral Commission Sets Date for General Elections

Iraqi Electoral Commission Sets Date for General Elections

 Iraq’s electoral commission set, on Sunday (October 22), a date for the country’s general elections

Iraq Hikes Southern Oil Output to Make Up For Kirkuk Losses

Iraq Hikes Southern Oil Output to Make Up For Kirkuk Losses

 Iraq said it hiked southern oil production by 200,000 barrels per

Humanitarian Partners Are Reaching Thousands with Emergency Assistance Daily

Humanitarian Partners Are Reaching Thousands with Emergency Assistance Daily

During the past week, well over 100,000 civilians have fled from Kirkuk,

Abadi Says Vision for an Iraq Based On Development and Security Not Wars

Abadi Says Vision for an Iraq Based On Development and Security Not Wars

Iraq, throughout its difficult and successful experience in overcoming the threat of terrorism and division, did rise

Commander: 26 Peshmerga Killed In Fighting Against Iraqi Forces in Kirkuk

Commander: 26 Peshmerga Killed In Fighting Against Iraqi Forces in Kirkuk

Twenty-six Peshmerga were killed and 67 others were wounded in fighting

Kurdish Traders in Iraq Consider Fallout of Border Closing

Kurdish Traders in Iraq Consider Fallout of Border Closing

Business is humming at the Ibrahim Khalil border crossing between Turkey

Iraqi Commander: No Intention to Enter Other Areas except Altun Kupri

Iraqi Commander: No Intention to Enter Other Areas except Altun Kupri

 Iraqi Joint Operations Command said Iraqi forces have no intention to enter any other areas except Altun Kurpi

Once Promised Paradise, Isis Fighters End Up In Mass Graves

Once Promised Paradise, Isis Fighters End Up In Mass Graves

The Islamic State group once drew recruits from near and far with promises of paradise but now bodies of jihadists

Coalition Cautions Kurdish, Iraqi Forces Not To Instigate Fighting In Kirkuk

Coalition Cautions Kurdish, Iraqi Forces Not To Instigate Fighting In Kirkuk

The US-led Coalition Forces have cautioned Iraqi and Peshmerga forces

Iranian Foreign Ministry Denies Closure of Borders to the Kurdistan Region

Iranian Foreign Ministry Denies Closure of Borders to the Kurdistan Region

 The Iranian Foreign Ministry denied on Sunday (October 15) the

Peshmerga Forces Block Roads to Mosul, Says Military Source

Peshmerga Forces Block Roads to Mosul, Says Military Source

Kurdish Peshmerga forces on Thursday (October 12) have blocked roads

Several Hundred Suspected Isis Militants Surrender to Peshmerga near Hawija

Several Hundred Suspected Isis Militants Surrender to Peshmerga near Hawija

 Several hundred suspected Islamic State (ISIS) militants handed

Abadi Says Iraq Won’t Cut Relation with Kurdistan Region

Abadi Says Iraq Won’t Cut Relation with Kurdistan Region

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Iraq will not cut its relation with the Kurdistan Region but

PM To German Diplomats - Kurdistan Region Ready to Hold Talks with Iraq without Preconditions

PM To German Diplomats - Kurdistan Region Ready to Hold Talks with Iraq without Preconditions

 Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister met with German

Over 5.4 Million Iraqis Displaced Since 2014, Says U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator

Over 5.4 Million Iraqis Displaced Since 2014, Says U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator

 More than 5.4 million civilians have been displaced in Iraq since

Russia Says U.S. 'Pretending' To Fight Islamic State in Iraq

Russia Says U.S. 'Pretending' To Fight Islamic State in Iraq

Russia accused the United States of reducing its airstrikes against the

EU Ambassador to Iraq Supports Dialogue between Erbil and Baghdad

EU Ambassador to Iraq Supports Dialogue between Erbil and Baghdad

 European Union Ambassador in Iraq hoped the Kurdistan Region and

Iraqi Oil Minister Orders Restoration of Old Kirkuk-Ceyhan Pipeline

Iraqi Oil Minister Orders Restoration of Old Kirkuk-Ceyhan Pipeline

Iraqi Ministry of Oil orders the reconstruction of an old crude pipeline

Maliki Says Referendum Results Must Be Reversed Before Erbil, Baghdad Dialogue

Maliki Says Referendum Results Must Be Reversed Before Erbil, Baghdad Dialogue

 Former Prime Minister of Iraq, Nouri al-Maliki announced on Sunday (October 8) that there is no use holding a

Iraqi Government Seeks To Control Kurdistan Mobile Communications Network

Iraqi Government Seeks To Control Kurdistan Mobile Communications Network

 The Iraqi National Security Council passed, on Monday (October 9),

Cinders and Desolation in Iraq's Hawija after Isis

Cinders and Desolation in Iraq's Hawija after Isis

One side of the billboard calls for jihad, while the other warns of

Iraq-Syria Border Set For Last Major Assault on Isis: Us General

Iraq-Syria Border Set For Last Major Assault on Isis: Us General

The "final large fight" in Iraq against the Islamic State group will take place on the border with Syria, a

Iraq’s Allawi Says He Had “Good” Meeting with Barzani in Sulaimani

Iraq’s Allawi Says He Had “Good” Meeting with Barzani in Sulaimani

Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi visited on Saturday (October 7) the city of Sulaimani, where he laid bouquets of

Iraqi Forces Liberate Center Of Hawija from Isis

Iraqi Forces Liberate Center Of Hawija from Isis

Iraqi security forces announced on Thursday (October 5) the liberation

Abadi Confirms Fall of Islamic State's Last Stronghold in Hawija

Abadi Confirms Fall of Islamic State's Last Stronghold in Hawija

 The Iraqi Prime Minister on Thursday (October 5) confirmed the

More Civilians Flee Isis-Held Hawija towards Peshmerga Positions

More Civilians Flee Isis-Held Hawija towards Peshmerga Positions

More civilians fled from the Islamic State-held town of Hawija on

Iran, Turkey Vow to Halt Kurds' Secession from Iraq

Iran, Turkey Vow to Halt Kurds' Secession from Iraq

The presidents of Iran and Turkey vowed during talks in Tehran on

Macron Says France Ready to Mediate Between Kurdistan Region, Iraq

Macron Says France Ready to Mediate Between Kurdistan Region, Iraq

 French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday (October 5) offered

Erdogan: Turkey, Iran and Iraq Will Decide On Closing Kurdish Oil Taps

Erdogan: Turkey, Iran and Iraq Will Decide On Closing Kurdish Oil Taps

 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday (October

Iraqi Forces Launch Operation to Liberate Center Of Hawija

Iraqi Forces Launch Operation to Liberate Center Of Hawija

 Iraqi forces began an operation to liberate the center of Hawija

Barzani Declares Seven Days of Mourning in Kurdistan for Loss of Talabani

Barzani Declares Seven Days of Mourning in Kurdistan for Loss of Talabani

Masoud Barzani declared on Tuesday (October 3) seven days of national

Abadi Urges ‘Joint Administration’ Of Kirkuk under Baghdad's Authority

Abadi Urges ‘Joint Administration’ Of Kirkuk under Baghdad's Authority

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday (October 3) called

International Community Expresses Condolences over Death of Jalal Talabani

International Community Expresses Condolences over Death of Jalal Talabani

The international community has expressed condolences on the passing of

Abadi Announces Three Days of Mourning in Iraq for Talabani’s Death

Abadi Announces Three Days of Mourning in Iraq for Talabani’s Death

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on Wednesday (October 4) three days of mourning in the country

Thousands of Families Flee Islamic State-Held Hawija

Thousands of Families Flee Islamic State-Held Hawija

 More than 3,000 people, mainly women and children fleeing the

Isis Torches Oil Wells to Slow Advance of Iraqi Forces near Hawija

Isis Torches Oil Wells to Slow Advance of Iraqi Forces near Hawija

 Islamic State (ISIS) militants set fire to three oil wells near

Basra Youth Volunteers Aim To Plant A Million Trees to Combat High Temperatures

Basra Youth Volunteers Aim To Plant A Million Trees to Combat High Temperatures

Iraqi volunteers in the southern city of Basra have launched a drive to plant one million trees.

Erdogan Says Turkey to Impose More Sanctions against Kurdistan Region

Erdogan Says Turkey to Impose More Sanctions against Kurdistan Region

 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday (October 3)

PUK Spokesman: Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani Dies in Berlin at Age 84

PUK Spokesman: Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani Dies in Berlin at Age 84

Jalal Talabani, the former President of Iraq and the Secretary-General

Abadi Rejects Referendum, Accuses Kurdish Leaders of Corruption

Abadi Rejects Referendum, Accuses Kurdish Leaders of Corruption

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the government of Iraq

Iraq Asks Foreign Countries to Halt Oil Trading With Kurdistan Region

Iraq Asks Foreign Countries to Halt Oil Trading With Kurdistan Region

Iraqi government asked the foreign countries to halt oil trading with the Kurdistan Region, as the Kurds cast their

Voting Starts in Kurdistan's Independence Referendum

Voting Starts in Kurdistan's Independence Referendum

Voting started on Monday (September 25) in an independence referendum organized by the Kurdish Region in northern

Iraqi Forces Advance in Offensive to Retake Isis-Held Hawija

Iraqi Forces Advance in Offensive to Retake Isis-Held Hawija

 Iraqi forces advanced on Friday (September 22) on the second day

Syrians Vote in Kurdish-Led Regions of North

Syrians Vote in Kurdish-Led Regions of North

Syrians voted on Friday (September 22) in an election organized by the Kurdish-led authorities of northern Syria, the

Barzani Says Kurds Willing To Pay Any Price for Freedom

Barzani Says Kurds Willing To Pay Any Price for Freedom

Masoud Barzani said on Friday (September 22) that Kurds were ready

Turkey Wants Kurdistan Region to Drop Referendum, Avoid Sanctions

Turkey Wants Kurdistan Region to Drop Referendum, Avoid Sanctions

Turkey appealed on Saturday (September 23) to the Kurdistan Region to

Turkey Ratchet Up Its Rhetoric against Barzani Over Independence Referendum

Turkey Ratchet Up Its Rhetoric against Barzani Over Independence Referendum

Turkey knows how to speak the language Masoud Barzani will understand if

Saudi Minister Calls on Barzani to Accept International Mediations

Saudi Minister Calls on Barzani to Accept International Mediations

Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan called on

Iraqi Minister Says Ready to Settle Oil Issues With Kurdistan Region

Iraqi Minister Says Ready to Settle Oil Issues With Kurdistan Region

Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Tuesday (September 19) he was

 Turkish Army Points Weapons at Iraq in Military Drill along Border

Turkish Army Points Weapons at Iraq in Military Drill along Border

Turkish military vehicles took up positions and pointed their weapons towards Iraq on Tuesday (September 19), a day