Flights between Iraq and Russia Resume After 13-Year Halt

Flights between Iraq and Russia Resume After 13-Year Halt

 Airlines resumed flights between Russia and Iraq on Sunday

Abadi Says Iraq Could Use Force If Kurdistan Referendum Results In Violence

Abadi Says Iraq Could Use Force If Kurdistan Referendum Results In Violence

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he’s prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdistan

Car Bomb Kills Two in Kirkuk

Car Bomb Kills Two in Kirkuk

An explosion hit Kirkuk city on Saturday (September 16), killing two

Turkey's Erdogan to Discuss Kurdish Referendum with Iraqi PM

Turkey's Erdogan to Discuss Kurdish Referendum with Iraqi PM

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday (September 17) he would

Erdogan Says Barzani's Decision Not To Postpone Referendum "Very Wrong"

Erdogan Says Barzani's Decision Not To Postpone Referendum "Very Wrong"

 Massoud Barzani's decision not to postpone an independence referendum later this month is "very

White House Calls Referendum on Kurdistan Independence 'Provocative'

White House Calls Referendum on Kurdistan Independence 'Provocative'

The White House issued a statement on Friday (September 15) reiterating the U.S. position against plans by the

Iraqi MPS Petition To Terminate Kirkuk Provincial Council

Iraqi MPS Petition To Terminate Kirkuk Provincial Council

A petition has been lodged by the Iraqi lawmakers on Saturday (September

U.S. Not Aware Of Alternative Presented By Mcgurk to Kurdish Referendum - State Dept

U.S. Not Aware Of Alternative Presented By Mcgurk to Kurdish Referendum - State Dept

The U.S. State Department Spokeswoman, Heather Nauert said on Thursday

Suicide Attacks on Restaurants and Checkpoint Kill 60 in Southern Iraq

Suicide Attacks on Restaurants and Checkpoint Kill 60 in Southern Iraq

Three suicide attacks claimed by Islamic State killed at least 60 people

Barzani Vows to Press on With Kurdish Referendum, Defying Iraqi Parliament

Barzani Vows to Press on With Kurdish Referendum, Defying Iraqi Parliament

 Masoud Barzani vowed to press ahead with a referendum on Kurdish

Iraqi PM Calls for Urgent Talks with Kurdish Leadership

Iraqi PM Calls for Urgent Talks with Kurdish Leadership

 Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called for urgent talks with Kurdish leadership, hours after parliament

Arab League Chief Calls for Dialogue Ahead Of Kurdish Referendum

Arab League Chief Calls for Dialogue Ahead Of Kurdish Referendum

Arab League Chief Ahmed Aboul Gheit called on Tuesday (September 12) for

Turkish Court Hears Case against Journalists from Cumhuriyet Newspaper

Turkish Court Hears Case against Journalists from Cumhuriyet Newspaper

Turkish court on Monday (September 11) resumed the trial against 17

Barzani Says Referendum to Be Held On Scheduled Date

Barzani Says Referendum to Be Held On Scheduled Date

Masoud Barzani reiterated on Monday (September 11) referendum on independence of Kurdistan will be held on the

Iraq Condemns ‘Atrocities’ Against Muslim Minority in Myanmar

Iraq Condemns ‘Atrocities’ Against Muslim Minority in Myanmar

 Iraqi Foreign Ministry denounced “crimes and atrocities” carried out against Muslim minority of

Abadi Calls On Kurdistan Region Not To Hold Referendum

Abadi Calls On Kurdistan Region Not To Hold Referendum

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi once again called on the Kurdistan

Tourist Arrivals Reach 145,000 in Kurdistan Region over Last Two Days

Tourist Arrivals Reach 145,000 in Kurdistan Region over Last Two Days

 The Kurdistan Region’s Board of Tourism announced on Sunday

Iranian Official: Kurdish Independence Move Could Lead To 20-Year Conflict

Iranian Official: Kurdish Independence Move Could Lead To 20-Year Conflict

 The Secretary of Iran's Expediency Council, Mohsen Rezaei,

U.S. Embassy Says Returned Antique Chess Set Owned By Saddam Hussein

U.S. Embassy Says Returned Antique Chess Set Owned By Saddam Hussein

 The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad has announced an artifact stolen after the U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam

U.S. Military Commander Believes Al-Baghdadi Is Still Alive

U.S. Military Commander Believes Al-Baghdadi Is Still Alive

 The head of U.S forces in Iraq and Syria said he believes Islamic

U.N. Casualty Figures Show Conflict in Iraq Killed 125 Civilians in August

U.N. Casualty Figures Show Conflict in Iraq Killed 125 Civilians in August

 Conflict in Iraq during the month of August caused the deaths of

Iraq Generates $4.5 Billion from Oil Exports in August

Iraq Generates $4.5 Billion from Oil Exports in August

The Iraqi government generated over $4.5 billion from oil revenue

Abadi Announces Full Liberation of Nineveh Province from Isis

Abadi Announces Full Liberation of Nineveh Province from Isis

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Thursday (August 31) announced

Around 150 Isis Members Surrender To Peshmerga Northwest of Tal Afar

Around 150 Isis Members Surrender To Peshmerga Northwest of Tal Afar

 About 150 Islamic State (ISIS) members and their families surrendered to Peshmerga forces in Sahil al Malih, a

Iraq's Siba Gas Field to Start Production by Year End

Iraq's Siba Gas Field to Start Production by Year End

 Iraq's Siba gas field will start production by the end of the

Abadi Says Iraq Will Announce Victory against Isis in Tal Afar Soon

Abadi Says Iraq Will Announce Victory against Isis in Tal Afar Soon

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Iraq would announce victory

Peshmerga Forces Kill 130 Isis Militants over Last Three Days

Peshmerga Forces Kill 130 Isis Militants over Last Three Days

The General Command of Peshmerga Forces announced on Tuesday (August 29)

Isis Attacks Peshmerga with Female Suicide Bomber near Tal Afar

Isis Attacks Peshmerga with Female Suicide Bomber near Tal Afar

 An Islamic State (ISIS) female fighter blew herself up at Peshmerga forces near Tal Afar, killing three

Iraqi Army Announces Full Liberation of Tal Afar from Islamic State

Iraqi Army Announces Full Liberation of Tal Afar from Islamic State

 Iraqi forces took full control of Tal Afar, Islamic State's

Vigil Held for Soldiers Lost After Iraqi Ship Sinks

Vigil Held for Soldiers Lost After Iraqi Ship Sinks

Rescuers have recovered the bodies of 16 more sailors from an Iraqi ship

Iraq's Foreign Minister Welcomes French Counterpart in Baghdad

Iraq's Foreign Minister Welcomes French Counterpart in Baghdad

 Iraq's Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari welcomed his

Iraqi Forces Dislodge Isis From 70 Percent of Tal Afar, Commanders Say

Iraqi Forces Dislodge Isis From 70 Percent of Tal Afar, Commanders Say

 Iraqi forces have dislodged the Islamic State (ISIS) from 70

Iraq’s Defense Minister Al-Hayali Says Tal Afar Liberation Imminent

Iraq’s Defense Minister Al-Hayali Says Tal Afar Liberation Imminent

 Iraq's Defense Minister Arfan al-Hayali said on Saturday (August 26) that the liberation of Tal Afar would

Roadside Bomb Kills One Peshmerga, Wounds Six in Southern Kirkuk

Roadside Bomb Kills One Peshmerga, Wounds Six in Southern Kirkuk

 One Peshmerga onboard a minibus in the south of the Kirkuk

French Ministers of Defense and Foreign Affairs Arrive In Erbil

French Ministers of Defense and Foreign Affairs Arrive In Erbil

 French Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian and French Defense Minister Florence Parly arrived on Saturday

Iraqi Forces Breach Isis Defense Lines in Tal Afar Center

Iraqi Forces Breach Isis Defense Lines in Tal Afar Center

 Iraqi forces on Friday (August 25) announced they have breached Islamic State (ISIS) defense lines in the

Ezidi Female Fighters Eager to Rescue Fellow Women Held By Isis

Ezidi Female Fighters Eager to Rescue Fellow Women Held By Isis

An all-female unit of Kurdish fighters are as brave and skillful as the

Turkish FM Arrives In Baghdad to Meet Senior Officials

Turkish FM Arrives In Baghdad to Meet Senior Officials

 Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrived in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Wednesday morning (August

British Major General Calls Fight for Mosul 'Toughest Since World War Two'

British Major General Calls Fight for Mosul 'Toughest Since World War Two'

 Major General Rupert Jones, British deputy commander of the international coalition on Wednesday (August 23)

Turkish FM Meets With Barzani, Political Parties in Erbil

Turkish FM Meets With Barzani, Political Parties in Erbil

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held talks with Masoud Barzani

Iraqi Forces Continue Offensive in Tal Afar Against Islamic State

Iraqi Forces Continue Offensive in Tal Afar Against Islamic State

Iraqi security forces launched an offensive to take back the city of Tal

Hashid Al-Shaabi Says Fighters Enter First Neighborhood of Tal Afar

Hashid Al-Shaabi Says Fighters Enter First Neighborhood of Tal Afar

 Hashid al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) said its fighters

Iraqi Forces Breach Islamic State Stronghold Tal Afar

Iraqi Forces Breach Islamic State Stronghold Tal Afar

 Iraqi forces breached the city limits of Tal Afar on Tuesday (August 22), an Islamic State (ISIS) stronghold

U.S. Defense Secretary Arrives In Kurdistan Region

U.S. Defense Secretary Arrives In Kurdistan Region

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived in the Kurdistan Region

Iraqi Forces Start Offensive to Take Back Isis-Held City of Tal Afar

Iraqi Forces Start Offensive to Take Back Isis-Held City of Tal Afar

Iraqi security forces launched on Sunday (August 20) an offensive to

China Makes Huge Contributions to Iraq's Post-War Reconstruction

China Makes Huge Contributions to Iraq's Post-War Reconstruction

China has been playing an active role in Iraq's post-war

Displaced Speak Of Life under Isis As Iraqi Forces Prepare To Retake Tal Afar

Displaced Speak Of Life under Isis As Iraqi Forces Prepare To Retake Tal Afar

 Five weeks after securing victory in Mosul, Iraqi forces have

Iraqi Parliament Delays Vote on Two Articles from Provincial Council’s Proposal

Iraqi Parliament Delays Vote on Two Articles from Provincial Council’s Proposal

The Iraqi Parliament has postponed votes on two articles of a proposal

Rescued Ezidi Boy Reunited With Family in Canada

Rescued Ezidi Boy Reunited With Family in Canada

An Ezidi boy rescued from the battlefield in Mosul after three years in

Isis Bombs Electricity Transmission Towers in Jalawla, Qarah Tapah

Isis Bombs Electricity Transmission Towers in Jalawla, Qarah Tapah

 Islamic State (ISIS) bombs knocked down a number of electricity