Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr (AFP/File Photo)
June 17, 2018 - 18:21 GMT
Efforts are ongoing in Iraq to form the largest bloc in parliament that would be able to form a new government in wake of last month’s elections that saw the surprise victory of Sadrist Movement leader Moqtada al-Sadr.
Byretten, court of law and the Tympanum in Copenhagen (Shutterstock)
June 16, 2018 - 09:00 GMT
A Danish court has ordered the government to compensate the civilians tortured in an operation during the U.S.-led war on Iraq.
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June 14, 2018 - 16:59 GMT
Talks between Jordan and Iraq on allowing the entry of Jordanian trucks into the neighbouring country will resume after Eid Al Fitr and following the formation of a new Iraqi government, a sector leader has said.
Members of the Iraqi federal police outside a ballot warehouse in Baghdad caught on fire. (AFP/ File)
June 13, 2018 - 18:45 GMT
Following a court order, Iraqi authorities arrested four people accused of setting fire to a warehouse containing half of Baghdad's ballot boxes from last month's election.
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June 13, 2018 - 17:41 GMT
Only 40 of the 400 British jihadis who fought in Syria and Iraq have been prosecuted on their return home.
An Iraqi voter has her biometric voting card checked with her fingerprint upon arriving at a poll station for the parliamentary elections in the northern multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk on May 12, 2018. (Marwan Ibrahim/ AFP)
June 13, 2018 - 17:38 GMT
Iraq’s Federal Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a request by the country’s election commission to invalidate legislative amendments under which electronic vote count has been abolished.
Sarah Idan posted an Instagram video from Jerusalem with her Israeli counterpart. (Screenshot/Instagram)
June 13, 2018 - 13:48 GMT
For the second time in six months, Miss Universe Iraq 2017 and Iraq’s representative at the Miss Universe 2017 pageant, Sarah Idan, ignites controversy for posting an Instagram update with Miss Israel 2017, Adar Gandelsman. The caption reads: "Shalom/Salam from Jerusalem.”
Members of the Iraqi parliament gather to vote on Iraq's new government line-up at the parliament in Baghdad (AFP/ File Photo)
June 13, 2018 - 08:53 GMT
Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr announced on Tuesday that he has forged an alliance with the Fatah Coalition to form the biggest group in Iraq's parliament.
Iraqi Haidar al-Abadi rejects to repeat polls, urges formation of govt. (AFP/ File)
June 13, 2018 - 08:36 GMT
Iraq’s prime minister on Tuesday rejected calls for a do-over of last month’s elections, adding that a new government should be established as soon as possible.
OPEC’s second-biggest producer said supply curbs by the cartel haven’t yet achieved their purpose. (Shutterstock)
June 12, 2018 - 07:21 GMT
Iraq said OPEC should resist pressure to increase oil supplies, strengthening opposition to plans by Saudi Arabia as the group prepares to meet next week.
Shia Cleric al-Sadr has asked all Iraqi political groups to stop fighting over power. (APF/ File Photo)
June 11, 2018 - 17:20 GMT
Influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Monday called on Iraqi political groups to abstain from fighting for power.
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June 11, 2018 - 13:14 GMT
Three people were killed and 13 others injured in attacks in Iraq’s northern Kirkuk province on Monday, according to a local police officer.
19 women were sentenced to life in prison by an Iraqi court on April 29, 2018 for
June 11, 2018 - 12:40 GMT
The world is still not sure how to treat female members of terror groups. Nowhere is this more contentious than in the case of ISIS where many of the so-called Jihadi brides have been left stranded to the hand of state authorities with Iraqi being the latest example passing sentences with 'chilling uniformity'.
A fire spread through Iraq's biggest ballot warehouse in Baghdad, Sunday. (AFP/ File)
June 11, 2018 - 08:34 GMT
A fire broke out in the largest storage space of ballot boxes in Baghdad, sources from the Iraqi Ministry of Internal Affairs said.
President Fuad Masoom (AFP/File Photo)
June 10, 2018 - 12:59 GMT
In an effort to prevent a constitutional vacuum, which might be the case as of 1st July, President Fuad Masoom, Parliament Speaker Salim Jabouri, and a number of the most prominent leaders of political blocs participated in a broad meeting on Saturday.
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June 10, 2018 - 11:31 GMT
Iraqi security forces on Sunday began a military operation against ISIS cells in the eastern Diyala province, according to a local police officer.