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Iraqi President Barham Salih (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 12:32 GMT
Iraqi President Barham Salih has renounced his British citizenship in adherence to the country's Constitution, according to the Iraqi presidency on Sunday.
Falih Fayadh (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 09:26 GMT
Falih Fayadh said on Saturday he insisted on being nominated for the post of interior minister, two months after disputes in Baghdad over the defense and interior ministers have obstructed finalizing the cabinet of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.
Jordan, Iraq Set to Reopen Main Border (Twitter)
December 16, 2018 - 07:58 GMT
Cargo trucks will be able to cross the Jordan-Iraq border once again starting March 2019, according to Mohammad Kheir Al Dawoud, president of the Jordan Truck Owners Association (JTOA).
Iraq importing gas to Iran (Twitter)
December 12, 2018 - 18:00 GMT
The United States will not be able to force Iraq to stop importing gas from Iran, says an academic, adding that Baghdad will continue to procure its energy requirements rather than going along with the U.S. anti-Iran sanctions.
Mosul (Twitter)
December 12, 2018 - 10:16 GMT
Group from Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), better known by the Arabic name Hashd al-Sha'abi, triggered public rage by taking over one of Mosul’s Arqam mosque. PMF leadership, however, denies these accusations.
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (Shutterstock)
December 10, 2018 - 12:29 GMT
The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad has warned American nationals against visiting Iraq on the first anniversary of the military defeat of the ISIS terrorist group.
Iraqi protesters donned high visibility jackets in Basra  during demonstrations (Twitter)
December 10, 2018 - 10:08 GMT
Iraqi protesters donned high visibility jackets in Basra on Tuesday during demonstrations calling for improved public services, echoing the adoption of yellow vests by protesters in France.
Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi. (Twitter/@Gebran_Bassil)
December 05, 2018 - 10:57 GMT
Caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi discussed a series of measures that would boost ties between Lebanon and Iraq, a statement from Bassil’s office reported Tuesday.
Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi. (AFP/File)
December 05, 2018 - 08:43 GMT
Iraq’s Parliament descended into chaos on Tuesday as MPs clashed angrily over a planned vote on the remainder of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi’s Cabinet.
(Twitter)
December 05, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
Despite hard-fought victories to retake ISIS territory, there are three major signs that the terrorist militants are regrouping, taking advantage of ongoing instability and refocusing their campaign against the Iraqi government, said a recent report.
Head of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr (Twitter)
December 04, 2018 - 12:20 GMT
Head of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr, warned on Monday Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that he alone will be held responsible if he should “submit” to the developments going on behind the scenes in the government formation process.
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2018 - 11:59 GMT
ISIS terrorist organization is not responsible for the recent attacks on Nineveh province, killing and injuring dozens, announced Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.
Iraqi's president Barham Salih arrives for a meeting with Italian Prime minsiter at Palazzo Chigi. (Filippo MONTEFORTE / AFP)
November 27, 2018 - 09:45 GMT
Iraq’s parliament will vote on Tuesday to approve the remaining eight ministers in Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi’s government.
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi (Twitter)
November 26, 2018 - 08:11 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi will present his candidates for eight ministerial positions Monday but the key positions related to security have still not been resolved.
Iraq is one of the hottest countries on earth but when heavy rains do hit they can result in casualties and widespread damage. (AFP)
November 25, 2018 - 14:24 GMT
Floods kill 9, damage hundreds of homes in northern Iraq
Iraqi parliament (Twitter)
November 24, 2018 - 08:42 GMT
Members of the Iraqi parliament have called for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, stressing that they saw no justification for the protracted presence of foreign troops in Iraq about a year after the defeat of the ISIS Takfiri terrorist group.