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Manual recount has begun in Iraq's Kurdistan region (AFP/ File Photo)
June 24, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
The manual recount of votes from last month’s parliamentary election began Saturday in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region, according to the electoral commission.
An Iraqi Kurdish man shows his ink-stained finger after voting in the Kurdish independence referendum in Arbil. (AFP/ File Photo)
June 21, 2018 - 14:52 GMT
The Iraqi Federal Supreme Court, the country's highest judicial authority, upheld on Thursday a decision by the parliament to manually recount the votes of the May 12 parliamentary elections.
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June 21, 2018 - 13:04 GMT
China is making human rights abuse a lucrative, global industry.
ISIS resurfaces in different parts of Iraq (Twitter)
June 20, 2018 - 11:33 GMT
The desert region in central Iraq has witnessed a resurgence in ISIS attacks, as evidenced by the discovery of the corpses of seven shepherds and farmers who were murdered by the terrorist group.
ISIS abducted three Iraqi in western Anbar province, Tuesday, 19 June, 2018. (AFP/ file)
June 19, 2018 - 12:22 GMT
Three Iraqi civilians were abducted by suspected Daesh militants in the western Anbar province, according to a local police officer on Tuesday.
Six people were killed in an attack by the Daesh terrorist group near Mosul. (AFP/ File)
June 19, 2018 - 07:03 GMT
Six people, including two members of Iraq’s Hashd al-Ashaeri militia, were killed Monday in an ambush carried out by the Daesh terrorist group near the city of Mosul, according to a local official.
Iraqi man casts his vote in previous elections. (APF/ File)
June 19, 2018 - 06:54 GMT
The Iraqi Turkmen Front (ITF) on Monday called on the country’s Supreme Judicial Council to deal with the issue of parliamentary polls in the Kirkuk province as “a special case”, condemning what it said it were“attempts to hide rigging crimes”.
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.