Iraqis security forces, expats start voting in parliamentary elections. (AFP/ File Photo)
October 18, 2018 - 10:04 GMT
Iraq’s upcoming municipal polls -- initially slated for Dec. 22 -- have been postponed to sometime next year, Iraq’s official electoral commission announced Wednesday.
Iraq's newly elected president, Kurdish politician Barham Salih (C). (AFP/File)
October 18, 2018 - 07:49 GMT
Iraqi authorities announced on Wednesday that Prime Minister-designate Adil Abdul-Mahdi will announce the new Cabinet and its program next week.
Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil (AFP/File Photo)
October 17, 2018 - 13:40 GMT
Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil held talks on Wednesday with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari where they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries.
Newly elected Iraqi President Barham Salih delivers a speech in the Baghdad parliament, October 2, 2018. (AFP/File)
October 17, 2018 - 12:54 GMT
Iraqi President Barham Salih reiterated on Tuesday a national rejection for taking sides as regional blocs form.
A demonstrator burns tires during protests in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on July 12. (AFP/File)
October 16, 2018 - 13:24 GMT
Nine demonstrators who were shot dead early last month in Iraq’s southern city of Basra were killed for “political reasons”, according to the findings of a government commission of inquiry.
October 16, 2018 - 10:52 GMT
Saudi Arabia left it late to salvage a draw in their match against Iraq on Monday night, with Abdulaziz Al-Bishi scoring in the 94th minute.
Adel Abdul Mahdi (2nd L) and Barham Saleh (2nd R) left the parliament chamber together. (AFP/File)
October 16, 2018 - 09:47 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi is continuing his consultations with political blocs over the formation of a new government.
“Today is a remarkable day for Iraq. Democracy won,” said lawmaker Rebwar Taha from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. (AFP/File)
October 14, 2018 - 10:49 GMT
Iraqi President Barham Salih called on Saturday for the formation of a government that ensures proper political representation.
Lionel Scaloni
October 12, 2018 - 22:19 GMT
Inter Milan forward Martinez struck his first goal for his country to give Argentina the lead in the 18th minute at the Prince Faisal bin Fahd stadium.
Argentina prepared for Brazil by beating Iraq 4-0 in Saudi Arabia, with Lautaro Martinez and Roberto Pereyra among the goals.
October 12, 2018 - 22:01 GMT
Argentina prepared for Brazil by beating Iraq 4-0 in Saudi Arabia, with Lautaro Martinez and Roberto Pereyra among the goals.
Kirkuk, Iraq (Shutterstock)
October 11, 2018 - 13:21 GMT
At least one person was killed on Thursday by an explosion that went off along the Baghdad-Kirkuk highway in Iraq’s oil-rich Kirkuk province, according to a local police source.
Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi (Twitter)
October 11, 2018 - 10:23 GMT
The Iraqi prime minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi, intends to scale down the period granted to him by the constitution to form a government and gain the parliament's vote of confidence, a reliable source in Baghdad said.
One of Mohammed al-Motteri Instagtam images (Right) and in the middle, a screenshot taken from the video of his killing. (Socialmedia)
October 10, 2018 - 14:28 GMT
A series of killings and assassinations in Iraq seem to be unstoppable, however, the latest is a heinous and horrifying murder of a 14-year-old teenager who has a “feminine” look.
Adel Abdel Mahdi (C) has been given the difficult task of forming the next Iraqi government (AFP Photo/STRINGER)
October 10, 2018 - 13:50 GMT
Adel Abdul Mahdi, Iraq’s new prime minister, has received additional support from the Shiite religious authority in Najaf, a move that further cemented his power for this critical stage.
Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi. (AFP/File)
October 10, 2018 - 11:12 GMT
Candidates wishing to apply for a ministerial position in cabinet can do so online through a website launched on Tuesday by Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi.
An Iranian officer displays packages of seized Afghan-made drugs (AFP)
October 09, 2018 - 14:43 GMT
Iran is a hotspot in the global flow of illegal drugs, and there is a worrying growth in the involvement of Iranian and Iraqi militias in the drug trade. As sanctions tighten, the appeal of drug trafficking will increase, as will the security problems that go with it.