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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.
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December 16, 2018 - 08:30 GMT
Iraqi and Arab social media users went on Saturday to remember a historic moment in which an Iraqi journalist threw both of his shoes at the former United States President, George W. Bush during a press conference in 2008 held by Bush and the Iraqi Prime Minister in Baghdad.
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).
Abdul-Mahdi said he would send a delegation to the United States to seek an exemption from sanctions to keep importing gas from Tehran. (Shutterstock)
December 13, 2018 - 07:13 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi has once again reiterated his government’s stance against the US’ unilateral sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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.
Nearly half of the €72.5 million will be used to maintain stability through promoting local development, Pierre Amilhat from the EU’s Directorate-General of International Cooperation and Partnership told reporters. (Shutterstock)
December 11, 2018 - 02:22 GMT
Nearly half of total amount will be used to maintain stability through promoting local development, says EU official
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.
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December 10, 2018 - 11:32 GMT
Iraqis continue demonstrating the deteriorating living conditions in Basra city. In the weekend, protesters donned high visibility jackets in Basra, inspired by the French 'Yellow Vests' uprising in Paris and all over the country.
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.
The two neighboring states hold longstanding economic ties, through joint industrial projects, and trades of goods. (Shutterstock)
December 06, 2018 - 10:25 GMT
Iran’s Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi meet with Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammad Hashim al-Ani, discussing the development of bilateral relations in the economic, investment and trade fields.
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.
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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.