January 17, 2019 - 18:00 GMT
A group of activists in the United States and other countries have signed a petition, calling on European countries to boycott an anti-Iran summit set to be hosted by Washington in Poland next month.
Baku, Azerbaijan (Shutterstock)
January 17, 2019 - 07:57 GMT
Senior defense officials of Iran and Azerbaijan have signed an agreement aimed at boosting defense and military cooperation between the two neighbors.
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2019 - 14:20 GMT
Foreign troop numbers in Iraq fell by a quarter during 2018, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said, as the fallout fizzled from Washington's announcement it was withdrawing from neighboring Syria.
ranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif  (AFP)
January 15, 2019 - 12:23 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday the security of northern Iraq’s Kurdish region is “important” for the Islamic Republic.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (AFP)
January 15, 2019 - 09:35 GMT
Netanyahu sent a warning to Iran at the appointment ceremony of incoming IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi Tuesday morning.
Labour protest in Iran (Twitter)
January 15, 2019 - 08:25 GMT
Iran denied claims by a labour protest leader that he was tortured in prison following strikes at a sugar factory, state TV reported on Monday.
US forces in Iraq. (AFP)
January 14, 2019 - 17:41 GMT
Deputy head of the National Axis bloc Mohammed al-Karbouli called on the Iraqi government to be honest with people about its position on the US-Iranian conflict.
A Syrian Kurdish militia fighter (AFP/FILE)
January 14, 2019 - 15:01 GMT
Pulling out troops from the country may save the US from yet another costly, vague and extralegal war, Trump must now reckon with the fate of those allies and civilians he is leaving behind.
Iraqi President Barham Saleh (R), receives Jordan's King Abdullah II in the capital Baghdad on January 14, 2019, in the monarch's first trip to Iraq in more than a decade.(AFP/ File)
January 14, 2019 - 13:13 GMT
Jordanian King Abdullah II has made his first trip to Baghdad in more than a decade, meeting Iraqi President Barham Saleh.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Ali al-Hakim (R) receives his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Baghdad on January 13, 2019 (AFP Photo/SABAH ARAR)
January 14, 2019 - 09:07 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif arrived in Baghdad on Sunday on an official visit to Iraq.
Iran foreign ministry summoned Poland’s Chargé d’Affaires Wojciech Unolt on Sunday to protest the country's hosting an anti-Iran conference (Twitter)
January 13, 2019 - 11:43 GMT
The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Sunday summoned the Polish Charges D'Affairs, Wojciech Unolt, to protest an Iran-focused conference in Warsaw next month.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (Twitter)
January 13, 2019 - 10:20 GMT
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has threatened to “expel” all Iranian forces in Syria, describing Washington’s declared troop withdrawal from Syria as a “tactical change” of its mission to counter Iran’s influence in the Arab country amid bolstering American military presence in the region.
Samer Ali Shakara, who is an Arab journalist working for the U.S.-funded Al-Hurra television channel, found in Baghdad. (Twitter)
January 10, 2019 - 13:47 GMT
An Arab journalist working for the U.S.-funded Al-Hurra television channel was found dead Thursday in Iraqi capital Baghdad, according to a local police source.
January 10, 2019 - 12:20 GMT
Why does war in Yemen seem designed to kill, maim and starve but not to be won?
The Iraqi parliament votes on the new Iraqi government in Baghdad (AFP)
January 10, 2019 - 12:13 GMT
A reported visit to the Israeli-occupied territories by several Iraqi lawmakers has sparked a wave of condemnations from the Arab country’s political leaders, with some of them demanding a probe to identify those who crossed a “red line.”
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo  (Shutterstock)
January 09, 2019 - 12:50 GMT
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday made a surprise visit to Iraqi capital Baghdad, an Iraqi Foreign Ministry official has said.