3 Apr 2017
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner visited Baghdad Monday with the US's top military officer, meeting Iraq's premier to discuss the fight against the Islamic State group.
19 Feb 2017
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the launch of military operations to retake west Mosul from the Islamic State group Sunday, four months into a massive offensive on the city.
23 Jan 2017
"The group forced us to leave our homes... without allowing us to take our belongings," a resident of Al-Maidan, a neighbourhood on the city's jihadist-held west bank, told AFP.
7 Jan 2017
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said at a joint press conference after meeting Turkey's Binali Yildirim that the issue would be solved soon.
22 Oct 2016
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi reiterated his rejection Saturday of Turkish participation in the ongoing offensive to wrest Mosul back from the Islamic State group.
17 Oct 2016
Iraqi forces have launched a campaign to retake Mosul, the self-declared capital of the Islamic State, the prime minister said Monday in what the US hailed as a "decisive moment" in the battle to crush the jihadist group.
11 Oct 2016
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hit back on Tuesday against dismissive comments by Turkey's president, mocking his appeal to the nation via video call during a failed coup attempt.
1 Aug 2016
Given problems with Iraq's judicial system, the premier's efforts to speed up the implementation of executions will only "accelerate injustice", the United Nations said on Monday.
19 Jul 2016
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who has been trying for months to replace the current cabinet, has accepted the resignations of five more ministers, his office said on Tuesday.
8 Jul 2016
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi sacked the head of the Baghdad security command and other top officials after a bombing in the capital killed 292 people, his office said on Friday.