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A blast and gunfire killed at least 11 civilians in eastern Iraq, two security officials said on Friday, an attack which the provincial governor blamed on jihadists. The violence, in Diyala province, occurred on Thursday evening and targeted a minibus returning the civilians from an electoral meeting organised by a candidate from their tribe, an…
Iran said Monday attacks on US forces in Iraq and elsewhere in the region were a result of "wrong American policies" including support for Israel in its war against Hamas.
At least 100 people were killed and more than 150 injured when a fire broke out during a wedding at an event hall in the northern Iraqi town of Qaraqosh, officials said early Wednesday.
A French military trainer has been killed in Iraq while working alongside Iraqi troops, French authorities said Monday. The soldier, identified as Nicolas Latourte, "lost his life while accomplishing his mission" on Sunday, the office of President Emmanuel Macron wrote on X, formerly known as Twitter. His death followed that of another French soldier who…
Iraq and Kuwait will work towards reaching a definitive agreement on demarcating their borders, including a contested maritime area of the Gulf, their foreign ministers said on Sunday.
Iraq warned on Thursday that it would sever diplomatic ties with Sweden if a second Koran-burning protest within several weeks goes ahead in Stockholm. "The Iraqi government has informed the Swedish government through diplomatic channels that any recurrence of the incident involving the burning of the Holy Koran on Swedish soil would necessitate severing diplomatic…
Iraq and French energy firm TotalEnergies have signed a 27-billion dollars deal on Monday, which included four mega projects in the fields of oil, gas and renewable energy.
Iraq has opened an investigation into the suspected kidnapping of an Israeli-Russian academic after her disappearance in Baghdad, a government spokesman said.
Thousands of dead fish have washed ashore in southeast Iraq, prompting an official investigation....
Oil-dependent Iraq has been warned its economy risks going into "intensive care" unless it diversifies in line with worldwide efforts to tackle the impact of fossil fuels on the climate.
27 Dec 2022
Iraq's premier summoned the central bank governor Tuesday amid worries sparked by a currency drop against the dollar, with lawmakers calling for an extraordinary session of parliament. One US dollar traded at 1,580 Iraqi dinars on the street Tuesday, against the central bank rate of 1,470 dinars, state news agency INA reported. The drop, which…