• Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019
  • Last Update : 04:41 pm
Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated...

Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated...

Middle East

Sat, Jul 6 2019

Iraqi President Barham Salih said the city, now an archaeological ruin, was returned to its 'rightful...

Military sources: US forces prepare...

Military sources: US forces prepare...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 22 2019

The US military denied any planned evacuation from the sprawling Balad base, which last week was hit...

Iraq condemns 8th French IS member to...

Iraq condemns 8th French IS member to...

Middle East

Sun, Jun 2 2019

Fodil Tahar Aouidate, 32, first appeared in court on May 27 but a judge delayed his trial to allow for...

Saudi Arabia: Firm Arab stand needed...

Saudi Arabia: Firm Arab stand needed...

Middle East

Fri, May 31 2019

Iraq objected to the Arab communique

Islamic State suspects sent by US from...

Islamic State suspects sent by US from...

Middle East

Wed, May 29 2019

Three of the men have been convicted of IS membership and sentenced to death by Iraqi courts, while five...

Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iranian...

Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iranian...

Middle East

Sun, May 26 2019

In May last year, US President Donald Trump pulled out of the landmark nuclear deal with Iran and later...

Islamic State's new guerrilla...

Islamic State's new guerrilla...

Middle East

Sat, May 25 2019

In recent weeks, IS's al-Naba online newspaper has encouraged followers to adopt guerrilla tactics...

As US-Iran tension simmers, rocket fired...

As US-Iran tension simmers, rocket fired...

Middle East

Mon, May 20 2019

The attack came two weeks after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Iraqi leaders during a surprise...

Iraq caught up in US-Iran tension

Iraq caught up in US-Iran tension

Middle East

Sat, May 18 2019

On the streets of Baghdad, some shrugged off the rising tensions while others worried their country could...

Security official: At least 8 dead in...

Security official: At least 8 dead in...

Middle East

Fri, May 10 2019

There was no immediate claim of responsibility

Pompeo briefs Iraqi leaders on US security...

Pompeo briefs Iraqi leaders on US security...

North America

Wed, May 8 2019

Washington has ramped up sanctions on Tehran over its nuclear program in recent months and designated...

After 'caliphate' collapse, jihadists...

After 'caliphate' collapse, jihadists...

South Asia

Tue, Apr 30 2019

The warning comes as IS seeks to assert a regional influence after the loss of its self-proclaimed Middle...

Where do they go from here?

Where do they go from here?

Anik Kabir

Wed, Apr 10 2019

The caliphate is off the map for now, but will evolve in dangerous ways

Almost 100 dead as Iraq ferry sinks...

Almost 100 dead as Iraq ferry sinks...

Middle East

Fri, Mar 22 2019

The premier said 61 women had died in the accident

Rouhani seeks to counter US pressure...

Rouhani seeks to counter US pressure...

Middle East

Tue, Mar 12 2019

Baghdad was given limited waivers to continue buying electricity and natural gas from Iran

Acting Pentagon chief visits Baghdad...

Acting Pentagon chief visits Baghdad...

Middle East

Tue, Feb 12 2019

Shanahan is to meet leaders including Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and will also discuss the withdrawal...

Caught in Syria, foreign jihadist suspects...

Caught in Syria, foreign jihadist suspects...

World

Sun, Feb 10 2019

Both countries have suffered for years at the hands of the Islamic State group

Syria war: Families and fighters flee...

Syria war: Families and fighters flee...

Middle East

Thu, Feb 7 2019

Most of those emerging from the desert over the past two weeks have been IS militants' wives and...

Trump comments spark Iraqi demands for...

Trump comments spark Iraqi demands for...

Middle East

Mon, Feb 4 2019

The US has been leading a coalition to crush the Islamic State group which grabbed swathes of Syria and...

Iraq hints at bigger role in Syria after...

Iraq hints at bigger role in Syria after...

Middle East

Mon, Dec 31 2018

Abdul Mahdi has previously said that about 2,000 Islamic State fighters are operating near the border...

In a first, Trump makes surprise visit...

In a first, Trump makes surprise visit...

World

Thu, Dec 27 2018

He was accompanied by first lady Melania Trump