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Al-Hashemi was attacked by unknown gunmen near his home in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. A leading Iraqi expert on ISIL (ISIS) and other armed groups was shot dead in Baghdad on Monday after receiving...

Iraq condemns UK-based news agency’s story that claimed number of new infections much higher than official figures. Iraq has revoked Reuters news agency’s reporting licence for three months...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States waged a series of precision air strikes on Thursday against an Iran-backed militia in Iraq that it blamed for a major rocket attack a day earlier that killed...

Washington: Two American personnel and one from Britain were killed and about a dozen people were wounded when 15 small rockets hit Iraq's Taji military camp north of Baghdad on Wednesday, two US...

Beirut: Iraq said on Thursday that its military has resumed operations with the US-led coalition against the Islamic State, after their joint mission was suspended amid calls for foreign troops to leave. A...

Ancient Assyrian rock carvings unearthed in Iraq after narrowly avoiding destruction by ISIS show a king surrounded by gods astride mythical beasts Assyrian rock carvings are the first of their kind found...

Ancient carvings menaced by the advance of ISIS have finally been revealed after the terror group’s defeat, in the first discovery of its kind for more than 150 years. The ten rock reliefs were unearthed...

At least six killed, 22 injured after riot in Baghdad’s women shelter causes fire, says official. A fire at a women’s shelter in Iraq’s capital has killed several lodgers, according...

Human Rights Watch report says teenage boys falsely confessed to joining ISIL while under torture by the authorities. Security forces in the Kurdish regions of Iraq have been “torturing children”...

The Vatican on Saturday urged Iraqi President Barham Saleh to guarantee the safety of Christians and ensure they have a future place in the war-battered country. Saleh met with Pope Francis, the Vatican...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States should expect Iran to retaliate over the U.S. killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday, as a top...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he discussed stability in the Middle East as well as oil prices, security and military issues at a White House meeting with Saudi...

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The United States on Monday warned its citizens in Israel and Palestinian territories to be vigilant, citing the risk of rocket fire days after a U.S. drone strike killed an...

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday that “geopolitical tensions are at their highest level this century” and called on world...

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday stood by his threat to go after Iranian cultural sites, warning of a “major retaliation” if Iran strikes back for...

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Supporters of Iran-backed Iraqi paramilitary groups began to withdraw from the U.S. embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday, a day after they stormed the outer perimeter, forcing Washington...