Hundreds of supporters of Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have stormed the Iraqi parliament in protest at MPs’ failure to convene for a vote on
Hundreds of supporters of Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed Baghdad’s Green Zone on Saturday and some entered the Iraqi parliament in
US Defence Secretary Ash Carter is in Baghdad to discuss tactics with Iraqi leaders on how to intensify pressure on ISIL in the strategic city of Mosul.
Amateur footage captures the moment a suicide bomber struck a football match in a town south of Baghdad. The game had just finished and trophies were
Counting the cost in Iraq after dozens die in three attacks over two days
The US Army has decided that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl will face a court martial on charges that he walked away from his unit in Afghanistan. If
The militant group Islamic State says it carried out a truck bomb attack in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, which killed more than 60 people. The bomb
Iraq’s parliament has voted unanimously for the biggest shake-up in its government system since the 2003 US invasion. The decision eliminates entire
Bomb attacks across Iraq have killed at least 32 people. The deadliest was a car bomb in a mainly Shi’ite area of Baghdad, which killed 16 people
Car bombs exploded in the parking lots of two luxury hotels in central Baghdad late on Thursday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 30. The
Thousands of people forced to flee Ramadi and the surrounding area because of the ISIL takeover have been continuing to cross the Euphrates River via
At least 21 people were killed in the Iraqi capital after a wave of car bombs exploded on Thursday evening (April 30). The Baghdad blasts happened
Police sources say ISIL militants are gaining ground in western Iraq, raising fears for security in the capital.
In Baghdad, at least 15 people have been killed and 30 wounded in two bombings in and around the Iraqi capital. The first attack struck as people
Residents of the Iraqi capital Baghdad seemed pleased ten years of nighttime curfew are over. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the decision
ISIL militants have killed a senior Kurdish commander and five other fighters after launching a major offensive in the Iraqi province of Kirkuk
At least 12 people are dead and dozens wounded after a double bombing in downtown Baghdad. A suicide blast at a busy market near a bus station was
There is high security in the West Bank town of Bethlehem for the height of the festive season
The conflict in Iraq is increasingly threatening to export trained terrorists to other countries in the region, and to the West.