Devastated Iraq seeks $90 billion for reconstruction

Devastated Iraq seeks $90 billion for reconstruction

Iraq needs nearly $90 billion to rebuild after three years of war with the Islamic State group, officials said Monday, with large parts of the country in ruins and tens of thousands left homeless. ...
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Iraq condemns German woman to death for belonging to IS

Iraq condemns German woman to death for belonging to IS

An Iraqi court said Sunday it had condemned to death by hanging a German woman of Moroccan origin after finding her guilty of belonging to the Islamic State jihadist group. The post Iraq condemns German woman to death for belonging to IS appeared first on Vang...
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Baghdad twin suicide bombing kills 31

Baghdad twin suicide bombing kills 31

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called for the elimination of jihadist "sleeper cells" Monday after a twin suicide bombing killed 31 people in Baghdad in the second such attack in three days. ...
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Iraq invites bids for new oil pipeline

Iraq invites bids for new oil pipeline

Iraq's oil ministry on Sunday called for bids for the construction of a new pipeline to allow oil exports to resume from the northern province of Kirkuk to neighbouring Turkey. ...
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Iraq hangs 38 members of IS, Qaeda for terrorism

Iraq hanged 38 jihadists belonging to the Islamic State group or Al-Qaeda for terrorism offences on Thursday in the southern city of Nasiriyah, provincial authorities said. It was the largest number of executions in a single day since September 25 when 42 peop...
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Quake hits Iran-Iraq border region

Quake hits Iran-Iraq border region

A tremor shook Kermanshah province in western Iran near Iraq's border Monday, causing panic a month after a major quake killed hundreds of people there, state media and officials said. Two hours after the tremor the state broadcaster, quoting the head of the c...
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Iraq in new push against IS holdouts as prime minister eyes victory

Iraq in new push against IS holdouts as prime minister eyes victory

Iraqi forces announced a new drive against holdout Islamic State group fighters in the western desert on Friday as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi looks to proclaim victory over the jihadists. ...
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Iraqi Shiites slam calls to disband militia group after IS fight

Iraqi Shiites slam calls to disband militia group after IS fight

Iraqi officials have blasted calls to disband a Shiite-dominated militia coalition that has been key in battling the Islamic State group, after French President Emmanuel Macron said it should disarm. ...
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Iraq face tough battle against IS desert hideouts

Iraq face tough battle against IS desert hideouts

Iraqi forces said Monday they face a tough battle against the Islamic State group in deep gorges and other natural hideouts in the western desert along the Syrian border, their last bastion in Iraq. ...
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Earthquake: Buhari commiserates with Iran, Iraq

Earthquake: Buhari commiserates with Iran, Iraq

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday commiserated with President Hassan Rouhani and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran over the devastating... Read » Earthquake: Buhari commiserates with Iran, Iraq on YNaija ...
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