Iraq

Crowd storms Bahraini embassy in Baghdad

More than 200 demonstrators broke into the Bahraini embassy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and took down the nation’s flag on Thursday night to protest … Read more

ExxonMobil and other oil firms targeted in rocket attack in Iraq

 

A rocket landed at a residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq’s southern city of Basra … Read more

Britain raises threat level in Iraq

Sky News is reporting that Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a … Read more

Germany and the Netherlands suspend military training in Iraq

Germany and the Netherlands are  suspending military training operations in Iraq due to increasing regional tensions and an unspecified threat.

The Germany Defence Ministry said … Read more

Washington orders non-emergency government employees to leave Iraq

The U.S. State Department on Wednesday ordered the departure of “non-emergency government employees” from Iraq, the U.S. embassy in Baghdad said in a statement.

Referring … Read more

Iraq killes 45 IS jihadists

The Telegraph: Iraq said Saturday it had killed 45 jihadists from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil), including senior members, in an … Read more

Iraq: Moqtada Sadr announces political alliance with pro Iranian al-Ameri

France 24: Nationalist cleric Moqtada Sadr announced on Tuesday a surprise political alliance with pro-Iranian Hadi al-Ameri in a bid to lead Iraq over the … Read more

18 dead in explosion in Sadr City (Baghdad)

At least 18 people are thought to have been killed and over 90 wounded after an explosion at Baghdad’s Sadr City district mosque. (Euronews)

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Geo Politics Iraq

Iraq elections – Muqtada al-Sard’s coalition comes first

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The release final results of Iraq’s parliamentary vote indicate that Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr’s Sairoon coalition (the Alliance of Revolutionaries for Reform) is leading in … Read more

Elections Geo Politics Iraq

Iraqis vote since country declared victory over IS

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Iraqis have voted in the first parliamentary election since the country declared victory over the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known … Read more