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Iraq’s Sadr Announces Political Alliance with Pro-Iranian Bloc
Iraq’s Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr has announced a surprise alliance with...
Cleric Sadr, in Surprise Comeback, Seems Set to Win Iraq Election
Nationalist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, a long-time adversary of the United States...
Iraq Elections: Fractured Shia Forces Mean an Uncertain Outcome
Iraq’s parliamentary elections, scheduled for 12 May, will serve as the first national referendum since the defeat of Islamic State...
New Electronic System to Speed-up Iraqi Election Results: Elections...
A new electronic system will deliver the results of Iraq’s upcoming national...
Amnesty: Women, Children Linked to IS Suffer Abuses in Iraq
Iraqi women and children with suspected links to the Islamic State group are being denied humanitarian aid and prevented from returning to...
Trump Can’t Afford to Forget About Iraq
In January, with an eye toward national elections on May 12, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stunned many observers when he agreed to...
Iraq Holding More than 19,000 Because of IS, Militant Ties
Iraq has detained or imprisoned at least 19,000 people accused of connections to the Islamic State group or other terror-related offenses,...
Mattis Accuses Iran of Using Money to Sway Iraq’s Elections
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday accused Iran of funneling money into Iraq to sway the outcome of its elections in May, calling it...
Iraq’s Sadr and Communist Sickle Join Forces for Election
Supporters of a black-turbaned Shiite cleric are seeing red in the runup to Iraq’s May elections thanks to an unprecedented alliance...
Iraq’s Abadi Inducts Iran-linked Militias into Security Forces
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi issued a decree on Thursday formalising the inclusion of Iran-linked paramilitary groups into the...
Abadi: Iraq will Lift Ban on Kurdistan Airports, Send Salaries of...
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday said his government would lift the international flight ban on airports in the Kurdistan...
Baghdad Claims to be Mediating Between Saudi Arabia and Iran
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari said today that his country is ‘still making efforts’ to strengthen relations between Saudi...