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Explosives-laden drone targets US forces at Iraq’s Erbil airport

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A drone dropped explosives near US forces stationed at Erbil airport in northern Iraq late on Wednesday, Kurdish officials said, with no immediate reports...

Senior Islamic State figure killed in Iraq, PM says

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Iraqi security forces have killed Abu Yaser al-Issawi, an Islamic State commander who had claimed to be the leader of the group in Iraq...

Air strike kills IRGC commander at Iraq-Syria border – Iraqi officials

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An air strike killed a commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards at the Iraq-Syria border sometime between Saturday and Sunday, Iraqi security and local militia...

Three killed in clashes in Iraq after cleric’s followers storm protest...

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Supporters of Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed an anti-government protest camp in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriya on Friday, and at least three...

Iraq trains US-sanctioned militia leader for army position – sources

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The Iraqi military is training a former member of an Iran-backed militia, who is under US sanctions for killing protesters, to become a high-ranking...

Iraqi military training former militia man

The Iraqi military is training a former member of an Iran-backed militia, under US sanctions for killing protesters, to become a high-ranking officer in...

Threat to evacuate US diplomats from Iraq raises fear of war

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Washington has made preparations to withdraw diplomats from Iraq after warning Mit could shut its embassy, two Iraqi officials and two Western diplomats said,...

Iraq says nearly 560 killed in anti-government unrest

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The Iraqi government said on Thursday that nearly 560 protesters and security forces were killed in months of anti-government unrest that erupted last year. Prime...

Fractures among Iraq militias

In February, an Iraqi militia commander trained by Iran took over the empty office of his slain superior, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, killed alongside Iranian...

NATO Iraq training mission to be expanded

NATO defence ministers agreed to expand the Western alliance’s training mission in Iraq, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said, responding to a demand by US President...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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