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Iraqi official says US-led troops end combat mission, as planned

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Iraq's national security adviser said on Thursday that US-led forces had ended their combat mission in Iraq, a move that transfers all remaining troops...

Islamic State attack kills ten policemen near Iraq’s Kirkuk

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Islamic State militants killed ten Iraqi policemen and wounded four during an overnight attack on a guard post near the city of Kirkuk, police...

Iraq seeks to ease Saudi-Iran hostility at Baghdad summit

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Iraq has invited Iran and Tehran's Gulf Arab foes to a summit in Baghdad with the objective of calming tensions which have brought them...

Turkish soldier killed in mortar attack in northern Iraq – ministry

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Kurdish militants launched a mortar attack on a Turkish military base in northern Iraq on Thursday, wounding a Turkish soldier who later died in...

Iran asks Iraq to expel Iranian rebels from Kurdistan region

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A senior Iranian security official urged Iraq on Tuesday to expel Iranian rebels from Iraqi Kurdistan, or expect Tehran to take "preventative measures" against...

Series of attacks target US personnel in Iraq and Syria

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US diplomats and troops in Iraq and Syria were targeted in three rocket and drone attacks in the past 24 hours, US and Iraq...

Militants attack oil wells in Iraq’s north, production unaffected – sources

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Militants using bombs attacked two oil wells at an oilfield close to the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Wednesday, killing at least one...

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...

Iraq says anti-IS operations with U.S. coalition resume

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Iraq’s military said on Thursday it was resuming operations with the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State which had mostly halted after bases hosting U.S....

Iraq violence escalates

Gunmen shot dead two protesters in Iraq’s Nassiriya overnight and a Baghdad district became a battlefield on the third day of a drive by...

Soleimani killing adds new dimension to Iraq unrest

Iranian-backed Shi’ite factions exhorted Iraqis to turn out for a “million-strong” march aimed at whipping up anti-American sentiment as the US struggle with Iran...

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