Iran kills 'mastermind' behind attack on military parade

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say they killed the “mastermind” behind last month's attack in Ahvaz.Ben Ariel, 10/17/2018, 6:38 AM

ANALYSIS: ISIS is back

Islamic State is working hard to establish a new Caliphate in Asia by planting new sleeper cells and invigorating existing ones.Yochanan Visser, 10/14/2018, 9:31 PM

Haley: US holds Iran 'fully accountable' for proxies' attacks

US Amb. Haley slams Iranian aggression in Iraqi, promises that the US will hold Iran accountable for proxies' attacks on US targets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2018, 1:07 PM

Analysis: US losing battle with Iran over Iraq

The US promised to hold Iran accountable for attacks on US facilities in Iraq. But does the US still have any power in the area?Yochanan Visser, 9/14/2018, 2:14 PM

Iraqi protesters torch Iranian consulate in Basra

Angry protesters storm Iranian consulate in Basra amid demonstrations that have turned deadly in the past few days.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/7/2018, 11:38 PM

'No ruling out Israeli strikes on Iranian targets in Iraq'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman says Israel retains freedom to act to defend itself against Iranian aggression anywhere.AFP, 9/3/2018, 6:49 PM

Iraq: Report that Iran moved missiles is 'without evidence'

Iraq’s Foreign Ministry says it is “astonished” over report that Iran moved missiles to Iraq but stops short of denying its contents.Elad Benari, 9/3/2018, 4:46 AM

Iran denies transferring missiles to Iraq

Iran claims report it had moved ballistic missiles to Iraq was meant to create fear and affect Iran's relations with its neighbors.Elad Benari, 9/2/2018, 6:08 AM

Iran moves ballistic missiles to Iraq

Report says Iran transferred missiles to Iraq, placing Israel, Saudi Arabia, within firing range.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 12:48 PM

Television program causes storm in Poland

Polish television network severely criticized for program presenting challenges of those making opposite journey - from Germany to Iraq.Guy Cohen, 8/27/2018, 10:57 PM

ANALYSIS: Iran and ISIS profiting from turmoil in Iraq

The resurge of ISIS is taking place against the backdrop of a continuing popular uprising in the south of Iraq.Yochanan Visser, 8/16/2018, 1:52 AM

UN: 20,000-30,000 ISIS fighters remain in Iraq and Syria

New UN report says between 20,000 and 30,000 ISIS jihadists remain in Iraq and Syria despite the jihadist group's defeat last year.Ben Ariel, 8/14/2018, 3:04 AM

Iraqi national soccer team visits Temple Mount

Iraqi soccer team visits PA, plays against PA team while fans wave banners of Saddam Hussein.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2018, 5:21 PM

Iraqi soccer team plans to play in Ramallah

Iraq's national soccer team planning to travel to Ramallah to face off against PA team. Permission from Israel is required.Ben Ariel, 7/31/2018, 6:45 AM

State Department working to keep Iraqi Jewish Archive in US

US State Department says working to renegotiate return of ancient Jewish documents to Iraq as Senators work to keep trove in US.JTA, 7/19/2018, 8:19 PM

Senators work to keep Jewish artifacts in US

Bipartisan group of senators discussing bill to keep Iraqi Jewish Archive in US.JTA, 7/19/2018, 11:19 AM

Iraqi intelligence: Russian forces killed ISIS leader's son

Iraqi intelligence says Russian forces fired three missiles at a cave in Homs, killing son of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.Elad Benari, 7/5/2018, 6:35 AM

PA official: Jews 'are not a people'

Watch PA envoy to Iraq says Jews “are not a people”, invites Iraqi militias to “liberate Palestine”.Elad Benari, 6/15/2018, 6:22 AM

Former Miss Iraq visits Israel following selfie episode

Ex-Miss Iraq, whose family was forced to flee after she posed for photo with Miss Israel, visits Jewish state and calls for regional peace.AFP, 6/13/2018, 10:49 PM

Iraqi man extradited to Germany for murder, rape of Jewish teen

20-year-old Arab migrant extradited from northern Iraq to Germany after he admitted to killing 14-year-old Jewish girl.JTA, 6/10/2018, 3:30 PM

Iraqi man confesses to murdering German Jewish girl

20-year-old Iraqi migrant living in Germany admits to strangling Jewish girl to death before fleeing back to Iraq.David Rosenberg, 6/9/2018, 11:48 PM

Iraqi leader: Jews can return to Iraq

Shi'ite cleric who won recent Iraqi elections says Iraqi Jews who fled Iraqi persecution last century can return if they are 'loyal.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2018, 9:18 PM

Political earthquake in Iraq threatens to thwart Iran's plans

Firebrand anti-Iran control cleric emerging as winner of Iraqi elections.Yochanan Visser, 5/18/2018, 6:55 PM

Iraq captures five senior ISIS officials

Iraq captures five senior ISIS officials, including a top aide to the group's leader.Ben Ariel, 5/11/2018, 5:07 AM

Israel turns directly to Iraqi citizens

Foreign Ministry receives enthusiastic responses: 'Digital embassy will promote productive, positive dialogue.'Mordechai Sones, 5/6/2018, 7:54 PM

US returns smuggled Iraqi artifacts

At a repatriation ceremony, the US returns over 3,000 ancient artifacts to Iraq.JTA, 5/4/2018, 10:53 AM

ANALYSIS: ISIS announces new strategy in Middle East

Resurgent ISIS is gaining a foothold in Iraq, Egypt and Southeast Asia, and putting Israel on hold for now.Yochanan Visser, 4/26/2018, 9:11 PM

ANALYSIS: ISIS is making a comeback in Syria and Iraq

If Trump pulls out US troops from Syria at this stage, he risks repeating Obama's 2011 blunder when he pulled the US army out of Iraq.Yochanan Visser, 4/1/2018, 9:19 PM

In 'city of shanasheel,' Iraqi heritage crumbles from neglect

In Iraq, nepotism, corruption, and neglect are destroying historical treasures.AFP, 3/26/2018, 7:47 PM

ISIS leader alive but injured

Officials say Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive but injury and poor health forced him to relinquish control of jihadist group.Elad Benari, 2/13/2018, 4:46 AM

Remembering the Jewish community of Baghdad

New film celebrates thousands of years of Iraqi Jewish history including the story of the first Baghdad beauty queen - a young Jewish woman.Yoni Kempinski, 12/24/2017, 3:40 PM

Analysis: Is ISIS done for?

The defeat of ISIS in Syria and Iraq has not ended the barbaric organization's ability to sow death and destruction.Yochanan Visser, 12/17/2017, 6:25 PM

Iraq hangs 38 members of ISIS and Al-Qaeda

Iraq executes 38 jihadists, the largest number of executions in Iraq on a single day since September.Ben Ariel, 12/15/2017, 4:11 AM

Family of Miss Iraq forced to flee country

Family flees death threats over daughter's photo with Miss Israel in Miss Universe competition.JTA, 12/14/2017, 4:51 PM

Lebanon PM slams Hezbollah-organized trip to Israel's border

Lebanese PM says Iran-backed group violated international law, instructs authorities to investigate.AFP, 12/9/2017, 6:57 PM

Iranian-backed militia threatens US troops in Iraq

Militia says that 'Trump's decision on Jerusalem renders striking US forces in Iraq legitimate.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2017, 12:30 PM

'ISIS has lost 95% of its caliphate'

Head of international coalition fighting jihadist group says it has lost 95% of its self-proclaimed "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria.Elad Benari, 11/17/2017, 4:43 AM

328 dead in earthquake on Iran-Iraq border

Strong 7.3-magnitude earthquake was felt across the region, including in Israel.Ben Ariel, 11/13/2017, 10:41 AM

Massive Iraqi earthquake rattles Tel Aviv

7.3 magnitude earthquake in northern Iraq felt over 600 miles away in Tel Aviv.David Rosenberg, 11/12/2017, 9:39 PM

Waving the Israeli flag - a criminal offense?

Following Kurdish demonstrations featuring Israeli flag, Baghdad outlaws waving of 'Zionist entity's flag'.David Rosenberg, 10/31/2017, 2:06 PM

Khamenei: Americans themselves created ISIS

Iranian Supreme Leader warns Iraqi PM not to trust the United States, claims it created ISIS.Elad Benari, 10/27/2017, 6:15 AM

'The Kurds are calling us - but we're ignoring them.'

N. Iraq Kurds disappointed with Trump, Israel abandoning their cry for help: 'We raised Israeli flag in Europe, now we're punished for it.'Shimon Cohen & Mordechai Sones, 10/25/2017, 11:48 AM

Netanyahu: World should take care of Kurds' future

PM reiterates Israel's support for Kurdish independence, says international community should look out for Kurds.AFP, 10/24/2017, 8:26 PM

Iraqi forces launch 'major attack' on Kurds following referendum

Kurds say 'lots of casualties' in Kirkuk as Iraqi government launches 'major multi-pronged' attack following independence referendum.David Rosenberg, 10/16/2017, 10:19 AM

Israeli reporter arrested in Iraq for espionage

According to reports, Israel journalist was arrested in Iraq by authorities. She was released after the United States intervened.Tzvi Lev, 10/4/2017, 5:12 PM

Sen. Schumer: Don’t return trove of Jewish artifacts to Iraq

Senate Minority Leader urges Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to find home for Iraqi Jewish Archive outside Iraq.JTA, 10/3/2017, 8:36 PM

Iran supports Iraq, prepares to receive Iraqi forces

Iran, Iraq, hold joint drills after Kurdish independence referendum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2017, 11:41 PM

U.S. military confirms 50 civilians killed in Iraq and Syria

U.S. military confirms an additional 50 civilians killed by coalition air or artillery strikes in Iraq and Syria.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/30/2017, 12:31 AM

Kurds vote 9-1 in favor of independence, despite Turkish threats

Initial results show more than 90% of Kurds in northern Iraq voted 'yes' on independence referendum.David Rosenberg, 9/27/2017, 9:12 AM

Kurdish independence referendum ends peacefully

80% of eligible voters cast ballots in referendum for independence. 'This is the best day of my life.'Gary Willig, 9/25/2017, 10:06 PM

Kurdistan: After all the suffering, hope for independence

Jews from Kurdistan demonstrate at Jerusalem US Consulate supporting independence for Iraqi Kurdistan. 'Proud to be Israeli Kurd.'Mordechai Sones, 9/24/2017, 10:50 PM

Iraq asks for help in building atomic reactor

Iraq's foreign minister asks countries for help in building an atomic reactor for peaceful purposes.Ben Ariel, 9/24/2017, 4:45 AM

'Jewish documents should be given to Israel, not Iraq'

US government plans to return ancient Jewish documents to Iraq, Israeli forum asks they be transferred to Israel instead.JTA, Itamar Tzur, 9/18/2017, 9:24 AM

Iraq: We will not allow creation of a second Israel

Iraqi Vice President slams proposal to create independent Kurdish state in the Middle East.AFP, 9/17/2017, 7:24 PM

Iraq: ISIS suicide bombers attack power station

ISIS terrorists attack Baghdad power station, leaving seven dead and 13 wounded.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2017, 9:24 PM

Expect millions of Iraqi refugees shortly

The Shiites have a master plan. The Sunnis are in disarray.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 8/31/2017, 5:41 PM

Iraqi forces close in on last ISIS outpost near Tal Afar

Iraqi forces recapture half of last town held by ISIS in northern Niniveh province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 5:36 AM