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

Iraq launches ground offensive against ISIS

Iraqi forces launch offensive to retake city of Tal Afar from ISIS terrorists.Ben Ariel, 8/20/2017, 5:11 AM

Watch: German teenage ISIS war bride captured in Iraq

16-year-old German girl captured by Iraqi soldiers after she ran away from home, joined ISIS terror organization.David Rosenberg, 8/8/2017, 8:33 AM

ISIS car bomb factory displayed in Mosul

Iraqi army reveals car bombs developed by ISIS to use against Iraqi army bases.Rafael Levy, 7/16/2017, 4:35 PM

U.S. Commander warns of rejoicing in victory: ‘ISIS 2.0’ lurks

Iraqis cheer success of ISIS ouster from Mosul, but top U.S. commander Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend warns against excess optimism.Mordechai Sones, 7/12/2017, 10:53 AM

Nasrallah: The United States created ISIS

Hezbollah leader welcomes the liberation of Mosul from ISIS, accuses the United States of creating the jihadist group.Elad Benari, 7/12/2017, 5:43 AM

Trump: ISIS's days are 'numbered'

Trump welcomes recapture of Mosul from ISIS.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2017, 4:43 AM

ISIS defeated: Iraq retakes Mosul in largest urban battle ever

Islamic terror group suffers its greatest defeat yet, losing control of northern Iraqi city after three-year reign of terror.David Rosenberg, 7/9/2017, 4:54 PM

Hobby Lobby smuggling scandal exposed

Christian US company forefeits artifacts, pays $3 million after prosecutors accuse them of looting, theft, and smuggling.Chana Roberts, 7/7/2017, 11:25 AM

Iraq: ISIS 'caliphate' is coming to an end

Iraq recaptures Mosul mosque, declares war against ISIS is coming to an end.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2017, 5:35 AM

Tehran: Israel doesn't know how to identify our missiles

Iran claims Israel misidentified missiles' flight, says missiles dropped motors in Iraqi desert on purpose.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2017, 8:53 AM

ISIS blows up Mosul mosque

ISIS jihadists blow up Grand al-Nuri mosque in Mosul, where their leader announced a "caliphate" in 2014.Elad Benari, 6/22/2017, 1:06 AM

Is an independent Kurdistan in the offing?

Iraqi Kurds to hold referendum on independence in September. Iraqi government condemns move.David Rosenberg, 6/9/2017, 1:20 PM

Report: ISIS lured US to bomb civilians

Over 100 civilians killed after ISIS terrorists force them into building, then plant gunmen on roof to lure US into bombing site.David Rosenberg, 5/25/2017, 10:11 PM

Hezbollah: We've captured an Israeli spy

Lebanon says they've captured Iraqi citizen working as Israeli spy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2017, 10:23 PM

ISIS massacres civilians fleeing Mosul

ISIS massacres dozens of civilians, hangs bodies from electricity poles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2017, 8:09 PM

Jared Kushner's secret trip to Iraq

Senior White House advisor and son-in-law of President Trump makes unannounced trip to Iraq.David Rosenberg, 4/3/2017, 9:10 AM

Report: Deputy ISIS leader killed in Iraq

Iraqi sources say Ayad al-Jumail was killed in an airstrike near the border with Syria.Ben Ariel, 4/2/2017, 5:23 AM

Iraqi army edges closer to Mosul mosque

Iraqi government forces besiege ISIS jihadists around Mosul's Old City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2017, 4:42 AM

New immigration ban won't include Iraq

Trump to issue new travel ban to replace ban shot down by courts.Chana Roberts, 3/1/2017, 1:50 PM

Report: ISIS leader injured in air strike

Reports say Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi injured in an air strike in western Iraq. This is not the first time he is reported injured.Ben Ariel, 2/13/2017, 12:05 AM