Iraqi prime minister to resign after 400 killed in protests

Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to step down, after Grand Ayatollah calls for change in leadership as number of dead in protests tops 400.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2019, 3:00 PM

Iraq: Protesters set fire to Iranian consulate in Najaf

Iraqi protesters storm and set fire to Iranian consulate in southern city of Najaf.Elad Benari, 11/27/2019, 11:46 PM

Iran's contribution to human rights

Can you top this? The United Nations Human Rights Council commended Iran for its human rights record. Larry Shapiro, 11/12/2019, 7:29 AM

Meet the rabbi who led services in Saddam Hussein’s palace

Today, David Goldstrom, 53, is the chief of chaplains at the Atlanta VA Health Care System.Ben Sales/JTA, 11/9/2019, 11:24 PM

US troops withdrawing from Syria expected to move to Iraq

US Defense Secretary says troops withdrawing from northern Syria are expected to move to western Iraq to continue fight against ISIS.Ben Ariel, 10/20/2019, 5:59 AM

What's it like growing up Jewish in Iraq?

When Ceen Gabbai argued with her first-grade teacher about the Arab-Israeli conflict, she didn’t realize how big of a risk she was taking.Ben Sales, JTA, 10/4/2019, 11:56 AM

Curfew imposed in Baghdad amid protests

Iraqi Prime Minister declare curfew in Baghdad after at least seven killed in nationwide anti-government protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2019, 3:02 AM

Report: Five killed in attack on pro-Iranian militias

Sky News reports attack on pro-Iranian Shiite militias in the Syrian city of Al Bukamal, near the border with Iraq.Elad Benari, 9/19/2019, 2:56 AM

Report: At least 10 killed in airstrikes in Syria

Airstrikes targeting pro-Iranian forces on Syria-Iraq border kill at least 10. Arab outlets claim Israel behind airstrikes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2019, 1:42 PM

Report: Shiite militia attacked near Iraq-Syria border

Arab media report attack on Shiite militias in the Syrian city of Al Bukamal, where a similar attack took place last week.Elad Benari, 9/17/2019, 4:25 AM

US warplanes drop 40 tons of bombs on ISIS stronghold in Iraq

Watch: American aircraft carpet bomb 'ISIS-infested' island in Iraq, dumping 80,000 pounds of guided bombs to purge area of terrorists.David Rosenberg, 9/11/2019, 8:43 AM

Report: Iraqi weapons depot attacked

Explosion heard at weapons depot in Anbar province. Arab media say it was attacked by an unmanned aerial vehicle.Elad Benari, 9/10/2019, 12:43 AM

18 Iranian-backed fighters killed in east Syria airstrikes

Airstrikes kill 18 pro-Iranian fighters in Syria, monitor group claims, after explosions reported on Iraq-Syria border.AFP, 9/9/2019, 11:12 AM

Report: Iraqi militias attacked near Syria border

Explosions heard near Syria-Iraq border. Arab media report they were the result of an attack on Iranian-affiliated Iraqi militias.Elad Benari, 9/9/2019, 3:31 AM

In divided Iraq, 'electronic armies' threaten activists, media

Iraqis face accusations, threats, by suspected pro-Iran groups.Ammar Karim, AFP, 9/7/2019, 9:43 PM

New Iraqi restaurant opens with name 'Hitler'

Restaurant owner: I called by restaurant 'Hitler' just so people would hear about it.'Gary Willig, 9/3/2019, 9:30 PM

Iraq MP: Probes find Israel behind 'some' base attacks

'Clear that Hashed al-Shaabi bases are being targeted,' Iraqi official says.AFP, 8/30/2019, 3:42 PM

Iraq struggling to curtail Iranian militias attacked by Israel

Iraqi PM ordered all Shi'ite militias to leave 2 months before alleged Israeli attacks on Iranian-backed forces.Gary Willig, 8/29/2019, 9:24 PM

Iran-linked militia blames Israel for drone attack in Iraq

Iraqi militia claims Israel behind drone bombing attack Sunday in western Iraq, near border with Syria.AFP, 8/25/2019, 10:59 PM

Former Iraqi PM warns Israel of 'strong response'

Nouri al-Maliki warns there will a “strong response” if it is proven that Israel was behind recent air strikes in Iraq.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/24/2019, 1:20 AM

US officials: Israel carried out several air strikes in Iraq

Officials tell New York Times that Israel carried out several air strikes on munitions storehouses for Iranian-backed groups in Iraq.Ben Ariel, 8/23/2019, 6:55 AM

Satellite photos show destruction at Iraqi weapons depot

Satellite photos show Iranian weapons depot in Baghdad before and after air strike attributed to Israel.Ben Ariel, 8/23/2019, 3:34 AM

Netanyahu: We are working against Iran in Iraq

PM confirms Israel actively working to prevent Iranian military consolidation in Iraq.Gary Willig, 8/22/2019, 10:28 PM

Arab report: US and Russia permitting Israel to bomb in Iraq

Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper says bombing of Iranian targets in Iraq done by Israel with permission from the United States and Russia.Ben Ariel, 8/22/2019, 6:12 AM

ANALYSIS - Turkey and Iran exacerbating crisis in Syria and Iraq

Turkey supporting Islamists in Syria as Iran furthers takeover of war-torn country.Yochanan Visser, 8/21/2019, 8:09 PM

'US and Israel are attacking Iranian targets in Iraq'

Iraqi citizens more upset about Iranian presence on their soil than about claimed US, Israeli, attacks on Iranian targets in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2019, 4:20 PM

Iraq: Explosion at ammunition warehouse injures 13

Blast hits ammunition warehouse in Baghdad run by militias affiliated with Iran.Ben Ariel, 8/13/2019, 12:14 AM

Iran claims to have captured an Iraqi oil tanker

Iraq's oil ministry denies an Iranian claim it seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which was smuggling fuel.Elad Benari, 8/5/2019, 1:13 AM

'Time to eliminate Revolutionary Guard leader'

Analyst of Arab issues says Iran knows they have no business in Syria, Iraq, suggests eliminating Revolutionary Guard's terror leader.103FM, 8/2/2019, 12:09 PM

ANALYSIS: Iraq is on the brink of an abyss again

Iraqi intelligence and the United Nations have reported that ISIS is working on a comeback.Yochanan Visser, 7/31/2019, 12:13 AM

Did Israeli stealth fighters bomb Iraq?

Arab news outlets claim Israeli F-35 fighters responsible for two attacks on Iranian targets deep inside Iraqi territory.David Rosenberg, 7/30/2019, 11:45 AM

Israeli minister's message to the Iraqi people

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz records special message to Iraqi people.Nitsan Keidar, 7/25/2019, 2:37 AM

Iraq: Explosives dropped on base belonging to Iran-backed forces

Two injured after unmanned drone drops explosives on base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/19/2019, 9:00 PM

Report: US, Iranian officials meet in Iraq

Secret meetings between US and Iranian officials at odds with regimes policies as Revolutionary Guards faces dissension in its ranks.Gary Willig, 7/9/2019, 9:53 PM

Analysis: How Iran is transforming Iraq into a second Lebanon

Iraq plays a double game by claiming to integrate Iran-backed Shiite militias into its military forces.Yochanan Visser, 7/9/2019, 3:22 PM

Protesters storm Bahraini embassy in Iraq over peace conference

Protesters storm Bahraini embassy compound in Baghdad in protest against Bahrain economic conference.Elad Benari, 6/28/2019, 3:02 AM

The Yazidis - the forgotten people

Opinion: The Yazidis are today the most oppressed people on earth - yet are totally forgotten by the United Nations and liberal aid groups.Joseph Frager, MD, 6/18/2019, 2:42 PM

Iraq offers to mediate peaceful resolution between US and Iran

New efforts to ease tensions between U.S. and Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2019, 9:08 PM

Iraqi leaders warn of war as Iranian Foreign Minister visits

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visits neighboring Iraq amid his country's tensions with the US.Elad Benari, 5/27/2019, 5:04 AM

US-Iran tensions in Iraq

Rocket attack on US embassy in Baghdad raises concern attack could provoke shooting war with Iran.i24News, 5/21/2019, 4:43 PM

US evacuating non-essential government officials in Iraq

Concerns of 'terrorism, kidnapping, and armed conflict' prompt US State Department to issue travel advisory.Chana Roberts, 5/15/2019, 1:23 PM

Shiite Iraqi militia leader: ISIS a 'Zionist-American plan'

Shiite Iraqi militia leader claims the Islamic State was part of a “Zionist-American plan” to conquer Iraq.Elad Benari, 5/14/2019, 5:42 AM

Former Miss Iraq responds to Roger Waters

Former Miss Iraq condemns former Pink Floyd member's latest anti-Israel rant: Use your power to bring people together.Elad Benari, 5/13/2019, 6:08 AM

Pompeo in Iraq: Iran escalating its activity

Secretary of State says he visited Iraq to ensure it remains a sovereign, independent nation.Elad Benari, 5/8/2019, 5:36 AM

Iraq: 100 feared dead as ferry sinks during Kurdish holiday

Ferry carrying nearly 200 people sinks in Iraq's Tigris River during celebrations marking Kurdish holiday. Roughly 100 people killed.David Rosenberg, 3/22/2019, 11:52 AM

Trump: 100% of ISIS caliphate has been liberated

Trump says officials will announce next week that “100 percent” of the ISIS caliphate had been liberated.Elad Benari, 2/7/2019, 12:12 AM

'Iraq Bikers' group build new image of peace

After war and Islamist extremism, some Iraqis are trying to build a new future — from steel and chrome.i24News, 1/23/2019, 6:44 PM

Why did Israel refrain from retaliating against Iraq in 1991?

Israel says it always acts against any attempted strike against it, but refrained from doing so when Iraqi Scud missiles hit back in 1991.i24News, 1/20/2019, 9:08 AM

Report: US won't intervene if Israel attacks in Iraq

Russian network reports Pompeo told Iraqi PM the US will not intervene if Israel attacks Iranian targets in the country.Elad Benari, 1/18/2019, 12:30 AM

Visits to Israel by Iraqi officials stir controversy

Reports of 3 secret Iraqi delegations to Israel raise speculation about future between countries, but Iraqi Parliament members are furious.i24News, 1/9/2019, 4:03 PM

Iraqi lawmaker outraged over officials' trips to Israel

Iraq's deputy parliamentary speaker demands probe into reported visits by Iraqi officials to Israel.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2019, 6:12 AM

ANALYSIS: Amid confusion over Syria, Iraq prepares to oust US

Trump has effectively reversed his earlier statement about the immediate withdrawal of US troops from Syria.Yochanan Visser, 1/8/2019, 12:26 AM

Secret delegations from Iraq visit Israel

Three delegations from Iraq have visited Israel in recent months, according to TV report.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2019, 12:09 AM

Jordanian MP claims Israel aided US in Saddam Hussein's capture

Arab media outlets cite Jordanian lawmaker's claim that Israel aided US in locating Iraqi dictator.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2018, 11:32 AM

Trump on Syria: A lot of people are going to come around

Trump defends his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria during an unannounced visit to Iraq.Ben Ariel, 12/27/2018, 12:12 AM

Trump makes surprise visit to US troops in Iraq

US President, First Lady make unannounced visit to army base in Iraq.Gary Willig, 12/26/2018, 9:42 PM

ANALYSIS: Iran deepens entrenchment in Iraq

Iraq seems powerless to stop Iran's interference and the US is doing nothing to stop it. Has the battle been lost?Yochanan Visser, 12/2/2018, 10:29 PM