News and updates about Iraq

Watch: Protesters in Iraq demand Iran-free government

Hundreds of protesters are camping out in the parliament building as famed Shiite cleric wants to rid his country of Iranian influence.

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Watch: Crowds storm Iraqi parliament, demand Shiite government

Hundreds of Iraqis are protesting the current government by camping out inside the parliament building.

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At least 10 killed in alleged Turkish attack on Iraqi Kurdistan

Dozens of Iraqi tourists were wounded in the deadly attack, as Erdogan pledged to rid Syria of Kurdish terrorists.

At least 10 killed in alleged Turkish strike in Iraqplayer

Widespread protests in Iraq over leaked audio recordings

Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets of Baghdad in support of an influential cleric allegedly attacked by a long-time rival.

Widespread protests in Iraq over leaked audio recordingsplayer

US defense initiative: Israel and Iraq to be allies?

US pushing for regional defense agreement among 10 Middle Eastern countries against Iran, including Israel and Iraq,

US defense initiative: Israel and Iraq to be allies?

Iraq: Three injured as drone explodes in city of Erbil

Drone explodes in Iraq's northern city of Erbil, injuring three people and damaging several cars.

Three injured as drone explodes in city of Erbil

Iraq: Missiles fired towards base hosting US troops

At least five missiles hit Ain al-Asad base in western Anbar province.

Missiles fired towards base hosting US troops

Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns Iraqi anti-normalization law

Law that would impose the death penalty for contact with Israel described as "putting Iraqi people on wrong side of history."

Foreign Ministry condemns Iraqi anti-normalization law

Iraq approves: Death penalty for normalization with Israel

Iraqi lawmakers pass bill criminalizing normalization of ties and any relations, including business ties, with Israel.

Death penalty for normalization with Israel

Iraqi bill: Death penalty for normalization with Israel

Iraqi parliament discussing a bill banning normalization of ties with Israel, with the punishment being death penalty or life imprisonment.

Iraqi bill: Death penalty for normalization with Israel

Iraq: Missile attack on oil refinery in Kurdish capital causes fire

Missile attack targets oil refinery in city of Erbil, causing fire in one of its main tanks.

Missile attack on oil refinery in Kurdish capital causes fire

Iran threatens to hit 'Zionist bases' in Iraq

The threat from the IRGC comes days after Iranian missile attack on the city of Erbil in northern Iraq.

Iran threatens to hit 'Zionist bases' in Iraq

Was building attacked in Iraq an Israeli training facility?

Senior US official tells New York Times that building struck by Iranian missiles in Erbil served as an Israeli training facility.

Was building attacked in Iraq an Israeli training facility?

Rockets fired toward US consulate in Erbil

Multiple rockets fired towards city of Erbil in northern Iraq. No injuries reported.

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The comeback of the Islamic State group

ISIS has disappeared from the media but it is alive and as murderous as ever, with its eyes on Israel.

The comeback of the Islamic State group

Rockets fired at US Embassy in Baghdad

At least four rockets target US Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone. Iraqi army says girl and woman injured.

Rockets fired at US Embassy in Baghdad

US-led coalition under fire in Iraq and Syria

The US-led coalition has been attacked on a regular basis since the elimination of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani.

US-led coalition under fire in Iraq and Syria

Iraq foils second attempted drone attack against US forces

Second attempt in two days to attack US forces with explosive laden drones comes during second anniversary of Soleimani killing.

Iraq foils second attempted drone attack against US forces

Iraq: Protesters trample US and Israeli flags

Hundreds rally in Iraqi capital to mark second anniversary of elimination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.

Iraq: Protesters trample US and Israeli flags

Iraq calls for direct negotiations between the US and Iran

Iraq's Foreign Minister says the time has come for Iran and the US to negotiate directly on Iran's nuclear ambitions.

Iraq calls for direct US-Iran negotiations

Mission Improbable: The Israelis who traveled to Iraq

When emergency repairs were needed to the Tomb of the Prophet Nachum, two Israeli architects braved Islamic State terror to make the trip.

Mission Improbable: The Israelis who traveled to Iraq

Rockets fired toward US embassy in Baghdad

Two rockets shot down near US embassy in Iraqi capital's Green Zone. Two vehicles damaged.

Rockets fired toward US embassy in Baghdad

ISIS attacks Kurdish village in northern Iraq, kills 13

ISIS militants have attacked a Kurdish village in Northern Iraq, killing three villagers and 10 Kurdish soldiers.

ISIS attacks Kurdish village in northern Iraq, kills 13

Officials: Iran-backed militia behind attack on Iraqi PM's home

Officials say drone attack that targeted the Iraqi Prime Minister was carried out by at least one Iran-backed militia.

Officials: Iran-backed militia behind attack on Iraqi PM's home

Biden condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi PM

US President condemns attack targeting residence of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, offers assistance in investigation.

Biden condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi PM

Iraqi PM survives assassination attempt

Armed drones target Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi's home in Baghdad's Green Zone. 7 of his guards injured.

Iraqi PM survives assassination attempt

German woman convicted in Yazidi girl's death in Iraq

Munich court convicts woman married to ISIS fighter in the aiding and abetting of murder of 5-year-old Yazidi girl.

German woman convicted in Yazidi girl's death in Iraq

Peres Center chief praises 'historic' pro-Israel vent in Iraq

'Deep connection between those residing in the Holy Land and those living in Iraq,' Peres Center chief Chemi Peres.

Peres Center chief praises 'historic' pro-Israel vent in Iraq

Bennett: Israel reaches out to Iraq in peace

PM responds to conference in Iraqi Kurdistan calling for peace with Israel.

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Iraq issues arrest warrants for 2 who called for peace with Israel

Authorities vow to arrest hundreds of participants of conference in Kurdish region which called for Iraq to make peace with Israel.

Iraq: Arrest warrants for 2 over call for peace with Israel

Iraq condemns conference on peace with Israel

Iraq's federal government condemns Friday's conference in s Kurdistan in which prominent leaders urged Iraq to make peace with Israel.

Iraq condemns conference on peace with Israel

Prominent Iraqis call for peace with Israel

At conference in Kurdistan, prominent Sunni and Shiite leaders openly call for peace with Israel.

Prominent Iraqis call for peace with Israel

Nation-building in Afghanistan, Iraq was never going to work

America cannot repair every enemy although it did so successfully after WWII. Op-ed.

Nation-building in Afghanistan, Iraq was never going to work

Watch: Iranian militia airs 'ISIS Made in America' ad

Pro-Iran Iraqi militia's TV channel airs a video presenting U.S. soldier directing an ISIS execution.

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Iraq playing peacemaker between Iran, Arab states?

Iraq hosted a regional summit aimed at easing tensions in the Middle East attended by leaders from the Arab world, France, and Iran.

Iraq playing peacemaker between Iran, Arab states? player

Iran's new President invited to regional summit in Baghdad

Iraq invites Ebrahim Raisi to regional summit. Turkey's President and Saudi Arabia's King have also been invited.

Iran's new President invited to regional summit in Baghdad

Biden announces U.S. pulling out of Iraq by year's end

Biden announced a complete troop withdrawal with Iranian-backed militias demanding the US depart the country.

Biden announces U.S. pulling out of Iraq by year's endplayer

Biden calls reporter 'pain in the neck' for asking off topic question

US President chides NBC reporter Kelly O'Donnell for not sticking to questions about Iraq combat mission drawdown.

Biden calls reporter 'pain in the neck' for going off topic

US to end Iraq combat mission by end of 2021

President Joe Biden meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi to sign agreement withdrawing combat troops by end of 2021.

US to end Iraq combat mission by end of 2021

Behind the escalation between the Iranian mullahs and the US

Pres. Biden, who has prioritized ending US involvement in conflict zones, faces a new crisis in Iraq that could cause US casualties. Op-ed..

Behind the escalation between the Iranian mullahs and the US