Gulf Times - Iraq
Qatar hails new Iraqi govt of al-Kadhimi

Qatar hails new Iraqi govt of al-Kadhimi

Qatar welcomed the granting of confidence vote by the Iraqi Parliament to the government of Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi.

Iraqis rally to help needy families as virus hits, economy falters

Iraqis rally to help needy families as virus hits, economy falters

On an abandoned sidewalk in Baghdad, a city under strict government curfew to contain the novel coronavirus, a handful of volunteers with masks and gloves make food packages for needy families.

Iraq condemns US air strikes, warns of consequences

Iraq condemns US air strikes, warns of consequences

Iraq condemned overnight US air strikes on Friday, with its military saying they had killed six people and describing them as a violation of sovereignty and a targeted aggression against the nation's regular armed forces.

39 ISIS militants killed in security operation in northern Iraq

39 ISIS militants killed in security operation in northern Iraq

Thirty nine ISIS militants were killed in landing operations carried out by Counter Terrorism Service in Saladin Governorate, northern Iraq.

Iraq protesters rally for one of their own to become PM

Iraq protesters rally for one of their own to become PM

Hundreds of Iraqis rallied Sunday to support a protest leader they want as prime minister instead of current premier-designate Mohammad Allawi, who they see as too close to the ruling class.

Iraqi president appoints Mohammed Allawi as new PM: state TV

Iraqi president appoints Mohammed Allawi as new PM: state TV

Iraqi President Barham Salih appointed on Saturday Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi as new prime minister, State TV reported, after squabbling political parties failed to name a candidate ...

One protester killed in south Iraq as anti-govt tents torched

One protester killed in south Iraq as anti-govt tents torched

One protester was killed early Monday in Iraq's flashpoint city of Nasiriyah, a medic told AFP, as gunmen stormed the square where anti-government demonstrators had been camped out for months.

Iraqi security forces clash with protesters; 12 killed in 3days

Iraqi security forces clash with protesters; 12 killed in 3days

Iraqi security forces fired teargas and live bullets on Sunday in clashes with protesters who resisted with stones and petrol bombs, witnesses and security sources said.

Iraq activist shot dead as anti-regime protesters block roads

Iraq activist shot dead as anti-regime protesters block roads

An anti-government activist was killed in Iraq's south by unidentified gunmen, amid a resurgence of rallies and road closures by protesters pressing authorities to implement long-awaited reforms.

Qatar, Iraq stress on de-escalation in region

Qatar, Iraq stress on de-escalation in region

Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi met on Wednesday with HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, who is currently visiting Baghdad.

FM meets Iraq's speaker of council of representatives

FM meets Iraq's speaker of council of representatives

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met the Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq ...

Airlines re-route or cancel flights around Iraq, Iran

Airlines re-route or cancel flights around Iraq, Iran

Major airlines cancelled Iran and Iraq flights on Wednesday and re-routed others away from both countries' airspace, following an Iranian missile strike on United States-led forces in Iraq.