Gulf Times - Iraq
Iraq’s rising crude sales signal further lag on Opec+ quota

Iraq’s rising crude sales signal further lag on Opec+ quota

Iraq is exporting more crude so far in September than it shipped last month, a sign that the country is falling further behind in efforts to comply with its Opec+ production limit.

Amir issues directives to send two field hospitals to Iraq

Amir issues directives to send two field hospitals to Iraq

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani held on Monday a telephone conversation with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi.

Rare daytime rocket attack hits Baghdad as Iran FM visits

Rare daytime rocket attack hits Baghdad as Iran FM visits

A rare daytime rocket attack hit Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday, security sources said, as Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met top Iraqi officials.

Iraqi MP dies of Covid-19 as cases jump 600%

Iraqi MP dies of Covid-19 as cases jump 600%

Iraqi lawmaker Ghida Kambash died Friday after contracting the novel coronavirus, parliament announced, its first member to succumb to the virus as its spread ramps up across the country.

Rockets target US interests in Iraq despite arrests

Rockets target US interests in Iraq despite arrests

A pair of rocket attacks targeted American diplomatic and military installations overnight, Iraq's security forces said Sunday, a little over a week since unprecedented arrests prevented a similar attack.

Turkey says solider killed in clash with PKK in northern Iraq

Turkey says solider killed in clash with PKK in northern Iraq

Turkey's Defence Ministry on Sunday said that one of the country's soldiers had been killed during clashes with fighters from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in northern Iraq.

Iraqi football legend Radhi dies after battling Covid-19

Iraqi football legend Radhi dies after battling Covid-19

Ahmed Radhi, one of Iraq’s most celebrated footballers, has died as a result of complications arising out of Covid-19, the Iraqi health ministry said.

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.