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Iraq Reconstruction Conference Opens in Kuwait

Kuwait is hosting an international conference on reconstruction in parts of Iraq devastated by the war against ISIS.

Baghdad Hosts Security Meeting between Iran, Russia, Syria, Iraq

High-ranking officials from Iran, Russia, Iraq, and Syria held talks about a range of security issues in Baghdad and stressed the need to boost cooperation between the four countries in the fight against the Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) and other terrorist groups.

Fire at Iraqi Hotel Kills Two Iranian Pilgrims (+Video)

At least two Iranian women have been killed and another injured in a fire at a hotel in the holy city of Najaf in Iraq.

Huge Warehouse in Iraq Razed to Ground in Controlled Explosion (+Video)

An old wheat and grain warehouse in Iraq’s Sulaymaniyah was destroyed on Friday under the supervision of the local authorities.

Iran FM, UN Envoy Discuss Iraq Parliamentary Elections

UN Secretary-General's special representative for Iraq Ján Kubiš has held talks with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran.
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Iran Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Baghdad

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly denounced the latest terrorist attacks in the Iraqi capital which killed and injured tens of civilians on Monday.

Iraq Summons US Ambassador over Jerusalem Decision

Iraq has summoned the United States’ ambassador to Baghdad to show anger at President Donald Trump's Wednesday recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of Israeli regime.

Iraqi Top Shiite Cleric Blasts US Decision on Jerusalem

Iraq’s top Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has condemned a controversial decision by the United States to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel, saying the occupied city must return to its Palestinian owners.

Saddam Hussein’s Daughter Calls Yemen’s Saleh “Martyr”

Raghad Saddam Hussein, the daughter of former Iraqi dictator, has described the late Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh as a “martyr”.

Without Iran’s Support, Baghdad Would Have Collapsed: Iraqi General

Secretary General of Iraq’s Badr Organization Hadi Al-Amiri has praised Iran for supporting Iraq in its fight against terrorism, saying without Iran’s contribution, the central government of Baghdad would have fallen apart.

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