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"Together, our governments will support the government of Iraq's investigation into the attacks to ensure that those responsible will be held accountable."

The drone strike marks "an escalation and a sign that Iran-backed militias will use various weapons to attack their targets."

One killed in market explosion in Iraq's capital

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

One killed in market explosion in Iraq's capital

The cause of the Sadr City blast was not immediately known.

Turkish soldier killed by rocket fire in Iraq

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish soldier killed by rocket fire in Iraq

An Iraqi child was injured when another of the rockets landed in a nearby village.

Drone attack targets Iraq's Erbil airport in 'grand escalation'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Drone attack targets Iraq's Erbil airport in 'grand escalation'

The use of a drone marks an unprecedented escalation of the arms used to target US soldiers based in Erbil.

Sofia Nitti

Rebuilding Raqqa: Hope amid the ruins of war

In-depth: Three years after being liberated from IS, Raqqa is still in ruins. But despite funding shortages and security challenges, residents are doing their best to reconstruct a stable life.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal boosts Iranian ambitions

Iran views US reticence to continue operating in Iraq not only as a sign of weakness but as an opportunity to further cement its hold and power ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraqi youth see little hope 18 years after Saddam

Despite the country's oil wealth, the promise of a booming future has remained beyond grasp for most, especially those now coming of age.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

Iraq is using Baathist-era laws to indict critics, prompting anger that penal codes imposed by a dictatorial regime are being used to crush ...

US-Iraqi strategic dialogue begins amid pro-Iran militia threats

The New Arab Staff

US-Iraqi strategic dialogue begins amid pro-Iran militia threats

Pro-Iran Iraqi militias issued a statement threatening to resume attacks on US troops.

Paul Iddon

Why Baghdad's new visa system could emulate Kurdistan's success

In-depth: Baghdad once sought to abolish the KRG's comparably liberal visa system. Now, new reforms will make it easier for foreign ...

Iraqi government approves expansion of Iran-linked Hashd Al-Shaabi militia

The New Arab Staff

Iraqi government approves expansion of Iran-linked Hashd Al-Shaabi militia

Iraq's government has approved 30,000 new members for the Iran-backed Hashd Al-Shaabi militia.

Two rockets hit near Iraq airbase hosting US soldiers

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Two rockets hit near Iraq airbase hosting US soldiers

Two rockets hit in near proximity of an Iraqi airbase, injuring two American soldiers and one Iraqi civilian.

Iraq judge at Saddam's trial dies of Covid-19

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Iraq judge at Saddam's trial dies of Covid-19

Mohammed Oreibi al-Khalifa, who became the lead judge in Saddam Hussein's trial for genocide, has died of coronavirus complications in a ...

Lebanon to swap medical expertise for Iraqi oil

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon to swap medical expertise for Iraqi oil

Lebanon and Iraq have signed a deal to exchange oil for medical supplies, which is hoped will solve each country’s respective problems.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq parliament approves 2021 budget

Iraq's 2021 budget was revealed by authorities on Thursday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq PM soothes security concern on Saudi visit

In a long-awaited meeting, the Saudi Arabia Crown Prince hosted the Iraqi PM in talks surrounding the kingdom's security, as well as tightening ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq PM seeks closer trade ties on Saudi visit

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhemi has met with Mohammed bin Salman to discuss closer ties and cooperation.

The New Arab Staff

Iraqi PM forms supreme committee to resurrect Mosul

Mosul was destroyed by IS. Now, almost four years after the city's re-capture by Iraqi government forces the city remains derelict.

US extends Iraq's sanction waiver ahead of talks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US extends Iraq's sanction waiver ahead of talks

The US has granted Iraq a wavier for sanctions that will allow it to import oil and gas from Iran.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kuwait receives tons of national archives from Iraq

Iraq has sent its third shipment of documents and other items taken during the 1990 Iraq invasion to Kuwait.

Iraq's Jewish community dwindles to fewer than five

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Iraq's Jewish community dwindles to fewer than five

Despite Jews having lived in Iraq for around 2,600 years, only four remain in the country after the passing of Dhafer Eliyahu.

US blocks Iraq militia websites following <em>Baghdad</em> parade

The New Arab Staff

US blocks Iraq militia websites following Baghdad parade

The US Department of Justice has blocked two websites belonging to the pro-Iran Iraqi militia Kataib Hezbollah, following a parade by an ...

Activist-led Iraq movement seeks funding to challenge country's elite

The New Arab Staff

Activist-led Iraq movement seeks funding to challenge country's elite

The National House movement is seeking donations so that it can run in political elections can carry forth the message from the anti-government ...

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