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Analysis: Mustafa al-Kadhimi is seeking to appease Iraq's protest movement by promising early elections, but politically astute Iraqis recognise that cosmetic reforms and sloganeering serve the ruling cartel.

Two explosions targeting a liquor store in Baghdad killed at least one person and injured another, local news reported.

Missing Iraqi soldier swept home by Iran floodwaters

The New Arab

Missing Iraqi soldier swept home by Iran floodwaters

The remains of an Iraqi soldier who has been missing for 37 years have been found after recent massive floods in neighbouring Iran swept him back into his homeland.

Iraqi troops target IS remnants on Syria border

The New Arab

Iraqi troops target IS remnants on Syria border

Iraqi national armed forces have advanced on al-Rumana, days after liberating al-Qaim from Islamic State militants in a lightning offensive.

'Mam Jalal' Talabani: Titan's passing leaves Iraqi-Kurdistan in quandary

Gareth Browne

'Mam Jalal' Talabani: Titan's passing leaves Iraqi-Kurdistan in quandary

Comment: Veteran Kurdish statesman Jalal Talabani's death comes as the Iraqi-Kurdistan region moves one step closer to independence, but still ...

Robert Cusack

Western media publish unverified story on IS retreat

The Daily Mail, a far-right British tabloid, reported that IS leader al-Baghdadi ordered a major retreat, but did this actually happen and what are the consequences of unverified journalism?

The New Arab

IS declares war on Father Christmas

Islamic State group militants in Iraq are preaching about the 'evils' of Santa to children, describing the fictional character as a 'red devil' ...

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