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IS threaten to target upcoming Iraqi elections

23 April, 2018

IS has threatened to target Iraqi polling stations as parliamentary elections close in.

Iraqi airstrike in Syria killed 36 IS militants: spokesman

22 April, 2018

The government of Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has worked with the Assad regime to target the Islamic State group.

Iran, Iraq, Syria, Russia hold 'anti-terrorism' meet

19 April, 2018

Iran, Iraq, Syria and Russia held a meeting in Baghdad Thursday of military and security officials to coordinate "anti-terrorism" efforts, the Iranian defense ministry said.

Iraq launches airstrikes in Syria in coordination with Assad

19 April, 2018

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared final victory over the Islamic State group in December but it still poses a threat from pockets along the border with Syria.

212 Mosul residents handed death sentences since IS ousted

19 April, 2018

More than 3,000 people have been sentenced to death in Iraq in recent years, with rights groups criticising the flawed trials and arbitrary detentions.

The Iraq Report: Sexual abuse of displaced women, children

17 April, 2018

In-depth: Our round-up of this week in Iraq

'Deep differences' between Iraqi PM, FM on Syria strikes

16 April, 2018

Baghdad has witnessed a range of differences toward the latest US-UK-France strikes on Syria, a source told The New Arab on Monday.

Iraq politicians start campaigning ahead of parliamentary election

13 April, 2018

Iraqi politicians have begun campaigning in earnest for a seat in parliament well in advance of the official campaign period in the first polls since the defeat of IS.

US sentences Iraqi man for illegally using insignia

11 April, 2018

An Iraqi who sent a phony letter claiming to be a US intelligence official to the prime minister of Iraq has been sentenced to two years on probation.

Will Iraq fight Islamic State in Syria?

06 April, 2018

Analysis: It would be in Baghdad's interest to see Islamic State neutralised in the Syrian border region of Deir az-Zour, writes Paul Iddon.

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