UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugee camp (video)

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 A.M.) - Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) met with a Syrian refugee mother and...

Kuwaiti, UAE, Jordanian airlines halt flights to Iraq’s Najaf due to...

Airliners of Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan - Kuwait Airways, FlyDubai and Royal Jordanian Airlines - have halted flights to the Iraqi...

Protests in Basra intensify as demonstrators reportedly storm local police station

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:20 P.M.) - Protests over poor economic growth and a lack of public services escalated in the oil-rich province of Basra on Sunday,...

‘Peshmerga forces will return to Kirkuk’ – Kurdish commander

Kurdish Peshmerga militia units that moved out of Kirkuk following the September 25, 2017 independence referendum in the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq (KRGI)...

Iraq: Economic protests enter fifth consecutive day in Basra (video)

People outraged by poor economic growth and bad social services protested in the city of Basra on Friday. Protesters were chanting, holding banners and waving...

Protests breakout across Najaf over economic conditions (video)

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:25 A.M.) - Protesters marched through the centre of Najaf on Friday, outraged over high unemployment and poor public services. Demonstrators outraged by high...

US building 3rd military base in Iraq near Syrian Army posts...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:35 P.M.) - The U.S. military is planning to build its third military base near the Syrian border, Iraq News reported on...

Iraqi intelligence claims Russia killed Baghdadi’s son in Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:30 A.M.) - The Russian military killed the son of the Islamic State's (ISIS) leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, in Syria recently. Citing a...

Iraq builds fence along Syria border against IS militants (video)

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:30 P.M.) - Iraq has started to build a security fence along its border with Syria, in a bid to bar militants...

ISIS finance chief killed in northwest Iraq

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:45 A.M.) - A high ranking officer in the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) was recently killed in northwest Iraq, the Rudaw News...
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