Top Iran commander Qasem Soleimani killed in Baghdad

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 - 05:52 GMT

According to a statement from the Iraqi military, rockets slammed into the airport early Friday, targeting a Hashed paramilitary convoy, the Iraqi military said.

Iranian militias in Iraq seek to shift Middle East features

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 - 09:00 GMT

The Iran Militia in Iraq and Syria (IMIS) and the danger it poses in Iraq and the Middle East.

Iraq's Shiite militias formally included in security forces

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 - 08:21 GMT

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi issued a decree on Thursday formalizing the inclusion of Shiite paramilitary groups in the country's security forces

Yemen: As Saleh falls, Iran will push forward

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 07:47 GMT

It is unnerving that no-one knows what the conflict will look like without Saleh; without his allegiance, Iran is obliged to take a significant step forward.

The crisis in Iraq belongs to Baghdad, not Kurdistan

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 - 06:51 GMT

The renewed conflict in Iraq will not come as a massive surprise to anyone with an understanding of the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy.

Iraqi military and militia push into Kurdistan

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 01:53 GMT

The last 48 hours have shown the people or Iraqi Kurdistan, the people of Iraq and foreign observers one of two things.

No KRG, only the KDP and the PUK

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 05:52 GMT

The people of Kirkuk went to sleep with faith in their security forces, yet they woke up to Shiite militias roaming deserted streets

PMF defuses car bomb in central Tal Afar

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 - 12:02 GMT

The 53rd brigade of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) found Saturday a car bomb in central the Iraqi city of Tal Afar, west the city of Mosul.