Haidar Al-Abadi

Iraqi forces find bodies of 8 IS hostages

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 - 08:39 GMT

A spokesman for the Iraqi military said security forces have found the bodies of eight people taken hostage by the Islamic State (IS) group earlier this month

Iraq awaits vague fate after May's election

Sat, 12 May 2018 - 05:44 GMT

The Iraqi people headed to polling stations to cast their ballots on Saturday, in the most unpredictable election in post-Saddam Hussein Iraq

Trump spoke with Iraqi PM about Syria chemical attack

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 09:20 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Sunday with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi about a reported chemical attack in Syria against civilians

Legislative election to be held in May: Iraqi PM

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - 12:14 GMT

Iraq's national elections will be held as scheduled on May 15, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Saturday.

Iraqi PM to discuss Kurdistan crisis with Sisi in Cairo

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 11:14 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Sunday.

Iraq claims full control of Kirkuk province

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 09:56 GMT

Iraq claims full control of all towns in Kirkuk province after clashes with Peshmerga forces. Iraqi forces clashed on Friday with Kurdish forces at Altun Kupri.

Control of land, air passages not punishment for Kurds: Iraqi PM

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 07:55 GMT

The Iraqi government protects the rights and privileges of all our people, including our Kurdish citizens, and that any actions taken are careful not to harm them.

Iraqi official: Referendum’s results not binding to Baghdad

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 03:41 GMT

Egypt expressed its deep concern over possible negative repercussions that may arise from holding Kurdistan’s independence referendum.

Iraq calls on Kurdistan to surrender border posts

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 09:04 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi called on the Kurdish regional government on Sunday to surrender the border posts and airports.