Iraq

Iraq: 132 new COVID-19 cases reported in Dhi Qar

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 11:04 GMT

According to the latest tally by the Ministry of Health, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Iraq has reached 56,020, while the recoveries hit 29,600.

Egypt strongly condemns Turkish ‘provocative’ practices in Iraq

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 02:47 GMT

Turkey launched airstrikes against different targets in Kurdistan region, northern Iraq, reported Shafaq News Agency.

Erdogan: statesman who went rogue while pushing for Turkey's expansive plans

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 06:07 GMT

The incumbent Turkish president is no longer desired locally or internationally.

After Egypt's warning: Gaddafi's cousin makes key statements on Turkish intervention in Libya

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 01:53 GMT

The politician added that Turkey fell in the Libyan trap, and that its forces have just been a means to drain Syria and Iraq.

Egypt condemns Turkish, Iranian military intervention in northern Iraq

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 - 10:49 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Egypt affirms its complete rejection of any interference affecting the sovereignty of any of the brotherly Arab states.

Curfew imposed on Iraq's Dhi Qar for fighting coronavirus

Sat, 30 May 2020 - 12:17 GMT

Dhi Qar police announced on Saturday a comprehensive curfew in the Iraqi governorate for fighting coronavirus, said the Iraqi national news agency.

Iraq claims capture of Baghdadi's successor

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 04:03 GMT

The National Intelligence Service told the Iraqi News Agency (INA) it had arrested Abdul Nasser Qardash.

Sisi congratulates Iraq’s Prime Minster after gaining parliament's trust

Mon, 11 May 2020 - 08:00 GMT

Egypt’s president Abdel Fatah al Sisi congratulated Iraq Prime Minister Mustafa Al- Kadhimi, Monday for gaining the parliament trust and forming his new government.

President Sisi greets Arab world leaders on advent of holy month of Ramadan

Fri, 24 Apr 2020 - 10:09 GMT

In a phone call with Saudi King Salman bin Abdelaziz, President Sisi greeted him on the holy month. The president also wished the Saudi people progress and prosperity.

Threat from Iran to U.S. forces in Iraq remains 'significant' -senior U.S. diplomat

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 05:51 GMT

Schenker, who in March said Washington was "enormously disappointed" by Iraq's performance in protecting U.S.-led coalition forces, repeated Washington's concerns.

Iraq names new PM as rockets hit base hosting foreign troops

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 05:40 GMT

Iraq's president on Tuesday named pro-Western lawmaker and former Najaf city governor Adnan Zurfi as the next prime minister.

Coronavirus: 1st death confirmed in central Iraq

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 09:54 GMT

The health directorate of the central Iraqi governorate of Wasit announced the first death of a coronavirus case (COVID-19) for an elderly man on Saturday.

Iraqi FM arrives in Cairo for meeting of Arab FMs

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 - 11:01 GMT

Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali Alhakim arrived here Tuesday on a two-day visit to Egypt.

Iraq closes Safwan border crossing with Kuwait

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 10:29 GMT

Iraq closed the Safwan border crossing with Kuwait, Iraqi security source said on Monday.

Iraq extends ban on border crossings by Iranians

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 11:50 GMT

Iraq has extended an entry ban for any non-Iraqis coming from Iran, the PM said, as authorities in Tehran announced 15 more cases of coronavirus.

Egyptian, Iraqi FMs discuss security, intelligence cooperation

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 - 01:02 GMT

They also tackled exchanging information in the counterterrorism realm.

FDCD calls on investigating force displacement in conflict countries

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 - 07:29 GMT

In their Fifth, report on human rights violations in conflict countries FDCD focused on the political conditions in Palestine, Syria, Libya, Iraq and Yemen.

France, Germany, Australia request to withdraw forces from Iraq

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 10:53 GMT

France, Germany and Australia have submitted a request to prepare for the withdrawal of their forces from Iraq.

Iraqi court sentences Daesh member to 15 years in jail

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 - 09:38 GMT

The Iraqi Central Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced a member of Daesh terrorist group to 15 years in jail, Al Sumariya News channel reported.

Iraq steps up security measures in preparation for Friday's protests

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 - 12:14 GMT

These measures come in conjunction with today's expected "one million-strong" march that was called for by Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr against the US, the source added.

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