With chanting and prayers, thousands of Iraqis gathered on Saturday night and celebrated the arrival of the “Holy Fire” from Jerusalem
Zakaria al-Adl was presumed to have attempted a sea escape to Europe after he had gone missing over the summer, but then the young Lebanese man turned up dead in Iraq.
The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Iraq on Monday shot down two armed drones targeting a compound at Baghdad airport hosting its personnel, a coalition official said.
A budding Iraqi filmmaker yells “action!” as an actress clambers over rubble in Mosul’s Old City, proud students of a nascent film school in the former jihadist bastion.
When he is not hauling concrete blocks on a construction site in northern Iraq, Jamal Hussein devotes his time to preserving the gentle art of Arabic calligraphy.
Arab women are making their own waves in the film industry with directors like Fatma Riahi, Rafia Oraidi and Zahraa Ghandour leading the way.
Oil-rich Iraq, devastated by decades of war and chaos, is also one of the countries most threatened by climate change
Miss Universe Iraq 2017 says that Mandla Mandela has no place ‘as a man’ to stop South Africa from competing at the Miss Universe pageant in Israel.
Iraq by convention has had a Shiite Muslim prime minister, a Sunni parliament speaker and a Kurdish president.
Iraq, for its part, has been caught for years in a delicate balancing act between its two main allies Iran and the United States.
“Iraq will remain a zone of conflict,” said Randa Slim of the Washington based Middle East Institute.
Following Iranian missile strikes on US troop bases in Iraq, US President Donald Trump said the US wanted Iranians to have a ‘great future’ – and that new ‘punishing’ sanctions will be imposed