Allies Promise Iraq $30 Billion, Falling Short of Baghdad’s Appeal

Iraq received pledges of $30 billion, mostly in credit facilities and investment, on Wednesday from allies but this fell short of the $88 billion Baghdad…

U.S. Urges Help for Iraq, Extends $3 Billion Credit Line

The United States on Tuesday urged members of the coalition fighting Islamic State to help rebuild Iraq or risk a reversal of the gains made…

Iraq Wants $88 Billion for Rebuilding. Allies Offer a Fraction of That.

Devastated by a war with Islamic State extremists that razed its cities and left millions homeless, Iraq has asked affluent allies led by the United…

Iraq Targets ‘Islamic State’ Remnants Amid Emerging Threat

The Iraqi military has launched a “search and clear” operation targeting “Islamic State” pockets near the Iranian border. Iraqi forces have also attacked the “White…

UNICEF Appeals for $17 Million to Rebuild Iraq Health Facilities

The United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF appealed on Wednesday for $17 million to help rebuild Iraq’s health facilities, ahead of an international conference to support…

Facing Trump’s Demands, NATO to Consider Larger Iraq Training Mission

The United States is renewing pressure on its European NATO allies to establish a long-term train-and-advise mission in Iraq, diplomats said, reviving a divisive issue…

Iraqi Army Moves to Secure Planned Oil Route to Iran

Iraqi forces launched a security operation along a planned oil transit route to Iran on Wednesday, saying it was clearing and “destroying sleeper cells” in…

US Forces Begin Reducing Numbers in Iraq: Iraqi Spokesman

U.S. forces have begun reducing their numbers in Iraq after Iraqi authorities declared “victory” over Islamic State, an Iraqi government spokesman said on Monday. Iraqi…

Iraqi Parliament Votes to Lift Sanctions on Kurdistan Region Banks – TV

The Iraqi parliament voted on Monday to lift sanctions imposed on banks in the Kurdistan region over an independence referendum, two main Iraqi TV channels…

Iraq Sets May 12 Date for Elections to be Contested by PM Abadi, Iran Allies

The Iraqi parliament on Monday set May 12 for elections the winner of which will face the daunting tasks of rebuilding Iraq after a three-year…

Iraq, BP to Sign Deal to Boost Kirkuk Oil Production Capacity

Iraq aims to sign a deal with BP on Thursday to boost production capacity from the northern Kirkuk oilfields, which were taken back in October…

Iraq’s Abadi Announces End of Short-lived Electoral Alliance with Iran-backed Forces

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and an Iran-backed force that helped Iraq fight Islamic State have agreed to stand separately in elections, a source said on…