Iraq Elections: Fractured Shia Forces Mean an Uncertain Outcome

Iraq’s parliamentary elections, scheduled for 12 May, will serve as the first national referendum since the defeat of Islamic State...

New Electronic System to Speed-up Iraqi Election Results: Elections...

A new electronic system will deliver the results of Iraq’s upcoming national...

Amnesty: Women, Children Linked to IS Suffer Abuses in Iraq

Iraqi women and children with suspected links to the Islamic State group are being denied humanitarian aid and prevented from returning to...

Trump Can’t Afford to Forget About Iraq

In January, with an eye toward national elections on May 12, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stunned many observers when he agreed to...

Iraq Holding More than 19,000 Because of IS, Militant Ties

Iraq has detained or imprisoned at least 19,000 people accused of connections to the Islamic State group or other terror-related offenses,...

Mattis Accuses Iran of Using Money to Sway Iraq’s Elections

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday accused Iran of funneling money into Iraq to sway the outcome of its elections in May, calling it...

Iraq’s Sadr and Communist Sickle Join Forces for Election

Supporters of a black-turbaned Shiite cleric are seeing red in the runup to Iraq’s May elections thanks to an unprecedented alliance...

Iraq’s Abadi Inducts Iran-linked Militias into Security Forces

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi issued a decree on Thursday formalising the inclusion of Iran-linked paramilitary groups into the...

Abadi: Iraq will Lift Ban on Kurdistan Airports, Send Salaries of...

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday said his government would lift the international flight ban on airports in the Kurdistan...

Baghdad Claims to be Mediating Between Saudi Arabia and Iran

Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari said today that his country is ‘still making efforts’ to strengthen relations between Saudi...

In Iraq, Hezbollah’s Got U.S. Tanks, and Washington Wants Them Back

Pro-Iranian militias in Iraq got their hands on at least nine high-tech, U.S.-made M-1 tanks as early as 2015, the U.S. government...

Kuwait International Conference: Increased GCC Role for Reconciliation...

Iraq must have a transparent budget for the reconstruction process...