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    Trump makes surprise visit to US troops in Iraq

    Reuters . Al Asad Air Base | Updated at 11:06am on December 27, 2018

    President Donald Trump made a surprise Christmas visit to US troops in Iraq on Wednesday, his first trip to a conflict zone nearly two years...

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    Nadia Murad urges Iraq to probe fate of abducted Yazidis

    Agence-France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    Nobel laureate and former jihadist captive Nadia Murad called on Iraq Wednesday to create a special team to investigate the fate of other members of...

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    A war of minds: beyond 2001-18

    Paul Rogers | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2018

    THE column published 17 years ago this week reported on the start of the United States’s war against the Taliban in Afghanistan....

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    Young Iraqis rise up for a life worth living

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    HE WAS one of the first to take the streets of Basra. Hussam is 23 years old, wears ripped jeans like so many young people...

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    Mosul’s cultural comeback

    Judit Neurink | Updated at 12:05am on September 15, 2018

    IN THE park in Mosul where the ‘Islamic State’ once trained child soldiers, thousands have now gathered for a book festival with plays, music and...

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    Eight killed in car bomb attack at Iraqi checkpoint

    Reuters . Falluja | Updated at 02:21pm on August 29, 2018

    At least eight people were killed and 12 wounded in a suicide car bomb attack on a security checkpoint in western Iraq, the local mayor...

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    Two dead in Iran quake

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:10am on August 27, 2018

    A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck western Iran near the border with Iraq early Sunday, killing two people and injuring more than 250, officials said....

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    Cellist brings sounds of peace

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 06:37pm on July 03, 2018

    Iraqi cellist and conductor Karim Wasfi has played a concert for ‘peace and co-existence’ amid the ruins of Mosul, almost a year after Iraqi forces...

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    The outcomes of Iraq’s 2018 elections

    Zeidon Alkinani | Updated at 12:05am on June 11, 2018

    FOR the past and possibly the next few weeks, Baghdad has been witnessing intense meetings between politicians, religious figures and international lobbyists to guarantee a...

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    10.77 lakh Bangladeshis legalised in KSA, Malaysia, Iraq: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on June 08, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said a total of 10.77 lakh undocumented Bangladeshi workers had been legalised in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Iraq last...