Tear gas and water cannon fired at Iraqi protesters in Basra

At least seven people injured as unrest over jobs, poor services and corruption continues to flare in southern Iraq.

15 Jul 2018 06:55

One year after battle for Mosul, a city lies in ruins

After beating ISIL in Mosul, a tattered economy and mass devastation makes rebuilding Iraq's second city daunting task.

10 Jul 2018 07:04

Two Philippine women kidnapped in Iraq freed

The women were kidnapped on Saturday when their car broke down on a road linking the Iraqi capital Baghdad to Erbil.

09 Jul 2018 05:56

Iraq builds fence along Syria border to block ISIL fighters

ISIL holds pockets of territory in the deserts of eastern Syria and maintains its ability to attack inside Iraq.

02 Jul 2018 10:32

Iraqi PM orders immediate execution of 'all convicted terrorists'

At least 300 people, including around 100 foreign women, are on death row in Iraq and hundreds bagged life imprisonment.

29 Jun 2018 02:42

ISIL: An Eye for an Eye in Iraq

Behind the scenes with the controversial female commander of an Iraqi militia group on the hunt for ISIL fighters.

14 Jun 2018 05:03

Miss Iraq: The beauty queen who got death threats because of a selfie

Miss Iraq's family fled their homeland after being threatened over a selfie taken by their daughter.

14 Jun 2018 06:30

Declining levels in Iraq's Tigris raise fear of water crisis

Iraqis blame their government over water shortages, and Turkey decides to delay filling upstream Ilisu Dam.

09 Jun 2018 02:05

Iraq post-ISIL: Hundreds of bodies found buried in Mosul

The remains of ISIL fighters are being found close to dead civilians who were unable to escape the fighting in Iraq's second-largest city.

04 Jun 2018 01:39

The Iranian librarian who escaped war through cosplay

Growing up during the Iran-Iraq war, Azadeh Brown would escape into fantasy worlds.

01 Jun 2018 08:11

Trials of ISIL widows in Iraq

Up to 1,000 women are on trial in Iraq for 'joining and supporting' the ISIL armed group.

30 May 2018 12:25

Securing the peace in post-ISIL Iraq

Iraqi forces are being trained to be able to provide a safe and secure environment in the country's post-conflict situation.

27 May 2018 05:18

Will Sadr's victory diminish Iran's influence in Iraq?

Muqtada al-Sadr's election victory has given him enough leverage to curb foreign influence in Iraq.

27 May 2018 05:18

Anti-ISIL carrier in Mediterranean attracts unwanted attention

The USS Harry S Truman vessel in the Mediterranean has become the launching pad for operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq.

23 May 2018 07:32

After meeting Abadi, Sadr says new government will be 'inclusive'

Shia leader meets political rivals in Baghdad as Iraq enters period of negotiations for formation of next cabinet.

21 May 2018 06:26

Iraq election: Al-Abadi will have to negotiate his future

The incumbent prime minister did not win the majority he was expecting to in Iraq’s election, trailing behind Muqtada al-Sadr’s Sairoon Alliance and Hadi al-Amiri’s Fatah.

20 May 2018 07:35

Gunmen lay siege to Kirkuk voting stations, block count

Iraqi electoral commission says armed men in Kirkuk are putting pressure on election workers to change results.

16 May 2018 07:53

Iraq: Election results within two days, turnout at record low

Iraqi officials say 44.5 percent of voters cast ballots in election seen as verdict on PM Haider al-Abadi's tenure.

13 May 2018 09:58

Low turnout as Iraqis vote for first time since ISIL defeat

Iraqi officials say 44.5 percent of voters cast ballots in election seen as verdict on PM Haider al-Abadi's tenure.

12 May 2018 10:46

Campaigning by candidates for Iraq's parliament ends Friday

Security in Iraq is tightening as the campaigning for the parliamentary election ends and the voting begins.

11 May 2018 07:44