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

Iraq's government sets up polling stations for IDPs

Iraq has made preparations to allow camps of internally displaced persons to vote, but there has been little campaigning and most camp residents say they are most interested in returning home.

11 May 2018 07:44

What to expect from Iraq's election?

Iraqis will head to the polls on Saturday to vote for their next federal government.

11 May 2018 07:44

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

Iraq elections: Could Iran be the real winner?

Iraqis vote in the first polls since the defeat of IS, but Iran's influence looms large, writes Jeremy Bowen.

11 May 2018 07:44

Large number of journalists join elections fray in Iraq

Observers fear that the lines between independent journalism and politics in Iraq are becoming increasingly blurred.

10 May 2018 04:43

An Iraqi road trip of sectarianism and Iranian influence

Iraq is facing a pivotal election which could define how close its relationship with Iran is.

10 May 2018 04:43

UK's Iraqis disillusioned by political process before vote

According to Iraq's High Electoral Commission, there has been steady decline in overseas voter turnout in recent polls.

09 May 2018 03:19

Iraqi air force attacks ISIL targets in Syria

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says ISIL, which is holding positions on the Syrian border, still threatens Iraq.

06 May 2018 12:08

Survival and division in Iraq after IS

The BBC revisits Iraq to assess the human cost of the fight against the Islamic State group.

06 May 2018 12:08

US returns Iraq's stolen artefacts

Nearly 4,000 ancient artefacts that were illegally smuggled to US retailer Hobby Lobby were returned to Iraqi officials in Washington.

03 May 2018 11:49

Women in Iraq's refugee camps taught to sew

Vulnerable women living in Iraqi refugee camps are being given new hope by old sewing machines.

01 May 2018 05:16

How the NYT partook in the plunder of Iraq

Who gave permission to the New York Times to remove thousands of ISIL files from Iraq?

25 Apr 2018 06:35

Iraq launches 'deadly strikes' against ISIL inside Syria

Iraqi PM's office says F-16 fighter jets carried out air raids near the border in coordination with Syrian army.

19 Apr 2018 04:18

Iraqis begin campaigning for parliamentary elections

Nearly 7,000 candidates are competing for 329 seats on May 12, which marks Iraq's fourth parliamentary elections since the 2003 US-led invasion that removed Saddam Hussein from power.

15 Apr 2018 05:46