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 2018-09-18 22:44 

Kuwait News Agency

Iraqi PM rejects party interference in gov't duties...

BAGHDAD, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on Tuesday rejected any interference by any party in the government' authorities, stressing that party's work should stay remain supervisory role in the parliament. It is necessary to...

 2018-09-18 21:38 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Presence of armed thugs in Iraqi Kurdistan illegal...

Baghdad, Sept 18, IRNA Presence of anti-Iranian terrorist groups and ruffians is a heritage from Saddam's time whose continuation is by no means legal; and describing them as refugees and social activists is totally wrong, said consulate-general of Ir...

 2018-09-18 21:16 

Kuwait News Agency

Iraq's parliament Speaker receives ambassador Al-Zamanan, hails Kuwait role...

BAGHDAD, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- The Iraqi Speaker of Parliament Mohammad Al-Halbusi met on Tuesday with Kuwaiti Ambassador to Iraq Salem Al-Zamanan to commend Kuwait's supportive role to his country. Speaking to KUNA, Al-Zamanan congratulated Al-Halbusi on...

 2018-09-18 20:06 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iraqi politician: US, Arab states' dollar failed in formation of Iraqi government...

Baghdad, Sept 18, IRNA- Hadi al-Ameri, leader of the Iraqi Al-Fath election coalition, criticized apparent involvement of the United States in the formation of a major and new government in Iraq, saying that US involvement and the money of some Arab count...

 2018-09-18 15:07 

FARS News Agency

Iran, Iraq Discuss Regional Developments...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi and Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi's Advisor Walid al-Helli in a meeting in Baghdad discussed the recent developments in Iraq and other countries of the region....

 2018-09-18 08:49 

MehrNews.com

Iranian amb. to Baghdad, Iraqi PM advisor discuss recent developments...

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) In a meeting on Monday, Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi and Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi's Advisor Walid al-Helli both condemned the last week attack on Iran's consulate general in Basra....

 2018-09-18 07:10 

One America News Network

Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitary leader Hadi al-Amiri withdraws candidacy for PM...

BAGHDAD - Iraqi Shi'ite militia leader Hadi al-Amiri said on Tuesday he was withdrawing his candidacy for prime minister. The post Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitary leader Hadi al-Amiri withdraws candidacy for PM appeared first on One America News Networ...

 2018-09-18 07:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitary leader Hadi al-Amiri withdraws candidacy for PM...

BAGHDAD: Iraqi Shi'ite militia leader Hadi al-Amiri said on Tuesday he was withdrawing his candidacy for prime minister. Amiri heads the Fatih ......

 2018-09-18 07:05 

US News & World Report

Iraqi Shi'ite Paramilitary Leader Hadi Al-Amiri Withdraws Candidacy for PM...

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Shi'ite militia leader Hadi al-Amiri said on Tuesday he was withdrawing his candidacy for prime minister.Amiri heads the......

 2018-09-18 03:56 

Antiwar.com

Water Sickens Baghdad Soccer Team in Basra; 14 Killed or Found Dead in Iraq...

A soccer team in Basra fell ill and had to cancel their game thanks to the city's contaminated water supply. The post Water Sickens Baghdad Soccer Team in Basra; 14 Killed or Found Dead in Iraq appeared first on Antiwar.com Original ....

 2018-09-18 00:44 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iraqi official slams attack on Iran consulate in Basra...

Baghdad, Sept 17, IRNA A senior Iraqi official on Monday condemned the recent attack on Iran's consulate in the Basra governorate, south of Iraq....

 2018-09-17 21:38 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

All Iraqi facilities at service of Arbaeen pilgrims: Iraqi official...

Baghdad, Sept 17, IRNA- Iraqi Deputy Interior Minister said on Monday that all the facilities of the government will serve the pilgrims of Arbaeen and the few problems of the last year are resolved....

 2018-09-17 19:28 

Kuwait Times

Kuwaiti Embassy issues instructions to citizens visiting Iraq...

BAGHDAD: Kuwait Embassy in Baghdad issued on Sunday a number of instructions to Kuwaiti citizens wishing to visit religious shrines in Iraq during the Arabic month of Muharram. The embassy guided Kuwaiti visitors to comply with local laws and regulations ...

 2018-09-17 16:37 

The Free Thought Project

WATCH: Congressman Pushing for War in Syria Claims Assad is 'Butcher of Baghdad'—in IRAQ...

A Republican congressman who serves on the Foreign Affairs Committee who is pushing for war with Syria, claimed that Syria's leader, Bashar Assad, is the "butcher of Badhdad." The post WATCH: Congressman Pushing for War in Syria Claims Assad i...

 2018-09-17 15:45 

RT.com

Republican congressman calls Syrian President Assad 'the Butcher of Baghdad' in war geography fail...

In a clumsy attempt to attack a non-interventionist congressional colleague, Republican congressman Adam Kinzinger got his war geography mixed up — referring to Syrian President Bashar Assad as "the Butcher of Baghdad"....

 2018-09-17 07:05 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Al-Abadi orders troops deployment along border with Turkey...

Baghdad, Sept 17, IRNA - The National Security Council of Iraq in a session presided over by Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi approved deployment of border guards along borders with Turkey....

 2018-09-17 07:00 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Baghdad to Side with Tehran in Sanctions Era: Iraq’s New Speaker...

TEHRAN (Tasnim) The new speaker of Iraq's parliament, Mohammed Rikan Hadeed al-Halbousi, praised Iran's role in the Arab country's liberation from terrorist groups and said in the era of "unfair" sanctions against Iran, the Iraqi natio...

 2018-09-16 23:07 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwaiti Embassy issues instructions to citizens visiting Iraq...

BAGHDAD, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Embassy in Baghdad issued on Sunday a number of instructions to Kuwaiti citizens wishing to visit religious shrines in Iraq during the Arabic month of Muharram. In a statement received by KUNA, the embassy guided Kuwaiti ...

 2018-09-16 20:30 

Borneo Bulletin

Lute manufacturing in Baghdad resists extinction...

BAGHDAD (Xinhua) Combination of soft music with hammer sounds can be heard at the entrance of Awadeen Souq, or Lute Players Market, at an old alley on heritage Rasheed Street in downtown Baghdad. The traditional market specialised with manufacturing Iraqi...

 2018-09-16 20:26 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iraqi security expert wonders about accuracy of Iranian missiles...

Baghdad, Sept 16, IRNA - The exact targeting of Iran's missiles against the headquarters of terrorist groups in Iraqi Kurdistan has caused a prominent Iraqi security expert to convey his surprise....

 2018-09-16 19:15 

Gulf Times

Germany committed to Iraq, defence minister says during Baghdad talks...

Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday underlined Germany's long-term commitment to helping rebuild Iraq as she met with her Iraqi counterpart Irfan al-Hayali in Baghdad to discuss the German army's deployment in his country....

 2018-09-16 15:50 

dpa

Germany committed to Iraq, defence minister says during Baghdad talks...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2018-09-16 12:24 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iraqi PMF foils terrorist attack on mourning rituals sites...

Baghdad, Sept 16, IRNA Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) foiled terrorist attack on mourning rituals sited in Diyala Province, eastern Iraq....

 2018-09-16 09:03 

Kuwait News Agency

Today in Kuwait's history...

KUWAIT, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- 1990 -- In Baghdad, Iraqi Minister of Local Government Ali Hassan Al-Majeed was declared the alleged governor of Kuwait. US President George Bush addressed the Iraqi people and said that Iraqi troops must withdraw from Kuwait, le...

 2018-09-16 08:00 

Yomiuri Shimbun

[ the-japan-news.com ]

Iraq elects Iran-backed Sunni as parliament speaker...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Amid escalating political wrangling, Iraqi lawmakers elected an Iran-backed Sunni Arab as speaker of parliament on Saturday, the first step in forming a new government four months after national elections....

 2018-09-16 07:48 

dpa

German defence minister holds talks in Baghdad...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2018-09-16 07:48 

MehrNews.com

US embassy dismisses fake news on meeting of Iran-US envoys to form new Iraqi govt....

TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) Official Twitter of US Embassy in Baghdad dismissed the reports on the meeting between Special Presidential Envoy Brett McGurk and Iranian Quds Force's Commander Ghasem Soleimani to discuss forming a new Iraqi government....

 2018-09-16 05:10 

Al Jazeera

Are pro-Iran parties on the rise in Iraq?...

US-backed Haider al-Abadi appears to be losing grip on power as Tehran furthers its influence in Baghdad....

 2018-09-16 04:17 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iraqi social media users sympathize with Iran over Basra attack...

Baghdad, Sept 16, IRNA Users of social media in Iraq in a meeting with Iranian ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi expressed sympathy over recent attack on Iran consulate in Basra....

 2018-09-16 02:48 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Saturday until 00:00 GMT...

RIYADH - The Arab Coalition forces intercept a ballistic missile fired by the Yemeni Houthi militia towards Saudi Arabia. BAGHDAD - Iraqi lawmakers elect Mohammad Al-Hablousi, candidate of Al-Fatah Alliance, as speaker of parliament. KUALA LUMPUR - At lea...

 2018-09-16 00:32 

Kuwait News Agency

Al-Halbousi elected parliament speaker of Iraq...

BAGHDAD, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- Iraqi lawmakers on Saturday elected Mohammad Al-Hablousi, candidate of Al-Fatah Alliance, as speaker of the parliament. Al-Halbousi, 37, won 169 out of the 298 votes of MPs who attended the parliament session. Former defense min...

 2018-09-15 21:02 

The Jordan Times

Iraq parliament elects pro-Iran list candidate as speaker...

BAGHDAD — The Iraqi parliament elected the candidate of a pro-Iran list as speaker on Saturday, paving the way for the formation of a government more than four months after legislative polls. The country has been in political paralysis since the May...

 2018-09-15 19:02 

Washington Examiner

Iraqi lawmakers elect Sunni Arab as parliament speaker...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Amid escalating political wrangling, Iraqi lawmakers elected an Iran-backed Sunni Arab as speaker of parliament on Saturday, the first step in forming a new government four months after national elections....

 2018-09-15 18:00 

Kuwait Times

Iraq parliament elects pro-Iran list candidate as speaker...

BAGHDAD: The Iraqi parliament elected the candidate of a pro-Iran list as speaker yesterday, paving the way for the formation of a government more than four months after legislative polls. The country has been in political paralysis since the May 12 ballo...

 2018-09-15 17:54 

Oman Observer

Iraq elects speaker, govt formation soon...

BAGHDAD: The Iraqi parliament elected speaker on Saturday, paving the way for the formation of a government more than four The post Iraq elects speaker, govt formation soon appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-09-15 16:57 

Ynetnews

Iraqi lawmakers elect Sunni Arab as parliament speaker...

BAGHDAD -- Amid escalating political wrangling, Iraqi lawmakers elected an Iran-backed Sunni Arab as speaker of parliament on Saturday, the first step in forming a new government four months after national elections. The 37-year old speaker was supported ...

 2018-09-15 16:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Mohamed Al-Halbusi wins parliament elections in Iraq...

BAGHDAD, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- Iraqi lawmakers elected on Saturday Mohamed Al-Halbusi as speaker of parliament, the first step in forming a new government after four months from the national elections. A number of 169 lawmakers have voted for Al-Halbusi, whil...

 2018-09-15 15:41 

AP

Iraqi lawmakers elect Sunni Arab as parliament speaker...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Amid escalating political wrangling, Iraqi lawmakers elected an Iran-backed Sunni Arab as speaker of parliament on Saturday, the first step in forming a new government four months af......

 2018-09-15 15:41 

US News & World Report

Iraqi Lawmakers Elect Sunni Arab as Parliament Speaker...

Iraqi lawmakers have elected a Sunni Arab as speaker of parliament, the first step in forming a new government four months after national elections....

 2018-09-15 12:05 

The Daily Mail

Iraqi lawmakers elect Sunni Arab as parliament speaker...

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi lawmakers have elected a Sunni Arab as speaker of parliament, the first step in forming a new government four months after national......

 2018-09-15 11:54 

Washington Times

Iraqi lawmakers elect Sunni Arab as parliament speaker...

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi lawmakers have elected a Sunni Arab as speaker of parliament, the first step in forming a new government four months after national elections. Lawmaker Ahmed al-Asadi says 169 lawmakers voted for Mohammed al-Halbousi during Saturday&#...

 2018-09-15 11:54 

WNCT-TV

Iraqi lawmakers elect Sunni Arab as parliament speaker...

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi lawmakers have elected a Sunni Arab as speaker of parliament, the first step in forming a new government four months after national elections. Lawmaker Ahmed al-Asadi says 169 lawmakers voted for Mohammed al-Halbousi during Saturday&#...

 2018-09-15 11:54 

WXXA News 10

[ Albany, NY ]

Iraqi lawmakers elect Sunni Arab as parliament speaker...

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi lawmakers have elected a Sunni Arab as speaker of parliament, the first step in forming a new government four months after national elections. Lawmaker Ahmed al-Asadi says 169 lawmakers voted for Mohammed al-Halbousi during Saturday&#...

 2018-09-15 11:54 

WTOP

Iraqi lawmakers elect Sunni Arab as parliament speaker...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers have elected a Sunni Arab as speaker of parliament, the first step in forming a new government four months after national elections. Lawmaker Ahmed al-Asadi says 169 lawmakers voted for......

 2018-09-15 00:19 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iraqi cleric: Attack on Iranian consulate in Basra aimed to please US...

Baghdad, Sept 14, IRNA Najaf Friday prayers leader Sadruddin al-Qubanchi has said that the recent attack on Iranian consulate in Basra was clear hostility with Iraq and aimed to please the United States and Daesh terrorist group....

 2018-09-14 22:28 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Uncertainties mount as Iraq's prime minister says he won't seek 2nd term...

BAGHDAD > > Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said he will not "cling to power," after the country's highest Shiite religious authority called for the appointment of a new head of government. A member of the leader's parliamentary ...

 2018-09-14 19:37 

Gainesville Sun

Uncertainties mount as Iraq's PM says he won't seek 2nd term...

BAGHDAD (AP) " Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said he will not "cling to power," after the country's highest Shiite religious authority called for the appointment of a new head of government. A member of the leader's parliam...

 2018-09-14 18:37 

AP

Uncertainties mount as Iraq's PM says he won't seek 2nd term...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said he will not "cling to power," after the country's highest Shiite religious authority called for the appointment of a new head of government......

 2018-09-14 18:37 

WXXA News 10

[ Albany, NY ]

Uncertainties mount as Iraq's PM says he won't seek 2nd term...

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said he will not "cling to power," after the country's highest Shiite religious authority called for the appointment of a new head of government. A member of the leader's parliamenta...

 2018-09-14 16:53 

WTWC

[ Tallahassee ]

Flying the coop: Florida man sick of living next to neighbor's chickens...

SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLA. (WEAR-TV) — Hens, roosters and pigs, oh my! A Santa Rosa County man says he is sick of living next door to livestock and he wants the county to step in. Bob Morrow lives in a residential neighborhood off Old Baghdad Highway. ...

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