Gulf Times - Iraq
10 rockets hit Iraq base hosting US troops

10 rockets hit Iraq base hosting US troops

At least 10 rockets hit a military base in western Iraq hosting US-led coalition troops on Wednesday, security sources said, two days before Pope Francis's historic visit to the country.

Iraq rocket attack kills foreigner, wounds several US contractors

Iraq rocket attack kills foreigner, wounds several US contractors

A volley of rockets targeting an airbase in Iraq's Kurdistan region killed a foreign civilian contractor and wounded five others and a US soldier, the US-led coalition said.

Qatar condemns killing of  Turkish citizens in Iraq

Qatar condemns killing of Turkish citizens in Iraq

Qatar Monday expressed its strong condemnation and denunciation of the killing of 13 Turkish citizens in northern Iraq.

US to slash troop levels in Iraq, Afghanistan

US to slash troop levels in Iraq, Afghanistan

The US will slash troop levels in Afghanistan and Iraq to their lowest levels in nearly 20 years of war after President Donald Trump pledged to end conflicts abroad, the Pentagon announced Tuesday

Qatar slams attack on military post in Iraq

Qatar slams attack on military post in Iraq

Qatar has strongly condemned the attack on a military post west of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, which resulted in deaths and injuries.

One dead, 4 injured in double explosions in northeastern Iraq

One dead, 4 injured in double explosions in northeastern Iraq

At least one woman was killed and four others were injured in a double explosion on the outskirts of Al Abara subdistrict, northeast Baqubah in Diyala Province, an Iraqi security source announced on Thursday.

Two children killed in blast targeting Iraq pipeline

Two children killed in blast targeting Iraq pipeline

An explosion targeting a gas pipeline in southern Iraq killed two children Saturday after a blast in the north this week forced the closure of another pipeline, authorities said.

Iraq’s rising crude sales signal further lag on Opec+ quota

Iraq’s rising crude sales signal further lag on Opec+ quota

Iraq is exporting more crude so far in September than it shipped last month, a sign that the country is falling further behind in efforts to comply with its Opec+ production limit.

Amir issues directives to send two field hospitals to Iraq

Amir issues directives to send two field hospitals to Iraq

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani held on Monday a telephone conversation with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi.

Rare daytime rocket attack hits Baghdad as Iran FM visits

Rare daytime rocket attack hits Baghdad as Iran FM visits

A rare daytime rocket attack hit Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday, security sources said, as Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met top Iraqi officials.

Iraqi MP dies of Covid-19 as cases jump 600%

Iraqi MP dies of Covid-19 as cases jump 600%

Iraqi lawmaker Ghida Kambash died Friday after contracting the novel coronavirus, parliament announced, its first member to succumb to the virus as its spread ramps up across the country.

Rockets target US interests in Iraq despite arrests

Rockets target US interests in Iraq despite arrests

A pair of rocket attacks targeted American diplomatic and military installations overnight, Iraq's security forces said Sunday, a little over a week since unprecedented arrests prevented a similar attack.