Gulf Times - Iraq
Iraq government chiefs, Hashed top brass discuss drone attacks

Iraq government chiefs, Hashed top brass discuss drone attacks

Iraq's top government officials met with leading members of the Hashed al-Shaabi on Monday after a purported Israeli strike on the paramilitary force that risks throwing the country into a proxy war.

Two fighters killed in drone attack: Iraq paramilitary force

Two fighters killed in drone attack: Iraq paramilitary force

Two paramilitary fighters were killed on Sunday in an unclaimed drone attack near Iraq's western border with Syria, the powerful Hashed al-Shaabi force said in a statement.

Rocket attack kills six in Iraq's Kirkuk

Rocket attack kills six in Iraq's Kirkuk

A rocket attack killed six people and wounded nine others overnight at a sports stadium in oil-rich Kirkuk, north of Baghdad, Iraqi security forces said Sunday.

PM meets Iraqi interior minister

PM meets Iraqi interior minister

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani met with Iraq's Minister of Interior Affairs, Dr Yassin Taher al-Yasiri,

Iraqi militias bombed by unmanned aircraft, one killed

Iraqi militias bombed by unmanned aircraft, one killed

An unmanned aircraft dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-linked Shi'ite paramilitary groups in northern Iraq on Friday, killing at least one person, the army and paramilitary sources said.

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north

A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party

Qatar, US condemn killing of Turkish diplomat in Erbil

Qatar, US condemn killing of Turkish diplomat in Erbil

At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead Wednesday in a rare attack in the capital of Iraq's northern Kurdish region

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Kurdish capital

Turkish diplomat, one other shot dead in Kurdish capital

At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead on Wednesday in a rare attack in the capital of Iraq's northern Kurdish region

Iran strikes opposition positions on border with Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran strikes opposition positions on border with Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards used drones and missiles to strike headquarters of a Kurdish militant group near Iran's border with neighbouring Iraq's Kurdistan region

Qatar Chamber underscores investment opportunities in Iraq

Qatar Chamber underscores investment opportunities in Iraq

Qatari businessmen stand to gain from the “great investment opportunities” being offered by Iraq, a top official of private sector leader Qatar Chamber has said.

British Museum announces return of looted Iraqi and Afghan artefacts

British Museum announces return of looted Iraqi and Afghan artefacts

Looted ancient artefacts from Iraq and Afghanistan seized in Britain will be returned to their country of origin after appraisal by the British Museum, the institution said on Monday.

UNESCO lists Iraq's Babylon as World Heritage Site

UNESCO lists Iraq's Babylon as World Heritage Site

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee voted on Friday to list the sprawling Mesopotamian metropolis of Babylon as a World Heritage Site after three decades of lobbying efforts by Iraq.