Gulf Times - Iraq
Qatar plans to host meeting to address IS crimes, says FM

Qatar plans to host meeting to address IS crimes, says FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has said Qatar intends to host this year a high-level regional meeting to address the brutal crimes committed by the IS group

Thirteen  ISIS elements arrested in northern Iraq

Thirteen ISIS elements arrested in northern Iraq

Iraqi security forces have arrested 13 armed elements of ISIS in a security operation, north of the country.

Trump vows to pull troops out from 'endless' Afghan, Syria wars

Trump vows to pull troops out from 'endless' Afghan, Syria wars

Pushing back against Republican opposition, US President Donald Trump reaffirmed his determination to pull US troops out of "endless wars" in Syria and Afghanistan, in an interview that aired yesterday.

Bomb attacks kill four policemen in northern Iraq

Bomb attacks kill four policemen in northern Iraq

At least four policemen were killed and 11 wounded by two roadside bombs that targeted police convoys in separate attacks in northern Iraq on Sunday, the service and medical sources said.

Turkey to end flight ban on Sulaymaniyah airport in Iraq

Turkey to end flight ban on Sulaymaniyah airport in Iraq

A ban on flights to Sulaymaniyah Airport in Iraq will be lifted on Friday, Turkey's Transport and Infrastructure Minister said on Wednesday.

Impressive Qatar oust Iraq to set up South Korea clash

Impressive Qatar oust Iraq to set up South Korea clash

A glorious Bassam al-Rawi free-kick proved the difference Tuesday as Qatar beat a determined Iraq 1-0 to progress through to the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 quarter-finals.

Qatar condemns explosion in Iraq

Qatar condemns explosion in Iraq

Qatar has strongly condemned the explosion that took place inside a market in Al-Qaim town of Western Iraq's Anbar province killing two people and injuring eight others.

Iraqi president arrives in Doha

Iraqi president arrives in Doha

Iraq's President Barham Salih arrived in Doha on Wednesday on an official visit to Qatar.

Car bomb blast kills two people in Iraq's Tikrit

Car bomb blast kills two people in Iraq's Tikrit

A car bomb killed two people and injured six in the Iraqi city of Tikrit on Tuesday, the military said.

Rakhine Buddhist rebels kill 13 in attack on police posts

Rakhine Buddhist rebels kill 13 in attack on police posts

Buddhist Rakhine insurgents killed 13 policemen and injured nine in attacks on four police posts in Myanmar's Rakhine state on Friday as the country marked Independence Day, the official news agency said.

Children of Russian IS fighters return home from Iraq

Children of Russian IS fighters return home from Iraq

Thirty Russian children whose mothers are in Iraqi prison for belonging to the Islamic State group left Baghdad on Sunday to return home, a Russian diplomatic source said.

Trump declares end to US 'policeman' role in surprise Iraq visit

Trump declares end to US 'policeman' role in surprise Iraq visit

President Donald Trump used a lightning visit to Iraq -- his first with US troops in a conflict zone since being elected -- to defend the withdrawal from Syria and declare an end to America's role as the global ‘policeman.’