Category Archives: BAGHDAD

Iraqi hospital says 4 killed in unrest in southern city

A hospital and local authorities in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf say four people were killed in unrest that erupted as a mall burned down during a demonstration there. Continue reading

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IS claims responsibility for Iraq blast that killed 8

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Baghdad market the previous day that killed 8 people. Continue reading

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Iraq awards gas recovery contract to China’s CPECC

A Chinese energy company has been awarded a contract to recover natural gas from Iraq’s Halfaya oil field to fuel power stations in the country’s underserved Maysan province. Continue reading

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Turkish FM visits Iraq to discuss trade, water

Turkey’s foreign minister is in Iraq to discuss trade, border security and water resources. Continue reading

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Coalition: Iraqi service member killed by friendly fire

A U.S. military spokesman says an Iraqi service member has been killed and two others wounded by coalition forces during an operation against Islamic State militants in the country’s north. Continue reading

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High-level Russian delegation in Iraq to discuss trade ties

A high-level Russian delegation is visiting Iraq to discuss trade and economic cooperation between the two countries. Continue reading

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Iraq summit brings together rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran

A summit organized by Iraq is bringing together regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran to bridge relations and invest in Iraq. Continue reading

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Saudis open consulate in Iraq in sign of warmer ties

Iraq says Saudi Arabia has opened a consulate in Baghdad for the first time in nearly 30 years in a sign of improving ties. Continue reading

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