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Iraq elects president as Ban urges unity to save nation

Jul 25, 2014

Iraq elects president as Ban urges unity to save nation

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's parliament elected a senior Kurdish lawmaker president on Thursday, a significant step in a delayed process to create a
Fuad Masoum elected new Iraq president

Jul 25, 2014

Fuad Masoum elected new Iraq president

Baghdad, July 24 (IANS) Iraqi lawmakers Thursday elected Fuad Masoum as the new president of Iraq, signalling important progress in forming a new
Iraq postpones vote for president, delaying power-sharing deal

Jul 24, 2014

Iraq postpones vote for president, delaying power-sharing deal

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's parliament, which had been due to elect the country's president on Wednesday, postponed the vote by a day, delaying the
Odisha youth in Iraqi jail likely to be released soon

Jul 23, 2014

Odisha youth in Iraqi jail likely to be released soon

capital Baghdad. Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda had taken up the matter with the External Affairs Ministry. Following Union ministry's intervention, the
22 killed in <b>Baghdad</b> bomb attack

Jul 23, 2014

22 killed in Baghdad bomb attack

Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed and 45 were wounded in a car bomb explosion in the capital Baghdad Tuesday, a source from the
Over 100 candidates to compete for Iraqi presidency

Jul 23, 2014

Over 100 candidates to compete for Iraqi presidency

Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) More than 100 candidates are vying for the Iraqi presidency as lawmakers prepare to choose the nation 's new leadership, and
Iraqi air strikes kill 19 around militant-held Falluja - medical official

Jul 23, 2014

Iraqi air strikes kill 19 around militant-held Falluja - medical official

the militant-held city said.The Iraqi army has been shelling Falluja, 70 km (44 miles) west of Baghdad, for months, trying to drive out Sunni militants
MH17 tragedy Why flyers should not worry about 'rogue' missiles

Jul 22, 2014

MH17 tragedy Why flyers should not worry about 'rogue' missiles

. A year later a DHL freighter was hit while leaving strife-torn Baghdad, Iraq, but the pilots managed an incredible return landing despite severe wing
Mortar fire south of <b>Baghdad</b> kills 9, police, hospital sources say

Jul 22, 2014

Mortar fire south of Baghdad kills 9, police, hospital sources say

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Nine people were killed in a mainly Shi'ite town south of Baghdad late on Sunday by mortar fire that hit near a Shi'ite religious
Persecution of Iraqi Christians by ISIS is a crime, says Ban Ki-moon

Jul 21, 2014

Persecution of Iraqi Christians by ISIS is a crime, says Ban Ki-moon

than 600,000 in Baghdad and 60,000 in Mosul, as well as a substantial number in the oil city of Kirkuk and in Basra. Until their forced exodus over the
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