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Aug 04, 2018
Turkey to re-open consulate in Iraq's Mosul four years after freeing city from Islamic State's clutchesTurkey has planned to reopen a consulate in Mosul four years after ridding the city of Islamic State jihadists
Jul 15, 2018
Basra protests: Two more die in southern Iraq in demonstrations against unemployment; PM Haider al-Abadi promises investmentTwo more demonstrators were killed in southern Iraq, officials said, as protests against unemployment spread on Saturday from the port city of Basra to other parts of the country.
Jul 13, 2018
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visits southern region gripped by protests over unemployment, in a bid to restore calmHaider al-Abadi flew straight into the city from Brussels where he attended a NATO summit to discuss the Islamic State group and immediately held talks with officials, a statement said.
Apr 25, 2018
After 15 years in power and decades fighting Saddam Hussein’s oppression, Iraq's Shi’ites split ahead of crucial voteUnited in their fight against Saddam Hussein’s oppression for decades, Iraq’s Shi’ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their leaders
Sep 17, 2017
Russia, Iraq restore commercial air travel services after 13-year freeze since 2004Russia and Iraq restored scheduled commercial airline services on Sunday for the first time since 2004, in what officials hailed as a sign of stability returning to the war-torn country.
May 20, 2017
Iraq's special forces declare their Mosul mission complete after group retook western districts from Islamic StateIraq's special forces declared their mission in Mosul complete on Saturday after the group retook the last western districts from the Islamic State group within their area of operation, according to a military spokesman.
Apr 04, 2016
Suspected Islamic State suicide bombings in Iraq leave 17 dead, 64 injuredThe Monday morning attacks also wounded at least 64 people in Iraq, the sources said.
Oct 06, 2015
Series of car bombs across Iraq kill 56, dozens injuredA series of car bombings across Iraq today killed at least 56 people and wounded dozens as the government continued its efforts to combat extremism across the country.