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May 12, 2018
Iraq holds first polls since victory over Islamic State, analysts say incumbent Haider al-Abadi marginally aheadIraqis voted in the first election since defeating Islamic State, but few people expect its new leaders to stabilise a country beset by conflicts, economic hardship and corruption since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003
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
Mar 16, 2018
US defence secretary Jim Mattis accuses Iran of funneling money into Iraq to influence its electionsDefense Secretary Jim Mattis, on Thursday, accused Iran of funneling money into Iraq to sway the outcome of its elections, calling it part of a broader pattern of destabilising Iranian actions across West Asia
Feb 15, 2018
Kuwait says $30 billion pledged to help rebuild Iraq, falling well short of Baghdad's $88-billion goalInternational donors pledged $30 billion to help rebuild Iraq after the war against the Islamic State group, Kuwait announced on Wednesday, overcoming Western doubts and donor fatigue over Mideast crises to help the battle-ravaged nation.
Jan 22, 2018
Iraq Parliament sets 12 May as date for national elections; refuses calls from Sunnis to delay voteIraq's parliament has approved 12 May as the date for holding national elections despite calls from the country's Sunni community to delay the vote until the return of nearly 3 million people displaced by the fight against the Islamic State group
Oct 03, 2017
Jalal Talabani, Kurdish leader who became Iraq's first post-war president dies at 83Jalal Talabani, the Kurdish leader who became Iraq's president has died in a Berlin hospital at the age of 83
Sep 25, 2017
Iraq Kurds begin historic independence referendum defying government; leave Baghdad, Ankara and Tehran fumingIraqi Kurds started voting in an independence referendum today in defiance of Baghdad which has warned of "measures" to defend Iraq's unity and threatened to deprive their region of lifeline oil revenues.
Sep 24, 2017
Iran's Revolutionary Guard drills near Iraq border ahead of Kurdish independence referendumIran's powerful Revolutionary Guard has begun a military exercise in the northwestern Kurdish region near the Iraqi border ahead of a Kurdish independence referendum in the neighbouring country.
Sep 16, 2017
India changes its North Korea policy as Narendra Modi govt vouches for greater strategic logicBy abandoning Pyongyang and moving closer to the US, India also stands to gain economically and diplomatically.
Aug 15, 2017
Saudi Arabia and Iraq to re-open Arar border crossing for the first time in 27 yearsSaudi Arabia and Iraq plan to open the Arar border crossing for trade for the first time since 1990, when it was closed after following Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait.