Qassem Soleimani’s successor meets with Iraqi PM as US withdraws troops

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:50 A.M.) - On Saturday, Iraqi and foreign media outlets reported that the Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, met with the Iranian...

First US troops withdraw from Iraq since Trump replaced US Defense...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:40 P.M.) - The spokesman for the Iraqi Joint Operations Command, Major General Tahsin Al-Khafaji, announced on Friday, the withdrawal of the...

Iraqi forces push reinforcements to Syrian border to beef up security

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:30 P.M.) - On Tuesday, the Iraqi Joint Military Command announced that two Federal Police brigades will move from Kirkuk to Nineveh...

Iraqi air defenses confront hostile missiles in new attack on Baghdad’s...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:15 A.M.) - On Tuesday, the Iraqi air defenses were activated when a number of missiles targeted the Green Zone of Baghdad. According...

Iraqi forces bust 3 would-be ISIS suicide bombers in Nineveh

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:30 P.M.) - On Tuesday, the Federal Intelligence Agency in Iraq announced the arrest of three would-be suicide bombers in the Nineveh...

Pentagon anticipates Trump will issue order to withdraw half of US...

The United States Department of Defense anticipates that President Donald Trump will issue an order as early as this week to cut the number...

Head of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces meets with Syrian President in...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:45 P.M.) - The head of the Popular Mobilization Forces (Hashd Al-Sha'abi) in Iraq, Faleh al-Fayyad, arrived in the Syrian capital, Damascus,...

Iraqi military chopper crashes inside Salaheddine

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 P.M.) - On Saturday, the Governmental Security Information Cell in Iraq announced that a military plane had crashed due to a...

Iraqi forces destroy 8 ISIS hideouts in key mountain range

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:40 P.M.) - On Sunday, the Iraqi forces destroyed a number of hideouts belonging to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) terrorist organization in...

Iran retaliates against US sanctions by blacklisting American ambassador to Iraq

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:45 P.M.) - The Iranian Foreign Ministry said that Tehran has blacklisted the U.S. ambassador to Iraq and two other diplomats, in...