Islamic State rigs currency rates in Mosul to prop up finances

Islamic State militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul are manipulating the exchange rate between U.S. dollars and Iraqi dinars to squeeze money...

Iraq deploys reinforcements for new Anbar push

Iraq deployed reinforcements to a military base in Anbar on Monday for an impending operation against the ISIL terrorist  group in the western province,...

Exclusive: Radioactive material stolen in Iraq raises security fears

Iraq is searching for "highly dangerous" radioactive material stolen last year, according to an environment ministry document and seven security, environmental and provincial officials...

Iraq court sentences 40 to death over 2014 Tikrit massacre

An Iraqi court on Thursday sentenced 40 men to death over the June 2014 massacre by jihadists and allied militants of hundreds of military...

ISIS claims to have shot down an Iraqi helicopter near Fallujah

The Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) has issued a statement via the social media platform "Telegram" that claims they have shot down...

Iraq Kurds will accept PM’s oil for salaries deal

Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region said Wednesday that it would halt independent oil sales if Baghdad pays its employees, but cast doubt on the federal...

Iraqi forces capture strategic bridge east of Ramadi

The Iraqi Army - backed by popular forces and local 'Anbari tribesmen - imposed full control over the Al-Hamidiyah Bridge in Ramadi's eastern countryside...

Iraqi forces advance east towards Fallujah

On Monday, the Iraqi Army and popular committees launched a two large-scale offensives inside the Al-'Anbar Governorate, attacking several sites under the control of...

Nearly 5,700 buildings in Iraq’s Ramadi need repair, U.N. says

Around 5,700 structures in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi and its outskirts have incurred some level of damage since mid-2014, and almost 2,000...

Samples confirm mustard gas was used in Iraq: diplomat

The use of mustard gas was internationally prohibited during the Geneva Protocol in 1925; however, this has not deterred nations from using the chemical agent...
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