Gulf Times - Iraq
Iraq activist shot dead as anti-regime protesters block roads

Iraq activist shot dead as anti-regime protesters block roads

An anti-government activist was killed in Iraq's south by unidentified gunmen, amid a resurgence of rallies and road closures by protesters pressing authorities to implement long-awaited reforms.

Qatar, Iraq stress on de-escalation in region

Qatar, Iraq stress on de-escalation in region

Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi met on Wednesday with HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, who is currently visiting Baghdad.

FM meets Iraq's speaker of council of representatives

FM meets Iraq's speaker of council of representatives

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met the Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq ...

Airlines re-route or cancel flights around Iraq, Iran

Airlines re-route or cancel flights around Iraq, Iran

Major airlines cancelled Iran and Iraq flights on Wednesday and re-routed others away from both countries' airspace, following an Iranian missile strike on United States-led forces in Iraq.

Iran believed to have deliberately missed US forces in Iraq strikes

Iran believed to have deliberately missed US forces in Iraq strikes

Iran is believed to have deliberately avoided US military casualties during retaliatory missile strikes on bases housing American troops in Iraq

Trump says no US troops hurt in Iran strikes, Tehran "standing down"

Trump says no US troops hurt in Iran strikes, Tehran "standing down"

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Iranian missile strikes on bases in Iraq had not harmed any US troops stationed there and damage was minimal

'US expecting Iranian retaliation'

'US expecting Iranian retaliation'

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday that the Pentagon fully expects that Iran will retaliate for the killing of Islamic Revolutionary Guards commander Qasem Soleimani

Amir, Trump discuss regional developments

Amir, Trump discuss regional developments

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held Tuesday evening a telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump.

US top official denies decision to leave Iraq

US top official denies decision to leave Iraq

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper denied on Monday that US forces would pull out of Iraq, after a US general's letter told the Iraqi government that troops were preparing to depart "in due deference to the sovereignty" of the country.

Supreme leader weeps as vast crowd mourns slain general in Tehran

Supreme leader weeps as vast crowd mourns slain general in Tehran

Iran's supreme leader wept in grief with hundreds of thousands of mourners thronging Tehran's streets on Monday for the funeral of military commander Qassem Soleimani, killed by a US drone

Iraq asks foreign troops to leave; Iranians pay homage to Soleimani

Iraq asks foreign troops to leave; Iranians pay homage to Soleimani

Iraq's parliament called Sunday for US and other foreign military forces to leave amid a growing backlash against the US killing of a top Iranian military commander

China urges US 'not to abuse force': foreign minister

China urges US 'not to abuse force': foreign minister

The United States should not "abuse force" and instead seek solutions through dialogue, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said during a call with his Iranian counterpart on Saturday.