Iraqis look with suspicion at the step taken by Baghdad by announcing that it will soon receive the Russian vaccine, which has been criticized by experts, and are afraid of switching to experimental mice for the vaccine announced by Moscow, despite not completing the necessary experiments, Al Hurra said in a report.
Iraq canceled the visit of the Turkish defense minister and summoned the ambassador of Ankara in Baghdad.
A logistic support facility belonging to the United States in western Nasiriyah, Iraq was attacked by unknown elements, media reports cited sources as saying.
A group of US officials headed to Qatar, to investigate claims that the royal family has a role in financing Lebanese Hezbollah, designated by the US as terrorist, Al Arabiya reported.
France will reinforce the presence of its forces in the Eastern Mediterranean after Greece pledged response to any provocative acts in the area.
France's President Emmanuel Macron warned Iran against interference in Lebanon following the deadly blast, as Tehran interferes in Lebanon through the Shia group of Hezbollah.
Ramzi Merhej had just finished working from home in Berlin on August 4 and was about to go out to play basketball when he checked his Facebook page and saw that a friend was livestreaming from Beirut. "This friend lives in Mar Mikhael, right next to the port," he said. "She was live on her phone. I saw that her hands were full of blood. I saw her destroyed building. She screamed and then the connection went dead."
A passenger train derailed in northeast Scotland on Wednesday, with reports of “serious injuries” in what First Minister Nicola Sturgeon described as “an extremely serious incident.”
Politicians in Beirut scrambled on Wednesday to form a new government to satisfy Western powers wary of presenting them with blank cheques despite Lebanon’s slide to a failed state.
The Defense Ministry on Wednesday said hackers from a group linked to the North Korean government targeted Israeli defense officials, luring them with fake job offers in a failed attempt to gain access to the databases of the country’s top defense industries.
ISIS militants on Tuesday attacked two vehicles in Diyala province and injured at least seven civilians.
Iraqi Parliament’s Deputy Speaker Hassan al-Kaabi has condemned the Turkish drone strike on Tuesday which killed two high-ranking Iraqi border guards commanders in Kurdistan Region.
On Wednesday, French President Emmanuel Macron warned Iran against any interference in Lebanon after the gigantic blast last week that has prompted a political crisis in the country.
Turkey’s latest provocations against its NATO ally Greece in the Eastern Mediterranean are just the latest in a long series of red flags about the US-Turkey alliance, and it’s time the State Department took notice, a former Pentagon official has warned.
Jordan will close its land trade border crossing with Syria for a week after a spike in COVID-19 cases coming from its northern neighbour, officials said on Wednesday.
The UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash has condemned a Turkish drone attack, which killed two high-ranking Iraqi officers.
On Wednesday, the Iraqi Health Ministry reported 3,441 new cases in the day, bringing the total nationwide infections to 160,436.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reminded the US government of the failure and subsequent isolation it will have to suffer in its push
Katyusha missile was fired near the 14th of July Bridge over the Tigris River in central Baghdad on Tuesday night. In remarks, Iraq’s Security
Iranian hard-liners in parliament on Wednesday voted against President Hassan Rouhani’s nominee for trade minister in the first showdown
Lebanon has 32,000 tonnes of flour in addition to 110,000 tonnes that has arrived or will arrive in the coming two weeks, the economy minister
Kuwait Oil Company said on Wednesday it has contained and isolated the source of an oil leak that occurred on Tuesday night, located near
Iraq cancelled on Tuesday the Turkish defence minister’s visit to the country which was scheduled for Thursday, Iraq’s foreign ministry said in a statement.
Lebanon on Tuesday announced a record daily number of over 300 COVID-19 infections and seven deaths from the virus as the country grapples with the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion that rocked the capital and overwhelmed hospitals.
An Iraqi health official said on Tuesday that Iraq wants to secure the Russian COVID-19 vaccine after it is internationally approved, as the country’s health ministry reported 3,396 new cases during the past 24 hours.
The US embassy in Baghdad has been attacked with reports stating rockets have been fired at the building in Iraq's capital.
Two high-ranking Iraqi officers were killed Tuesday in what the army said was a Turkish drone attack in the autonomous Kurdish region, where Ankara has for weeks been raiding militant positions.
Russia has developed the first vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against the coronavirus, President Vladimir Putin announced Tuesday.
At least two explosions have hit convoys supplying U.S.-led coalition forces in Iraq in the last 24 hours, security sources said, the first on
Iranian authorities have arrested five Iranians on charges of spying for Israel, Britain and Germany, convicting and handing down prison
On Monday, the Iraqi Ministry of Defense announced that it had found explosive devices, explosive materials, rockets and mortar shells in Anbar, Diyala and Samarra.
On Monday, the Iraqi Ministry of Health and Environment announced 3,484 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 153,599, while 2,015 cases recovered.