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Dekheli holds federal gov't responsible for drought in Dhi Qar

Senior Deputy Governor of Dhi Qar Province Adel al-Dekheli held the federal government responsible for the drought crisis, asserting that 2,000 families in different regions of the province were displaced.

25 September 2018 12:51 AM

Tamimi reveals consequences of not choosing new president soon

Legal expert Ali al-Tamimi said Monday that the Iraqi president post is not nominal, adding that the president has critical powers, including​ the right to resolve the Parliament and approve death sentences.

25 September 2018 12:34 AM

Severe rulings against Egypt's 'Kerdasa Massacre' defendants upheld

An Egyptian Court upheld Monday former severe rulings against 135 defendants in the case known by media as "Kerdasa Massacre," including sentencing around 20 defendants to death.

25 September 2018 12:11 AM

Iran still biggest sponsor of terrorism: Pompeo

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Iran is still considered the biggest sponsor of terrorism around the globe.

24 September 2018 11:39 PM

Volvo stops truck assembly in Iran due to U.S. sanctions: spokesman

An AB Volvo spokesman Fredrik Ivarsson said Monday that the Swedish truckmaker decided to halt truck assembly in Iran due to the U.S. sanctions on Iran.

24 September 2018 10:57 PM

Khamenei: parties behind Ahvaz attack protected by U.S.

Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei said that there are parties that are in contact with some countries responsible for the terrorist attack that took place in Ahvaz on Saturday.

24 September 2018 10:16 PM

Abadi dies politically, cannot take posts: Alawi

Iraqi political Hassan al-Alawi said Monday that Haider al-Abadi, the incumbent prime minister, died politically and clinically, and that he cannot take any new post.

24 September 2018 09:56 PM

Haley slams Rouhani's comments blaming US for Ahvaz attack

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley censured Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for blaming the United States of supporting an attack on the IRGC military parade on Saturday.

24 September 2018 08:30 PM

Iran helps Baghdadi move to Afghanistan

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has moved to eastern Afghanistan via Iran, reported Saudi newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat.

24 September 2018 08:12 PM

Bolton blames Iran for downing Russian plane in Syria

U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton blamed Iran for downing the Russian plane in Syria, adding that it is responsible for attacks in Syria and Lebanon.

24 September 2018 07:49 PM

Al-Sadr calls on Halbusi to enhance the legislative role of Iraqi parliament

The head of the Iraqi Sadrist Movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, urged Monday to enhance the legislative role of the Iraqi parliament and accelerate the adoption of new laws to lift the suffering of Iraqi people.

24 September 2018 03:19 PM

Alliance Towards Reform rejects any PM from political parties

The coalition of Alliance Towards Reform strongly refuses to accept any prime minister from the Iraqi political parties and will not acquiesce to that,” Hassan al-Jaheishi, a member of the collation, told Baghdad Post.

24 September 2018 02:41 PM

Par'l to discuss Basra during 2nd session

The Iraqi Parliament has set the timetable and agenda of its 2<sup>nd</sup> session on Tuesday, a statement said.

24 September 2018 02:39 PM

Oil spill catches fire, black smokes cover Basra skies

Black smoke covered the sky of Basra on Sunday as an oil spill near Al Gzaiza caught flames, a civil defense force source said.

24 September 2018 02:18 PM

Iraqi first female presidential candidate calls for televised debate

Iraqi first female presidential candidate, Sarwa Abdul Wahid, called on Monday the other candidates for a television debate.

24 September 2018 01:56 PM

Karbala police finds, returns 150 million IQD

The Karbala police headquarters has announced Monday that a chief sergeant found 150 million Iraqi dinar and was returned to its owner.

24 September 2018 01:52 PM

Halbusi meets with Muqtada al-Sadr

The Iraqi Parliament’s newly elected speaker, Mohamed al-Halbusi, met on Monday with the head of the Iraqi Sadrist Movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, an informed source told Baghdad Post.

24 September 2018 11:51 AM

Basra governor Eidani denies assassination news

Governor of Basra, Asaad Al Eidani, has denied news of his assassination by ISIS, describing them as “unfounded news”.

24 September 2018 11:42 AM

Int'l pressures to cause political coalitions desintegration: al-Hashimi

Wathek al-Hashimi, head of the Strategic Research Centre of Iraq, asserted on Monday that all political coalitions in Iraq tend to sign agreements and conduct meetings, before and after the electoral process, however, outside pressures and outsiders lead to the disintegration of these coalitions.

24 September 2018 11:34 AM

Algeria expels Iran's Cultural Attaché, controversial Moussawi returns to Tehran

Details on Algeria’s decision to dismiss Iran’s Cultural Attaché, Amir Al-Moussawi, after three years of controversial existence in the country.

24 September 2018 11:01 AM

Controversial Iran's Moussawi expelled from Algeria

After three years of his existence in Algeria, Amir al-Moussawi, Iran's cultural Attaché to Algeria was expelled from the country on Sunday

24 September 2018 01:09 AM

Bahraini author calls on Iraqis to support Basra's uprising

Bahraini author and political analyst Muaffaq al-Khattab has warned the Iraqi people from the return of ISIS if they did not revolt against the government

23 September 2018 11:56 PM

KDP, PUK resume negotiations to name a presidential candidate

The two key parties of Kurdistan, KDP and PUK, will hold more meetings to settle on a candidate for presidency.

23 September 2018 11:17 PM

Hussein Mu'ayyad: Ahvz problems will not end until people's demands met

Sunni scholar and politician Hussein al-Mu'ayyad addressed the current situation of Ahvaz, saying that the turmoil will continue until the fair demands of its people are achieved

23 September 2018 10:37 PM

Jabouri censures Iranian regime's 'monopoly of power'

Political analyst Maan al-Jabouri slammed the Mullah regime and the Guardianship of the Jurist in Iran

23 September 2018 09:46 PM

Bomb explodes in Baghdad, injures 3 people

Three people were injured after an explosive device detonated in Baghdad's Qahira district

23 September 2018 09:10 PM

Barzani discusses nominating Abadi for PM post

Nechirvan Barzani, deputy head of the KDP discussed nominating Haider al-Abadi, to continue as the prime minister for another term, a political source said.

23 September 2018 09:08 PM

Egyptian court sentences former Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide to life

Former Muslim Brotherhood (MB) Supreme Guide in Egypt Mohamed Badie, along with 64 defendants out of 682 others, were sentenced to life imprisonment Sunday

23 September 2018 06:04 PM

PUK delegation in Baghdad to discuss government formation

A delegation of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will visit Baghdad to discuss with officials the formation of the Iraqi government

23 September 2018 03:29 PM

PUK delegation in Baghdad to discuss government formation

A delegation of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will visit Baghdad to discuss with officials the formation of the Iraqi government

23 September 2018 03:28 PM

Al-Jaafari to represent Iraq in 73rd session of UNGA

Iraq’s Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday selecting Ibrahim al-Jaafari to represent Iraq in the meetings of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), said ministry spokesman Ahmed Mahjoub.

23 September 2018 03:06 PM

Barzani discusses gov't formation in call with Pompeo

Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Sunday a phone call from the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, according to KRG statement.

23 September 2018 02:29 PM