The Arab Economic Summit, taking place in Lebanon over the weekend, is in its own right an Assad 10-Year Challenge as his were desperately scrambling to turn this venue into an occasion to normalize Syria’s relations with its Arab neighbors.
Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's Ghayath al-Surji said that his party will voice objection to Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi's new candidate for the Justice Ministry, adding that the PUK was not consulted before the decision.
An Israeli tank fired into the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing a Hamas militant in what the army described as retaliation for the wounding of a soldier and a brief incursion during a violent Palestinian border protest
Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halboosi announced allocating Wednesday session to vote on Iraq's federal budget for 2019, and the new ministerial candidates.
Cardiff City soccer player Emiliano Sala was on board a missing jet after losing radar contact over the English Channel late on Monday, 21st January
Begun in 1918 by British troops, Basra's shipyard is surviving into old age with little maintenance, relying on its vintage machinery and the skill of its workers to keep going
US Vice President Mike Pence issued a video message of support to Venezuelans on Tuesday to encourage those who are protesting against President Nicolas Maduro and underline US backing for opposition leader Juan Guaido
A drunk Russian man who unsuccessfully tried to hijack an Aeroflot passenger flight was detained by police on Tuesday after the plane made an emergency landing in Siberia
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that he is "very hopeful" that Yemen can make progress
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that Iran is still striving to reduce Iraqi freedom and independence
The Oscars still don't have a host, but on Tuesday morning, they'll at least have nominees
United Arab Emirates sports chief Mohammed Khalfan al-Romaithi believes the Gulf nation would welcome an approach to co-host the 2022 World Cup if its deep political rift with Qatar is resolved
Iraqi national team is set to meet its Qatari rival in the group stage of the Asian Cup on Tuesday. Iraq head coach Srecko Katanec warned last-16 opponents Qatar that their perfect group record does not mean a thing ahead of Tuesday's tie
An Iranian airline has been banned from operating in Germany as a suspected spy was caught by authorities in the German military.
The fierce Israeli attacks against sites and barracks of the famous Al-Quds brigade in Syria’s Damascus sends a message to the Iran-backed militias in Iraq.
Iran failed to find any buyers on Monday in its latest attempt to sell oil to private companies for export on the energy exchange, state media reported, in a setback to Tehran's efforts to bypass U.S. sanctions, Reuters reported on Tuesday.
An Iraqi teenager from Babil province has committed suicide due to playing PUBG, the Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR) has said.
US troop's presence in Iraq aims at limiting the dominance of Iran in Iraq, researcher Abdel Kader al Naiel said on Tuesday.
Political analysts and writers have called for imposing Arab and UN guardianship on Qatar and holding it accountable, in case it resumed the support for terrorist groups.
An ISIS militant has been killed in a security ambush in the city of Samarra in Salahuddin province, the Security Media Center has said.
Israel Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz has threatened the Syrian regime, if it resumed allowing Iran to strengthen its presence there.
The Iran-backed Houthis militias committed 688 violations since the UN-sponsored truce on Hudaida, was agreed on last month in the wake of a weak-long talks in Sweden over ceasefire and allowing the food supply into Yemen, the coordination committee at the advanced operations center in Hudaida said on Monday.
Number of the bodies of ISIS militants recovered from the Old City of Mosul has reached around 3,000, Nineveh provincial council said, adding that the municipalities were in charge of burying them.
Former presidential candidate Sarwa Abd al-Wahid announced her official accession to the Reconstruction and Reform Alliance, calling for fixing what wrong policies have spoiled.
National Wisdom Movement's (Al-Hikma) Mohamed al-Lakash said there are thousands of corruption files that have accumulated since 2003, including issues against prominent men in the state, which have not been dealt with until now.
The recently announced candidate for the Ministry of Justice, al-Qadi Arkan Qadir, said that he does not belong to any political party and that he continues to serve as an independent figure in the Kirkuk Court of Cassation (Al-Tamyeez).
Iraqi Minister of Planning Nouri Sabah al-Dulaimi said that the government intends to facilitate procedures regarding granting visas to international companies that look forward to implementing infrastructure projects in Iraq, especially for education, health and housing.
Baghdad’s historic bookselling and culture-rich Mutanabbi Street has lost its literary glow over the last few years with an ever-declining rate in book sales and readership, Arabic thinker Hamza Mustafa wrote.
Roaring along Baghdad’s highways, the “Iraq Bikers” are doing more than showing off their love of outsized motorcycles and black leather: they want their shared enthusiasm to help heal Iraq’s deep sectarian rifts
Built by the Ottoman Wali (ruler) in 1869, the Qishla Tower stands 23 meters tall on the bank of the River Tigris in central Baghdad. In 1927, the tower was fitted with a clock, a gift from King George V to King Faisal I of Iraq.
Satar Jabar, head of Iraq's Mandaean community, warned that the presence of misconceptions in the education curricula and the negative role played by media regarding religions in Iraq have led to discrimination against Mandaeans.
Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi sent a document to the parliament speaker on Monday containing the names of new candidates for the two ministries of justice and education.