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Members of the Iraqi police special forces  (AFP/File Photo)
May 21, 2018 - 12:00 GMT
Iraqi police on Monday arrested five people for suspected links with the ISIS terrorist group, according to a senior security official.
 Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi (AFP/File Photo)
May 21, 2018 - 09:00 GMT
Head of the Victory (Nasr) alliance, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi, and head of the Sairoun alliance, Moqtada al-Sadr opened on Sunday the door for establishing the largest parliamentary bloc that is expected to form the next Cabinet.
Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 21, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Sunday called for speeding up the formation of the new government following the country’s parliamentary election.
Daesh Loses Quarter of Captured Land in Iraq. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 20, 2018 - 21:00 GMT
Five Daesh militants were killed in an ambush in Iraq’s northern Kirkuk province on Sunday, according to a local police officer.
A battle meant to form the largest parliamentary bloc in Iraq heated up Saturday after the election commission released the final results for the May 12 elections. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 20, 2018 - 10:51 GMT
A battle meant to form the largest parliamentary bloc in Iraq heated up Saturday after the election commission released the final results for the May 12 elections.
Iraqi Shiite Muslim leader and head of Hikma party Ammar al-Hakim (L) and Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr meet in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf on May 17, 2018. Iran and its allies were mustering a bid to limit the role of fiery Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr in Iraq's next government after his shock election win reshaped the country's political landscape. (Haidar HAMDANI / AFP)
May 18, 2018 - 11:27 GMT
Prominent Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr said Thursday that the Iraqi people would make decisions for themselves without interference from the U.S. or Iran.
Iraqi security staff (AFP/File Photo)
May 17, 2018 - 17:00 GMT
Preparations for securing Iraq’s May 12 parliamentary polls wrapped up Thursday, according to the Interior Ministry.
Iraqi Shiite cleric and leader Moqtada al-Sadr (AFP/File Photo)
May 17, 2018 - 08:26 GMT
Muqtada Al-Sadr, the volatile Shiite cleric who once sent his supporters into battle against US troops, has emerged as the unlikely kingmaker in Iraq’s parliamentary elections.
ISIS fighters (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba via AFP/FILE)
May 16, 2018 - 13:06 GMT
ISIS' 'bible' has no references to precipitating an apocalypse. Instead, what's inside is brutal guide to state-building.
Ahlam could not but cry after she heard the result (Source: ahlamalshamsi - Ahlam)
May 15, 2018 - 15:43 GMT
The fourth season of the the singing competition "The Voice Arabia" just ended. The show that has Assi Al Hellani, Elissa, Ahlam and Mohamed Hamaki in its judging panel ended with Iraqi contestant Dumoo winning from Ahlam's team. Ahlam could not but cry after she heard the result, stating that all the people in Iraq needed this happiness.
Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr early campaigning on Najaf waits to reap fruits of parliamentary elections (AFP)
May 15, 2018 - 15:18 GMT
With more than 90 percent of votes counted, the coalition of Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr is set to win Iraq's parliamentary elections.
Supporters and family members of the Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh gathered in Amman (AFP/File Photo)
May 15, 2018 - 13:03 GMT
The ISIS commander behind the brutal execution of a Jordanian pilot who was burned to death in a cage in 2015 is among the four senior ISIS leaders captured last week in Iraq.
Iraqi Air Forces claim hitting major ISIS position in Syria’s northern Al-Hasakah province. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 14, 2018 - 13:53 GMT
The Iraqi Air Force has struck a major Daesh position in Syria’s northern Al-Hasakah province, Iraq’s Defense Ministry said Monday.
An Iraqi woman shows her ink-stained index finger before a national flag after having cast her vote in the country’s parliamentary election, in the capital Baghdad's Karrada district on May 12. (AFP)
May 14, 2018 - 13:12 GMT
A coalition led by the pro-government Hashd al-Shaabi militia says it has won 40 seats in the 329-member Iraqi parliament.
Iraqi protests against alleged electoral fraud during the first vote since the defeat of Islamic State militants. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 14, 2018 - 08:58 GMT
Iraq has instructed security forces in the multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk to maintain order amid protests against alleged electoral fraud during the first vote since the defeat of Islamic State militants.
Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr delivers a speech to his supporters. (AFP/ File Photo)
May 14, 2018 - 08:08 GMT
The political coalition of influential Shiite cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr took an early lead in Iraq’s national elections in partial returns announced late Sunday by the Iraqi electoral commission.