Football fans arrive at Basra Sports City stadium in the southern Iraqi city on March 21, 2018 to attend the international friendly match between Iraq and Qatar.
March 22, 2018 - 20:14 GMT
A festive atmosphere prevailed at the Basra International Stadium on Wednesday, despite home side Iraq losing 3-2 to Qatar.
Qatar national football team
March 22, 2018 - 16:29 GMT
A festive atmosphere prevailed at the Basra International Stadium here yesterday as Iraq played Qatar in a historic game after FIFA lifted a long-standing ban on the country hosting international matches.
Basra Stadium
March 21, 2018 - 13:40 GMT
Qatar will take on Iraq today in the first match of the International Friendship Championship, marking the first time the conflict-hit country will be hosting...
Qatar national football team
March 20, 2018 - 12:25 GMT
The Qatari team arrived at Basra International Airport this morning to participate in the International Friendship Championship...
Indian workers were abducted in June 2014 (AFP/File Photo)
March 20, 2018 - 11:11 GMT
External Affairs Minister, Tuesday, confirmed the deaths of all 39 Indians who were abducted by ISIS terrorists in 2014 in Iraq’s Mosul city.
Iraqi soldiers (AFP/File Photo)
March 20, 2018 - 08:36 GMT
One security officer was killed and two others injured in an ambush by ISIS terrorists in northern Iraq, police sources said Monday.
Qatar's Head Coach Felix Sanchez Bas reacts on the sidelines during the friendly football match between Iceland and Qatar at the Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Stadium in Doha on November 14, 2017.
March 19, 2018 - 17:46 GMT
Qatar coach Felix Sanchez named a 21-member squad for the International Friendly Championship, to be held in Basra from March 22 to 27.
Iraqi security forces have recently detained a senior ISIS terrorist beside Mosul country. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 19, 2018 - 13:24 GMT
The terrorist, identified as Dawoud Mohamed Saleh, was arrested during a raid on a house in al-Shura island south of Mosul, Capt. Shakir al-Wandi told Anadolu Agency.
In this file photo taken on February 27, 2018, shows Iraqi national football team players taking part in a traning session at the Basra Stadium, in the southern Iraqi city, a day ahead of Iraq's friendly match with Saudi Arabia.
March 18, 2018 - 18:36 GMT
President Fuad Masum congratulated all Iraqis, the sports people and the sports bodies in particular for the announcing of the International...
An RQ-11 Raven Small Unmanned Aircraft System is seen during the joint Israeli-US military
March 16, 2018 - 12:00 GMT
Several U.S. troops on a military helicopter that crashed in Iraq Thursday are believed to have been killed.
Iraqi forces have killed 11 ISIS members in the northern Kirkuk province. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 15, 2018 - 08:30 GMT
The militants were intercepted at a point close to the Riyad town of Kirkuk as a result of some intelligence obtained, Police Capt. Muntazar Al-Saadi told Anadolu Agency.
UAE plans to start new project to remake the Nuri Mosque and the Al-Hadba Minaret, which translated meant the “hunchback” because it leaned to one side. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 13, 2018 - 18:00 GMT
The United Arab Emirates is now putting forth a plan to reconstruct the Nuri Mosque and the Al-Hadba Minaret, which translated meant the “hunchback” because it leaned to one side.
US officials will pick up discussions with their EU counterparts about the fate of the Iran nuclear deal. (AFP/ File Photo)
March 13, 2018 - 12:49 GMT
US officials will pick up discussions with their British, French and German counterparts on Thursday over the fate of the Iran nuclear deal, weeks ahead of a deadline set by US President Donald Trump threatening to pull out of the accord.
The Daesh’s “sleeping cells” in Iraq sometimes launch raids (AFP/File Photo)
March 12, 2018 - 08:10 GMT
The Daesh terrorist group killed at least 10 civilians after setting up a fake checkpoint on the Kirkuk-Baghdad Highway in eastern Iraq, according to a local security official on Monday.
Kuwaiti Shiites gather before the Iranian embassy in Kuwait City on Mar. 7, 2018 to demonstrate calling for the release of Iranian Shiite cleric Hossein al-Shirazi, who was arrested in the Iranian Shiite holy city of Qom a month prior. 
March 10, 2018 - 14:06 GMT
Fresh protests erupted in Iraq’s southern Karbala province on Saturday against the arrest of Shia cleric Hossein Shirazi in Iran.
Children look at seized weapons (AFP/File Photo)
March 08, 2018 - 15:15 GMT
While children who have been through war typically draw devastating pictures of the violence they have suffered, few show themselves as the perpetrators.