Iraqis who fled IS blame political rot for tragic wedding fire
Government officials say a lack of safety and security measures and the use of highly flammable materials in the building helped the fire spread.
More than 100 dead, 150 injured in Iraq wedding inferno
Preliminary information indicates that the building was made of highly flammable construction materials, contributing to its rapid collapse.
Iran parades new 'longest-range' drone on Iraq war anniversary
Mohajer-10 has an operational range of 2,000km and can fly for up to 24 hours, state media reports.
Iraq jails police for failing to halt torching of Swedish embassy after Quran burning
Hundreds of protesters stormed the Swedish embassy in Baghdad in July and set it on fire over a planned Quran burning in Stockholm.
Iraq seeks Interpol alerts for former officials over US$2.5 billion graft
The scandal centres on suspected illegitimate cash withdrawals from the Commission between 2021 and 2022 totalling around US$2.5 billion, according to Iraqi officials.
Iraq expels Swedish ambassador over planned Quran burning
An Iraqi government statement said Baghdad had also recalled its charge d'affaires in Sweden, and Iraq's state news agency reported that Iraq had suspended the working permit of Sweden's Ericsson on Iraqi soil.
Up to 1 million people 'disappeared' in Iraq in last half century, UN says
The UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances urged Iraq, which has one of the highest numbers of missing people in the world, to seek victims and punish perpetrators.
US Senate advances bill to repeal decades-old Iraq war authorisations
Under the Constitution, Congress, not the president, has the right to declare war.
20 years after US invasion, war-scarred Iraq faces uncertain future
The oil-rich country remains traumatised from the years of war, occupation and bloody sectarian turmoil that followed the operation launched on March 20, 2003.
20 years after US Iraq invasion, Senate acts to end war authorisation
The same bill also revokes the 1991 AUMF that empowered Bush's father president George HW Bush to attack Iraq after Saddam's forces invaded Kuwait.
Up to 500 IS fighters still active in Iraq, military says
Iraqi General Qais al-Mohamadawi stresses that IS – now based in remote desert and mountain hideouts – has 'lost its ability to attract new recruits'.
Pentagon chief visits Iraq nearly 20 years after US-led invasion
His visit comes ahead of the March 20 anniversary of the ground invasion which ushered in two decades of bloodshed that Iraq is only now beginning to exit.