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Twin explosions target Iraq communist party HQ: spokesman

AFP | Two bombs exploded Friday close to the Baghdad headquarters of the Iraqi Communist Party, said a spokesman for the political alliance which alongside...

Nearly a year since fall of Iraq’s Mosul, hunt for bodies...

AFP | Atop an enormous mound of rubble under a blistering sun in Iraq's second city Mosul, fire crews and police chip away at a...

Iraq sentences 19 Russian women to life for joining IS

AFP | Iraq on Sunday sentenced 19 Russian women to life in prison for joining the Islamic State group, the latest in a series of...

Kurds set to face losses in Iraq’s elections on May 12

News Analysis | Iraq’s divided Kurds are bracing for a blow on the political front in the country’s May 12 elections.According to estimates, the Kurds’...

Saudi Soft Power: Football stadium promised for Iraq

News Analysis | The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin AdulAziz talked to the Prime Minister of Iraq via phone call last week and promised...

Massive Earthquake shakes Iran/Iraq to their core: over 300 killed

Reuters | * Quake epicentre in Sulaimaniyah province in Kurdistan region * At least 328 people killed in Iran, four in Iraq * At least 2,500 injured...

Will US succeed in creating rifts between Iran & Iraq?

M K Bhadrakumar| The US project to create a rift between Iraq and Iran backfired just a couple of days of its launch from Riyadh...

‘Repercussions’ of the US bid to isolate Iran!

Asif Haroon Raja| Iran under Reza Shah Pahlavi enjoyed best of relations with the United States of America (USA) as well as Kingdom of Saudi...

Migrant crisis: Europe reaps what US foreign policy had sown

Raja Waqas Shabbir | The emergence of Islamic fundamentalism and hate against the 'Collective Western meddling' in the affairs of the Muslim countries, in particular,...

92 % Kurds vote for independence in referendum: How will the...

News Analysis | Masoud Barzani, Iraq’s Kurdish leader has claimed victory in a referendum on independence held on Monday amid threats from Baghdad to take over the...

Is Kurdistan a US-Israeli conspiracy to balkanize Middle East?

M K Bhadrakumar | The result of the Kurdish independence referendum in northern Iraq will be known in the next 48 hours or so, but no surprises...

Kurds in Iraq vote in Independence Referendum: regional tensions will stoke...

News Analysis | Amid rising tensions and intense international opposition, Kurds in the autonomous region of Kurdistan in Northern Iraq in an independence referendum. The...

India to launch a book on the ‘surgical strikes’ anniversary: An...

News Analysis | Marking the first anniversary of supposed ‘surgical strikes’ conducted by Indian special forces across the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Kashmir...

Bashar al-Assad has won the Syrian war

M K Bhadrakumar | The Syrian government forces have broken through the ISIS’ 3-year long siege of the air base in the eastern city of Dier...

Plot thickens in great game over post-ISIS Iraq and Syria

M K Bhadrakumar | The post-ISIS future of Iraq and Syria has been a topic of animated discussion among American think tankers, the assumption being...

US plan to (re)occupy Iraq faces resistance

M K Bhadrakumar | The US’s longstanding project to push for an independent Kurdistan in the oil-rich regions of northern Iraq and Syria in the...

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