Articles about Haider al-Abadi

Iraq declares war with ISIS is concluded

10 Dec 2017

Iraq declares war with ISIS is concluded

After re-taking the very last ISIS strongholds from fighters recently, Iraq has announced that the war against the group is concluded.

Powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border, 130 die in Iran

13 Nov 2017

Powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border, 130 die in Iran

The middle east was rocked by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake which originated in the Iraqi city of Halabja near the Iran-Iraq border.

Iraq's military action in Kurdistan: Where does the US stand?

18 Oct 2017

Iraq's military action in Kurdistan: Where does the US stand?

Iraqi forces have reportedly seized several key installations in Kirkuk from Kurdish control.

Kurdistan referendum: Iraqi Kurds overwhelmingly back independence

28 Sep 2017

Kurdistan referendum: Iraqi Kurds overwhelmingly back independence

The Kurdish community in Northern Iraq signaled its overwhelming desire for an independent Kurdistan, in a controversial referendum held this week.

Fate of 39 Indians captured in Iraq still unknown

17 Sep 2017

Fate of 39 Indians captured in Iraq still unknown

The Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi revealed that the whereabouts of the 39 Indian construction workers captured in 2014 by the Islamic State group still remains unknown.

Operation Free Tal Afar: Iraq attacks final Islamic State stronghold

21 Aug 2017

Operation Free Tal Afar: Iraq attacks final Islamic State stronghold

Iraq has now launched an offensive to push IS out of its last stronghold, in the city of Tal Afar.

Iraqi PM visits Mosul to celebrate "victory" over ISIS

10 Jul 2017

Iraqi PM visits Mosul to celebrate "victory" over ISIS

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul to congratulate Iraqi security forces over their "victory" against ISIS militants.

Iraq recaptures Mosul mosque, declares end of ISIS caliphate

29 Jun 2017

Iraq recaptures Mosul mosque, declares end of ISIS caliphate

Iraqi government forces have captured the Mosul mosque from where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared his caliphate in 2014.

As ISIS faces defeat, Iraq faces uncertain future

28 Jun 2017

As ISIS faces defeat, Iraq faces uncertain future

The Iraqi city of Mosul celebrated its first Eid free of ISIS control after security forces pushed the militants out of their de-facto capital city.

ISIS blows up Mosul mosque where leader Baghdadi announced caliphate

22 Jun 2017

ISIS blows up Mosul mosque where leader Baghdadi announced caliphate

On June 22, Iraqi forces alleged that ISIS had blown up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, an ancient landmark where the terrorist outfit's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had declared himself a "caliph" in 2014.