20 Jan 2024Pakistan News
Pakistan and Iran have agreed to de-escalate tensions following tit-for-tat missile strikes between the two countries this week.
16 Jan 2024Iran
Iran's Revolutionary Guards attacked the "espionage headquarters" of Israel in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region on Tuesday.
03 Jan 2024Iran
Over 100 people were killed and nearly 200 others were injured during a procession commemorating the fourth anniversary of General Qasem Soleimani's assassination in Kerman, Iran, on Wednesday.
26 Dec 2023Joe Biden
The United States (US) military struck on three sites used by Iran-backed militia groups in Iraq on Monday (local time), Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said.
24 Nov 2023Directorate General of Civil Aviation
India's aviation authority, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has issued a comprehensive circular addressing the growing concerns of jamming and spoofing of the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) in West Asian airspace.
29 Oct 2023Iran
Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi on Sunday warned Israel about potential intervention from other countries due to its continued counterattacks against the Palestinian terror group Hamas in Gaza.
27 Sep 2023Fire Accidents
A fire broke out at a wedding party in Iraq's Nineveh province, leaving at least 114 dead and over 150 injured, The Associated Press reported.
17 Mar 2023Saddam Hussein
A rusting yacht that capsized in a river in southern Iraq and once belonged to the country's former president Saddam Hussein, is now serving as a picnic destination, reported Reuters.
01 Dec 2022ISIS
The armed jihadist group Islamic State (IS) announced via an audio message on Wednesday that their leader Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi died "in combat with enemies of God".
17 Nov 2022Iran
As protests over the death of Mahsa Amini entered the third month, Iranian security forces on Tuesday opened fire on people at a metro station in Tehran, Iran.
29 May 2022World Health Organization
Iraq is witnessing an outbreak of a deadly fever that causes people to bleed to death with cases surging at an unprecedented rate.
13 Jul 2021Baghdad
The death toll from a catastrophic blaze that erupted at a coronavirus hospital ward in southern Iraq the previous day rose to 64 on Tuesday, Iraqi medical officials said.
16 May 2021ISIS
An Iraqi prank TV show that strapped suicide vests on celebrities and even featured their fake ISIS kidnappings has been pulled off air after massive outrage.
03 Apr 2021Saddam Hussein
A retired Iraqi judge who presided over the trial of Iraq's late dictator Saddam Hussein has died after battling COVID-19, the country's top judicial body said on Friday.
08 Mar 2021Rome
Pope Francis on Monday wrapped up his historic whirlwind Iraq tour that sought to bring hope to the country's marginalized Christian minority with messages of coexistence, forgiveness, and peace.
08 Jan 2020Iran
Iran has fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles on two bases in Iraq, that houses forces from the United States, the Pentagon confirmed.
06 Jan 2020Iran
On Sunday, three rockets fell in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, injuring six people, multiple reports said. Of them, two hit near the heavily fortified US Embassy, while one landed in the nearby Jadriya area.
27 Jul 2019Google
United States Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has sued tech giant Google for discriminating against her 2020 election campaign.
02 Jul 2019WWE
WWE has always been considered one of the best forms of sports entertainment.
22 Mar 2019Boat Capsizes
Almost 100 people, mostly women, and children, died as a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish New Year sank in a swollen river in the former jihadist stronghold of Mosul.
03 Mar 2019Iran
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman returned to his motherland on Friday after spending almost three days in Pakistan's captivity.
27 Dec 2018Donald Trump
America cannot be the policeman of the world, US President Donald Trump said during his first visit to Iraq as he urged other countries to share responsibilities.
27 Dec 2018Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump, who's visiting Iraq, says he has "no plans at all" to remove US troops from the country.
09 Nov 2018Pakistan News
About half a million people have died violently in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan due to the US "war on terror" that was launched after 9/11 attack in 2001, according to a study released yesterday.
25 Oct 2018PUBG
An Islamic religious authority in Iraq has issued a fatwa against online multiplayer game, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), because it is a 'waste of time'.
23 Aug 2018ISIS
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the elusive chief of the Islamic State terror group has asked his followers to "patiently persevere" despite the losses they suffered in Iraq and Syria.
07 Aug 2018ISIS
An Iraqi court yesterday sentenced a French man and a German woman to life in prison in the latest punishments handed down for belonging to Islamic State jihadist group.
27 Jul 2018ISIS
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said the agent responsible for trafficking 39 Indians to Iraq, who were abducted and later killed, was still operating his business and urged state women commissions to crackdown against such illegal agents.
03 Apr 2018India
Hours after bringing back the mortal remains of 38 Indians killed by IS in Iraq, MoS External Affairs VK Singh said they were illegal immigrants.
01 Apr 2018ISIS
Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh today left for Iraq to bring back the mortal remains of the 39 Indians killed in the war-torn country, officials said.
22 Mar 2018India
Revealing details about the deaths of 39 Indians killed in Mosul, Iraqi officials have confirmed they were shot in the head over a year ago.
21 Mar 2018ISIS
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday informed the Parliament that 39 Indians, abducted by ISIS terrorists in Iraq, were dead.
20 Mar 2018ISIS
Gurpinder Kaur, the sister of one of the 39 Indians killed in Iraq, today said she finds it difficult to believe her brother is no more because External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had assured her for years that he is alive.
20 Mar 2018ISIS
After years of uncertainty about the fate of 39 Indians abducted by the Islamic State in Iraq in 2014, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has confirmed they are dead.
13 Nov 2017Iran
The middle east was rocked by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake which originated in the Iraqi city of Halabja near the Iran-Iraq border.
13 Nov 2017ISIS
ISIS took a bad hit recently after they lost the towns of Deir al-Zour and Al-Qaim to Syrian and Iraqi forces respectively.
03 Nov 2017ISIS
The Syrian army has "completely liberated" the city of Deir al-Zour from ISIS, according to state TV.
18 Oct 2017ISIS
Iraqi forces have reportedly seized several key installations in Kirkuk from Kurdish control.
16 Oct 2017ISIS
According to news reports, Iraqi forces are advancing into Kurdish-held territories in the Kirkuk province.
11 Oct 2017Russia News
Russia has accused the US-led coalition of "pretending" to fight ISIS and of deliberately cutting down on its airstrikes in Iraq to allow the outfit's fighters to cross into Syria to push back the advancing Russian-backed Syrian army.
28 Sep 2017ISIS
The Kurdish community in Northern Iraq signaled its overwhelming desire for an independent Kurdistan, in a controversial referendum held this week.
15 Sep 2017ISIS
At least 60 people were killed and 100 injured in two attacks in southern Iraq.
21 Aug 2017ISIS
Iraq has now launched an offensive to push IS out of its last stronghold, in the city of Tal Afar.
26 Jul 2017Sushma Swaraj
The eight day of parliament was rocked by debates on Indians missing in Iraq, President Ram Nath Kovind's oath-taking speech and more.
18 Jul 2017ISIS
Iraq recently celebrated the defeat of ISIS in Mosul but violence has been raging in the Kashmir Valley, creating a real 'situation' for Government of India.
10 Jul 2017ISIS
Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul to congratulate Iraqi security forces over their "victory" against ISIS militants.
04 Jul 2017ISIS
Iraqi troops attempting to recapture the last ISIS-held quarter of Mosul, the Old City, have been met by fierce clashes and a series of suicide-bombings.
04 Jun 2017ISIS
24-year-old Nadia Murad, a Yazidi activist who was held as a sex slave by ISIS militants, returned to her village Kocho in northwest Iraq.
16 May 2017ISIS
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's army and Iranian-backed Shiite militias have reportedly been deploying soldiers towards a desert region located strategically along Syria's border with Iraq and Jordan.
19 Feb 2017United States of America
According to a new analysis released by accounting firm Ernst & Young and the International Centre for the Study of Radicalization and Political Violence (ICSR), the "business model" of the Islamic State is on the path to failure.
27 Nov 2016Hassan Rouhani
At least 44 people were killed in a deadly train collision in northern Iraq in one of the worst rail disasters in the country.
07 Oct 2016ISIS
The World Bank conducted a study (WB Study) into the backgrounds, education levels and other socio-economic factors of Islamic militant recruits.
02 Sep 2016ISIS
Three suspected militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) were arrested in Malaysia for allegedly planning attacks across the country on the eve of Malaysia's Independence Day, 31st August.