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Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has submitted his resignation to parliament amid ongoing anti-government protests in the capital Baghdad and in southern Iraq.
Iran yesterday condemned the burning of its consulate in southern Iraq hours earlier, which came amid an escalation in Iraq’s anti-government protests that erupted nearly two months ago.
The Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi said Saturday that the parliament will work intensively and continuously for the popular demands of the anti-government protests.
In the summer of 2004, U.S. soldier Greg Walker drove to a checkpoint just outside of Baghdad’s Green Zone with his Kurdish bodyguard, Azaz. When he stepped out of his SUV, three Iraqi guards turned him around at gunpoint.
Influential Iraqi Shi'ite leader Moqtada al-Sadr has given his supporters the green light to resume anti-government protests, after the movement was interrupted following a deadly crackdown.
Iraq’s top Shiite Muslim cleric Ali al-Sistani set a two-week deadline on Friday for the country’s authorities to bring to justice those who shot at protesters in recent deadly anti-government rallies.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said "enemies" were trying to drive a wedge between Tehran and Baghdad following deadly unrest in neighbouring Iraq.
Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles defeated Sudan 5-0 yesterday to qualify to defend their Africa Under-23 Nations Cup title in Egypt next November.
The United Nations on Monday reaffirmed its demand for the protection of humanitarians by world leaders and parties to conflicts around the world.
Bounedjah cut in from the left after kick-off and hit a shot that took a deflection off a sliding Salif Sane.
Iraq said on Monday it has handed over to Russia 33 children of Russian women suspected of joining the Islamic State extremist group, as Moscow announced that it had broken up an Islamic State cell on its home turf.
Three persons were killed and three others injured on Tuesday in two coordinated roadside bomb explosions in a town in Iraq’s central province of Salahudin, a provincial police source said.
The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has stressed the need for a quick resolution of the conflicts between the U.S., Venezuela and Iran.
Bahrain on Friday summoned an Iraqi diplomat in the kingdom over an attack the previous evening on its embassy in Baghdad, condemning the protesters who stormed the mission and urging Iraqi authorities to protect the diplomatic compound, Bahrain’s state-run news agency reported.
The Iraq’s Military has said a rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq’s southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people.
In a clear solidarity for their Palestinian brothers, tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual “Quds (Jerusalem) Day” in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the “deal of the century.”
The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, has stated that no corrupt individual would have a position in his cabinet, restating the state government’s commitment in the fight against corruption.
Despite the several months of campaigns over the federal government’s plans to concession four international airports across the country, the Chairman of Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji at the weekend has declared that the lower legislative chamber was yet to receive any official document on the airports’ concession plan. Despite the several months of campaigns over the federal government’s plans to concession four international airports across the country, the Chairman of Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji at the weekend has declared that the lower legislative chamber was yet to receive any official document on the airports’ concession plan.
A Jordanian court on Monday sentenced a man to eight years in prison for allegedly plotting to attack the Israeli embassy in Amman last year.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is planning a shock move for former Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini.
A 59-year-old man, Agbomabini Kolawole, who conspired with others and obtained N8 million under false pretences from a woman to sell a building to her was on Monday granted N1 million bail by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
Momentum continues to build as Anthony Joshua prepares to take on Andy Ruiz Jr Saturday night in defence of his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles after he lost them to Andy Ruiz on June 1, 2019, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York, United States.
A village in Russia has been "invaded" by more than 50 hungry polar bears forced to hunt for food on land due to melting sea ice, the WWF has said.
Nigeria international Josh Maja has expressed his delight after scoring his first career hat-trick in Bordeaux’s 6-0 thrashing of Nimes, in the French Ligue 1 on Tuesday night.
The Enugu State Internal Revenue Service, in compliance with court orders, on Friday, carried out distrainment of some commercial banks, hotels, schools and other properties in the state for refusal of their owners to pay withholding taxes, PAYE tax, Land Use Charge and other development levy to the state government.
Anthony Joshua would not be drawn on his future plans after regaining his world heavyweight titles from Andy Ruiz on Saturday.