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Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered an investigation into deadly violence in the southern city of Basra after protesters stormed the Iranian consulate there.
Hundreds of people gathered near a provincial Government building in Iraq’s Southern oil hub Basra on Tuesday to mourn the death of a protester during a clash with security forces.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi suspended his electricity minister on Sunday amid continuing protests over poor public services especially power cuts and rampant corruption, the premier’s office said.
Iraq has executed a dozen members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) on death row, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office said on Friday, after he vowed a swift response to the armed group's killing of eight captives.
Iraq headed to the polls Saturday for its first parliamentary election since declaring victory over the Islamic State group, with the country hoping to shore up a fragile peace and rebuild.
The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility for the assassination on Monday of a candidate in Iraq's parliamentary election just days ahead of the polls.
The 39 missing Indians, who were taken hostage by ISIL in the Iraqi city of Mosul, have been killed, India's Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday.
NATO will continue its training support for Iraq’s armed forces, alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday.
Iraqi forces announced a new drive against holdout Islamic State group fighters in the western desert on Friday as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi looks to proclaim victory over the jihadists.
Iraqi officials have blasted calls to disband a Shiite-dominated militia coalition that has been key in battling the Islamic State group, after French President Emmanuel Macron said it should disarm.
Massud Barzani, the president of the autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq, told a closed-door session of parliament Sunday he was stepping down amid the fallout from a controversial independence referendum.
Sequel to the death of three Nigerians in the recent crashed Boeing 737 Max 8 belonging to Ethiopian Airline, the Senate has tasked the Federal Ministry of Aviation and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, to ensure that all aircrafts operating within the country are air worthy in order to keep Nigerian air travellers safe at all times.
A tomato-paste factory owned by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, resumed production in Nigeria’s northern state of Kano after staying idle for more than two years over a supply disruption partly caused by a price dispute with farmers.
Kenyan police on Wednesday seized 20 million dollars of counterfeit banknotes that had been stored in a personal safety deposit box at a branch of Barclays Bank Kenya, the directorate of criminal investigations said.
The death toll from flash floods and landslides that tore through Indonesia's Papua region has topped 100 with dozens more still missing, the disaster agency said on Wednesday.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev assumed the post of Kazakhstan’s president on Wednesday following the surprise resignation of veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev after three decades in power.
Chelsea star forward, Eden Hazard, has stated he is currently focused on helping his club to win the Europa League and also challenge for next year Champions league qualification spot despite keen interest from Real Madrid in recent weeks.
Femi Falana (SAN) has expressed worry over the possibility of conducting credible elections in Nigeria.
Two members of a notorious robbery gang, allegedly terrorising residents of Lekki area of Lagos State have been arrested by the police, shortly after robbing two residents.
The Rivers State African Action Congress (AAC) has expressed dissatisfaction over the announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the collation of results for the governorship and state House of Assembly elections will be completed.
Delta House of Assembly on Tuesday approved the request of Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa for N3 billion short-term loan facility for the financing of priority road projects in the state.