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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.
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has ordered the reinstatement of all the five permanent secretaries that were retired in 2014 by the immediate past administration of Ayodele Fayose.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has tasked John Ogu to leave the Israeli league for a more recognised league in Europe if he is to have a future with the team.
Kenyan parliamentarians on Tuesday debated a bill that would allocate a third of all seats in parliament to women, with campaigners optimistic that it would pass in spite of previous failures.
Gunmen have kidnapped a volunteer and injured five other people during an attack in southeast Kenya.
Australia's conservative government said on Wednesday it would not sign a UN pact on migration because the agreement would undermine its existing immigration policies.
Premier League clubs have agreed “in principle” to the introduction of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) technology from next season.
Prof. Adebayo Ninalowo, Chairman, Governing Council, Lagos State University (LASU) has said that the recent dismissal of 20 staff of the university is in accordance with rule of law.
Operatives of the NDLEA have arrested two fake policemen, who were conveying 50 bags of weeds, suspected to be cannabis sativa and weighing 685 kilogrammes, along Okpella-Okene road.
The Nigerian Medical Association have called on the federal and state governments to increase the funding of healthcare in the country.
Gunmen have kidnapped the traditional ruler of Long Dorok Chiefdom in Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State, David Isa.