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Iraqi President Barham Salih has said US President Donald Trump did not ask Iraq's permission US troops stationed there to watch Iran.

Donald Trump did not ask Iraq’s permission to ‘watch Iran’ – president

Iraqi President Barham Salih has said US President Donald Trump did not ask Iraq's permission US troops stationed there to "watch Iran."
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi

Iraqi PM suspends electricity minister amid unrest over poor services

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.

Islamic State claims assassination of Iraq election candidate

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.

Foreign Minister: 39 Indians held hostage by ISIS in Mosul dead

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.

Saudi’s Flynas makes first commercial flight to Baghdad after 27 years

Saudi budget carrier flynas on Wednesday made the first commercial flight from Riyadh to Baghdad since 1990, as ties with neighbouring Iraq show signs of improvement.

Iraqi troops arrival triggers exodus from Kurdish region

Thousands of Iraqis are fleeing the city of Kirkuk and heading toward the northern cities of Sulaimaniya and Erbil in Kurdistan, a source in the Kirkuk migration department tells dpa.

Iraq accuses Kurds of ‘declaration of war’ in Kirkuk

The Iraqi government has accused Kurdish authorities of bringing fighters from Turkey's outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) to the disputed province of Kirkuk, in a move it called a "declaration of war".

Macron invites Iraq PM to Paris to discuss Kurdish vote

French President Emmanuel Macron has invited Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to visit Paris on Thursday, saying the aim is to calm tensions after the deeply divisive Kurdish independence referendum.

Massive ‘yes’ vote in Iraqi Kurd independence referendum

Iraq's Kurds announced a massive "yes" vote for independence on Wednesday following a referendum that has incensed Baghdad and sparked international concern.

Iraq refuses talks with Kurds about referendum results

The Iraqi government will not hold talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) about the results of Monday's "unconstitutional" referendum on independence in northern Iraq, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said.

Erdogan warns of sanctions over Kurds’ independence bid

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that his government will consider imposing sanctions on northern Iraq's semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan over its planned independence referendum.

Iraq army ‘to intervene’ if Kurds’ referendum escalates

Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in an interview.

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