Iraq PM orders halt of shelling populated areas in fight with IS
09-13 19:40
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al- Abadi said Saturday that he ordered security forces to stop shelling populated areas in all cities that are under the control of militant groups.
French president in Baghdad for talks with Iraqi leaders
09-12 18:18
French President Francois Hollande met on Friday with Iraq's new leaders in Baghdad and stressed his support to Iraq against terrorism, an official television reported.
Iraqi PM welcomes Obama's IS strategy
09-11 20:40
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al- Abadi on Thursday welcomed U.S. President Barack Obama's announcement to wage sweeping airstrikes against the extremist Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.
Obama lays out comprehensive, sustained strategy to "destroy" IS forces
09-11 15:41
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday vows to "destroy" the Islamic State (IS) in a prime-time address to the nation that sought to restore eroding U.S. public confidence in his leadership and ability to safeguard national security.
Kerry meets Iraqi leaders over counter-terrorism
09-10 20:54
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with the new Iraqi leaders Wednesday in Baghdad and discussed building up a strategy against the extremist militant group of the so-called Islamic State (IS).
Kerry arrives in Baghdad for talks with Iraqi leaders: TV
09-10 20:54
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Wednesday for talks with Iraqi leaders over conflict against terrorism, an official television reported.
China hails formation of Iraq's new government
09-09 18:59
China's Foreign Ministry hailed the formation of Iraq's new government on Tuesday, calling it "important progress in the process of Iraq's political reconciliation."
Obama, Australian PM discuss coordination on fighting IS in Iraq
09-09 16:01
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday discussed with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on how to coordinate on fighting Islamic militants who pose a threat to Iraq and the region.

 
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