UN says 741 people killed in violence across Iraq in April
05-01 21:42
A total of 741 Iraqis were killed and 1,374 others wounded in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflicts in April across Iraq, a UN statement said on Sunday.
24 killed in truck bomb explosion near Iraq's Baghdad
04-30 22:20
Up to 24 people were killed and some 38 others wounded on Saturday when a truck bomb detonated at a suburb near the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua.
Followers of prominent Shiite cleric storm Baghdad Green Zone
04-30 22:20
Hundreds of followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday stormed the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad to hold a sit-in in front of the parliament building.
Security forces free 2 villages in Iraq's Anbar
04-30 04:18
Iraqi security forces on Friday liberated two villages from Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's western province of Anbar, as the troops killed 27 IS militants, including six suicide bombers.
Kurdish forces, Shiite fighters clash in disputed area in Iraq's Salahudin
04-24 21:35
Heavy clashes erupted between Iraqi Kurdish forces and Shiite fighters in an ethnically-mixed town in the northern central province of Salahudin, killing five and wounding eight others, a provincial security source and an official said Sunday.
Prominent Shiite cleric urges Iraq's protesting legislators to end sit-in
04-20 20:30
A prominent Shiite cleric on Wednesday urged protesting legislators to end their sit-in inside the parliament building to pave the way for voting on a new cabinet as part of a comprehensive reform plan.
Followers of Shiite cleric renew sit-in protest in Baghdad demanding reforms
04-17 20:20
Hundreds of followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr renewed on Sunday their anti-corruption rallies and sit-in protests under heavy security measures in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.
Iraqi parliament sacks speaker, two deputies
04-14 21:59
The Iraqi parliament on Thursday sacked its speaker and two deputies after a vote by the lawmakers who were in sit-in protest inside the parliament building, official television reported.