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Iraqi PM heads to Saudi Arabia, Iran for fresh mediation talks

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s caretaker prime minister arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, his office said, on a visit that an official said was aimed at reactivating Baghdad-mediated talks between…

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Iraqi cleric accuses Iran’s allies of meddling, as political tensions continue

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Parliament is set to hold a session Thursday to vote in replacements for 73 lawmakers who resigned earlier this month. The collective walkout by followers of…

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Iraqi court sentences UK citizen to 15 years in jail for smuggling artifacts

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — A British citizen was sentenced Monday by an Iraqi court to 15 years in prison on charges of smuggling artifacts out of the country, in a…

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5 missiles hit Iraqi base, missing US-stationed soldiers by meters

BAGHDAD — At least five missiles hit a sprawling Iraqi army base hosting US troops in the country’s western desert Monday, two Iraqi security officials said. The officials said the…

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Foreign Ministry slams Iraqi law banning ties with Israel: ‘Wrong side of history’

The Foreign Ministry condemned on Friday a new Iraqi law that criminalizes normalization of ties and any relations with Israel, noting that it came as the Jewish state is expanding…

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US slams Iraqi law banning ties with Israel: ‘Promotes environment of antisemitism’

WASHINGTON — The United States lambasted legislation passed in Iraq on Thursday that criminalizes normalization of ties with Israel, saying it fosters “an environment of antisemitism.” “The United States is…

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