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New York: After decades of sectarian strife and conflict, “a renewed sense of patriotism has taken hold”, the head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) told the Security Council on Tuesday. more
Iraqi security forces detain late al-Baghdadi's deputy commander

Damascus/Sputnik: Iraqi security forces said they detained in the country's north the deputy of the late Islamic State (banned in Russia) chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a police statemen ...

Courage of terrorism survivors underlines ‘urgency’ of UN Investigative Team’s work in Iraq

New York: The leader of the special UN Investigation Team probing crimes committed by ISIL terrorists in Iraq, said on Tuesday that the courage being demonstrated by survivors coming forw ...

Iraq boosts security on Syrian border to prevent IS Terrorist Infiltration: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Iraqi border guards along the Iraqi-Syrian frontier have increased security measures to prevent terrorists from finding their way into the country, national media repo ...

Iraq protests: UN calls for national talks to break ‘vicious cycle’ of violence

New York: The UN’s most senior official in Iraq, visited protesters in central Baghdad on Wednesday, calling for “a national dialogue to identify prompt, meaningful responses ...

Death toll from Iraq unrest up to 30 people, Over 2,300 people injured: Rights Commission

Moscow/ Sputnik/UNI The number of people killed during violent anti-government protests that resumed in Iraq on Friday has increased to 30 people, while over 2,300 people have been injure ...

Amid ongoing fighting in northeast Syria, hundreds cross Iraqi border in search of safety

New York: Shelling and clashes in northern Syria on the border with Turkey continue to cause hundreds of people to flee, the UN said on Friday, despite a cessation of hostilities deal bet ...

Iraq detains several IS members who fled from Syria – Defence Minister

Damascus (Sputnik/UNI) Iraqi Defence Minister Najah Hassan Ali Shammari said on Thursday the country's authorities had detained several members of the Islamic State terror group (IS, ...

UN expresses concern following wave of street protests in Iraq and elsewhere

New York: The United Nations is urging authorities in Iraq to allow citizens to exercise their right to freedom of expression after the security forces opened fire on mass anti-government ...

UN expresses concern following wave of street protests in Iraq and elsewhere

New York: The United Nations is urging authorities in Iraq to allow citizens to exercise their right to freedom of expression after the security forces opened fire on mass anti-government ...