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Iraq similarly pulls out its candidate for leading the UNESCO in favour of Egypt’s candidate
US, UN express regret as media highlights oil market, raising of Israeli flag
Iraq, Turkey aim at preventing Kurdistan’s oil exports
Iraqi television earlier announced the victory over IS militants in Mosul
Al-Hakeem met with Abdul Aal and agreed on boosting their parliamentary relations
In response to the video that promoted hostility towards Copts, an observatory affiliated with the Dar Al-Ifta warns Egyptians of “malicious IS propaganda that seeks to incite sectarian strife”
António Guterres met with President Al-Sisi in Cairo and said Egypt is a central player in finding a solution to regional problems
In the 1970s, the alliance between Egypt and Saudi Arabia was formed as a result to the countries’ mutual interests and threats. The ties between the two countries were stronger than ever, especially after Egypt had led the Arab participation in the international coalition against former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in the early 1990s, after …
A series of terrorist attacks hit Iraq over the past few weeks, and most of them were claimed by IS
Egyptian companies to contribute to reconstruction process after expelling IS
US lieutenant colonel Stuart James said Iraqi forces would resume their push against Islamic State forces in Mosul in the coming days. US troops are to be deployed closer to the front line
The Egyptian president also discussed terrorism with several country leaders this week
The prominent cleric called for protection of holy places across the Islamic world and made some bold suggestions as to how this could be achieved
In the last months, joint forces including Shi’a paramilitary groups ousted IS troops
Egyptian companies will showcase their products for free for the first two years
Egyptian exports to the Iraqi market amounted to $782m in 2014 and $470m in 2015
Some 100 decapitated bodies have been discovered on the outskirts of Mosul, said Iraq’s army.
In a rare speech, the militant group’s chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has called for fighters to stand their ground in Mosul.
The minister is currently visiting Iraq, discussed potential partnership with Iraqi prime minister
Petrojet to carry out work on project for $200m
The battle for liberation may carry on for three weeks; Mosul residents are at risk of mass slaughter, says expert on current Islamic movements
Iraq has asked Saudi Arabia to recall their envoy to Baghdad, citing statements that “overstepped the boundaries” of diplomacy.
The terror organization ‘Islamic State’ (IS) has suffered serious losses in Syria, and even more in Iraq. It can no longer count on public support. Yet, it still has a few aces up its sleeve.
Al-Obaidi’s motorcade was sprayed by mortar shells while inspecting forces in Mosul, says Iraqi Defense Ministry
An “Islamic State” linked news agency has reported the death of the group’s “minister of war,” Omar al-Shishani. The US claimed to have killed him in March.
As Baghdad is rocked by deadly explosions and political chaos, “drifting” is an increasingly popular way for young men in the Iraqi capital to let off steam, reports Florian Neuhof.
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter has announced the US will send 560 more troops to Iraq to help prepare for an Iraqi-led recapture of Mosul. Iraqi forces have made a series of recent gains against “Islamic State.”
UN cultural agency UNESCO will gather in Istanbul on Sunday to review candidates to join its prestigious World Heritage List, ranging from 350-million-year old fossils to works by Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier.