Iran has condemned a plan by the US and Israel to form a joint defense pact with Arab states to counter Tehran, calling it a threat to regional security.
Six rockets land near an oil refinery in northern Iraq's Erbil city, anti-terrorism authorities in KRG region say, adding they were launched from Nineveh province.
Laylat al Qadr is the most important night of the Muslim holy month and it marks the revelation of the first verses of the holy Quran to Prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel.
The success of the cross-border offensive depends on the military’s airborne operations and the role of the Kurdish Peshmerga.
A recent missile attack on the northern city of Erbil prompted the switch to Saudi Arabia for Thursday's game, FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation have announced.
Amid the reshuffling of regional dynamics and the wider tug-of-war between the US and Russia, Tehran has reverted to its modus operandi of violence and chaos.
The missiles fell in northern Iraq's Erbil, which hosts US-led coalition troops, officials say, but no casualties were reported.
Iran-backed militias are in a relatively weakened state, but will try anything to avoid being left out of the government.
US-Iran geopolitical challenges and a dysfunctional Iraqi government mean the country is teetering on a precarious edge.
Flash floods in northern Iraqi city of Erbil killed at least eleven people, including two foreigners, authorities said.
Maintaining the tenuous peace in the multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk will require a nuanced approach as part of a wider strategy to counter Daesh.
While the Kurdish region of Iraq is known to be relatively stable and prosperous compared to the rest of the country, economic and political woes are pushing Kurds to take the perilous journey to Europe in large numbers.
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