[Baghdad] President Barham Saleh has sent an official invitation to Pope Francis to visit Iraq after the pontiff said he would like to travel to the Muslim country despite security conditions...

[WASHINGTON] Amid rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran on Thursday rejected negotiations with the US and said it was showing "maximum restraint" after Washington sent extra military forces to the...

[BAGHDAD] Iraq's national carrier is to resume flights to the capital of neighbouring Syria for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011, a spokesman said Thursday.

[NEW YORK] Oil futures were up more than 1 per cent on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its crude...

[BAGHDAD] Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another apparent show of concern about what it describes as...

[BAGHDAD] Iraqi leaders promised to ensure the safety of US interests amid rising tensions with Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday on a surprise visit.

[BAGHDAD] Iraq approved a plan to develop power stations in the country with help from Siemens AG, which has been vying with General Electric Co to win a deal worth as much as US$15 billion.

[NAJAF, Iraq] Air India on Thursday resumed flights to Iraq after a 30 year gap, when a plane carrying Shi'ite pilgrims landed in the city of Najaf.