Iraq

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  • Saeed Khatibzadeh 2020-12-21 15:19

    Rocket attack on U.S. embassy in Baghdad ‘unacceptable,’ Iran says

    TEHRAN – Saeed Khatibzadeh, spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, has called a rocket attack on the United States embassy in Iraq “unacceptable” and “dubious”.

  • حمله راکتی به سفارت آمریکا در بغداد 2020-12-21 12:14

    Rockets target U.S. embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone

    Iraqi sources say at least 10 Katyusha rockets have landed within the highly fortified Green Zone in the capital Baghdad whose apparent target has been the U.S. embassy in the vicinity.

  • Iraqi Defense Minister meets with Shamkhani 2020-12-15 14:02

    Photo: Bahman Vakhshour

    Iraqi Defense Minister meets with Shamkhani

    Iraqi Defense Minister Juma Anad Saadoun and Admiral Ali Shamkhani, Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, met in Tehran on Sunday, November 15, 2020.

  • Iran still choice of Iraqis seeking health, medical services 2020-12-14 20:25

    Iran still choice of Iraqis seeking health, medical services

    TEHRAN – Despite coronavirus restrictions, Iran is still a destination for Iraqi nationals who are willing to receive health and medical services in the Islamic Republic.

  • Qassem Soleimani 2020-12-08 17:58

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    Figures like Soleimani foiled US plans to redraw N Africa, WA

    TEHRAN – Anthony Cartalucci believes that figures like Soleimani - and in a wider sense - the efforts by the Iranian, Syrian, Iraqi, and Russia have already foiled the US plans to redraw North Africa and West Asia (Middle East).

  • نظامیان آمریکایی 2020-11-18 17:44

    Pentagon announces partial withdrawal from Afghanistan – 2,500 troops to remain

    The U.S. will withdraw 500 troops from Iraq and 2,000 from Afghanistan before President Donald Trump leaves office, leaving around 2,500 soldiers in each country, Acting Secretary of Defense Chris Miller has announced.

  • Iran-Iraq 2020-11-16 10:05

    Iran, Iraq stride toward defense cooperation

    Safe Zone

    TEHRAN – As Iranian and Iraqi defense officials held talks in Tehran on Sunday to discuss ways to boost defense cooperation, an expert on West Asia told the Tehran Times that Iran and Iraq enjoy strategic relations because they have many things in common.

  • Ambassadors 2020-11-15 23:50

    Iranian, UK ambassadors discuss developments in Iraq

    TEHRAN – Iraj Masjedi, Iran’s ambassador to Iraq, met on Sunday with his British counterpart Stephen Hickey to discuss developments in Iraq and the region, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

  • Bagheri 2020-11-15 18:02

    Iran has provided Iraq with defense products, says general

    TEHRAN – Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri says the Islamic Republic has provided Iraq with necessary defense equipment on Baghdad’s request.

  • Amer 2020-11-15 17:11

    Iraq needs Iran support: Iraqi MP

    TEHRAN – Iran is stable and militarily advanced and that Iraq needs its support, according to Amer al-Faez, a member of the Iraqi Parliament’s Foreign Relations Committee.

  • Iran Cambodia 2020-11-11 17:34

    Asian qualifiers for World Cup to resume in March

    TEHRAN - The dates for the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 were approved by the AFC Competitions Committee at their third meeting for the 2019-2023 cycle, which was held online.

  • Soleimani 2020-11-04 18:04

    Iraqi parliament set to probe Soleimani assassination case

    TEHRAN — The Iraqi parliament is set to investigate next week, the case of the assassination of the "Commanders of Victory", namely top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the second-in-command of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), according to an Iraqi lawmaker.

  • Sheikh 2020-10-28 23:16

    U.S. plans new war to disintegrate Iraq, al-Kaabi warns

    We’ll cut the ground from under Americans: Iraqi resistance leader

    TEHRAN – Sheikh Akram al-Kaabi, the secretary general of Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba, warned the United States on Tuesday against procrastinating the withdrawal of its forces from Iraq, saying resistance groups will resume their attacks on American targets if the White House fails to pull out the U.S. troops from Iraq as soon as possible. 

  • Ties 2020-10-13 21:51

    Strengthening ties despite pressures

    TEHRAN – From China through Russia to Iraq, Iran proactively takes measures to boost its economic ties with countries around the world as the United States doubles down on its renewed efforts to isolate Iran from the global financial system.

  • Hemmati 2020-10-12 21:35

    Iran, Iraq reach agreement to unblock Iranian assets

    TEHRAN – During his visit to Baghdad on Monday, Abdolnasser Hemmati, the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), announced that he reached an agreement with the Iraqi authorities to unblock Iranian assets in Iraq. 

  • Hemmati 2020-10-12 14:26

    Iran’s central banker visits Baghdad, meets Iraqi counterpart

    TEHRAN – Abdolnasser Hemmati, the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), visited Baghdad on Monday morning to resolve “complicated banking issues” between Iran and Iraq.

  • Anthony Tucker 2020/10/10

    By Anthony Tucker-Jones 

    West Asia’s a perfect storm

    Who could have predicted that Saddam Hussein’s attack on Iran back in 1980 would create a perfect storm that was to last for almost four decades? 

  • Ilam province exports over $1m of handicrafts to Iraq 2020-10-09 18:02

    Ilam province exports over $1m of handicrafts to Iraq

    TEHRAN - Various handicraft products worth around $1.1 million have been exported to Iraq through the Mehran border, western Ilam province, during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20).

  • Javani 2020-10-06 23:37

    Deployment of U.S. aircraft carriers to Persian Gulf reduces risk of war: IRGC general

    TEHRAN – A top Iranian general has said the deployment of U.S. aircraft carriers to the Persian Gulf region decreases the chance of war between Iran and the U.S.

  • Arbaeen 2020-10-06 22:52

    Toward Hussein (AS)

    TEHRAN – Despite the travel restrictions imposed following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Iran and Iraq, the Iranian people made preparations to commemorate the Day of Arbaeen alongside their Iraqi coreligionists through online campaigns, a move that highlighted the deep impacts past years’ Arbaeen had on the people across the border.

  • Coronavirus: All Iran-Iraq flights called off until further notice 2020-10-04 21:27

    Coronavirus: All Iran-Iraq flights called off until further notice

    TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) has said that all flights of Iranian airlines and Iraqi Airways were canceled until further notice from Iran to Iraq and vice versa due to the spread of COVID-19.

  • Kadhimi 2020-10-04 15:40

    Iraq enjoys good ties with Iran, Arab countries: PM Kadhimi

    TEHRAN – Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has said his country enjoys good relations with both Iran and Arab countries.

  • Pompeo 2020-09-30 11:43

    Pompeo on lifetime mission to upend regional stability

    TEHRAN – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is using everything in his power to advance policies that could result in nothing other than chaos and instability in a region already suffering from ill-considered policies and violence.

  • Rouhani 2020-09-29 17:57

    Rouhani receives credentials of eight new ambassadors

    TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday received credentials of the new ambassadors of eight countries to Tehran, namely Iraq, Denmark, Norway, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Oman and the Czech Republic.

  • U.S. 2020-09-28 21:33

    Without achievement: Go back home

    TEHRAN – Facing a fateful election with a troubled campaign, the Trump administration deepened the mistrust in the region while also endangering U.S. interests in West Asia.

  • Ayatollah Sistani 2020-09-28 21:16

    Zarif appreciates role of Ayatollah Sistani in Iraqi politics

    TEHRAN – In a tweet on Monday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif paid tribute to a grand Iraqi religious leader, after a distinguished Iranian journalist criticized the figure.

  • Shamkhani 2020-09-27 16:25

    Iran calls on Iraq to pursue Soleimani assassination case

    TEHRAN — Iran has called on Iraq to pursue the case of U.S. assassination of top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the second-in-command of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), in the Iraqi soil.

  • Rouhani 2020-09-26 21:21

    Rouhani underscores U.S. withdrawal from Iraq

    TEHRAN – During a meeting with Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, President Hassan Rouhani underlined the need for the withdrawal U.S. forces from the region.

  • Bagheri 2020-09-21 18:10

    We won’t let Sacred Defense get distorted, says military chief

    TEHRAN — Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri has said the Islamic Republic is determined to preserve the history of the Sacred Defense (Iran-Iraq war) and defend it against any misrepresentation and distortion.

  • Iran honors over one million war veterans 2020-09-21 18:07

    Iran honors over one million war veterans

    TEHRAN — Iran on Monday held a ceremony to honor more than one million war veterans during the eight years of the Sacred Defense.