Bahrain supports U.S. Strikes on Popular Mobilization Forces Headquarters
The Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed support for the strikes conducted by the United States of America, which targeted the headquarters of the Popular Mobilization Forces in Iraq.
Two Rockets Fell near Baghdad Airport, No Casualties: Statement
Two Katyusha rockets landed near the "outside perimeter" of Baghdad International Airport on Wednesday, a statement from the military said.
Court Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against Defendant Accused of Joining Popular Resistance Brigades
The Appeals Court upheld a 3-year prison term against a defendant accused of joining the Popular Resistance Brigades (Saraya Al-Muqawama Al-Shabiya) and receiving military training in Iraq.
Bahrain's Gulf Air to Resume Flights to Erbil Starting Feb. 2020
Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, announced on Thursday (November 7, 2019) plans to resume direct services between Bahrain and Erbil in Iraq. Erbil will join the airline's existing Iraqi routes of Baghdad and Najaf
Life Term Sentence, 10-Year Prison Term against Two Suspects in Political Case
The First High Criminal Court issued life term sentence against a suspect outside Bahrain and 10-year prison term against another one in the same political case.
Two Iraqi Police Commanders, Four Others Killed in Militant Attack
Six police officers including two senior commanders were killed in northern Iraq on Tuesday when Islamic State militants opened fire on them during a reconnaissance mission, security sources said.
U.S. Extends Waiver for Iraq to Import Iranian Electricity for 120 Days
The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it has extended by 120 days a waiver to sanctions allowing Iraq to import gas and electricity from Iran as it pushes Baghdad to make the country more energy independent.
Iraq Reopens Syria Crossing in Win for Mutual Ally Iran
Iraq reopened its Qaim border-crossing with Syria on Monday after eight years of closure amid regional turmoil, in the latest sign of normalization between Baghdad and Damascus and a win for their mutual ally Iran.
Iraq to Open Border-Crossing with Syria on Monday
Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has approved the reopening on Monday of the Qaim border-crossing with Syria, state news agency INA said, the latest sign of normalization between Baghdad and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government.
Bus Bombing Kills 12 People near Iraqi City of Karbala: Security Services
A bus bombing killed at least 12 people and wounded several others on Friday near Iraq's holy city of Karbala, south of Baghdad, a statement from Iraqi security services said.
Iraq Condemns Bahraini Foreign Minister's Stance Supporting "Zionist Strikes on Popular Mobilization"
The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that it rejects and condemns Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifah's Tweet in which he backed the Israeli strikes on 3 Arab states, including Iraq.
Bahraini Foreign Affairs Minister Supports Israeli Strikes in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon: It is Self-Defense
Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa defended the Israeli strikes on Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon in recent days, dubbing them "Self-Defense".
Netanyahu Hints at Israeli Involvement in Iraq Blasts
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hinted on Thursday of possible Israeli involvement in attacks against Iranian-linked targets in Iraq.
Iraq Paramilitary Groups Blame U.S. for blasts at Iraqi Militia Bases
Iraq's paramilitary groups on Wednesday blamed a series of recent blasts at their weapons depots and bases on the United States and Israel.
Kuwait, Iraq Sign up UK Energy Adviser for Joint Oilfield Study
Kuwait and Iraq signed an agreement on Friday with British energy advisory firm ERC Equipoise to prepare a study for the development of joint border oilfields, Kuwait's state news agency KUNA said.
Israel Gets Ready to Receive Arab Journalists including Saudis and Iraqis
Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz announced in a statement on Sunday that a delegation of 6 Arab journalists, including a Saudi and an Iraqi, will visit Israel.
From Iraq to Yemen, Drones Raise U.S. Alarm over Iranian Plans
The increased use of drones by Iran and its allies for surveillance and attacks across the Middle East is raising alarms in Washington.
Iraqi PM Receives Bahraini Ambassador after Returning to Baghdad to Resume his Work
Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdulmahdi received Bahrain's Ambassador in Baghdad Salah Ali Al-Malki after returning to resume his work.
Saudi Arabia Condemns Attack on Bahrain's Embassy in Baghdad
An official in the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the attack on Bahrain's embassy in Baghdad, which was carried out by protesters.
Bahrain Recalls Iraq Envoy over Baghdad Embassy Protest
Bahrain said it had recalled its envoy to Iraq after protesters upset by Manamas's hosting of an American Middle East peace conference torched its flag in Baghdad.