Iraqi protesters clash with riot police in Baghdad's Al-Khilani Square
Iraqi protesters clash with riot police following an anti-government demonstration in the capital Baghdad's Al-Khilani Square.
Iraqis block roads in Basra as political crisis rages
Iraqi anti-government protesters burn tyres to block roads in the southern city of Basra to vent their anger against the candidates put forward by political parties to replace the previous prime minister Adel Abdel Mahdi.
Iraqi forces kill dozens of protesters, deploy military to stem unrest
The death toll rose throughout Thursday as Iraqi authorities continued its bloody crackdown on anti-government protesters. Thousands have been wounded and hundreds killed in nearly two months of demonstrations.
Sweden charges man with spying on Iranian exiles
A Swedish-Iraqi national has been charged with gathering information on members of Iran's Ahvazi Arab exile community and sharing it with security forces. Ahvazi have long had a difficult relationship with Tehran.
'People who love life and music' - dance parties return to Baghdad
A car show and electronic music concert attracted tens of Iraqi youth at the Riot Gear Summer Rush event in the heart of Baghdad.
Trial of Iraqi suspect in murder of German teen gets underway
Iraqi national Ali B. is on trial for the murder of 14-year-old Susanna F. The case has fueled a broader debate about asylum practices in Germany, particularly for individuals who have committed crimes.
Iraqi PM agrees to lift ban on international flights to Kurdistan region
A nearly six-month air blockade imposed on Iraqi Kurdistan was lifted by Iraqi authorities, according to a statement from Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
Dangerous escape route to Romania
An increasing number of Syrian and Iraqi refugees are fleeing through Turkey, across the Black Sea, to Romania. The coast guard has already rescued a number of people stranded at sea. Romania fears the Black Sea may become a new refugee route.