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Bahrain suspended on Thursday all flights to and from Iraq and Lebanon as part of its latest efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus, according to state news agency...
Iraqi politicians failed on Thursday to agree on a new government, prolonging deadlock that has failed to resolve unprecedented mass unrest
Iraq announced the first confirmed case of coronavirus in the capital Baghdad on Thursday, taking nationwide infections to six and raising concerns about the capacity of the dilapidated health system...
A city in China's Hubei province, the epicenter of the global coronavirus epidemic, will pay residents as much as 10,000 yuan ($1,425.96) if they proactively report symptoms of the illness...
Pope Francis indicated on Thursday that he would not be visiting Iraq this year as he had hoped to do.
US President Trump has appointed his Vice-President Mike Pence to coordinate the government response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Countries around world scramble to halt spread of virus that has so far killed almost 3,000 people Coronavirus – latest updatesSaudi Arabia has taken the unprecedented step of banning foreign...
Shafaq News / A leader in the Iraqi Forces Alliance led by Speaker of Parliament Muhammad Al-Halbousi said on Thursday that his coalition took a definitive stance on passing the...
Shafaq News / Prime Minister-designate Muhammad Allawi presented on Thursday a list of candidates for ministerial positions in the new government. The list included 17 ministries out of 22. The...
Shafaq News / The Iraqi Parliament postponed its session for half an hour, in a second delay due to a dispute over convening a special session to pass the government...
Shafaq News / The Jordanian authorities Al-Karama crossing on the border with Iraq, returned seven Iraqis on Thursday due to their high temperature. The director of al-Ruwaished Governmental Hospital, the...
Shafaq News / Prime Minister-designate Muhammad Allawi arrived at the Parliament building, where he is scheduled to hold a voting session for his cabinet. The Parliament session is witnessing dispute...
Shafaq News / The Iraqi Ministry of Oil confirmed that its preventive measures in oil installations to prevent corona virus did not affect crude oil production and export. The ministry...
Shafaq News / Prime Minister-designate Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi sent a request to the British ambassador to renounce his citizenship. It should be noted that Allawi had promised to renounce his...
Shafaq News / The number of new cases of corona virus emerging outside China, by the end of Wednesday has exceeded the number of cases of the disease in China...
By John Lee. Iraq has banned all public gatherings and barred entry to travellers from a number of countries affected by the coronavirus (covid19). Entry permits are being denied to...
By John Lee. Deceptive shipping practices are reportedly being used in an attempt to conceal cargoes of sanctioned Iranian fuel oil being shipped via the Iraqi port of Khor al-Zubair....
Kerlink, a French-based specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced the success of a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) pilot program for reservoir...
The U.S. Mission in Iraq Announces the 2021-2023 Fulbright Foreign Student Program The United States Embassy is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2021-2023 Fulbright...
Shafaq News / Kuwait decided on Wednesday to prevent ships coming or heading to China, South Korea, Italy, Singapore, Thailand, Japan and Iraq from stopping at Kuwaiti ports. Kuwait explained...
By John Lee. Iraq has reported four new cases of coronavirus (covid-19), this time in Kirkuk province. In a statement, the Ministry of Health said the four were from the...
By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has announced final oil exports for January of 102,485,591 barrels, giving an average for the month of 3.306 million barrels per day (bpd),...
Feverish Iraj Harirchi says disease ‘doesn’t distinguish between statesman and ordinary citizen’ Iran’s deputy health minister said he has contracted the coronavirus and placed himself in isolation, a day after...
Shafaq News / Oil rose on Tuesday as investors sought to seek bargain purchases of crude at cheap prices after it tumbled nearly 4 % in the previous session, but...
Shafaq News / The Oil Marketing Company announced on Monday the amount of shipments of exported crude oil sold at a premium and generate additional revenue during January. The Director...
Shafaq News / Director of al-Jathaba border announced that Iran will resume exporting non-oil goods and merchandise to Iraq from Sunday morning. Ali Farhoudi said that the exports are done...
The fossils found in Iraqi cave provide fresh evidence the species buried their death with mortuary rituals A Neanderthal skeleton unearthed in an Iraqi cave, already famous for fossils of...
Loss of revered Quds Force commander and his aides has derailed country’s momentum in region In the early hours of 3 January, Iraq’s prime minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi, frantically phoned...
How a campaign of kidnapping, intimidation and killings is being used to try to quell uprising As the sun began to set, the evening of 14 December seemed destined to...
The Iraq war has been a prominent, even decisive issue, in recent US presidential elections. That will make Biden’s history a liability Joe Biden has an issue that hasn’t played...