Iraq

Iraqi Shi'ite Reactions To Iraqi President Saleh's Meeting With President Trump In Davos
Muqtada Al-Sadr, Shi'ite Militia Leaders Ramp Up Calls For Anti-U.S. March
Spokesman for the Commander-in-Chief of Iraq’s Armed Forces Argues with TV Host over Number of Victims among Protesters; Interview Degenerates into Insults
Former Iraqi MP Mithal Al-Alusi: Iraq Should Free Itself from the Corrupt and Deviant Terrorist Group That Controls it; The State Should Use Force to Confiscate the Weapons of the Militias
Al-Arabiya: Leaked Documents Suggest Iraq Is Helping Iran Defy Sanctions
Iraqi Shi'ite Militias Threaten Iraqi President With Expulsion If He Meets With President Trump In Davos
PMU Official Ali Al-Husseini Threatens: We Will Eliminate the Anti-Government Protesters; Iraq Is Not a Country for Filthy Collaborators, Homosexuals
Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani Counters Muqtada Al-Sadr's Call For Anti-U.S. March, Warns Against 'Those Seeking To Exploit Protests To Achieve Certain Goals'
After Meeting In Iran, Shi'ite Militia Leaders And Cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr Call For One Million Man March To End U.S. Military Presence
Shi'ite Militias Crack Down On Reporters, Activists Covering Anti-Iran Protests In Iraq
Commanders Of Shi'ite Militias In Iraq Continue To Threaten U.S. Forces While Seeking To Mend Internal Rifts
Iraqi MP Dhafer Al-Ani: The Decision to Expel U.S. Forces Was a Hasty Decision, Strategic Mistake Made by Pro-Iranian Political Elite That Does Not Serve the Interests of the Iraqi People
Iraqi Media Hints Pro-Iran Militias Intimidating Staff Of U.S.-Funded Al-Hurra TV Following Soleimani Assassination; Misinformation Campaign Spreads False Statement Of Secretary Pompeo
After His Call To End U.S. Military Presence In Iraq, Adel Abdul-Mahdi Seeks To Be Reinstated As Iraq's Prime Minister With The Support Of Pro-Iran Lawmakers
Syrian Academic Jamal Al-Mahmoud: We Should Kill American Soldiers to Influence Upcoming U.S. Elections, Rein Trump in
Iraqi Government, Politicians React To Iran's Attack On Iraqi Military Bases Housing U.S. Troops
Iraqi Lawmakers' Decision To End U.S. Military Presence Sparks Debate Among Iraqis Regarding Parliament's Lack Of Legitimacy, Quorum
Commanders Of Shi'ite Militias In Iraq Respond To Iranian Attack On U.S. Bases In The Country: The Iraqi Response Will Be No Less Extreme
Syrian Opposition TV Channel Criticizes Al-Jazeera’s Coverage of Soleimani Killing for Echoing Iranian Narrative, Ignoring Massacres Perpetrated by Iran in Iraq
Shi'ite Cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr Lashes Out At President Trump; Spokesperson Tones Down Earlier Statement On Harsher Actions Against U.S.
Iraqi Caretaker Prime Minister Counters Mark Esper's Remarks: 'Letter Notifying Of The U.S. Withdrawal Is Formal And Considered Official Notice And Iraq Will Abide By It'
Iraqi Shiite Milita Leader Qais Khazali: American Forces Must Leave Iraq Now or Face Dire Consequences; We will Erase Israeli Entity from Existence
Reactions In Iraq To Parliamentary Decision Demanding That Iraqi Government End Foreign Military Presence In Iraq
Shi'ite Militias In Iraq Threaten To Target U.S. Bases There: Iraqi Forces Should Keep Their Distance From These Bases; Our Missiles Are Prepared
Reactions To U.S. Killing Of IRGC Qods Force Commander Qassem Soleimani – Part I
Iraqi Media To The Iran-Backed PMU: The U.S. Informed The Iraqi Prime Minister Of The Coming Airstrike, And He Informed You, Yet You Did Not Evacuate
Al-Jazeera Report on Aftermath of Riots at U.S. Embassy in Baghdad: U.S. Troop Increase in Iraq Shows that Trump Administration Does Not Understand That Iraqis Are Angry about American Policies
British-Palestinian Journalist Abdel Bari Atwan Responds to U.S. Airstrike against Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq: America Has Opened the Gates of Hell; It Will Miss the Days of ISIS
Iranian Leader Khamenei In Response To Trump's Statements Blaming Iran For The Conflagration In Iraq: We Will Deal An Indiscriminate Blow To Anyone Who Threatens Us
Iraqi Shiite Militia Leader Qais Khazali outside of U.S. Embassy in Baghdad: This Embassy Spies and Schemes against Iraq
Senior Iraqi Shiite Militia Official Sheikh Kazem Al-Fartusi Responds to U.S. Airstrikes against Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq: Every U.S. Soldier Can Expect to Be Killed
Nasser Al-Shammari, Deputy Sec.-Gen. of Iraqi Hizbullah Al-Nujaba Movement Responds to U.S. Strikes against Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq: We Have the Right to Target Americans Wherever They May Be Found
PMU Deputy Chairman Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis: We Will Settle the Score with America; It Will Not Be Able to Sustain Control of Its Bases in the Region
Reactions To Attack On U.S. Embassy – PMU Leader: 'The Siege Of The U.S. Embassy In Tehran Back In 1979 Extends To Today's Siege Of The Embassy In Baghdad'
Reactions In Iraq To The Recent Violent Conflagration – Hizbullah Brigades: 'Trump Will Pay A Heavy Price In Iraq And In The Other Countries Where His Criminal Forces Are Found'; U.S. Bases Will Be Crushed
Former Iraqi MP Ayad Jamal Al-Din: Destruction of Images of Khomeini, Iranian Consulate in Najaf Shows that Iraqi Shiites No Longer Buy into Notions that Iran Is Holy
Iraqi Shi'ite Reactions To Iraqi President Saleh's Meeting With President Trump In Davos
Muqtada Al-Sadr, Shi'ite Militia Leaders Ramp Up Calls For Anti-U.S. March
Al-Arabiya: Leaked Documents Suggest Iraq Is Helping Iran Defy Sanctions
Iraqi Shi'ite Militias Threaten Iraqi President With Expulsion If He Meets With President Trump In Davos
Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani Counters Muqtada Al-Sadr's Call For Anti-U.S. March, Warns Against 'Those Seeking To Exploit Protests To Achieve Certain Goals'
After Meeting In Iran, Shi'ite Militia Leaders And Cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr Call For One Million Man March To End U.S. Military Presence
Shi'ite Militias Crack Down On Reporters, Activists Covering Anti-Iran Protests In Iraq
Commanders Of Shi'ite Militias In Iraq Continue To Threaten U.S. Forces While Seeking To Mend Internal Rifts
Iraqi Media Hints Pro-Iran Militias Intimidating Staff Of U.S.-Funded Al-Hurra TV Following Soleimani Assassination; Misinformation Campaign Spreads False Statement Of Secretary Pompeo
After His Call To End U.S. Military Presence In Iraq, Adel Abdul-Mahdi Seeks To Be Reinstated As Iraq's Prime Minister With The Support Of Pro-Iran Lawmakers
Iraqi Government, Politicians React To Iran's Attack On Iraqi Military Bases Housing U.S. Troops
Iraqi Lawmakers' Decision To End U.S. Military Presence Sparks Debate Among Iraqis Regarding Parliament's Lack Of Legitimacy, Quorum
Commanders Of Shi'ite Militias In Iraq Respond To Iranian Attack On U.S. Bases In The Country: The Iraqi Response Will Be No Less Extreme
Shi'ite Cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr Lashes Out At President Trump; Spokesperson Tones Down Earlier Statement On Harsher Actions Against U.S.
Iraqi Caretaker Prime Minister Counters Mark Esper's Remarks: 'Letter Notifying Of The U.S. Withdrawal Is Formal And Considered Official Notice And Iraq Will Abide By It'
Reactions In Iraq To Parliamentary Decision Demanding That Iraqi Government End Foreign Military Presence In Iraq
Shi'ite Militias In Iraq Threaten To Target U.S. Bases There: Iraqi Forces Should Keep Their Distance From These Bases; Our Missiles Are Prepared
Reactions To U.S. Killing Of IRGC Qods Force Commander Qassem Soleimani – Part I
Iraqi Media To The Iran-Backed PMU: The U.S. Informed The Iraqi Prime Minister Of The Coming Airstrike, And He Informed You, Yet You Did Not Evacuate
Iranian Leader Khamenei In Response To Trump's Statements Blaming Iran For The Conflagration In Iraq: We Will Deal An Indiscriminate Blow To Anyone Who Threatens Us
Reactions To Attack On U.S. Embassy – PMU Leader: 'The Siege Of The U.S. Embassy In Tehran Back In 1979 Extends To Today's Siege Of The Embassy In Baghdad'
Reactions In Iraq To The Recent Violent Conflagration – Hizbullah Brigades: 'Trump Will Pay A Heavy Price In Iraq And In The Other Countries Where His Criminal Forces Are Found'; U.S. Bases Will Be Crushed
Advisor At Iranian Embassy In Damascus: Opening Of Syria-Iraq Border – A Step Towards Creating Regional Bloc Comprising Iran, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon
Former Yazidi Slave Girl Confronts Captured ISIS Terrorist Who Had Held Her Captive, Violently Raped Her When She Was 14: 'You Destroyed My Life'
As Protests And Social Unrest In Iraq Threaten Iranian Interests There, 'Kayhan' Editor Shariatmadari Tells Iraqis: Take Over The U.S., Saudi Embassies In Baghdad
Iraqi Catholic Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako: Iraqi School Curricula Should Be Rewritten, Made More Tolerant Of Other Religions; Christians In Iraq Are Discriminated Against
On Ashura Day, Iran Delivers Message To U.S., Muslim World: The Resistance Camp, Including Iraq, Stands With Khamenei; Nasrallah: Khamenei, You Are 'The Hussein Of Our Time,' 'We Will Not Abandon You'
MEMRI TV Clips And Reports From The MEMRI 9/11 Archives Project 2019: Iraqi News Flash: 'Heart Of Evil' Has Been Struck; HTS Official: Post-9/11 Attacks Would Have Brought Down U.S.; Iranian Filmmaker: 9/11 Is A Big Lie, 3,000 Jews Were Warned To Stay Away; Al-Qaeda Urdu Magazine Marks 9/11, Quotes Bin Laden; Pittsburgh Imam: 9/11 Was False Flag Operation
Iraqi News Bulletin On September 11, 2001: The Heart Of Evil Has Been Struck; Whoever Carried Out The Attack Had Had Enough Of Hostile American Policy (Archival)
Iraqi TV Host Mahdi Jassem Reads Text By Syrian Poet: For 1,400 Years We Have Been Cursing The Jews And Christians, But We Are The Ones Left Without Unity
As Iranian Targets Are Attacked In Iraq, Liberal Iraqi Journalist Writes: Many Iraqis Love Israel And View It As An Ally
Senior Saudi Journalist: Iraqis Must Wake Up To Iran's Attempts To Turn Their Country Into Another Lebanon
Calls To Expel The U.S. Ambassador To Iraq Following The Release Of A Recording Of A Telephone Conversation Allegedly Between A Senior Official In The Iraqi Army And A CIA Agent
Kurdish Writer: To Fully Eradicate ISIS And Its Influence, We Must Purge Minds And Curricula Of Extremist Ideas
Iraqi TV Report: Jews Behind Iraqi NGOs; They Promote Homosexuality And Encourage Men To Style Their Beards Like Herzl
Senior Former Hashd Al-Sha'bi Official To Saudi Alarabiya.net: Iraqi Central Bank Governor Is Collaborating With Iran In Counterfeiting, Money-Laundering – As Part Of Iran's Efforts To Circumvent U.S. Sanctions
The Iraqi Newspaper 'Tuktuk' – The Voice Of The Demonstrators At Baghdad's Tahrir Square, In The Shadow Of Censorship And Shutdowns Of Access To Internet
Iraqi Shi'ite Militias: U.S. Is To Blame For Attacks On Al-Hashd Al-Sha'abi (PMU) Positions; U.S. Interests In Iraq Are Within Range Of Our Weapons
Iraq's Importance To The Survival Of Iran's Regime And Economy Following U.S. Sanctions
Intensive Discussions In Resistance Axis Ahead Of Possible Joint Confrontation With Israel; Syrian Daily: A Confrontation Is Inevitable
Dispute Over Takfir Rocks Islamic State
Female Iraqi MP's Proposal To Enshrine Polygamy In Law Causes Public Uproar In The Country
WARNING: GRAPHIC Testing YouTube's 'Promotes Terrorism' Flagging Feature Part IV: Platform Features Videos Celebrating Martyrs And Martyrdom By Al-Qaeda, ISIS, And Other Jihadi Organizations And Supporters Worldwide
Gulf Writers: Oppression Of Sunnis Created ISIS; Restoring Them To Their Rightful Status Will Enable Defeating ISIS
In Iraq, Public Debate Over Russian Involvement, Disappointment At U.S. Failure Against ISIS
Arab Liberals' Perspectives On The Arab Spring (3) — Former Iraqi MP Ayad Jamal Al-Din: Liberalism In Times Of Sectarianism
Turkey's AKP Gov't Appears To Support Its Jihadi Neighbors To The South – But Orders Turkish Military To Syrian Border To Stop Kurdish Advance On ISIS; Says West Is Plotting Against Turkey, Muslim Middle East
Massacre And Media: ISIS And The Case Of The Sunni Arab Shaitat Tribe
WARNING - GRAPHIC IMAGES: Indoctrination Of Children In The Islamic State Caliphate (ISIS)
The Islamic State (IS) Establishes Itself In Iraq And Syria
Understanding Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi And The Phenomenon Of The Islamic Caliphate State
The Islamic State's Treatment Of Christians
Iran's Dilemma: Cooperate With U.S. Against Sunnis In Iraq – Or Maintain Anti-U.S. Ideological Stance?
Liberal Iraqi Shi'ite Scholar Sayyed Ahmad Al-Qabbanji Calls For Reason In Islamic Discourse and Jurisprudence
In Iraq, Sectarian Tensions in Government Threaten Maliki Coalition
Corruption in Iraq: A Case Study of Massive Fraud in the Power Sector
Iraqi Government in Crisis – Sectarianism, Corruption and Dissent
Iraq Enters a State of Turmoil; Mass Demonstration Planned for 'Friday of Rage'
The Plight of the Iraqi Christians – An Update following the Attack on the Baghdad Church
Vice President Joseph Biden Concludes a Three-day Visit to Baghdad
Stalemate Dominates Iraqi Political Scene
Iran’s Trojan Horse in the Iraqi Elections
In Iraq, Election Campaign Is In Full Swing
Iraqi Elections in Turmoil – A Synopsis
Sayyed Ayad Jamal Al-Din – Liberal Shi'ite Cleric and Foe of Iran
The Test of Democracy in Iraq – Bargaining and Compromise Over the Elections Law
Saudi Concerns About Iraqi Oil (Revisited)
Kurdish Regional Government Moves Ahead with Oil Export –Difficulties Remain
Al-Maliki Turns His Back on Iran, Embraces Iraqi Nationalism
Saudi-Iraqi Relations – The Iraqi Perspective
Water Crisis in Iraq: The Growing Danger of Desertification
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Kamal Al-Maliki, Critical of Consensus Democracy, Calls for a Presidential System
Spokesman for the Commander-in-Chief of Iraq’s Armed Forces Argues with TV Host over Number of Victims among Protesters; Interview Degenerates into Insults
Former Iraqi MP Mithal Al-Alusi: Iraq Should Free Itself from the Corrupt and Deviant Terrorist Group That Controls it; The State Should Use Force to Confiscate the Weapons of the Militias
PMU Official Ali Al-Husseini Threatens: We Will Eliminate the Anti-Government Protesters; Iraq Is Not a Country for Filthy Collaborators, Homosexuals
Iraqi MP Dhafer Al-Ani: The Decision to Expel U.S. Forces Was a Hasty Decision, Strategic Mistake Made by Pro-Iranian Political Elite That Does Not Serve the Interests of the Iraqi People
Syrian Academic Jamal Al-Mahmoud: We Should Kill American Soldiers to Influence Upcoming U.S. Elections, Rein Trump in
Syrian Opposition TV Channel Criticizes Al-Jazeera’s Coverage of Soleimani Killing for Echoing Iranian Narrative, Ignoring Massacres Perpetrated by Iran in Iraq
Iraqi Shiite Milita Leader Qais Khazali: American Forces Must Leave Iraq Now or Face Dire Consequences; We will Erase Israeli Entity from Existence
Al-Jazeera Report on Aftermath of Riots at U.S. Embassy in Baghdad: U.S. Troop Increase in Iraq Shows that Trump Administration Does Not Understand That Iraqis Are Angry about American Policies
British-Palestinian Journalist Abdel Bari Atwan Responds to U.S. Airstrike against Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq: America Has Opened the Gates of Hell; It Will Miss the Days of ISIS
Iraqi Shiite Militia Leader Qais Khazali outside of U.S. Embassy in Baghdad: This Embassy Spies and Schemes against Iraq
Senior Iraqi Shiite Militia Official Sheikh Kazem Al-Fartusi Responds to U.S. Airstrikes against Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq: Every U.S. Soldier Can Expect to Be Killed
Nasser Al-Shammari, Deputy Sec.-Gen. of Iraqi Hizbullah Al-Nujaba Movement Responds to U.S. Strikes against Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq: We Have the Right to Target Americans Wherever They May Be Found
PMU Deputy Chairman Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis: We Will Settle the Score with America; It Will Not Be Able to Sustain Control of Its Bases in the Region
Former Iraqi MP Ayad Jamal Al-Din: Destruction of Images of Khomeini, Iranian Consulate in Najaf Shows that Iraqi Shiites No Longer Buy into Notions that Iran Is Holy
Iraqi Researcher Hashem Al-Kindi: The U.S. Is Mobilizing Terrorist Cells, Exploiting the Protests in Iraq Like It Did in 2014, When It Gave Rise to ISIS
Demonstrators in Baghdad Burn Effigies of Trump, Muhammad Bin Salman, Netanyahu
Iraqi Shiite Militia Leader Qais Khazali Threatens to Respond to Sanctions Imposed on Him by the U.S. with Measures against U.S. Economic Interests in Iraq
Iranian Official Dr. Hossein Kachoian: We Created the “Swamp” in Iraq in Order to Prevent America from Reaching Iran; People Who Prevent the Establishment of Intranet in Iran Are Traitors
Detroit-Based Shiite Iraqi Imam Bassem Al-Sheraa: The Iraqi People Must Gather Around the Leadership of Ayatollah Al-Sistani
Former Yazidi Slave Girl Confronts Captured ISIS Terrorist Who Had Held Her Captive, Violently Raped Her When She Was 14: You Destroyed My Life
Lebanese Shiite Scholar Mohamad Ali Al-Husseini Praises Lebanese, Iraqi Shiites for “Slapping” Khamenei by Rejecting Iranian Hegemony
Orphaned Child of ISIS Fighter Talks about His Upbringing and Weapons Training: My Parents Died, I Used to Shoot a Kalashnikov at an Empty House
Former Iraqi PM Ayad Allawi: The Protests Are in Response to Iranian Influence in Iraq; The Situation Will Worsen
Iraqi Sunni Tribal Leader Sheikh Raad Suleiman: Masked Men Carried out a Large Massacre in Karbala; Iran Is the Source of All Our Problems; Our Politicians Should Resign
Sunni Mufti of Iraq Rafi' Taha Al-Rifa'i: Sunnis Should support Anti-Government Demonstrations But Should Not Take to the Streets Themselves
In a Qom Friday Sermon on the Eve of the Anniversary of the 1979 Takeover of U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Ayatollah Saidi Incites Iraqis against U.S. Embassy in Baghdad: It Is the Source of All the Strife in Iraq; The Iraqis Should Draw Lessons from Iran
Iraqi Catholic Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako: Iraqi School Curricula Should Be Rewritten, Made More Tolerant of Other Religions; Christians in Iraq Are Discriminated against
Muhammad Ali Sajet, Companion of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi: ISIS Would Have Been Finished Even If AL-Baghdadi Had Not Been Killed; The Collapse of ISIS Made Al-Baghdadi Ill
Iraqi Shiite Militia Leader Qais Khazali: Israel and America Will Pay for the Killing of PMU Members by Protesters
Iranian Ambassador to Iraq General Iraj Masjedi: If the U.S. Attacks, We Will Respond on Iraqi Soil and Wherever There Is an American Presence
Fmr. Advisor to Iraqi Parliament Alex Warkes: We Do Not Have the Means to Fight Israel; People in Iraq Who Want to Fight Israel Should Go to Iran
Iraqi Researcher Hashem Al-Kindi: Iraqi Hezbollah Brigades Refrained from Assassinating Obama Because Iraq's President Was Standing Next to Him
Former Iraqi FM Hoshyar Zebari: Arab Leaders Missed an Opportunity to Prevent Shiite Iraqis from Being Loyal to Iran; Post-War Iraq Would Have Been Better off If Not for Iranian, Syrian Support of Terrorist Groups
Kurdish Politician Shaswar Abdulwahid: Kurdish Oil Is Openly Being Transferred to Iran and Turkey
Iraqi Shiite Militia Leader Abu Alaa Al-Walai: U.S. Forces in Iraq Will Be Taken Hostage in Event of U.S.-Iran War; We Are Deployed Near All U.S. Bases
Paris-Based Iraqi Writer Hilal Al-Obaidi: Iran is Exploiting Iraq in Order to Confront Israel; Iraq Is in No Position to Fight Israel, Its Sons Must Be Rescued