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UAE and UNESCO partnership: Restoring historic churches in Iraq

UAE and UNESCO partnership: Restoring historic churches in Iraq

UAE becomes first country in the world to reconstruct Christian churches in Iraq. The UAE and UNESCO renewed their ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, ... Read More

Security alert: US Embassy in Baghdad warns Americans not to travel to Iraq

Security alert: US Embassy in Baghdad warns Americans not to travel to Iraq

The US Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning US citizens of “heightened tensions” in the country ... Read More

At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul

At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul

At least 55 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul in northern Iraq ... Read More

Rotana Hotels & Resorts returns to Babylon

Rotana Hotels & Resorts returns to Babylon

Rotana Hotels & Resorts and Al Ibaa Company have signed a hotel management agreement to operate a five-star hotel ... Read More

6.1 Iran deadly Sunday Morning earthquake felt as far as Baghdad

6.1 Iran deadly Sunday Morning earthquake felt as far as Baghdad

Tazehabad, Iran is the closest town with less than 1.100 people that was shaken by a strong 6.1 earthquake ... Read More

Royal Jordanian suspends flights to Iraqi Najaf over ‘security situation’

Royal Jordanian suspends flights to Iraqi Najaf over ‘security situation’

Jordan’s state airline has suspended four weekly flights to Najaf in central Iraq due to the “security situation” at ... Read More

Christmas Returns to Northern Iraq

Christmas Returns to Northern Iraq

Just one year ago Mosul was the seat of the Islamic State’s so-called caliphate in Iraq. With 1.8 million ... Read More

Iran – Iraq Earthquake death rate 400 and climbing

Iran – Iraq Earthquake death rate 400 and climbing

A powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake has hit the border region between Iran and Iraq, killing about 400 people, almost all of ... Read More

Iraq told Qatar to suspend Qatar Airways flights to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah

Iraq told Qatar to suspend Qatar Airways flights to Erbil and Sulaymaniyah

Based on notifications received from the Iraqi Authorities to suspend operations of all international flights into Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, Qatar Airways ... Read More

Iraq and Saudi Arabia to re-open Arar border crossing closed for 27 years

Iraq and Saudi Arabia to re-open Arar border crossing closed for 27 years

Saudi Arabia and Iraq plan to open the Arar border crossing for trade for the first time since 1990, ... Read More

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

Traveling and like to breathe fresh air? Where not to go

The Gulf region may be the leader in luxury travel and tourism, but it does have the worst air quality ... Read More