How 'Hanging Gardens' is bringing the Iraq War home to America
Director Ahmed Aldaradji says being at the Oscars could help retell the story of the conflict and shed light on the country’s film industry
September 29, 2023, 6:00 PM
Hundreds of Iraqis flock to cemetery in Duhok after hearing 'knocking' from grave
Local officials say they will not dig up the grave after dead man's daughter reported hearing sounds
September 29, 2023, 9:24 AM
'Who will help us?': Anger among Iraq wedding fire mourners at mass funeral
People still searching for loved ones after blaze ripped through party on Tuesday
September 28, 2023, 10:11 AM
Iraq wedding fire: Prime Minister visits injured victims of blaze that killed 113
Investigation blames lack of safety measures at hall where fireworks sparked inferno in Al Hamdaniyah, near Mosul
September 28, 2023, 8:23 AM
Food poisoning at Iraqi wedding leaves 50 people unwell
Guests were served spoiled food, officials say
September 28, 2023, 6:22 AM
Survivors describe 'nightmare' fire at Iraq wedding that killed more than 100
Hundreds were celebrating a wedding in northern Nineveh province when tragedy struck
September 27, 2023, 3:05 PM
Iraq wedding fire: More than 100 killed in blaze near Mosul
Another 150 people injured in incident after fireworks set event hall ablaze
September 26, 2023, 11:41 PM
Iraq-Iran railway line ready in early 2025, senior government adviser says
The countries fought a devastating eight-year war in the 1980s but relations have been improving since 2003
September 26, 2023, 11:59 AM
Iraq asks Egypt to extradite officials convicted on corruption charges
Iraq ranks 157 out of 180 in Transparency International's corruption perceptions index
September 26, 2023, 8:09 AM
Iraqi PM Al Sudani: The biggest challenge we face is gaining people's trust
Speaking in New York during the UN General Assembly, he tells The National his government is committed to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Kuwait
September 25, 2023, 8:59 PM
Efforts under way to restore historic Mosul museum
With assistance from the international community, the museum is scheduled to reopen in 2026
September 25, 2023, 4:01 PM
Iraq to take steps to tackle water scarcity, says PM Al Sudani
Oil-rich nation classified by UN as fifth most vulnerable country in world to climate change
September 25, 2023, 3:00 PM
Iraq vows it 'will not be lenient' with Elizabeth Tsurkov's kidnappers
Members of the US Congress and missing researcher's family are pressuring Baghdad to ensure her safe return six months after abduction
September 25, 2023, 11:40 AM
Iraq to restrict all internal trade to dinars from next year
Baghdad has struggled to control the exchange rate amid mounting public anger over rising costs
September 25, 2023, 8:20 AM
Iraq's Prime Minister will visit Russia in next few weeks
Baghdad's foreign minister at UNGA said preparations for the trip were under way
September 23, 2023, 9:27 AM
Combating corruption 'pandemic' is Iraq's top priority, Prime Minister tells UNGA
Mohammed Shia Al Sudani also wants other countries to do more in the climate fight
September 22, 2023, 7:51 PM
Iraqi PM seeks to dispel fears of Iran influence on country in UNGA address
Mohammed Shia Al Sudani, who next month completes his first year in office, is also set to highlight climate change and corruption concerns
September 22, 2023, 12:40 PM
Iraq export pipeline closure wreaks havoc on Kurdish region economy
Losses resulting from shutdown of conduit to Turkey estimated at more than $4 billion
September 21, 2023, 11:44 AM
Turkey calls for Iraq to designate PKK a terrorist group
Kurdistan Workers’ Party has carried out deadly attacks against the country for four decades
September 20, 2023, 8:29 AM
Iraqi composer Naseer Shamma considers Bait Al Oud as his greatest life work
Says the teachings of his schools will last for generations
Music & On-stage
September 19, 2023, 2:12 PM