Sinan Mahmoud
Sinan Mahmoud
Correspondent


The Jordanian Energy Ministry said up to 15,000 bpd of Iraqi oil will be supplied to the kingdom until June 2025.  Reuters
Iraq resumes oil deliveries to Jordan at discounted price after pause

Oil official blames 'bureaucracy' for the delay, but political differences are seen as a factor.

July 22, 2024, 12:59 PM
Mohammed Shia Al Sudani poses with ministers and delegates from the region attending the anti-drug trafficking conference in Baghdad on Monday. AFP
Iraq calls for co-operation in tackling Middle East drug problem

Baghdad hosting one-day anti-narcotics conference in which ministers from Kuwait, Iran and Jordan are taking part

July 22, 2024, 11:47 AM
Fire in the aftermath of Israeli air strikes on Hodeidah, Yemen, which targeted a power station and fuel tanks. EPA
Houthi-Israel escalation tests Yemeni group's Middle East ambitions

Israel retaliates directly against Iran-backed rebels after fatal drone attack in Tel Aviv

July 21, 2024, 3:04 PM
Prime Minister of Lebanon Najib Mikati arriving in Baghdad to meet Iraq’s Prime Minister Mohammed Shia Al Sudani. Photo: Prime Minister of Iraq's Office
Lebanese PM Mikati in Baghdad to hold talks over fuel delivery

Lebanon, which has few natural resources and is suffering from an economic crisis, imports heavy fuel oil from Iraq under a swap deal signed in 2021

July 21, 2024, 8:20 AM
A tanker carrying oil from Iraq near Lebanon's Al Zahrani power plant in 2021. Iraq has approved a new delivery of fuel. AFP
Iraq approves fuel delivery to prevent blackout across Lebanon

State electricity in the country is severely limited with people relying on private generators

July 11, 2024, 12:27 PM
Turkish troops, pictured here on an unrelated deployment, made an incursion into Iraq to chase down a Kurdish separatist group, Iraqi officials said. AFP
Iraq denounces Turkish military move in country's north

Delegation led by Baghdad's national security adviser arrives in Kurdish region

July 11, 2024, 8:21 AM
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi. AFP
Widow of ISIS leader sentenced to death by Baghdad court

She was found guilty of 'working with terrorist gangs'

July 10, 2024, 8:51 AM
Antiquities recently recovered from the US, announced in a recent trip by Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia Al Sudani, are displayed in Baghdad. All photos: AP
Iraq retrieves ancient Mesopotamian treasures

Among the 181 artefacts were a bronze statue of a man and eight metal boxes containing skeletons

July 08, 2024, 4:18 PM
Iraqi Kurdish political leader Masoud Barzani meeting with Prime Minister Mohamed Shia al-Sudani in Baghdad. AFP
Masoud Barzani visits Baghdad to settle disputes

Regional and federal authorities have been at odds since 2003 US-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein

July 03, 2024, 8:50 AM
PKK soldiers at Mahsun Korkmaz Academy military training camp. Getty Images
Iraq arrests three linked to PKK over sabotage attacks and arson

They are also accused of planning attack on a key oil export pipeline in the north of the country

July 02, 2024, 9:26 AM
This is the latest diplomatic move in efforts backed by US opponents to re-establish ties between Ankara and Damascus. Reuters / AFP
Iraq jumps into Assad-Erdogan mediation arena

Iraqi Prime Minister started the diplomatic move following an April meeting with Erdogan in Baghdad, sources say

July 01, 2024, 3:45 PM
Protesters in Basra in 2022. The city has been a centre of pro-reform rallies that erupted in Iraq in October 2019. AP
Riot police use batons to break up protests in Basra

Activists publish footage of skirmishes between protesters and security forces in Basra

June 27, 2024, 8:57 AM
Hamas representative Mohammed Al Hafy, right, in Baghdad with Jawad Al Saiedi, secretary general of the Iran-backed Movement of Building and Jihad. Mr Al Hafy has attended events organised by Iran-linked political factions in Iraq. Photo: The Movement of Building and Jihad
Iraq denies opening Hamas office in Baghdad

Adviser to Prime Minister denies reports Hamas is moving to Iraq after Washington warns against sheltering its leaders

June 26, 2024, 5:23 PM
Qais Al Khazali, centre, leader of Iran-backed Asa'ib Ahl Al Haq, pictured in October 2021. AP Photo
Iraqi militia leader warns US over backing Israel in Lebanon

Threat comes amid fears that fighting on Israel-Lebanon border is at risk of escalating into wider war

June 25, 2024, 2:32 PM
Hamas leaders Ismail Haniyeh, left, and Yahya Sinwar attend a memorial service for one of the group's fighters in Gaza city in March 2017. Reuters
US warns governments not to deal with Hamas

State Department calls for 'no more business as usual' with the group after sources say it is looking to relocate its political leadership to Iraq

June 25, 2024, 10:08 AM