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US congratulates Iraqis on their new President

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:24

The US has congratulated the Iraqis on the election of their new President Mohammed Fuad Masoum.

Iraq`s new president Masum: Thinker and fighter

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 05:05

Quiet and bookish, Iraq`s president-elect Fuad Masum is different from jocular incumbent Jalal Talabani, but sharp political skills forged in the long battle for Kurdish self-determination are common to both.

Iraq gets new president, UN chief urges more urgency

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 21:55

Kurdish politician Fuad Masum became the new president of Iraq today, in a step towards forming a new government that visiting UN chief Ban Ki-moon said must be inclusive for the country to survive.

Iraq lawmakers postpone vote on new president

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:26

Iraq`s Parliament agreed to postpone a vote for a new president by a day Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad the night before that killed 31 people.

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani: A pragmatic negotiator

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 12:46

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, who returns home Saturday from months of convalescence abroad, is an avuncular politician and a skilled negotiator toughened by his decades-old struggle for Kurdish independence.

Bombs against Kurds, other attacks in Iraq kill 40

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 02:37

A double bombing tore through Kurdish political party offices in northern Iraq in the deadliest of a series of attacks nationwide that killed at least 40 people, officials said.

Iranian president Ahmadinejad begins visit to Iraq

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 19:53

Highlighting the growing ties between the two Shiite-led neighbors, Iran`s outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad landed in Iraq on Thursday in his second official visit to the country.

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani comes out of coma

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 09:49

Officials in Baghdad, however, did not initially confirm the report, Fars said.

Iraqi president communicating after stroke, says doctor

Last Updated: Sunday, February 24, 2013, 18:23

A doctor who oversees Iraqi President Jalal Talabani`s medical care says the president is able to speak and understand people around him as he recovers from a stroke he suffered over two months ago.

Iraq Finance Minister says staff members kidnapped

Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 08:27

Iraq`s Finance Minister has accused a "militia force" of kidnapping members of his staff, saying he holds the PM personally responsible for their safety.

Iraqi President’s condition improving after stroke

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 17:42

Iraqi Prez Jalal Talabani`s health condition is improving continuously after being admitted to a Baghdad hospital two days ago due to brain stroke.

Iraqi president in hospital due to health problem

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 17:35

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has been admitted to hospital in Baghdad due to health emergency, his office said on Tuesday.