Iraq FM says `regrets` Iran not invited to Paris conference

Iraq`s foreign minister on Monday voiced "regret" that Iran was not invited to an international conference in Paris to discuss the threat posed by Islamic State (IS) militants.

Obama anti-jihadist plan 'strong message of support': Iraq FM

US President Barack Obama's plan for an international anti-jihadist coalition is a "strong message of support" for Baghdad and its fight against militants, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said on Saturday.

Iraq FM insists Iraq not pressured over Syria vote

Iraq was the only country to abstain when the Arab League voted on Saturday to suspend Syria.

Iraq FM says country needs US help past 2011

All US forces are scheduled to leave Iraq by the end of 2011, in line with a 2008 security deal.