Two new medical facilities are under construction in neighbourhoods stricken by poverty and terrorism.
Army and police forces collaborated to take down a cell of suspected al-Qaeda members based in Ninawa province.
The Ministry of Health has collaborated with the World Health Organisation to improve surgeons' skills.
The suspects belonged to al-Qaeda and were plotting new attacks in Baghdad, security officials said.
Officials say the loans will be available to all Iraqi citizens and not just government employees and retirees.
The suspects also admitted to a number of other terrorist operations and crimes across Anbar province.
Officials in Iraq said the proposed university would improve teachers' skills and enhance the quality of education nationwide.
The Iraqi constitution guarantees a lighter sentence for militants who turn themselves in to Iraqi forces.
At a conference in Baghdad, journalists and officials from 20 countries said Iraqi journalists played a key role in promoting peace and defeating terrorism.
Officials in Iraq say they want to ensure that imported goods meet international standards and can be delivered to local markets promptly.
Security officials said the arrests were part of an operation in Baghdad and Anbar.
Officials say the cables will provide continuous service for all Iraqis 24 hours a day for $13 a month.
Using information from detainees, security forces in Anbar arrested 14 individuals accused of 'horrific' attacks against Iraqis.
The mental, physical and artistic challenges that the contestants compete in promote an underlying message of unity and togetherness.
Security forces say interrogation of the suspects will lead to further arrests and the discovery of more hideouts.
A joint force arrested 41 suspected militants and seized an estimated four tons of weapons and explosives.
Iraqi officials said the latest agreement with the United Nations can help the country's oil sector stay competitive.
Iraqi officials say they are looking forward to the summit as an opportunity for Iraq to return to the Arab political arena.
The 'emir' and three of his aides are tied to attacks on police centres and civilian targets across Anbar province.
The Ministry of Planning said unemployment dropped to 11%, down from 15% in 2008.
The security campaign also led to the destruction of a large number of weapons caches and hideouts throughout the country.
The Karbala plant is one of three power plants that STX of South Korea is building in Iraq.
The expo is being held at the Baghdad International Fair where 200 international and state-run companies are participating.
Farms will be supplied with 12 hours of continuous electricity a day during agricultural seasons.
Security forces in Iraq uncovered a huge cache of weapons stored inside a house during an arrest operation in Babil province.
Part of the agreement stipulates that 70 percent of the administrative workforce be experienced Iraqis with bachelor's degrees or higher.
Five suspected al-Qaeda members were also arrested, including three who were "some of the most dangerous individuals wanted by Iraqi authorities".
The institute aims to provide practical and theoretical knowledge in media and communications fields to working and aspiring journalists.
Security forces said the suspects were planning more attacks against Ashura participants.
Iraqi forces in Najaf seized 63 archaeological pieces that gang members were preparing to smuggle outside the country.
Iraqi officials say the new centre will help reduce the number of steps needed to carry out investigations of terrorism cases.
The Iraqi government aims to help residents return to their home communities with an emergency grant that will be distributed at the beginning of 2012.
Iraqi security forces said they will provide a safe environment for marking the occasion.
A memorandum of understanding allows Japanese companies to begin development projects throughout Iraq.
A car bomb ripped through a popular market in Diyala province, killing 11 and wounding 30.
During the coming week, the government is expected to send the final draft budget to parliament for discussion.
Officials say the seven detainees represent the 'mother cell' of the militia in the province.
Receive our email updates
Iraqis speaking with Mawtani say the head of the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' seeks leadership of a caliphate without any religious credentials or popular backing.
The Anbar tribal council on Friday (August 22nd) announced the start of an "armed tribal revolution" against the "Islamic State of Iraq and the Lev...
Iraqi police in Anbar province said Friday (August 22nd) they have discovered a large weapons and explosives cache at a teaching centre for disable...
The Iraqi police have arrested 49 individuals wanted on terrorism charges during a series of operations in four provinces, the Interior Ministry sa...
Iraqi air force helicopters conducted three raids against "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) targets in central Tikrit, the Ministry of ...
Saudi clerics say terrorist groups are using false slogans that distort Islam to deceive and recruit young people, Saudi Arabia's Okaz daily report...
At least 38 people were killed and 41 injured Friday morning (August 22nd) when two tourist buses collided in Egypt's South Sinai, Egypt's Ahram On...
Kirkuk province's largest bridge was inaugurated Thursday (August 21st), local government officials said....
Iraqi security forces have besieged the "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) and have prevented it from occupying more cities, Anbar gover...
Iraqi security forces killed the "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's" (ISIL) al-Meqdadiya "wali" and two of his bodyguards in a clash north of ...
Six "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) gunmen were killed and three of their vehicles were destroyed in an airstrike as they tried to in...
Iraqi security forces arrested 15 people on terrorism charges in an operation carried out by joint forces northwest of Kirkuk, the Iraqi police in ...
A Kuwaiti man who is considered to be a financier of al-Nusra Front (ANF), al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, was arrested Wednesday (August 20th), AFP r...
The UAE has toughened its anti-terrorism laws, AFP reported Thursday (August 21st)....
More than 180,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict broke out in March 2011, AFP reported Thursday (August 21st)....
Fallujah has formed its first armed brigade of tribesmen to fight the "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) and provide assistance to the I...
The Iraqi army has killed 36 "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) elements in operations around Baghdad this week, the Ministry of Defence...
The Iraqi soldier is a hero. A lion on the battlefield, an eagle in the fighting skies. He only needs professional national leadership and that light is shed on the Iraqi armed forces’ glorious his...Gull Bird