Iraq snuff out UAE's World Cup hopes

2017-09-05 20:29

Ayman Hussein's first-half header gave Iraq victory over United Arab Emirates, ending their slim hopes of reaching next year's World Cup in Russia.

Iraq to back Prince Ali in FIFA election

2016-01-20 13:55

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali of Jordan says the Iraqi soccer federation has pledged to vote for him.

Iraq PM clears way for military trials over Ramadi loss

2015-08-16 10:39

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has approved an investigative commission's recommendation that commanders face military justice and probable trial for withdrawing from Ramadi without orders.

Iraqi FA deny Maradona talks

2012-12-21 14:36

The Iraqi Football Association have denied holding talks with Diego Maradona to take over as manager of the Iraqi national team.


Denmark, Iraq draw in Olympic opener

2016-08-04 21:16

There was no separating Iraq and Denmark as they played to an entertaining goalless draw in the opening men's football match at the 2016 Olympics.

Iraq demands withdrawal of Turkish troops near Mosul

2015-12-05 14:47

Iraq has called on Turkey to immediately withdrawal Turkish troops operating in the country's north, saying the deployment was a violation of Iraqi sovereignty.

Iraq get nod to play in semis

2015-01-25 14:14

Iraq have been cleared to take their place in the Asian Cup quarter-final against South Korea after a protest was turned down.

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