Iraq News and Features
Jordan The form book will have to be thrown out the window when out-of-sorts duo Jordan and Iraq meet in the Asian Cup on Tuesday.
Australia The 2015 Asian Cup could double as Australia's coming-of-age in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), nine years after they joined.
Japan They say the best is left until last and that may be the case in Group D, with the final Asian Cup group featuring the past two champions.
Iraq Free-agent striker Younis Mahmoud will hope to repeat his heroics of 2007 after being named in Iraq's squad for the Asian Cup.
Peru Peru's return to winning ways continued on Thursday as they picked up a 2-0 friendly victory over Iraq in Dubai.
Iraq A series of controversies involving striker Paolo Guerrero have overshadowed Peru's build-up to Thursday's friendly with Iraq in Dubai.
World Cup 1986 The Iraqi national team arrived at Mexico 86 with the spectre of Saddam breathing down their necks. More precisely Uday, his bloodthirsty emissary, son and one-time heir to Hussein's brutal political dynasty...
Japan Holders Japan will begin their Asian Cup defence in 2015 with a fixture against the winners of the AFC Challenge Cup.
China PR Iraq secured a place at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup in Australia thanks to a 3-1 win over China on Wednesday.
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