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Growing fears of IS use of weaponised...

Growing fears of IS use of weaponised...

Middle East

Tue, Nov 29 2016

Western countries have seen an unprecedented wave of attacks perpetrated or inspired by IS and the new...

The fight for Mosul efforts to bridge...

The fight for Mosul efforts to bridge...

Uncategorized

Fri, Nov 25 2016

The Iraqi military and security forces are predominantly Shia, but Sunnis have a significant presence...

Truck bomb blast kills 80 Shia pilgrims...

Truck bomb blast kills 80 Shia pilgrims...

Uncategorized

Thu, Nov 24 2016

The truck bomb ripped through a petrol station where buses packed with Shia pilgrims returning from the...

Nimrud's broken glory lies in dust after...

Nimrud's broken glory lies in dust after...

Middle East

Wed, Nov 16 2016

UNESCO has said that the destruction of Nimrud by Islamic States amounts to a war crime

Children reclaim their school after...

Children reclaim their school after...

Middle East

Sun, Nov 13 2016

According to the United Nations Children's Fund, 4.7 million children have been directly affected by...

Iraq troops battle IS in Mosul, UN says...

Iraq troops battle IS in Mosul, UN says...

Middle East

Fri, Nov 11 2016

The battle to retake Mosul is now in its fourth week, and while troops have entered the built-up area,...

Iraq forces gain ground in Mosul despite...

Iraq forces gain ground in Mosul despite...

World

Sun, Nov 6 2016

The elite Counter-Terrorism Service has been spearheading the attack on the eastern front of the three-week-old...

Iraqi forces in new push into

Iraqi forces in new push into

World

Sat, Nov 5 2016

CTS forces made their first real push into the streets of Mosul on Friday but were met by a deluge of...

Elite Iraq forces punch into Mosul,...

Elite Iraq forces punch into Mosul,...

World

Sat, Nov 5 2016

CTS forces remained inside the city however and there were at least five regiments involved in the operation...

IS leader Baghdadi hiding in Mosul,...

IS leader Baghdadi hiding in Mosul,...

World

Wed, Nov 2 2016

The materials spell out beard requirements and guidelines for taking women as sex slaves

Iraqi forces advance on town where IS...

Iraqi forces advance on town where IS...

World

Wed, Nov 2 2016

The battle that started on October 17 with air and ground support from a US-led coalition is shaping...

Iraq forces poised for first push into...

Iraq forces poised for first push into...

World

Tue, Nov 1 2016

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi appeared on state television on Monday wearing camouflage uniform, said,...

Yemen's rejects UN peace plan as Saudi-led...

Yemen's rejects UN peace plan as Saudi-led...

World

Sun, Oct 30 2016

The war has left nearly 7,000 people dead, according to the UN which had been struggling to convince...

Gas tanker attacked near key shipping...

Gas tanker attacked near key shipping...

World

Wed, Oct 26 2016

A small vessel had approached the tanker and fired a rocket propelled grenade (RPG)

IS 'shave beards' as pressure builds...

IS 'shave beards' as pressure builds...

World

Wed, Oct 26 2016

Some 3,000 to 5,000 IS fighters are believed to be inside Mosul, Iraq's second city, alongside more than...

Threatened in Mosul, IS uses alternative...

Threatened in Mosul, IS uses alternative...

World

Tue, Oct 25 2016

The Kirkuk assault was carried out by more than 50 sleeper cells. They struck targets in and around the...

Attack in Iraq's Kirkuk over, 74 IS...

Attack in Iraq's Kirkuk over, 74 IS...

World

Mon, Oct 24 2016

Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces are pressing a week-old offensive on Iraq's second city, which is also...

Turkish help in Mosul offensive angers...

Turkish help in Mosul offensive angers...

World

Sun, Oct 23 2016

Turkish forces have made several previous ground forays into Iraq in recent years, raising tensions between...

Once tolerant, Mosul now pushes against...

Once tolerant, Mosul now pushes against...

World

Wed, Oct 19 2016

Mosu had a population of about 2 million before the Sunni militants seized it in 2014. Mosul became the...

Iraq's traumatised minorities: Test...

Iraq's traumatised minorities: Test...

World

Tue, Oct 18 2016

Ancient minorities have always been an integral part of Iraq's complex social fabric. Their attitudes...

Iraqi force: 20 villages fall in first...

Iraqi force: 20 villages fall in first...

World

Tue, Oct 18 2016

The Iraqi army is attacking Mosul on the southern and southeastern fronts, while the Peshmerga carried...