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UN: 6,878 civilians killed in Iraq in...

UN: 6,878 civilians killed in Iraq in...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 3 2017

According to UNAMI figures, at least 12,388 civilians were wounded in 2016

Baghdad suicide car bomb blast kills...

Baghdad suicide car bomb blast kills...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 2 2017

Many of the victims were daily labourers waiting for jobs at an intersection in Sadr City

Is the IS now in Pakistan’s...

Is the IS now in Pakistan’s...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 20 2016

Pakistan has been a hotbed of Islamic militants for years. Over 45 known terrorist and extremist organisations...

US role in Iraq five years since military...

US role in Iraq five years since military...

Middle East

Sun, Dec 18 2016

Here a three key questions on the fifth anniversary of US troops leaving Iraq

IS launches ‘Agony Uncle’ radio show...

IS launches ‘Agony Uncle’ radio show...

Middle East

Wed, Dec 7 2016

In the show, clerics take on the role as an ‘Agony Uncle’ where they answer questions submitted by militants...

'Catastrophic' water shortages for 500,000...

'Catastrophic' water shortages for 500,000...

Uncategorized

Thu, Dec 1 2016

Nearly half a million civilians, already struggling to feed themselves day to day, are now without access...

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...

How Saudi-Iran proxy war tore apart...

How Saudi-Iran proxy war tore apart...

Uncategorized

Wed, Nov 23 2016

The history of their rivalry tracks and helps to explain - the Middle East's disintegration, particularly...

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,...

Michel Aoun, Lebanon's new...

Michel Aoun, Lebanon's new...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 31 2016

Aoun's election will mark the first time one of Lebanon's main Maronite politicians has been elected...

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...