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Iraq

Air India resumes flights to Iraq after 30 years

Flights were prevented by years of conflict in Iraq and sanctions against Saddam Hussein's regime after his invasion of Kuwait.

15 Feb 2019 12:08 PM

Suicide attack kills at least six tribal militiamen in northern Iraq

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack but Islamic State militants operate in the area.

22 Aug 2018 4:09 PM

Japan's ambassador Fumio Iwai: Iraq's loving social media celeb departs

Iwai has been in post in Baghdad for less than 3 yrs, but his fan base reaches far beyond heavily fortified walls of diplomatic Green Zone.

19 Jul 2018 7:33 PM

Iraq executes 13 death row ISIS terrorists to avenge civilian killings

Around 20,000 were arrested in a three-year battle by Iraqi forces to drive out IS, which had seized western and northern Iraq in 2014.

29 Jun 2018 9:12 PM

Iraq executes 12 ISIS terrorists on death row in retaliation to killings

Executions on Thursday came shortly after Abadi ordered 'immediate' implementation of death sentences of hundreds of convicted terrorists.

29 Jun 2018 3:20 PM

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Iraq votes in first nationwide election since declaring win over ISIS

Polls opened across Iraq on Saturday in the first national election since the declaration of victory over the Islamic State group.

12 May 2018 11:54 AM

Iraqi journalist who threw shoe at George W Bush running for Parliament

Muntazer al-Zaidi shot to prominence in Dec 2008 when he flung his shoe at Bush who was holding press conference in Baghdad.

06 May 2018 12:30 PM

Love meets election fever: Iraqi man uses poll campaign to win back ex-fiancée

He created an 'electoral list' and aptly called it 'Love and Loyalty', composing a poem for Assouz, a pseudonym for his fiancée.

02 May 2018 2:54 PM

Killed in front of my eyes: How bodies of 38 Indians slain by IS were found

The abducted workers, most from northern India, had been employed by a construction company operating near Mosul.

20 Mar 2018 8:42 PM

Iraq sentences 16 Turkish women to death by hanging for ties with Islamic State

Iraq is conducting the trials of hundreds of foreign women who have been detained, with hundreds of their children.

26 Feb 2018 3:39 PM

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Baghdad: Double suicide bombing kills 38, injures over 105

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but most such attacks in Iraq are the work of the Islamic State jihadist group.

15 Jan 2018 12:41 PM

World leaders congratulate Iraq following declaration of victory over IS

‘Daesh no longer hold significant territory in Iraq or Syria,’ says Theresa May.

11 Dec 2017 6:01 PM

ISIS ‘caliphate’ wanes away as Syrian forces take over last Iraqi town

Local Sunni tribal fighters took up arms and sided with the mainly Shiite government forces to finally take down ISIS.

19 Nov 2017 1:16 PM

328 dead, 2,504 injured as toll in Iran-Iraq border earthquake on the rise

The worst-hit towns in Iran were Qasr-e Shirin in Kermanshah and Azgaleh, about 40 kilometres northwest.

13 Nov 2017 1:44 PM

Syrian forces take ISIS 'capital': 5 things to know about battle of Raqqa

Raqqa was the first city to fall into the hands of Islamic State militants.

18 Oct 2017 11:18 AM

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Promises of paradise end in mass graves as ISIS fighters' bodies lie at mercy of dogs

Since the launch of a US-led coalition, around 80,000 jihadists have been killed.

15 Oct 2017 3:46 PM

After Mosul, Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Hawija from ISIS group

In the western Anbar province, Iraqi forces retook the town of Rihana on Wednesday, according to a statement from the coalition.

21 Sep 2017 2:32 PM

Iraq: Toll rises to 74, including 7 Iranians, in gun, car bomb attacks claimed by ISIS

Rescue workers of security forces placed bodies in ambulances and cleared away rubble and the carcasses of burnt-out cars from the site.

15 Sep 2017 10:46 AM

Islamic States's stronghold Tal Afar about to fall: Iraqi military

'Tal Afar city is about to fall completely into the hands of our forces, only five percent remains' under IS control, said Iraqi army.

27 Aug 2017 9:45 AM

ISIS militants trapped in Iraq-Syria military wise: Jim Mattis

Mattis arrived in the Iraqi capital on an unannounced visit just after Trump made a fresh approach to the stalemated war in Afghanistan.

22 Aug 2017 1:47 PM

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