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ISIS fighters celebrating in Tikrit, Iraq, last month. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
OnTuesday evening that Daesh fighters decapitated 13 people in the Riyadh district of the town of Hawijah
A man walks past an oil well set ablaze by Daesh after the militant group fled Qayyara. (AFP/Safin Hamed)
August 31, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Daesh has vacated the oil-rich city of Qayyara, and civilians are facing a fiery aftermath.
A Turkish boy waves to Turkish tank convoy driving into Syria from the Turkish Syrian border city of Karkamis in the southern region of Gaziantep, on August 26, 2016. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
August 30, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
PYD officials have labeled Turkey's incursion in northern Sryia as an 'outrageous interference.'
Under the proposed scenario, the Iraqi government would be shipping about 150,000 barrels per day of oil through Iran that is being produced from the fields in Kirkuk. (File photo)
August 30, 2016 - 12:08 GMT
Ahead of the Iraqi government and KRG meeting to address the oil payment dispute, Baghdad has announced that it will find a way to sell oil with or without an agreement.
OPEC’s second-largest producer, trailing Saudi Arabia, Iraq depends on oil sales for 95 percent of its public spending. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 09:54 GMT
Iraq plans to increase its output to expand its market share, despite its commitment to strengthening OPEC's role in balancing the oil market.
Iraqi women and children sit in the back of a truck at an army checkpoint at Ayn al-Tamer crossing at the entrance to Karbala province on January 6, 2014. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
August 29, 2016 - 08:48 GMT
More than a dozen civilians have lost their lives in a powerful bomb explosion that ripped through a residential neighborhood in Iraq’s central province of Karbala.
Iraqi soldiers on patrol during an operation in Anbar province. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Seven Daesh militants were killed in the clashes.
A picture released by the official website of the Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on January 14, 2016 shows him (R) meeting with the Saudi ambassador to Iraqi Thamer al-Sabhan in the capital Baghdad. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Senior Iraqi officials reportedly requested Riyadh to adopt proper measures, and find a replacement to the 49-year diplomat.
Iraqi forces traveling to Khalidiya. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Iraqi forces cleared Khalidiya, in the Anbar province, of Daesh militants, as the army continues to advance toward Mosul.
Iraqi troops poised to recapture Mosul. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Warplanes launched airstrikes southeast of Mosul’s Al-Hadar district, killing 12 militants and destroying an ammunition depot, the ministry said in a statement.
After retaking Fallujah in June, Iraqi security forces are focused on Mosul, the Islamic State group's de facto capital in the country. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
More than 30 Daesh militants were reportedly killed in clashes with Iraqi troops since morning.
Kirkuk, Iraq is home to much of the country's Turkmen population (Al Bawaba/Adam Lucente)
August 23, 2016 - 21:50 GMT
The Turkmen Rescue Foundation advocates for Turkmen rights in Iraq via social media and other avenues.
It is the female warrior in particular who offers a powerful counter-image to that of the raped and dishonoured victim who is considered a source of shame to her family and community. (AFP/File)
August 22, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Feminists have typically opposed war, but taking up arms is one way for women to defend their communities and to define their place in them.
70,000 barrels of crude oil have been sent down the pipeline to the Mediterranean Turkish port of Ceyhan. (File photo)
August 22, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Crude oil delivery via the fiKirkuk-Yumurtalik oil pipeline had been stopped for five months due to problems between Baghdad and Erbil.
Members of the
August 22, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Footage showed security forces defusing explosives strapped to a young boy.
Iraqi soldiers stand next to a mass grave in Tikrmt. (AFP/File)
August 21, 2016 - 13:09 GMT
They had been found guilty of involvement in the "Speicher" massacre, named after a base near Tikrit where up to 1,700 recruits were kidnapped before being executed in a massacre claimed by the Daesh group.