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Faisal al-Qasem, host of 'The Opposite Direction' on Al Jazeera (Faisal Al-Qasem/Facebook)
May 31, 2016 - 16:05 GMT
The famed Syrian host of Al Jazeera's ‘The Opposite Direction’ is being accused of exhibiting anti-Shia biases on Twitter
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters fire an anti-tank cannon on the front line near Hasan Sham village, some 45 kilometers (27 miles) east of Mosul, during an operation aimed at retaking areas from Daesh on May 29, 2016. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Several top commanders of the Daesh group have been killed along with a number of other militants an Iraqi aerial attack in the western province of Anbar, media reports say.
Iraqi forces celebrate as they enter Fallujah. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
May 30, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Government troops begin their attack from the south side of the city and had "notable progress," Lt. Gen. Abdul Wahab al-Saaidi said to Sumariyah News.
People walk past a damaged barbershop in a government-controlled district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on May 21, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
May 30, 2016 - 10:54 GMT
The Turkish military says 58 Daesh positions around Aleppo were hit on Sunday.
Iraqis who fled Fallujah with their families carry blankets and mattresses distributed by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Iraqi forces have encircled Fallujah as part of a massive military operation to liberate the central city from the grip of the Daesh group.
An Iraqi man walks past a poster bearing the portraits of the victims at a cafe, that was popular with local fans of Spain's Real Madrid football club, in the Balad area, north of the capital Baghdad, on May 14, 2016, a day after a deadly raid claimed by Islamic State group militants. At least 16 people were killed and 30 wounded, including several members of the security forces, in the attack in the town of Balad and the ensuing chase, officials said.
AHMAD AL-RUBAYE / AFP
May 29, 2016 - 15:57 GMT
After 16 members of the Liga giants' supporters club lost their lives in an attack in Iraq, the club president was keen to honour their support after beating Atletico Madrid
The dictator's image mysteriously appeared overnight
May 29, 2016 - 15:23 GMT
The dictator's image mysteriously appeared overnight
Popular Mobilization Units celebrate with a Daesh flag they retrieved (Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images)
May 28, 2016 - 16:59 GMT
Majority of voters in a poll posted by the Al Jazeera journalist on Twitter support Daesh over Shia militias
Despite plans before the operation for safe corridors, few civilians have managed to flee the Fallujah battle in recent days. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
May 28, 2016 - 09:40 GMT
At least 50,000 civilians are thought to be still inside the city, which is around 65 kilometres west of Baghdad.
Iraqi government forces advance near al-Sejar village, north-east of Fallujah, as smoke billows in the background on May 26, 2016, as they take part in a major assault to retake the city from the Islamic State (IS) group. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
May 27, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Tens of thousands of civilians are still trapped inside Fallujah, caught between Daesh and airstrikes by Iraqi forces.
An Iraqi boy looks on as supporters of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr attend Friday prayers in Baghdad's Sadr City. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2016 - 14:38 GMT
Iraqis ignored prime minister Abada's call to refrain from protesting as the military battles Daesh in Fallujah
Iraqi government forces fire a rocket near al-Sejar village, north-east of Fallujah, on May 26, 2016, as they take part in a major assault to retake the city from Daesh. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
May 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
About 50,000 civilians are believed to be trapped inside the city as Iraqi forces work to push out Daesh.
Last year, Iraq secured $1.7 billion in loans from the World Bank and $833 million from the IMF. (YouTube)
May 26, 2016 - 12:24 GMT
Following the IMF's decision to grant Iraq with a $5.4B standby loan, news of the IsDB loan will offer some respite to the country's $20.5B deficit.
Jordan used to receive around 10,000 barrels per day of crude oil from Iraq before Daesh militants controlled several parts in western Iraq, causing a complete halt to shipments. (Shutterstock)
May 26, 2016 - 10:39 GMT
Baghdad recently announced route changes to the highly-anticipated pipeline in order to expedite construction of the $15B project.
Smokes rises from the city of Raqqa after a US-backed airstrike. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Arab and Kurdish forces recaptured two villages from Daesh control north of Raqqa.
The film is the story of a young newlywed Palestinian school teacher who is jailed in a top-security Israeli prison where she eventually gives birth. (TIFF)
May 26, 2016 - 06:24 GMT
After success in film festivals in Luxor, Berlin, Palm Springs, and Toronto, Mai Masri's film will now hit screens in Iraq and Tunisia.