The project is intended to protect Jordan from external threats. (Al Bawaba/File)
October 08, 2015 - 19:09 GMT
The Kingdom of Jordan has awarded Raytheon an $18.6 million contract to expand its border security work on the country's border with Syria.
Between Daesh, Russia and Assad, seems like Syria and Iraq have their own problems to deal with before taking on Lebanon's trash. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 17:42 GMT
Note: this is not an Onion story.
Iraqi peshmerga fighters keep position during clashes with Daesh militants near Kirkuk August 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2015 - 15:20 GMT
According to the Iraqi peshmerga ministry, sample taken from 35 Kurdish fighters showed traces of mustard gas.
A file picture taken on September 11, 2015, shows smoke rising in the distance behind a Daesh flag and banner. (AFP/Marwan Ibrahim)
October 08, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The abductees were taken as punishment for allegedly collaborating with Iraqi security forces.
As Russian airstrikes intensify in Syria, more Western powers are showing renewed interest in Kurdish groups fighting Daesh in Iraq and Syria. (AFP/File)
October 07, 2015 - 15:56 GMT
As Russian airstrikes intensify in Syria, more Western powers show a renewed interest in Kurdish groups fighting Daesh in Iraq and Syria.
Both the KRG and the central government in Baghdad are insisting that they have fulfilled the conditions of the agreement. (Shutterstock)
October 07, 2015 - 13:37 GMT
The Kurdish Regional Government exported 18.6m barrels of crude oil, despite the ongoing issues with Baghdad over oil payments.
A member of the Kurdish Peshmerga walks by the Khubbaz oil field, some 25 kilometers west of the northern city of Kirkuk in Iraq, as smoke billows in the background on February 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 07, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Daesh militants stormed the Khabbaz oil field near Kirkuk and set it ablaze on Wednesday,
Iraq has introduced provisions for widening its tax base. (
October 07, 2015 - 13:14 GMT
A recent Deloitte report states that Iraq still offers numerous investment opportunities despite complicated tax laws.
The US-led coalition has been bombing Daesh targets in Iraq since August 2014. (AFP/File)
October 07, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Italian officials said the country would discuss with its allies whether it would participate in US-led coalition airstrikes against Daesh in Iraq.
The tribesmen were abducted by Daesh from the western Iraqi province of Anbar on Sunday. (AFP/File)
October 06, 2015 - 07:18 GMT
Daesh militants executed 70 Sunni tribesmen after they were abducted from the western Iraqi province of Anbar.
Burnt cars are seen at the site of a car bomb explosion near a liquor store in central Baghdad's Battaween area early on September 29, 2015. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
October 05, 2015 - 19:59 GMT
Out of the three bombings, the most devastating killed 35 people in the town of Khalis in the eastern province of Diyala on Monday.