Kurdistan's President Massud Barzani made the statement at a ceremony marking the one-year anniversary of the Yazidi massacre at the hands of Daesh militants. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 15:15 GMT
The president of Iraq's autonomous region of Kurdistan, Massud Barzani, promised Monday to avenge the Yazidi minority brutally massacred by Daesh in attacks that started in earnest a year ago.
Ahmad in one of
August 03, 2015 - 13:08 GMT
Ahmad al Basheer is taking Iraq by storm with his satirical anti-ISIS "The Basheer Show."
A photo released by US Central Command shows two US F-15 fighter lets flying over northern Iraq. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 12:52 GMT
An independent monitoring group released a report on Monday that said some bombings carried out by the US-led coalition against Daesh in Iraq and Syria likely have kill hundreds of civilians.
An Iraqi man unloads air condition units at a store in the Karada district of Baghdad on August 2, 2015, as temperatures reached to 46 degrees Celsius (115 Fahrenheit). (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
August 03, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Power cuts have made the heatwave that is sweeping across the Middle East intolerable for Iraqis, as they take to the streets to demand that the government address the power outage crisis.
Some 200 devices were defused by the Iraqi army in the al-Sakra region. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Security forces in Iraq's Anbar province defused some 200 explosive devices during a military operation.
A missile-loaded Turkish Air Force warplane takes off from the Incirlik Air Base, in the outskirts of the city of Adana, southeastern Turkey, on July 28, 2015. (AFP/STR)
August 03, 2015 - 07:24 GMT
Turkey has been conducting airstrikes on Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq and Syria, and military officials deny allegations of targeting civilians.
The two Syrian short films “Noise of the Memory” and
August 03, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
al-Muthanna Days Festival for Short Films in Iraq granted two Syrian short films “Noise of the Memory” and "Calendar" awards.
The students of the Mosul University were taken captive in the militant-held city of Mosul on Friday for disclosing information about the Daesh stronghold. (Twitter)
August 02, 2015 - 18:42 GMT
The Daesh group has taken captive four journalism students in northern Iraq for leaking information about the militants to Iraqi and media organizations.
Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) militants gather in the Qandil mountains. (AFP/File)
August 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The president of Iraqi Kurdistan called Saturday for the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) to withdraw from the region where the militant group has a number of bases after Turkish airstrikes killed at least eight civilians there.
The death toll includes 844 civilians and 488 Iraqi security forces. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
As many as 1,332 people were killed in violence across Iraq in July, according to a monthly report released on Saturday by the UN. Another 2,108 people –including both civilians and military personnel – were injured over the same period.
The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) flag. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 01, 2015 - 11:43 GMT
Turkey’s state news agency has alleged that the country’s week-long aerial warfare against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has killed around 260 members of the outlawed group.