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Sister Diana Momeka was denied a visa to enter the US to testify before Congress on Daesh atrocities against Christians in Iraq. (Twitter)
May 03, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
The US State Department has been criticized for denying a visa to an Iraqi Christian planning to testify in Congress.
Prosecutors referred 40 people to criminal court on Sunday after an investigation revealed that they communicated with Daesh fighters, judicial sources said. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 15:33 GMT
Prosecutors referred 40 people to criminal court on Sunday after an investigation revealed that they communicated with Daesh fighters, judicial sources said.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 14:20 GMT
The controversial US Congress bill aimed to divide Iraq into three separate states.
An Iraqi man inspects the wreckage of a burnt car on May 1, 2015 a day after a car bomb attack in the Baghdad neighbourhood of Talbiya. (AFP/Ali Al-Saadi)
May 03, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Twin car bombs killed 19 people in a busy district of Baghdad late Saturday night.
Iraqi security forces take position during fighting against Daesh in the Al-Karma district, west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad in the Anbar province's eastern edge, on April 26, 201. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
May 03, 2015 - 07:58 GMT
Iraqi security forces clashed with Daesh militants in the city of al-Karma is Anbar province.
Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a mass Yazidi grave near Sinjar, February 3, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 07:53 GMT
Daesh militants reportedly executed up to 600 Yazidis in northern Iraq, according to several media reports.
Al-Afri is supposedly a former physics professor in Iraq. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A new Daesh leader has been appointed after Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was seriously wounded in US air strikes in northwest Iraq.
Canada's PM Stephen Harper made an unexpected visit to Iraq, where he met with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi Saturday.  (AFP/David Rowland)
May 02, 2015 - 14:02 GMT
Canada's PM Stephen Harper made an unexpected visit to Iraq, where he met with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi Saturday.
Officials in Baghdad are blaming a wave of displaced Sunnis for providing a cover for militants to conduct increased bombing attacks in the city.  (AFP/File)
May 02, 2015 - 08:46 GMT
Officials in Baghdad are blaming a wave of displaced Sunnis for providing a cover for militants to conduct increased bombing attacks in the city.
Bystanders inspect the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad, October 14, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 11:13 GMT
Separate car bombs killed at least 16 people in and around the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, security officials confirmed Thursday.
Daesh has claimed executing Yemeni soldiers in a video posted online Thursday, a monitor said. (Twitter)
April 30, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
Daesh has claimed executing Yemeni soldiers in a video posted online Thursday, a monitor said.