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The Haditha Dam overlooking the Euphatres River. (AFP/Jaime Razuri)
June 02, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Water cuts could cause more Iraqis to flee the city of Ramadi, increasing the number if internally displaced people.
US-led coaltion airstrikes targeted Daesh positions in Iraq and Syria (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
The United States and its allies carried out ten strikes in Syria and five in Iraq since Monday.
Iraqi Shia fighters from the Popular Mobilization units reposition on the Tharthar front line on the edge of Anbar province, on June 1, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
The Iranian ambassador to Baghdad denied reports that 15 military advisers from Iran were killed in a Daesh attack in Iraq's Anbar province on Monday.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Iraq needed the
June 02, 2015 - 10:20 GMT
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi Tuesday blamed the international community for not providing enough support against the rise of Daesh across the country.
The Daesh-affiliated group operating in Gaza said top Hamas commander Saber Siam was killed after militants placed a bomb in his car. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 10:04 GMT
The Daesh-affiliated group operating in Gaza said top Hamas commander Saber Siam was killed after militants placed a bomb in his car.
Defenders of democracy must work out a better way to combat growing instability in the Middle East. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 09:54 GMT
Why are so many young Westerners opting to wage a violent jihad by joining Daesh? Could democracy be the way forward to stop this ideology?
Iraqi mourners remembered policemen in the city of Najaf after 45 officers were killed in an attack by Daesh. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 09:02 GMT
Iraqi mourners remembered policemen in the city of Najaf after 45 officers were killed in an attack by Daesh.
Human Rights Watch warned in February about crimes being committed by Shia militias in Sunni areas. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 07:20 GMT
The Kataeb Imam Ali militia denied setting fire to the body of an Iraqi civilian after a video of the incident was leaked online.
A Yazidi woman searches for clues that might lead her to missing relatives in the wake of Daesh's recent attacks on members of the minority. (AFP/Safin Hamed)
June 01, 2015 - 18:57 GMT
The Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights said the discovery of a mass grave of 80 Yazidis in a village west of Nineveh province.
The incident was reportedly caused by a tank rigged with explosives. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 13:44 GMT
An explosion at an arms depot in Salahuddin has killed 45 Iraqi soldiers and injured numerous others.
“Iraqi army war planes dropped five barrel bombs on Fallujah city on homes of civilians and local markets, leaving 12 people dead and 28 others injured, including children and women,” the tribal chief stated. (AFP/Ali al-Saadi)
June 01, 2015 - 11:42 GMT
An Iraqi tribal chief told media channels that after heaving shelling, the Iraqi army dropped five barrel bombs on Fallujah city, destroying homes, mosques, and shops.