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The majority of fatalities occurred in and around Baghdad and in Diyala province. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Violence in Iraq killed 1,325 people during the month August, according to the UN.
Iraqi policemen are seen on patrol inside a military base in Baghdad, on June 11, 2014, after the declaration of a state of emergency by the government. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
September 01, 2015 - 12:34 GMT
The new strategy will address the recent bombings across Iraq’s violence-wracked capital.
Welcome to the year where a brutal terrorist organization has more 'brand recognition' that the Vatican and Jersey. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 21:51 GMT
Welcome to the year where a brutal terrorist organization has more 'brand recognition' that the Vatican and Jersey.
It is still unclear when the executions took place. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 11:44 GMT
Four Iraqi Shia fighters believed to be from the Popular Mobilization forces were chained up and burned alive in a new video released by Daesh extremists.
Theeb gets new release date in Iraq's cinemas, the ninth Arab country to host the film. (File photo)
August 31, 2015 - 08:22 GMT
Theeb gets new release date in Iraq's cinemas, the ninth Arab country to host the film.
Turkey joined the US in launching airstrikes against Daesh in Syria last week. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The US-led coalition against Daesh hasn't made much of an impact on the militant group, and with Turkey announcing joint airstrikes in Syria with America last week, it made matters worse.
Iraqi men hold up national flags and protest against corruption, August 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2015 - 10:41 GMT
Since Tunisian street vender Tarek al-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi set himself alight in 2011 sparking the Arab revolts, it was against corruption. Over the years, demonstrations have continued across the Middle East by why is corruption still never-ending?
The civilians were reportedly kidnapped by Daesh for protesting against the militant group. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Hundreds of people were abducted in Iraq's western province of Anbar by Daesh militants, according to local media outlets.
Industrialists have been forced to send Jordanian exports destined for Iraq via Kuwait, a costlier option. (File photo)
August 30, 2015 - 06:49 GMT
The Turaibil/Karameh crossing has been closed since mid-July over security concerns, adding to Jordanian exporters' woes.
Army officers take position in Iraq. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Five Iraqi army officers were killed on Saturday by a roadside bomb planted on the border between Iraq and Jordan, according to an Iraqi military source.
Iraqi police and internal security forces stop cars at a checkpoint in central Baghdad on July 24, 2012. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
August 28, 2015 - 16:31 GMT
A bomb detonated in eastern Baghdad on Friday in a suspicious car that had been taken to a police station.