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Hundreds of outraged refugees depart the Budapest train station by foot. (AFP/Peter Kohalmi)
September 04, 2015 - 17:05 GMT
Hundreds of furious migrants who have been stuck in Budapest for days have started marching out of the city, vowing to make it to Austria on foot.
Over 300,000 refugees have crossed the Mediterranean Sea so far in 2015. (AFP/File)
September 04, 2015 - 10:45 GMT
The UN has criticized the European Union (EU) for failing to find a response to the spiraling refugee influx, urging the bloc to accept and distribute up to 200,000 asylum-seekers across the continent as part of a binding program for relocation of refugees.
A number of bombs exploded in commercial areas in Baghdad. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
September 04, 2015 - 08:02 GMT
A least 11 people have lost their lives and more than two dozen sustained injuries after a series of bomb explosions ripped through commercial districts in and around Baghdad.
Low oil prices took a toll on Iraq's revenue, which saw a decrease of nearly $1 billion compared with the previous month. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 22:31 GMT
Low oil prices took a toll on Iraq's revenue, which saw a decrease of nearly $1 billion compared with the previous month.
US Secretary of State John Kerry made the comments while speaking with CNN's Christian Amanpour on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 14:57 GMT
Washington's top diplomat acknowledged for the first time a need for acting forces on the ground in Syria to combat Daesh, but reiterated Obama's stance that American troops would not be deployed in the war-torn country.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) addresses the Turkish Parliament during a debate as the parliament. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Turkey's parliament will discuss a motion to extend military operations in Iraq and Syria.
The men were reportedly working at a construction site in Baghdad when they were kidnapped. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Over 18 Turkish workers were kidnapped Wednesday by masked men in military uniforms during a raid in Baghdad.
Pro-government fighters and Iraqi troops continue to clash with Daesh in Anbar province. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Over 12 Iraqi soldiers were killed after being hit by mortar shells during clashes with Daesh militants in Anbar province.
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.