Iraqis gather around smoke rising from a building following a double car bomb explosion southeast of Baghdad on March 18, 2014. (AFP/File)
December 02, 2015 - 07:47 GMT
Gunmen opened fire at the car of Mohammed Khalil al-Juburi, a local politician, and his wife. His wife sustained injuries while al-Juburi was killed on the spot.
An Iraqi boy is seen through the broken window of a minibus targeted by a roadside bomb that killed two civilians and injured another 13 in Baghdad. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
December 02, 2015 - 05:30 GMT
888 Iraqis were killed, more than half of whom were civilians, and 1,237 others wounded across the war-stricken country in November.
Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Michael Flynn. (AFP/File)
December 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
One of America's highest ranking military intelligence official, Michael Flynn, told German media that the Iraq war was a "huge error",
Syrians check a damaged house, reportedly hit by US-led coalition air strikes, in the village of Kfar Derian in the western Aleppo province on September 23, 2014. (AFP/Sami Ali)
December 01, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Indiscriminate aerial assaults by the US and Russian-led coalitions have killed 2,800 civilians in Iraq and another 1,200 civilians in Syria.
Iraqi army forces drive through the embattled Anbar province. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
The Iraqi army issued a TV broadcast urging civilians in Ramadi to leave immediately.
According to Emirati energy company Dana Gas, the agreement was
November 30, 2015 - 21:18 GMT
Emirati energy company Dana Gas said it resolved a dispute with its German partners regarding joint-venture operations in the Kurdish north of Iraq.
A total of 714 Iraqis were killed and another 1,269 wounded in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in October alone. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Bombs exploded in and around Baghdad in markets, restaurants, and residential neighborhoods, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens more.
The mass graves were discovered after Iraqi forces liberated the town. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 10:17 GMT
Officials in Iraq uncovered three new mass graves in the town of Sinjar after recapturing the area from Daesh militants.
Gas reserves in Irbil, Duhok and Sulaymaniyah are estimated to stand at more than 5.7 trillion cubic feet. (Facebook)
November 30, 2015 - 10:01 GMT
The Kurdish Regional Government claims that it has enough natural gas to supply all of Europe via Turkey, and delivery is scheduled by 2017.
US Republican Senator John McCain (L) and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham (R). (AFP/Gianluigi Guercia)
November 30, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Republican senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham urged Obama to send 10,000 troops to both Iraq and Syria to fight Daesh.
It remains unclear if the impact will have long term effects on the group. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
A high rate of death in Iraq as well as increasingly frequent defections indicate Daesh is losing man power.
Last week marked 13 years since UN inspectors agreed to a US request to enter Iraq in search of weapons of mass destruction, setting into motion a chain of events that have come to define modern Iraq. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2015 - 14:43 GMT
Last week marked 13 years since UN inspectors agreed to a US request to enter Iraq in search of weapons of mass destruction, setting into motion a chain of events that have come to define modern Iraq.
The grave, which held 123 bodies, was discovered after rainwater exposed some of the remains. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
November 29, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Iraqi officials say a bomb-rigged mass grave, thought to be containing the remains of more than 100 people killed by Daesh militants, has been discovered in the country’s north.
The 36 people are believed to have been taken to an unknown location. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Some 36 people were abducted by Daesh militants in Iraq’s northern province of Salahuddin, according to al-Forat news agency.
The Daesh network continues to control large swathes of land in Iraq and Syria. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 08:29 GMT
Daesh is a menace that won't go away easily. The US and its allies have laid out many strategies in recent months to stop the group, but what is the best way to put a stop to this militant network?
French Rafale fighter jets return to the Charles-de-Gaulle aircraft carrier on November 23, 2015 after conducting airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. (AFP/Anne-Christine Poujoulat)
November 24, 2015 - 10:18 GMT
Airstrikes supporting ground troops targeted Daesh positions in Ramadi and Mosul, while more French airstrikes were carried out in Syria against Daesh's self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa.