The tribesmen were abducted by Daesh from the western Iraqi province of Anbar on Sunday. (AFP/File)
October 06, 2015 - 07:18 GMT
Daesh militants executed 70 Sunni tribesmen after they were abducted from the western Iraqi province of Anbar.
Burnt cars are seen at the site of a car bomb explosion near a liquor store in central Baghdad's Battaween area early on September 29, 2015. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
October 05, 2015 - 19:59 GMT
Out of the three bombings, the most devastating killed 35 people in the town of Khalis in the eastern province of Diyala on Monday.
A security check outside the Green Zone in Baghdad, March 2013. (AFP/Ali al-Saadi).
October 05, 2015 - 13:23 GMT
A statement released by the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said opening the four square miles of fortified area is part of a reform package promised to the Iraqi people.
A Solo Turk F-16 of the Turkish Air Force performs during the Motril International Air Festival in Spain on June 21, 2015. (AFP/Jorge Guerrero)
October 04, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Turkey continued its aerial campaign against the PKK in northern Iraq, with nine fighter jets targeting hideouts and ammunition depots.
According to the UN, 717 Iraqis were killed by violence in September. (Al Bawaba/File)
October 03, 2015 - 10:36 GMT
Security and medical officials in Iraq say at least seven people have lost their lives and more than two dozen others sustained injuries in separate bombings and a shooting incident across the conflict-ridden country.
Mohammed al-Dhalaein, also known as Abu Baraa was studied medicine in Ukraine before traveling to Syria to join Daesh militants. (Twitter)
October 02, 2015 - 17:23 GMT
Jordanian parliamentarian Mazen al-Dhalaein said he learned of his son's death after his picture was posted on Daesh-linked social media accounts.
Yemen's President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi Mansour addresses the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 29, 2015. (AFP/Jewel Samad)
October 02, 2015 - 15:51 GMT
A report by state-owned television said the Yemeni government had severed ties with Iran over their backing of Houthi rebels in the war-torn country.
October 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Russia is not planning to expand air raids to Iraq, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, a day after Russia began airstrikes in Syria.
Bahraini protesters hold signs of Sheikh Salman, the leader of the Shia opposition group in Bahrain. (Al Bawaba/File)
October 01, 2015 - 20:35 GMT
Bahrain recalled its ambassador to Iran and declared the Iranian acting charge d’affaires in Manama persona non-grata and gave him 72 hours to leave the country.
A senior Iraqi officer said Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has left northern Iraq to lead the fight in the besieged provincial capital. (AFP/File)
October 01, 2015 - 19:35 GMT
A senior Iraqi officer said Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has left northern Iraq to lead the fight in the besieged provincial capital.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he would welcome a Russian military intervention against militants in Iraq. (Al Bawaba/File)
October 01, 2015 - 17:09 GMT
Shortly after Russia launched airstrikes against militants in Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that it would also welcome any such military measures by Moscow on its soil.