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.
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.
Iran is shutting down inactive centrifuges and revamping its nuclear plan. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
Iran is shutting down thousands of unused centrifuges, as part of their nuclear deal for other countries to lift sanctions.
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.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Jordanian King Abdullah at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, November 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Iran said Turkey made a "big mistake" for downing a Russian jet, after a pilot was killed.
The Daesh network continues to control large swathes of land in Iraq and Syria. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 08:29 GMT
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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.
Daesh's oil supplies are under attack by a US-led coalition. (AFP/Marwan Ibrahim)
November 23, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
The US-led coalition continues targeting Daesh oil supplies, with major airstrikes over the weekend.
Russian President Vladimir Putin accompanied by Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, meets with top military officials in Moscow, November 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 23, 2015 - 12:21 GMT
Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in Tehran Monday for talks with Iranian diplomats and Hassan Rouhani, marking the leader's first visit to the country in eight years.
Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian was detained with his wife on July 22, 2014. (AFP/File)
November 22, 2015 - 13:24 GMT
Iran's judiciary spokesman announced a prison term for detained US journalist Jason Rezaian, but did not provide details on the length of term.
Iraqi Christians attending a church service in Erbil. (AFP/File)
November 22, 2015 - 11:29 GMT
The Kuwaiti consulate in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, is providing emergency relief for thousands of Christian families from Iraq.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) greets Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, May 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 22, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
After granting Russia permission to conduct airstrikes against Daesh convoys, Moscow will now be sending Iraq an arms shipment.
Israeli authorities cover the body of a Palestinian man shot during a stabbing attack in Jerusalem. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
November 22, 2015 - 09:48 GMT
The incident comes less than one hour after an Israeli settler ran over and then subsequently shot a Palestinian woman who he believed was about to carry out a stabbing attack.