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Strip of black and white movie film, out of focus bombed Baghdad Cinema Studios. (Shutterstock)
June 28, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
One man is doing what he can to build a world-class film industry in Baghdad, a city that has seen horrors more grave than in any silver-screen epic.
Mohammed al-Daradji at Heinrich Böll Foundation. (Flickr)
June 28, 2017 - 11:14 GMT
In an old building in Baghdad, a man sits. His name is Mohammed al-Daradji. He wants to bring back Iraqi cinema.
June 28, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Iraqi forces took control from the Daesh terrorist the majority of western Mosul’s Old City district.
Smoke Billows in Old City of Mosul (AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Three years after the declaration of its self-styled caliphate in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State extremist group is changing tactics to survive in the Middle East and beyond.
The city of Mosul, Iraq. (AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 06:28 GMT
Most of those arrested in the Detroit area were Chaldeans, or Iraqi Catholics, however ACLU urged for a nationwide protection of Iraqis.
Protesters gather at JFK International Airport's Terminal 4 to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's executive order in New York. (AFP)
June 26, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
A US judge has been urged to expand a temporarily block on the deportation of 114 Iraqi immigrants arrested in Detroit to apply to Iraqis nationwide.
Iraqi forces make gains in east Mosul in January 2017. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
June 26, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Iraqi forces have retaken two thirds of old Mosul, a week after launching an offensive against Daesh's last bastion in the city, a senior commander said on Sunday.
An Iraqi forces member is seen patrolling the area of the industrial zone in Mosul on June 23, 2017. (Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP)
June 25, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The liberation of Mosul from Islamic State group militants will be announced in a few days, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Thursday.
Iraqi families displaced by the ongoing operation by Iraqi forces to retake the city of Mosul from Daesh gather in an area near Qayyarah. (AFP)
June 24, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Fighters for Daesh "the Islamic State group" are targeting children in Mosul to prevent civilians from fleeing the city as Iraqi forces push into the last stronghold held in Iraq by the militants there, the United Nations said on Thursday.
Civilians flee Mosul fighting as Iraq forces battle Daesh. (AFP)
June 23, 2017 - 19:47 GMT
A suicide bomber blew himself up on Friday among civilians fleeing Mosul's Old City, where Iraqi forces are gaining ground against extremists mounting a fierce but desperate defense.
In less than two months, at least 23 children have been killed and 123 have been injured in West Mosul alone. (AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Since 2014, in Iraq, 1,130 children have been maimed and injured, 255 in the first six months of 2017.
IS proclaimed its self-styled
June 22, 2017 - 08:39 GMT
The Nuri and Hadba mosques, the city's two best known landmarks and the sites from which al-Baghdadi made his first and only public appearance in 2014.
A US soldier advising Iraqi forces is seen in the city of Mosul on June 21, 2017, during the ongoing offensive by Iraqi troops to retake the last district still held by Daesh. (Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP)
June 21, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
According to International Press Institute’s Death Watch, Iraq ranked as the most dangerous place to be a journalist in 2016.
A handout picture released on February 25, 2017 shows Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (R) meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in the capital Baghdad. (AFP via the Iraqi Foreign Ministry's press office)
June 21, 2017 - 10:22 GMT
At the invitation of King Salman, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi paid an official visit to Saudi Arabia on Monday.
Iraqi cyclist Sahem Jreidi (Photo courtesy of Boost Facebook page)
June 21, 2017 - 06:36 GMT
Friends of Iraqi cyclist Sahem Jreidi on Tuesday lamented his tragic death on Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) Road in the early hours of Monday. Iraqi cyclist tragically killed in ‘hit-and-run’ in Jordan
A member of Iraq's elite Counter-Terrorism Service patrols an alley during the advance towards the Old City of Mosul on June 19, 2017 as the ongoing offensive continues to retake the last district still held by Daesh fighters. (Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP)
June 20, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Erbil- Iraqi forces began storming ISIS-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, in an assault they hope will be the last in the eight-month-old campaign to seize the militants’ stronghold.