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ISIS has recently suffered a string of defeats in Iraq and Syria after overrunning much of both countries in mid-2014 (AFP/File)
December 12, 2017 - 11:06 GMT
Scores of ISIS militants attacked military barracks and checkpoints belonging to the Hashd al-Shaabi militia in Tal Safuk, west of Mosul, Capt. Sabhan Kazem said.
On Saturday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that Iraq’s border with Syria had been completely secured (AFP/File)
December 11, 2017 - 14:02 GMT
Scores of ISIS militants on Monday surrendered to Iraqi security forces west of Mosul, regional capital of the northern Nineveh province, according to an Iraqi military source.
Between 19.5 to 27 percent of male survey respondents confirmed having experienced sexual harassment or unwanted sexual contact as boys (Bulent Kilic/AFP)
December 10, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Titled “We keep it in our heart — Sexual violence against men and boys in the Syria crisis,” the study comprised several dozen of informants and focus group discussions (FGD), involving some 196 refugees in Iraq, Lebanon, and Jordan, according to a statement by the UNHCR.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Saturday blasted the apparent visit to south Lebanon by an Iraqi militia leader.
(Alain Jocard/AFP)
December 09, 2017 - 13:52 GMT
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Saturday blasted the apparent visit to south Lebanon by an Iraqi militia leader.
An Iran-backed Iraqi militia leader has been filmed on the Israeli border, declaring his “total readiness to stand with the [...] Palestinian cause against the brutal Israeli occupation
December 09, 2017 - 12:11 GMT
An Iran-backed Iraqi militia leader has been filmed on the Israeli border, declaring his “total readiness to stand with the [...] Palestinian cause against the brutal Israeli occupation.”
Iraqi forces have regained full control of the country’s border with Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday (Ludovic Marin/Pool/AFP)
December 09, 2017 - 12:09 GMT
Iraqi forces have managed to recapture all territories overrun by Daesh in northern and western Iraq in 2014, Abadi said.
The International Criminal Court in The Hague (Shutterstock/File)
December 05, 2017 - 13:14 GMT
British soldiers could face prosecution at the Hague after the International Criminal Court said there was a "reasonable basis" to believe they committed war crimes in Iraq.
Following French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for Iraq to dismantle its militias, Arab Iraqis have alleged there is a Western double-standard towards the Kurdish Peshmerga (Wikimedia Commons)
December 03, 2017 - 15:32 GMT
Following French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for Iraq to dismantle its militias, Arab Iraqis have alleged there is a Western double-standard towards the Kurdish Peshmerga.
Well known for his biting sense of humor, Faisal is a controversial figure who has reported receiving hate mail from Islamists as well as those on the alt-right who believe he is an extremist in disguise. (Image: Faisal Saeed Al Mutar - Facebook)
November 29, 2017 - 18:39 GMT
Well known for his biting sense of humor, Faisal is a controversial figure who has reported receiving hate mail from Islamists as well as those on the alt-right who believe he is an extremist in disguise.
The body of a Syrian child is pulled out from the rubble following an airstrike in Eastern Ghouta, Syrian Civil Defense - Rif Dimushq
November 29, 2017 - 15:12 GMT
Assad stands more to gain on the battlefield than in conference rooms in Geneva.
Eight of the fields are located in the southern and eastern provinces of Basra, Missan, Muthanna, Wassit and Diyala, while the ninth is an offshore bloc in Iraqi waters in the Gulf. (File photo)
November 28, 2017 - 19:27 GMT
Iraq has invited foreign companies to apply for tenders to explore and develop nine oil and gas fields along its borders with Iran and Kuwait.
Iraq said on Sunday it plans to build a new pipeline that will ship oil from Kirkuk's oilfields to the Ceyhan port in Turkey. (File photo)
November 26, 2017 - 14:42 GMT
Iraq said on Sunday it plans to build a new pipeline that will ship oil from Kirkuk's oilfields to the Ceyhan port in Turkey.
The bank's presence in the UAE will allow the bank to further promote investment opportunities in Iraq. (Courtesy of WAM)
November 26, 2017 - 14:34 GMT
The bank's presence in the UAE will allow the bank to further promote investment opportunities in Iraq.
Al-Shabaab soldiers, Al Bawaba
November 23, 2017 - 12:17 GMT
While ISIS evaporates, Al-Shabaab is here to stay, and promises to exacerbate an already-dire humanitarian situation in Somalia.
A mass grave discovered south of Mosul in Nov. 2016 (AFP/File)
November 21, 2017 - 13:32 GMT
“The grave contains the remains of 73 civilians” killed by ISIS militants in Sinjar, west of Mosul, Capt. Jamal al-Daoudi said.
Mosul’s local authorities do not have the required machines or financial resources to rescue victims' bodies from under the rubble (AFP/File)
November 20, 2017 - 21:00 GMT
Hundreds of bodies are still trapped under the rubble in the Old City — the civil defense teams cannot pull them out because of the booby traps, improvised explosive devices and car bombs that have been left behind by the militants.