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In the past 24 hours, 20,000 people have fled from Tal Afar in northern Iraq. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2017 - 08:57 GMT
In the past 24 hours, 20,000 people have fled from Tal Afar in northern Iraq.
The face that launched a thousand likes. (WeAreTheMedium 2017)
August 22, 2017 - 11:10 GMT
Narcy, a pretty accomplished rapper-hip hop artist (and author) is back with a truthful, pretty funny new video and song. Check it out here.
The extremist group are surrounded by Iraqi forces and facing bombardment from the sky. (AFP/File)
August 20, 2017 - 15:46 GMT
The extremist group are surrounded by Iraqi forces and facing bombardment from the sky.
An Iraqi soldier celebrates victory over Daesh in Mosul last month (AFP)
August 20, 2017 - 14:27 GMT
Think Iraq and you may well think Daesh, suicide bombings, war upon war, destruction or even Saddam Hussein. But in spite of their suffering, young Iraqis are still looking to the future of their troubled nation.
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August 20, 2017 - 10:36 GMT
The documentary "Mosul" looks to be a real white-knuckle experience: the story of four Iraqi soldiers fighting Daesh in the ruins of a city.
Iraqi forces launched a military operation on Sunday to capture the northwestern city of Tal Afar from Daesh (AFP)
August 20, 2017 - 09:36 GMT
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said "Daesh militants have no choice but to either surrender or die".
Earlier this year, al-Sadr had called on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to
August 17, 2017 - 09:31 GMT
UAE owned publications say Moqtada al-Sadr's visit to Abu Dhabi and Riyadh was triggered after the leader publicly opposed Tehran's regional politics.
40,000 troops have surrounded the city. (AFP)
August 17, 2017 - 08:52 GMT
40,000 troops have surrounded the city.
This move is the latest indication of developing alliances between the gulf and Iraq. (AFP)
August 15, 2017 - 13:36 GMT
For the past 27 years the border has been closed aside from once annually for the Hajj pilgrimage.
Diplomatic ties between the two countries were severed in the wake of Saddam Hussein’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait, but are now being revived. (Christophe Simon/ AFP)
August 15, 2017 - 08:49 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Iraq will launch a joint trade commission, the Saudi Cabinet announced on Monday.
An Iraqi soldier in Mosul. (AFP)
August 15, 2017 - 08:44 GMT
Iraq's prime minister has refused pressure from Bahrain to join the Saudi-led diplomatic and economic offensive aimed at Doha.
While the groups are united against IS, the potential for sectarian tension remains a concern. (AFP)
August 15, 2017 - 08:31 GMT
While the groups are united against IS, the potential for sectarian tension remains a concern.
Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih (R) and Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaybi hold a joint press conference in the Saudi Red Sea resort. (AFP)
August 15, 2017 - 07:59 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Iraq launch joint trade commission.
Following a meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahayan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, on Sunday, Sadr today met with a prominent Sunni cleric, Ahmed al-Kubaisi (Facebook)
August 14, 2017 - 17:08 GMT
Iraqis have expressed hope for improved regional Shia-Sunni relations as Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr makes an official visit to the UAE.
Moqtada al-Sadr. (file/photo)
August 14, 2017 - 16:30 GMT
Who is Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr?
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August 14, 2017 - 15:16 GMT
"Ali's Wedding" is generating serious buzz!