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Iraq aims to recapture the ISIS-held Hawija district in northern Iraq (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 12:57 GMT
They aim to recapture the ISIS-held Hawija district in northern Iraq.
The Kurdish Independence Referendum is scheduled for Sept. 25, 2017 (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
Protesters denounced the Sept. 25 vote.
Turkish troops on Syrian grounds (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 09:04 GMT
The extension of the mandate is intended to protect Turkey from "threats".
Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani delivers a speech during a rally to urge people to vote in the upcoming independence referendum on September 22, 2017 (Safin Hamed/AFP)
September 23, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Iraqi-Kurdish President Massoud Barzani delayed an anticipated news conference on Erbil's controversial independence referendum as world powers call for its postponement.
Turkey, Iran and Iraq on Thursday urged Iraq's Kurdistan region to abandon a planned referendum on independence (AFP)
September 22, 2017 - 07:39 GMT
Turkey, Iran and Iraq on Thursday warned of "counter-measures" if Iraq's Kurdistan region goes ahead with a planned referendum on independence.
The upcoming referendum on Kurdish independence has the potential to roil both geopolitical alliances and oil markets. (AFP/ File)
September 21, 2017 - 13:13 GMT
The upcoming referendum on Kurdish independence has the potential to roil both geopolitical alliances and oil markets.
Female Members of the Islamic State Group (IS) (AFP/File  Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 08:32 GMT
They were moved to a detention center south of Mosul under control of Iraqi security forces.
RAF pilots stop ISIS public execution in Iraq and Syria
September 20, 2017 - 11:08 GMT
Footage reveals crowds of civilians being forced at gunpoint to gather in a Syrian town
Iraqi Kurds campaign for the independence referendum (AFP/File Photo)
September 19, 2017 - 09:14 GMT
The U.S. is in a bind; it wants to stabilise Iraq without supporting Iran.
Sean Spicer last night at the Emmys. (Frederic J Brown / AFP)
September 18, 2017 - 16:11 GMT
Few expected Stephen Colbert to introduce his surprised guest at the Emmys last night—but in retrospect, it was unavoidable.
Iraqi Kurds fly an Israeli flag and Kurdish flags during an event to urge people to vote in the upcoming independence referendum (Safin Hamed/AFP)
September 18, 2017 - 14:57 GMT
An unexpected sight has been appearing at Kurdish pro-independence rallies.In amongst the red, white and green of the Kurdish flags, the blue and white of Israel has been spotted.
Kurdistan is set to hold a referendum on 25 September. (AFP/File)
September 18, 2017 - 12:44 GMT
Iraq's supreme court has ordered Erbil to scrap the planned Kurdish referendum which in a week's time.
Iraqi Kurdish protesters wave flags of their autonomous Kurdistan region during a demonstration (AFP File Photo)
September 18, 2017 - 08:09 GMT
National Security Council rejected Kurdish referendum for independence in northern Iraq late Sunday.
Iraqi forces are seen outside the town of Akashat, northwest of the al-Anbar province, as they prepare a military operation to push out ISIS (Moadh Al-Dulaimi/AFP)
September 17, 2017 - 14:42 GMT
Over the past 72 hours, Daesh appears to have stepped up its attacks -- with both car bombs and suicide bombers -- in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province; central Baghdad province; southern Dhi Qar province; and the northern Kirkuk and Saladin provinces.
Klodia, with her
September 17, 2017 - 14:33 GMT
Klodia Hanna will be playing Saddam Hussein's daughter in an upcoming film.
Iraqi security forces inspect the scene of a car bomb explosion that targeted a shop selling alcohol in the mainly Kurdish Iraqi city of Kirkuk on September 16, 2017. (Marwan Ibrahim/AFP)
September 17, 2017 - 09:11 GMT
The attack targeted a liquor store in the oil-rich city.