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Iraq's captain Younis Mahmoud (C) holds up the winning trophy as he along with teammates celebrate at the end of the final match of the Asian Football Cup 2007 at the Bung Karno stadium in Jakarta, 29 July 2007. Skipper Younis Mahmoud's thumping headed goal crowned Iraq as the Asian Cup champions for the first time with a stirring 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia in the final. AFP PHOTO/Saeed KHAN
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July 27, 2017 - 16:14 GMT
War may have played a key role in 2007 triumph, but the Lions of Mesopotamia can still roar
XVideos Just Released World Porn Trends, And Middle East Searches Are Gruesome and Disturbing (Shutterstock)
July 27, 2017 - 13:14 GMT
XVideos Just Released World Porn Trends, And Middle East Searches Are Gruesome and Disturbing
In a video on Tuesday, Lolita said she wanted to clarify about the
July 25, 2017 - 16:36 GMT
Reports that the Iraqi TV presenter Lolita had been stabbed to death were false.
It remains unclear whether Lolita, Iraqi TV presenter, has been killed (Facebook)
July 25, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
Images of her bloodied body have been circulating - but are they real?
Imam Tawhidi is a controversial figure, yet his message of reform and peace has resonated with many. (Pic: Twitter @Imamofpeace)
July 24, 2017 - 09:48 GMT
We spoke to the controversial Imam of Peace.
Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani (AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 18:06 GMT
President Masoud Barzani, the leader of Iraq’s autonomous region of Kurdistan, has called a parliamentary and presidential election for November.
Shiite militiamen in Iraq have been accused of carrying out war crimes by Amnesty International (AFP)
July 19, 2017 - 14:20 GMT
Top U.S. general in Iraq Stephen Townsend has a tip for Baghdad. “If we're to keep ISIS [Daesh] 2.0 from emerging, the Iraqi government is going to have to do something pretty significantly different," he told the BBC.
July 17, 2017 - 11:13 GMT
Despite numerous rumours about his death, Kurdish agents believe Al-Baghdadi is still alive.
The U.S. offers a $25-million bounty for al-Baghdadi, who split from al-Qaeda organization in 2013. (twitter)
July 16, 2017 - 14:49 GMT
The head of the Iraqi intelligence and anti-terrorism department says "Al-Baghdadi is still hiding in Syria in an area outside [the northern Syrian province of] Raqqah."
Iraqi forces (AFP)
July 15, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Baghdad says it is investigating claims of severe human rights abuses by the Iraqi military, after a horrifying video emerged showing troops allegedly killing a captive by throwing over a cliff.
The Islamic State has also killed killed
July 13, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
The report says the U.S.-led coalition killed 3,706 civilians between Feb. 19 and June 19, using numbers from Airwars, a war watchdog group.
Iraqi forces on the roof of a house on the front line in the old city of western Mosul. (AFP)
July 12, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Iraqi security forces and Daesh "Islamic State militants" who have not surrendered are clashing in Mosul on Tuesday days after Iraq declared victory in the city.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died in Syria (file photo)
July 11, 2017 - 14:36 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died in Syria.
Recognizable for their mops of hair, the pair accompanied Iraqi security forces throughout much of the campaign for Mosul (Facebook)
July 11, 2017 - 14:26 GMT
Hassan and Hussein Raham were praised for their bravery in accompanying security forces in the Daesh-held city.
Erdogan sai he was 'very happy about the news that a conclusion int he battle of Mosul in being reached'. (AFP)
July 11, 2017 - 10:03 GMT
The Turkish leader reiterated the importance of maintaining Iraq's territorial integrity.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (C) arrives in the al-Tayaran neighborhood of Mosul on July 9, 2017 to meet with military commanders after the government's announcement of the
July 11, 2017 - 08:45 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Monday evening officially announced victory over Islamic State militants in their former stronghold of Mosul.