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Iraqi Yazidi women and children (file photo)
December 16, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
“The two graves contain the remains of 90 victims, most of them were Yazidis,” Mohamed Khalil, the mayor of Sinjar city, told Anadolu Agency.
December 14, 2017 - 14:33 GMT
Four Iraqi citizens have won hundreds of thousands of pounds in High Court damages against the Ministry of Defense over ill-treatment and unlawful detention during the Iraq War.
A Yazidi woman stands next to an unearthed mass grave in northern Iraq (Safin Hamed/AFP)
December 14, 2017 - 11:51 GMT
As ISIS faces defeat, evidence of its genocide against the Yazidi people mount.
Unless Abadi succeeds in this urgent mission the sectarian divide will continue to widen, making any attempt to launch political reforms, and regaining the trust of the country’s Sunnis, almost impossible (AFP/File)
December 14, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
It will take many years for Iraq to fully recover from the deep wounds left by [ISIS], the self-proclaimed “caliphate” whose fighters swept through the country in 2014 wreaking havoc and occupying more than one-third of its territory at one point.
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.
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.
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.
33 ISIS “hideouts” and 14 tunnels used by the terrorist group have been destroyed (AFP/FIle)
November 27, 2017 - 12:58 GMT
Iraqi forces have cleared roughly five square kilometers of territory in Iraq’s northern Nineveh province of ISIS, an Iraqi police source said Monday.
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.