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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.
Iraqi armed forces have liberated Rawa, the last remaining town under the grip of ISIS (AFP)
November 17, 2017 - 15:12 GMT
Iraqi armed forces have liberated Rawa, the last remaining town under the grip of the Daesh terror group, hours after they launched the offensive.
Al-Qaim was recaptured by the Iraqi army late last month (AFP/File)
November 16, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
At least 25 percent of Iraq’s Al-Qaim district, which the army recently recaptured from ISIS, has been “totally destroyed,” a local official said Thursday.
An Iranian man rests as he lies atop salvaged mattresses and items outside damaged buildings in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab near the border with Iraq following a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that left hundreds killed and thousands homeless. 
(ATTA KENARE / AFP)
November 15, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Photo of the Week: Iran Earthquake
Villages and cities near the quake are suffering from widespread power outages and destruction of property (AFP)
November 14, 2017 - 07:17 GMT
At least 450 people have been killed and thousands are injured near the Iran-Iraq border after the region was rocked by a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake, authorities said Monday.
An injured person being treated in Sulaimaniyah Hospital in Iraq after the earthquake (AFP)
November 13, 2017 - 07:33 GMT
An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale rocked northern Iraq and Iran, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday evening.