• Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018
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US issues fresh warning to airlines...

US issues fresh warning to airlines...

World

Tue, Sep 11 2018

Tensions ramped up between Iran and the United States after President Donald Trump pulled out of a landmark...

Rockets fired at Basra airport as violent...

Rockets fired at Basra airport as violent...

World

Sun, Sep 9 2018

Iraq’s second city has been rocked by five days of demonstrations

One dead, 25 injured in Basra protests...

One dead, 25 injured in Basra protests...

World

Thu, Sep 6 2018

Public anger has grown at a time when politicians are struggling to form a new Iraqi government after...

Car bomb kills 11 in west Iraq after...

Car bomb kills 11 in west Iraq after...

Middle East

Wed, Aug 29 2018

The assailant blew up a vehicle at a checkpoint on the outskirts of al-Qaim, one of the last towns in...

11 killed in suicide bombing in...

11 killed in suicide bombing in...

World

Wed, Aug 29 2018

The suicide bombing also wounded 16 others

Gunmen storm government building in...

Gunmen storm government building in...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 23 2018

It was not immediately clear who the attackers were

Iraq executes 12 after PM calls for...

Iraq executes 12 after PM's call

Middle East

Fri, Jun 29 2018

Security forces on Wednesday found the bodies of eight men mutilated and rigged with explosives, two...

IS has not been eradicated

IS has not been eradicated

Azeem Ibrahim

Sat, Jun 23 2018

Pakistan is now a volatile cocktail of tribalism, sectarianism, and Islamism

Turkish army: Air strikes kill 26 militants...

Turkey: Air strikes kill 26...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 19 2018

The Turkish military has ramped up air strikes in northern Iraq, targeting PKK bases in Qandil, close...

Iraq condemns strikes targeting forces...

Iraq condemns strikes targeting...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 19 2018

The US military denied it was responsible

Iraqi cleric Sadr announces disarmament...

Iraqi cleric Sadr announces disarmament...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 9 2018

Sadr had urged his followers to remain calm after the explosion and ordered his office to investigate...

Election recount, Baghdad bomb fuel...

Election recount, Baghdad bomb fuel...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 7 2018

Iraq's parliament passed a law on Wednesday ordering a nationwide manual recount of votes in the...

Moqtada Sadr meets Iraq PM Abadi, hinting...

Moqtada Sadr meets Iraq PM Abadi, hinting...

Middle East

Sun, May 20 2018

Winning the largest number of seats does not automatically guarantee that Sadr will be able to hand-pick...

Cleric Moqtada Sadr wins Iraq election...

Cleric Moqtada Sadr wins Iraq election...

Middle East

Sat, May 19 2018

Sadr rose to prominence in the wake of the US invasion, when his militia fought a bloody insurgency against...

Sadr eyes government as election upset...

Sadr eyes government as election upset...

Middle East

Tue, May 15 2018

After years on the sidelines, he has now reinvented himself as a crusading champion of the poor who has...

Fiery cleric, paramilitary leader surge...

Fiery cleric, paramilitary leader surge...

Middle East

Tue, May 15 2018

Sadr has reinvented himself as an anti-graft crusader after rising to prominence as a powerful militia...

Iraqis vote in first election since...

Iraqis vote in first election since...

World

Sat, May 12 2018

The three main ethnic and religious groups — the majority Shia Arabs and minority Sunni Arabs and...

Dispirited Kurds shy away from Iraqi...

Dispirited Kurds shy away from Iraqi...

Middle East

Fri, May 4 2018

In the Kurdish neighbourhood of Rahim Awa, passers-by prefer not to discuss the return to the polls

US plans to send American IS fighter...

US plans to send American IS fighter...

North America

Wed, Apr 18 2018

Between 100 to 200 US nationals travelled to Syria and Iraq after 2010 to work and fight in their ranks,...

Years after hanging, Saddam mystery...

Years after hanging, Saddam mystery...

Middle East

Mon, Apr 16 2018

Some believe one of Saddam's doubles was hanged

What’s the worst that could

What’s the worst that could

Opinion

Fri, Mar 16 2018

Kim and Trump are finally about to be in a room together