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31 killed in twin Baghdad car bomb...

31 killed in twin Baghdad car bomb...

Middle East

Tue, May 30 2017

In separate online statements, IS claimed responsibility for the two attacks, saying its suicide bombers...

Tensions deepen between Saudi, Iran,...

Tensions deepen between Saudi, Iran,...

Middle East

Tue, May 23 2017

Shia Iran regularly points to the Saudis’ fundamentalist Wahhabi creed and their efforts to spread it...

IS used 17 suicide car bombs to help...

IS used 17 suicide car bombs to help...

World Tribune

Sun, Apr 9 2017

The escape took place after the fall of east Mosul and before the Iraqi security forces began their final...

Twin Damascus bombs targeting Shia pilgrims...

Twin Damascus bombs targeting Shia pilgrims...

Middle East

Sat, Mar 11 2017

State television said there were 40 dead and 120 wounded after "terrorists detonated two bombs."

IS leader Baghdadi flees Mosul as Iraqi...

IS leader Baghdadi flees Mosul as Iraqi...

Middle East

Thu, Mar 9 2017

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in an audio message in November urged supporters to make a stand in the city rather...

Iraqi forces seize Mosul bridge as thousands...

Iraqi forces seize Mosul bridge as thousands...

Middle East

Mon, Feb 27 2017

If the govt force defeat IS in Mosul, that would crush the Iraq wing of the caliphate that the group's...

Islamic State shifts to Libya's desert...

Islamic State shifts to Libya's desert...

Middle East

Fri, Feb 10 2017

Some fighters were based outside Sirte before last year's campaign, some fled during the battle and some...

IS file reveals foreign militants refused...

IS file reveals foreign militants refused...

Middle East

Wed, Feb 8 2017

From ‘sick notes’ to claims of martyr missions in Europe, the documents show jihadis are losing faith...

'Western weapons used to commit war...

'Western weapons used to commit war...

Middle East

Thu, Jan 5 2017

Shia Muslim militias, known collective as the Hashid Shaabi, deny having sectarian aims or committing...

'70% of east Mosul retaken from Islamic...

'70% of east Mosul retaken from Islamic...

Middle East

Thu, Jan 5 2017

The western half of the city remains under the full control of Islamic State, which is fighting to hold...

UN: 6,878 civilians killed in Iraq in...

UN: 6,878 civilians killed in Iraq in...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 3 2017

According to UNAMI figures, at least 12,388 civilians were wounded in 2016

Baghdad suicide car bomb blast kills...

Baghdad suicide car bomb blast kills...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 2 2017

Many of the victims were daily labourers waiting for jobs at an intersection in Sadr City

Is the IS now in Pakistan’s...

Is the IS now in Pakistan’s...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 20 2016

Pakistan has been a hotbed of Islamic militants for years. Over 45 known terrorist and extremist organisations...

US role in Iraq five years since military...

US role in Iraq five years since military...

Middle East

Sun, Dec 18 2016

Here a three key questions on the fifth anniversary of US troops leaving Iraq

IS launches ‘Agony Uncle’ radio show...

IS launches ‘Agony Uncle’ radio show...

Middle East

Wed, Dec 7 2016

In the show, clerics take on the role as an ‘Agony Uncle’ where they answer questions submitted by militants...

'Catastrophic' water shortages for 500,000...

'Catastrophic' water shortages for 500,000...

Uncategorized

Thu, Dec 1 2016

Nearly half a million civilians, already struggling to feed themselves day to day, are now without access...

Growing fears of IS use of weaponised...

Growing fears of IS use of weaponised...

Middle East

Tue, Nov 29 2016

Western countries have seen an unprecedented wave of attacks perpetrated or inspired by IS and the new...

The fight for Mosul efforts to bridge...

The fight for Mosul efforts to bridge...

Uncategorized

Fri, Nov 25 2016

The Iraqi military and security forces are predominantly Shia, but Sunnis have a significant presence...

Truck bomb blast kills 80 Shia pilgrims...

Truck bomb blast kills 80 Shia pilgrims...

Uncategorized

Thu, Nov 24 2016

The truck bomb ripped through a petrol station where buses packed with Shia pilgrims returning from the...

How Saudi-Iran proxy war tore apart...

How Saudi-Iran proxy war tore apart...

Uncategorized

Wed, Nov 23 2016

The history of their rivalry tracks and helps to explain - the Middle East's disintegration, particularly...

Millions throng Iraq shrine despite...

Millions throng Iraq shrine despite...

Uncategorized

Mon, Nov 21 2016

Arbaeen, which means "40" in Arabic, is an observance that peaks on the 40th day after the anniversary...