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Suicide blast at at Shia mosque in Afghanistan...

Suicide blast at at Shia mosque in Afghanistan...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 21 2016

In July, more than 80 people were killed in an attack on a demonstration by the mainly Shia Hazara minority...

Nimrud's broken glory lies in dust after...

Nimrud's broken glory lies in dust after...

Middle East

Wed, Nov 16 2016

UNESCO has said that the destruction of Nimrud by Islamic States amounts to a war crime

Children reclaim their school after...

Children reclaim their school after...

Middle East

Sun, Nov 13 2016

According to the United Nations Children's Fund, 4.7 million children have been directly affected by...

Iraq troops battle IS in Mosul, UN says...

Iraq troops battle IS in Mosul, UN says...

Middle East

Fri, Nov 11 2016

The battle to retake Mosul is now in its fourth week, and while troops have entered the built-up area,...

Iraq forces gain ground in Mosul despite...

Iraq forces gain ground in Mosul despite...

World

Sun, Nov 6 2016

The elite Counter-Terrorism Service has been spearheading the attack on the eastern front of the three-week-old...

Iraqi forces in new push into

Iraqi forces in new push into

World

Sat, Nov 5 2016

CTS forces made their first real push into the streets of Mosul on Friday but were met by a deluge of...

Elite Iraq forces punch into Mosul,...

Elite Iraq forces punch into Mosul,...

World

Sat, Nov 5 2016

CTS forces remained inside the city however and there were at least five regiments involved in the operation...

IS leader Baghdadi hiding in Mosul,...

IS leader Baghdadi hiding in Mosul,...

World

Wed, Nov 2 2016

The materials spell out beard requirements and guidelines for taking women as sex slaves

Iraqi forces advance on town where IS...

Iraqi forces advance on town where IS...

World

Wed, Nov 2 2016

The battle that started on October 17 with air and ground support from a US-led coalition is shaping...

Iraq forces poised for first push into...

Iraq forces poised for first push into...

World

Tue, Nov 1 2016

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi appeared on state television on Monday wearing camouflage uniform, said,...

Michel Aoun, Lebanon's new...

Michel Aoun, Lebanon's new...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 31 2016

Aoun's election will mark the first time one of Lebanon's main Maronite politicians has been elected...

Battle for Mosul: What we know so...

Battle for Mosul: What we know so...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 29 2016

The United States says the battle has taken a heavy toll on IS forces, with up to 900 killed in the first...

IS 'shave beards' as pressure builds...

IS 'shave beards' as pressure builds...

World

Wed, Oct 26 2016

Some 3,000 to 5,000 IS fighters are believed to be inside Mosul, Iraq's second city, alongside more than...

Threatened in Mosul, IS uses alternative...

Threatened in Mosul, IS uses alternative...

World

Tue, Oct 25 2016

The Kirkuk assault was carried out by more than 50 sleeper cells. They struck targets in and around the...

Attack in Iraq's Kirkuk over, 74 IS...

Attack in Iraq's Kirkuk over, 74 IS...

World

Mon, Oct 24 2016

Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces are pressing a week-old offensive on Iraq's second city, which is also...

Turkish help in Mosul offensive angers...

Turkish help in Mosul offensive angers...

World

Sun, Oct 23 2016

Turkish forces have made several previous ground forays into Iraq in recent years, raising tensions between...

Once tolerant, Mosul now pushes against...

Once tolerant, Mosul now pushes against...

World

Wed, Oct 19 2016

Mosu had a population of about 2 million before the Sunni militants seized it in 2014. Mosul became the...

Iraq's traumatised minorities: Test...

Iraq's traumatised minorities: Test...

World

Tue, Oct 18 2016

Ancient minorities have always been an integral part of Iraq's complex social fabric. Their attitudes...

Iraqi force: 20 villages fall in first...

Iraqi force: 20 villages fall in first...

World

Tue, Oct 18 2016

The Iraqi army is attacking Mosul on the southern and southeastern fronts, while the Peshmerga carried...

Iraq launches Mosul offensive against...

Iraq launches Mosul offensive against...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 17 2016

100,000 Iraqis may flee to Syria and Turkey to escape the Iraq's military assault aimed at ousting IS...

As offensive nears, IS rigs Mosul with...

As offensive nears, IS rigs Mosul with...

World

Thu, Oct 13 2016

Mosul, home to up to 1.5 m people, has been the headquarters of IS's self-declared caliphate in northern...