Iraq

Iraq crackdown kills 13 protesters after Iran mission torched

Iraqi security forces have cracked down on anti-government protesters in the strife-torn south, leaving 13 people dead in a bloody escalation hours after the torching of an Iranian consulate.

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

Iraq holding 1,400 foreign wives, children of 'ISIS fighters'

Iraqi authorities are holding 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State fighters in a camp after government forces expelled the jihadist group from one of its last remaining strongholds in Iraq, security and aid officials said.

March 16, 2017
March 16, 2017

Suicide bomber in Iraq is Neaz from Chittagong

A Bangladeshi who, according to a SITE Intelligence Group video, died in a suicide bombing in Tikrit city of Iraq recently is Neaz

March 9, 2017
March 9, 2017

'Suicide bombers kill 26 at Iraq wedding celebration'

At least 26 people are killed and 25 are injured as two suicide bombers attack a celebration being held the night before a wedding north of Baghdad, a police officer and a doctor say.

July 25, 2016
July 25, 2016

'IS behind' deadly Iraq car bombing

So-called Islamic State says it carried out a car bombing that killed at least 17 people in the central Iraqi town of Khalis.

July 5, 2016
July 5, 2016

‘I toppled Saddam’s statue, now I want him back

What effect did the Iraq war have on Iraqis themselves?

July 4, 2016
July 4, 2016

Anger over security as Iraqis mourn 200 dead in Baghdad bombing

Iraqis mourn more than 200 people killed in a Baghdad suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group and accused the government of not doing enough to protect them.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Iraq suicide attacks kill 18

Two suicide bomb attacks near the entrance of a military base north of Baghdad and by a market in the Iraqi capital killed at least 18 people, police say.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

20,000 children trapped in Iraq's Fallujah: UN

At least 20,000 children are trapped in jihadist bastion Fallujah under siege by Iraqi forces and face shortages and forced recruitment as fighters, the UN Children's Fund says.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

IS hits back as army moves into Falluja

Militants from the so-called Islamic State have launch a dawn counter-attack as Iraqi government troops push into the city of Falluja.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Greece starts to move Idomeni migrants

Greece begins evacuating thousands of stranded migrants from the makeshift Idomeni camp on its northern border with Macedonia.