Iraq


UN closes Iraq health programmes

2015-07-27 22:25

The United Nations has suspended health programmes reaching a million people across Iraq because of massive under-funding.

A precarious living for children in Iraq

2015-07-25 18:07

Many young Syrian refugees and those in camps for internally displaced people, lack education, and end up working for a few dollars a day.

Two car bombs kill 19 killed in Baghdad

2015-07-21 22:21

Two car bombs have killed at least 19 people in mostly Shi'ite neighbourhoods of Baghdad.

90 dead, 17 missing in Iraq car bombing

2015-07-18 10:15

The toll for a massive suicide car bomb attack carried out by ISIS north of Baghdad rose to 90 dead and 17 missing.

UK sends new spy plane to Syria and Iraq

2015-07-16 22:01

Britain will send another spy plane to fly over Iraq and Syria as it edges towards joining US-led air strikes in Syria.

More than 50 ISIS child soldiers killed in Syria

2015-07-15 16:33

More than 50 child soldiers recruited by ISIS in Syria have been killed since the beginning of this year.

Iraq forces pounding ISIS around Ramadi

2015-07-14 19:58

Iraq's army and allied paramilitaries have attacked ISIS positions around Ramadi in their latest push to recapture the Anbar capital from the jihadists.

Car bombs, suicide bomber kill 28 in Baghdad

2015-07-13 07:31

Two car bombs and a suicide bomber killed 28 people in mainly Shi'ite Muslim neighbourhoods in north Baghdad, medics and security sources have said.

Iraq warplane accidentally bombs Baghdad, killing 7

2015-07-06 13:29

A bomb fell from an Iraqi Sukhoi warplane and exploded in eastern Baghdad because of a 'technical problem', killing at least seven people, security and medical officials say.

Gunmen kill senior Iraqi oil official

2015-06-28 17:08

Gunmen have shot dead a senior oil official working for Iraq's state-run North Oil Company, police and company officials say.

 

Bombers attack crowded swimming pool in Iraq

2015-07-25 20:33

At least 12 people have died after two suicide bombers attacked a crowded swimming pool in northern Iraq.

US Defence Secretary in Iraq for talks on anti-ISIS fight

2015-07-23 19:05

US Defence Secretary Ash Carter has arrived in Baghdad on a surprise visit for talks with Iraqi leaders on the progress of an ongoing military campaign against ISIS.

UK's Cameron seeks to nix threat of homegrown extremists

2015-07-20 14:37

David Cameron will set out a five-year strategy to tackle extremism in Britain, an issue he will describe as the "struggle of our generation".

Car bomb kills 21 celebrating end of Ramadan in Iraq

2015-07-17 22:00

A car bomb has exploded in a busy market in an Iraqi town, killing at least 21 people, including children, celebrating the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Heat gets to Iraq, declares holiday

2015-07-15 22:31

Iraq has declared a public holiday amid a 50°C heatwave.

What does Iran nuclear deal mean for Syria?

2015-07-14 22:04

While the deal between Iran and the six world powers aims to ensure Tehran does not obtain nuclear weapons, analysts warn that the agreement could lead to increased foreign interference in Syria.

ISIS claims Baghdad bombings

2015-07-13 17:57

ISIS has claimed a string of bomb attacks that killed at least 23 people in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.

Iraq sentences 24 to death

2015-07-08 16:24

An Iraqi court has sentenced 24 people to death over the killings of hundreds of mainly Shi'ite soldiers captured by ISIS during their offensive through northern Iraq last year.

UN: At least 1 466 Iraqis killed in June due to violence

2015-07-01 18:44

At least 1 466 Iraqis have been killed in June due to armed conflict, up 40% from previous month, the UN says.

ISIS sells 42 Yazidi women to fighters

2015-06-25 23:21

The ISIS has sold 42 Iraqi women it had abducted from the Yazidi religious minority to its fighters in eastern Syria.

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