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Iraq News

Op-Ed: The Islamic States' Achilles heel

The recent ban by the United Nations on oil from areas the Islamic State control in Iraq and Syria is hopefully the first step towards setting back that groups gains.
In the Media by Paul Iddon

Australia's Qantas to continue flying over Iraq

Sydney - Australian airline Qantas said Tuesday it would continue flying over Iraqi airspace, despite alliance partner Emirates deciding to alter its routes over concerns about jihadist missile attacks following the MH17 crash.
In the Media by AFP

Islamic State jihadists open 'marriage bureau'

Beirut - The Islamic State, which advocates public stoning for adultery, has opened a "marriage bureau" for women who want to wed its fighters in territory they control in Syria and Iraq.
In the Media by AFP

Iraq army kills 17 in anti-jihadist raid

Hilla - An Iraqi government raid on jihadist targets in a flashpoint town southwest of Baghdad killed 17 people on Monday, including at least three civilians, medical and tribal sources said.
In the Media by Abbas al-Ani (AFP)

Mosul's Christians ask, 'Where is the conscience of the world?'

On Saturday, the Vicar of the only Anglican church in Iraq warned that the end was "very near" for Christians in that country. Mosul is Iraq's second largest city, and six weeks ago, 35,000 Christians lived there. Today, there are no Christians in Mosul.
In the Media by Karen Graham - 13 comments

UN says Iraq jihadists order female genital mutilation, experts doubtful

Geneva - The United Nations said on Thursday that jihadists in Iraq have ordered all women between the ages of 11 and 46 to undergo female genital mutilation, but experts quickly cast doubt on the claim.
In the Media by AFP

ISIS orders genital mutilation of women and girls in Mosul, Iraq

Mosul - The UN has reported that militant Islamist group ISIS has ordered all girls and women, aged 11 to 46 and living in and around the city of Mosul, to undergo female genital mutilation. The potential number of victims was quoted as approximately 4 million.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 6 comments

Iraq MPs stall presidential vote as violence rages

Baghdad - Iraqi lawmakers on Wednesday postponed choosing a new president for their ailing country while air strikes, suicide car bombs and summary executions yielded their daily grim crop of bodies.
In the Media by Jean Marc Mojon (AFP)

Iraq MPs stall presidential vote as violence rages

Baghdad - Iraqi lawmakers on Wednesday postponed choosing a new president for their ailing country while air strikes, suicide car bombs and summary executions yielded their daily grim crop of bodies.
In the Media by Jean Marc Mojon (AFP)

UN Security Council denounces persecution of Iraqi Christians

New York - The United Nations Security Council has denounced militant persecution of Christians and other minorities in Iraq, warning such actions can be considered crimes against humanity.
In the Media by AFP - 3 comments

Jihadists claim Baghdad blasts as Iraq rallies behind Christians

Baghdad - The Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for deadly Baghdad bombings, as the Christians they drove out of Mosul grieved for their lost homes and uncertain future in Iraq.
In the Media by Jean Marc Mojon (AFP)

Op-Ed: The defilement of Iraq's secular society

The Islamic States assault on the centuries old Christian community in the Iraqi city of Mosul also constitutes a wider assault on Iraq's secular society.
In the Media by Paul Iddon - 3 comments

Op-Ed: Christians are under siege in the Middle East

Mosul - As the world turns their attention to the continued tragedy of more war and death in Gaza, Christians in the Middle East are fleeing like Palestinians from Israeli bombs.
In the Media by Ben Morris - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Be wary of lesser evil theories Mr. Oren

Israel is no stranger to realpolitik necessities when it comes to the often hostile Middle Eastern region. However its former ambassador to the US Michael Oren has formulated quite a peculiar argument regarding the 'Islamic State' ripping apart Iraq.
In the Media by Paul Iddon - 4 comments

Iraq president home after 18-month convalescence: party

Sulaimania - Iraqi President Jalal Talabani flew back to his Kurdish fiefdom of Sulaimaniyah Saturday after more than 18 months in Germany for medical treatment, sources in his Patriotic Union of Kurdistan said.
In the Media by AFP

Christians flee jihadist ultimatum in Iraq's Mosul

Mosul - Hundreds of Christian families fled their homes in Mosul Saturday as a jihadist ultimatum threatening their community's centuries-old presence in the northern Iraqi city expired.
In the Media by AFP - 1 comment

Jihadist ultimatum sparks Christian exodus from Iraq's Mosul

Kirkuk - Thousands of Christians abandoned their homes and belongings to flee the Iraqi city of Mosul Friday following an ultimatum by jihadists who overran the region last month and proclaimed a caliphate.
In the Media by Marwan Ibrahim (AFP)

Iraq parliament elects speaker as Tikrit push falters

Baghdad - Iraq's sharply divided parliament has elected a speaker in a step forward in the delayed government formation process, while a renewed push by Iraqi forces to recapture Tikrit from militants ended in retreat.
In the Media by W.G. Dunlop (AFP)

Iraq parliament elects speaker as Tikrit push falters

Baghdad - Iraq's sharply divided parliament elected a speaker Tuesday in a step forward in the delayed government formation process, as a renewed bid to recapture Tikrit from militants ended in retreat.
In the Media by W.G. Dunlop (AFP)

Militants press Iraq assault, political deadlock set to drag on

Baghdad - Iraq's flagging government formation process seemed set to drag on Tuesday as police and tribesmen were battling an assault that could bring militants a step closer to Baghdad.
In the Media by Ammar Karim, Salam Faraj (AFP)

Militants press Iraq assault, political deadlock set to drag on

Baghdad - Police and tribesmen battled an assault on Monday that could bring militants a step closer to Baghdad, as Iraq's flagging government formation process seemed set to drag on.
In the Media by Ammar Karim, Salam Faraj (AFP)

Op-Ed: The ayatollah's secular struggle

The highest ranking Shia cleric in Iraq is undoubtedly the Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani. His views and statements shouldn't be misinterpreted or misrepresented at such a pivotal moment in Iraq's modern history.
In the Media by Paul Iddon - 2 comments

Iraq MPs fail again as militants gain ground

Baghdad - Iraq's fractious parliament met Sunday and again failed to make any progress toward forming a new government, even as militants gained ground north of Baghdad in a renewed drive.
In the Media by Ammar Karim (AFP)

Dust storm strikes blow to key Iraq parliament session

Arbil - Deep divisions among Iraqi politicians pose major challenges for the government formation process, but on Sunday, another was added to the mix: the weather.
In the Media by AFP

Iraq must make progress on govt or face 'chaos': UN

Baghdad - Iraqi politicians must move forward on forming a government or risk the country descending into "chaos", the UN's envoy said on Saturday, a day before lawmakers were scheduled to meet.
In the Media by AFP

Iraq's Sunnis pick parliament speaker as battles rage

Baghdad - Iraq's Sunni Arab politicians picked a candidate for the post of parliamentary speaker on Saturday, an achievement that could revive stalled efforts to form a new government after April polls.
In the Media by W.G. Dunlop (AFP)

Op-Ed: ISIS 'frequent fighters' and oil money fueling combat successes

Baghdad - ISIS is getting some of its ‘frequent fighters’ from the Taliban and other jihadi groups. It’s also getting big money, quite enough to manage the loyalties of Sunni tribes, from captured oil to fund its war.
In the Media by Paul Wallis - 5 comments

Iraq fights assault as Baghdad-Kurd row escalates

Ramadi - Iraqi forces battled a militant attack on the key city of Ramadi Friday while Baghdad accused the Kurds of seizing oil fields, further dashing hopes politicians could unite to save Iraq from break-up.
In the Media by AFP

FBI details 2007 Blackwater killings

Washington - Blackwater guards fired dozens of shots into cars and people, an FBI expert testified, in an example of the brutality of the 2007 killings that left 14 Iraqis dead in Baghdad.
In the Media by AFP

Iraq's Kurds demand PM Maliki's resignation

Baghdad - Iraq's Kurds said Thursday Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki was "hysterical" and not fit to run the country, further dimming the prospect of a new leadership uniting to face jihadist fighters.
In the Media by Prashant Rao (AFP)
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
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Shiite Iraqi volunteers  with the Ashura Brigade  take part in military training in the shrine city ...
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Shiite Iraqi volunteers, with the Ashura Brigade, take part in military training in the shrine city of Najaf, on June 22, 2014
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Euphrates River near Basra  Iraq. There are two major rivers  the Tigris and Euphrates  run through ...
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Euphrates River near Basra, Iraq. There are two major rivers, the Tigris and Euphrates, run through the center of Iraq, flowing from northwest to south-east
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On March 16  1988  at the height of the Iraq-Iran war  at the direction of dictator Saddam Hussein  ...
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On March 16, 1988, at the height of the Iraq-Iran war, at the direction of dictator Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi Air Force unleashed chemical warfare upon the Kurds, an ethnic group, in the Iraqi city of Halabja. At least 5,000 people were killed in that attack and many thousands more suffered permanent physical, emotional and mental disabilities
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
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Internally displaced persons in Iraq receive little  if any  governmantal support.  Hassan  who is b...
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Internally displaced persons in Iraq receive little, if any, governmantal support. Hassan, who is blind, fled his home in Taji, north of Baghdad, moving to Chikook with his wife and few belongings. He has no plan of moving back to his former neighborhood.
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Armed Iraqi tribesmen trying to retake Anbar province from a mixture of Islamist and tribal foes bat...
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Armed Iraqi tribesmen trying to retake Anbar province from a mixture of Islamist and tribal foes battled al Qaeda fighters in Ramadi
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
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A poster for the party of Ayad Allawi  the former interim prime minister  takes centre stage.
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A poster for the party of Ayad Allawi, the former interim prime minister, takes centre stage.
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Kurdistan Region - Iraq
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Kurdistan Region - Iraq
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Detainee abuse is common and widespread in Iraq.  Here  a 34-year-old detainee sentenced to death in...
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Detainee abuse is common and widespread in Iraq. Here, a 34-year-old detainee sentenced to death in 2008 said interrogators in 2007 blindfolded him and attacked him with a pipe on various parts of his body. His ensuing head would was left untreated.
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The Iraq army joins forces with local tribesmen to drive out al Qaeda militants.
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The Iraq army joins forces with local tribesmen to drive out al Qaeda militants.
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PALACE: Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein built one of his presidential palaces in Mosul  which ...
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PALACE: Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein built one of his presidential palaces in Mosul, which was used by the US Army following the 2003 invasion.
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
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Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
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Sajad Jiyad picketing the British Broadcasting Corporation over its reporting of the crisis in Iraq.
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Sajad Jiyad picketing the British Broadcasting Corporation over its reporting of the crisis in Iraq.
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The Iraqi army joins forces with local tribesmen to drive out al Qaeda militants.
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The Iraqi army joins forces with local tribesmen to drive out al Qaeda militants.
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