Battle for Mosul begins with gunfire and car bombs
It could lead to the largest humanitarian operation of 2016, said Lise Grande, UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq. The United Nations is building 22 sites to house an estimated 400,000 Iraqis fleeing the conflict in early days, Filippo Grandi, the UN ...
Iraqi Forces Advance to Edges of ISIS-Held Mosul
Iraq wages biggest battle against Islamic State yet. It has everything to lose.
Retaking Mosul: Iraq's Most Complex Anti-IS Operation
Fears of abuse as Iraq Shi'ite fighters set to storm city
DAQUQ Shi'ite irregulars will help storm a smaller city in northern Iraq while government troops launch their upcoming offensive against Islamic State's biggest stronghold Mosul, raising fears among Iraqi officials and aid workers of sectarian retribution.
Iraq Launches Offensive to Retake Mosul From ISIS Occupiers
The Iraqi army, directed by U.S. advisers, launched an offensive Sunday aimed at wresting Mosul from the hands of ISIS and ending its brutal two-year occupation. "The time has come for the greatest victory," Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ...
Mosul civilians brace for assault as Iraq forces bid to retake Isis stronghold
'Booby-trapped' ISIL drone in deadly Iraq attack
Iraq attack shows deadly potential of 'off-the-shelf' drones
SAS veteran who starred in Channel 4 show denies Iraq War 'mercy killings'
An SAS veteran has denied he shot dead three fatally wounded enemy soldiers during the Iraq War. Reports had claimed Colin Maclachlan, who starred in Channel 4 show SAS: Who Dares Wins, faced a murder investigation after he reportedly suggested in ...
SAS veteran faces probe over Iraq 'mercy killings'
SAS soldier 'investigated for Iraq War mercy killing'
MoD censors soldier's account of Iraq 'mercy killing' then reports him to police: Despicable betrayal of an SAS hero ...
Iraq founders gather at Fikra Fair to show their nation has more to offer than oil
This weekend in Baghdad, tech entrepreneurs and local government officials gathered at the Fikra Fair to network, demo their apps and show the world that Iraq has more to offer than oil. According to the Human Rights Watch, challenging realities of ...
Iraqi PM announces start of military offensive to retake Mosul from ISIS
"The United States and the rest of the international coalition stand ready to support Iraqi Security Forces, Peshmerga fighters and the people of Iraq in the difficult fight ahead. We are confident our Iraqi partners will prevail against our common ...
Wave of attacks kills dozens in Iraq
Attacks by ISIS Kill Dozens in Iraq
Dozens Die in ISIS Suicide Bombing, Shootings in Iraq
IFC, Rwanga Foundation Take Business Skills Training to Refugee Camps in Iraq
Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, October 17, 2016 - IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed an agreement with Erbil-based NGO the Rwanga Foundation today to help it provide business training to host communities and refugees in Iraq, part of ...
Iraq's prime minister announces operation to retake Mosul from Isis – video
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announces the start of an operation to clear the northern city of Mosul of Islamic State militants early Monday morning. Speaking on state television and surrounded by top military officers, al-Abadi says: 'Today I ...
Combating domestic violence in Iraq's Kurdish region
Erbil, Iraq - Jaleh has spent a total of one year inside an unmarked women's shelter in Erbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish region. Before coming here, the 19-year-old woman with long, dark hair had fallen in love with a man she hoped to marry - but ...
Iraq's Humanitarian Crisis in Numbers: Figures as of 16 October 2016
Over 10 million people need some form of humanitarian assistance, nearly a third of the population. This is double the number in need in 2015. Up to 1.7 million people are estimated to live in areas outside Government control in northern and western ...