UN urges Iraq to probe troop violations during fight with IS
Concluding an official visit to Iraq, Agnes Callamard, the U.N.'s special investigator on extra-judicial executions, stressed to the Iraqi officials on "the importance of translating the military defeat over ISIS into victories for accountability and ...
Iraq launches operation to clear desert near Syria of Islamic State
Iraqi army commanders say the military campaign will continue until all the frontier with Syria is secured to prevent Islamic State from launching cross border attacks. “We will completely secure the desert from all terrorist groups of Daesh and ...
Iraq Launches Operation To Clear IS Fighters From Desert Near Syria
Iraq launches final sweep to flush out Daesh
Breaking: Iraqi military launches last operation to expel ISIS from Iraq
IS conflict: Iraq begins final push to clear western desert
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said he will announce "the final defeat" of IS once it is routed in the desert. Many IS militants are believed to have fled to sparsely-populated parts of the al-Jazira region after suffering a series of defeats ...
Iraq: From chaos to the provision of care
Nicholas Papachrysostomou is Head of Mission of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Iraq. He oversaw MSF's project at Al Khansaa Paediatrics Teaching Hospital in East Mosul, which was recently handed over to Iraq´s Department of Health. Could you ...
On the Iraq border archaeological digs are a minefield – in every sense
I'm currently working in Iraq down in Basra province at the two thousand-year-old city of Charax Spasinou, founded by Alexander the Great in 324 BC. Thirty years ago, however, the site was home to thousands of Iraqi soldiers. The Iran-Iraq war was ...
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ISIL 'down but not out' in Iraq; UN envoy urges efforts to defeat group's extremist ideology
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22 November 2017 – The military victory against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) is only one component of a complex battle that addresses the root causes of extremist ideology, the United Nations envoy for Iraq said Wednesday. “Da ...
Report: Iraq blocked German FM diplomatic visit to Erbil
Baghdad controls all Iraqi air space, including Kurdistan's. Even before the current flight ban preventing international flights in and out of Kurdish airports, Iraq had the last say over who flies into Kurdistan. Baghdad blocked a Turkish flight in ...
Iraq to Declare Final Victory Over Islamic State After Desert Campaign
Iraq's Abadi: ISIL defeated 'from a military perspective'
Abadi blocks German FM's visit to Iraq over planned trip to Erbil
Remembering the last Jews of Iraq
David Dangoor still keeps what he calls a “mental suitcase”, packed full of memory and longing for a homeland he left more than half a century ago. The 68-year-old father of four who lives in London's St John's Wood is one of Iraq's exiled Jewish ...
Netanyahu Rebukes Deputy After She Criticized US Jews for Not 'Fighting for Their Country'
UNICEF Iraq Monthly Humanitarian Situation Report, October 2017
In 2017, 2.3 million internally displaced people across Iraq, including 1.3 million children, received emergency water, food and hygiene items through the Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM). In October, the RRM reached 100,416 people displacing from ...