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No Messi, no problem as Argentina beat Iraq 4-0 

Argentina will face traditional rivals Brazil, also in Saudi Arabia next Tuesday.

published on : 12th October 2018

Murder of Instagram model Tara Farees shocks Iraq

Tara Fares won fame and 2.8 million Instagram followers in conservative, Muslim-majority Iraq with outspoken opinions on personal freedom.

published on : 3rd October 2018

Iraq hosts military chiefs from Iran, Russia and Syria

The four countries had created joint operations rooms to coordinate the fight against IS, now driven out of all urban centres in Iraq and largely confined to desert holdouts in Syria.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Iraqi court clears German-Turkish woman of Islamic State links

The jihadist group was ousted from Mosul in July last year after a months-long battle, during which suspected members of the jihadist group were rounded up.

published on : 29th August 2018

Suicide car bomber kills 11 in western Iraq

The bombing at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Al-Qaim also wounded 16 people -- 11 civilians and five security personnel, police Captain Mahmud Jassem said.

published on : 29th August 2018

You ripper! Weightlifter Safaa Aljumaili bags Iraq's first gold of Asian Games 2018

Aljumaili had already failed with the 202kg he needed for gold but somehow managed to lock out his arms on the final lift of the 85kg competition to pip South Korea's Jang Yeon-hak by just 1kg.

published on : 24th August 2018

Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi urges 'jihad' in purported new recording

Baghdadi has been pronounced dead on several occasions, but an Iraqi intelligence official said in May that he remains alive in Syrian territory by the Iraqi border.

published on : 23rd August 2018

After Islamic State killed her sons, Iraqi grandmother fends for 22 children in Mosul

Al-Taee has provided death certificates for three sons but said the other two were buried in mass, unmarked graves and she has not been able to find their bodies.

published on : 22nd August 2018

Suicide attack kills six Sunni fighters in northern Iraq: Police

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack but Islamic State militants operate in the area.

published on : 22nd August 2018

US service member killed in Iraq chopper crash

In March seven US troops were killed when their helicopter crashed during a transport mission in western Iraq, near the border with Syria.

published on : 21st August 2018

20,000-30,000 IS fighters left in Iraq, Syria: UN report

IS once controlled large swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, but last year it was driven out of Mosul and Raqa the twin seats of power of the Sunni extremist group.

published on : 13th August 2018

Football: India Under-16s stun Iraq 1-0 in WAFF Boys' Championship

This is the first-ever victory for any Indian football team against Iraq in any format and among all age-groups.

published on : 6th August 2018

Iraq withdrawal prompts partial redraw for Asian Games

The redraw was the second time the group phase of the competition had to be amended after organisers had not included the UAE and Palestine in the original selection.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Iraq not withdrawing from Asian Games football

Iraq has been embroiled in controversy over the fielding of overage players in the country's under-16 team, prompting reports the federation was due to pull its representatives from the event.

published on : 1st August 2018

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi suspends electricity minister Qassim al-Fahdawi over poor service 

Iraq's prime minister has ordered the suspension of the country's electricity minister over a power crisis and poor service.

published on : 29th July 2018
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