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10 Iranian border guards killed in attack with unidentified gunmen

The semi-official Fars news agency reported Saturday that the attack took place the night before near the town of Marivan, in a Kurdish area of Iran.

published on : 21st July 2018

Iraqis demand change as protests run into second week 

Months after Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State group, attention has turned from the military battle to the fight for jobs and public services.

published on : 16th July 2018

Two killed in southern Iraq as protests spread

It was not clear who killed them but officials said there had been "indiscriminate gunfire" in the city.

published on : 15th July 2018

Iraqi police open fires on protesters near southern oilfields

Police sources said eight protesters were wounded in the shooting while a local mayor said one demonstrator was killed and three were wounded.

published on : 8th July 2018

Over 5,200 bodies retrieved in Iraq's Mosul

The bodies of the Islamic State (IS) militants will be buried in a separate cemetery after being identified, according to Zaini.

published on : 6th July 2018

Iraq launches major anti-IS operation after killings 

Dubbed "Vengeance for the Martyrs", the operation will see the army, special forces, police and Kurdish peshmerga fighters hunting down IS cells in the centre of the country.

published on : 4th July 2018

Islamic State threatens to execute 6 Iraqis unless women prisoners freed

More than 300 people including some 100 foreign women have been sentenced to death in Iraq for joining IS, while similar numbers have been handed life terms, judicial sources say.

published on : 24th June 2018

Iraq Prime Minister warns armed groups against stockpiling weapons

At least 16 people were killed and around 30 injured when the cache, owned by a group close to populist cleric Moqtada Sadr, blew up in his stronghold of Sadr City on June 7.

published on : 23rd June 2018

Hundreds protest against Turkish strikes in Iraqi Kurdistan

Erdogan said earlier this month that Turkish jets had "destroyed 14 important targets" in the Sinjar and Qandil regions of northern Iraq.

published on : 22nd June 2018

Human Rights Watch urges Iraq to change tack on Islamic State's foreign women, children

It said most foreign women had been sentenced to death or life in prison and children aged nine and above to between five and 15 years in jail for taking part in violent acts.

published on : 21st June 2018

Iraq force accuses the US of killing 22 of its fighters in Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said earlier that more than 50 fighters allied to the Damascus regime, most of them foreign, were killed in yesterday night's raid on Al-Hari in eastern Syria.

published on : 18th June 2018

Six Islamic State militants killed in Iraq airstrike

The airstrike was based on intelligence reports by Saraya al-Salam, or Peace Companies, affiliated with the prominent Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.

published on : 17th June 2018

Iraq's civilian death toll drops by nearly 80 percent: Reports

UNAMI said 477 Iraqis were killed in acts of violence since the beginning of the year compared to 2,014 in the first five months of 2017, a drop of 76.3 percent.

published on : 9th June 2018

Iraqi refugee held in France on suspicion of Islamic State 'war crimes'

Ahmed H was arrested in March and indicted days later on a range of charges including killings in connection with a terrorist group and war crimes, and placed in pre-trial detention.

published on : 8th June 2018

Toll from Baghdad blasts rises to 16 dead, 35 wounded

A government statement said Wednesday's explosions occurred at a weapons depot in Sadr City.

published on : 7th June 2018
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