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Iraqi security forces cordon off the area where a double suicide bombing killed more than 20 people in central Baghdad on Jan. 15, 2018, the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days (SABAH ARAR / AFP)
January 15, 2018 - 09:07 GMT
More than 100 people were also injured in the attack.
Thousands of villagers are still living in tents near the Kirkuk city center (AFP/File)
January 10, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
Thousands of villagers are still living in tents near the Kirkuk city center.
Fewer than 1,000 ISIS fighters are now said to be in Syria and Iraq combined, where they once held many major cities and vast expanses of territory (AFP/File)
January 09, 2018 - 13:04 GMT
An ISIS executioner known as 'White Beard' bribed his way to freedom minutes after being captured by Iraqi forces in Mosul on Friday, a local official has claimed.
(AFP/FILE)
January 06, 2018 - 09:00 GMT
Russia promptly accuses U.S. of 'abusing' its position within the Security Council by using the forum to discuss the matter
Al Bawaba
January 03, 2018 - 16:04 GMT
Trump and others are manipulating the narrative of the ongoing protests in Iran, accidentally sabotaging them
(Hamed Malekpour / AFP)
December 31, 2017 - 16:40 GMT
Ali Motahari says Interior Ministry should accept demands of people in wake of anti-government protests across country.
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. (AFP )
December 31, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Israel’s Defense Minister blamed Iran Saturday for building and supplying missiles fired at Israel from Gaza on Friday, according to local media.
(AFP PHOTO / HO / AL-FURQAN MEDIA)
December 30, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
It may be trying to re-assemble but the destruction of this evil ideology is a major blow to the organisation and may herald its end
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December 30, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Iran to demonstrate against the country's president, mullahs and price rises for the second day.
Smoke plumes rise after an airstrike in west Mosul on March 10, 2017 as Iraqi forces advance in the city during the ongoing battle to seize it from the jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) group. / AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS (ARIS MESSINIS/AFP)
December 30, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
A U.S.-led coalition carried out more than 14,100 military strikes against ISIS in Iraq since the alliance was established in mid-2014, according to a coalition official.
An Iranian woman checks make up at a cosmetics shop in northern Tehran on May 6, 2014. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
December 28, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Iranian police are taking a softer approach to breaches of Islamic rules, opting for education over punishment, according to Tehran's police chief.
An Iraqi receives the Eucharist during a Christmas mass at the Saint Paul’s church on December 24, 2017 in the country’s second city Mosul. (Ahmad MUWAFAQ / AFP)
December 25, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Christian worshipers in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul celebrated their first Mass on Sunday since ISIS overran the city in 2014.
(ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)
December 24, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
This year was a much better one for Iraqis, who have suffered severe security, economic and political conditions during the past three years after ISIS militants overran the northern and western parts of the country and seized almost a third of its territories, killing tens of thousands of people and displacing millions.
The Federal Police had since launched an investigation into the incident (AFP/File)
December 20, 2017 - 10:50 GMT
“An improvised explosive device… went off as an army vehicle passed through the village of Jarwana in the Tel Keppe district northwest of Mosul,” Army Captain Ali al-Makrami said.
In May, the Iraqi government reported that the country needed $100 billion to rebuild ISIS-liberated regions (AFP/File)
December 18, 2017 - 08:22 GMT
In May, the Iraqi government reported that the country needed $100 billion to rebuild ISIS-liberated regions.
Iraqi Yazidi women and children (file photo)
December 16, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
“The two graves contain the remains of 90 victims, most of them were Yazidis,” Mohamed Khalil, the mayor of Sinjar city, told Anadolu Agency.