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Every Friday, journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which did not reach the international headlines Iraq: Young hero braves mines to l

Every Friday, journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which did not reach the international headlines Iraq: Young hero braves mines to l

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Iraqi forces regain control of Shirqat

Analysts say it brings the military a step closer to a main push on Mosul later this year.

Analysts say it brings the military a step closer to a main push on Mosul later this year.

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Nadia Murad, Yazidi woman and survivor of ISIL atrocities, becomes UN Ambassador

Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman who survived trafficking and sexual abuse at the hands of ISIL, has been appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United…

Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman who survived trafficking and sexual abuse at the hands of ISIL, has been appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United…

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Iraq: More than 70 tents burned down in refugee camp

More than 70 tents were destroyed by fire in the refugee camp of Yahayawa, near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, but no one was injured, the United Nations’ refugee agency UNHCR…

More than 70 tents were destroyed by fire in the refugee camp of Yahayawa, near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, but no one was injured, the United Nations’ refugee agency UNHCR…

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Iraqi forces inch closer to ISIL-held Mosul

Iraqi forces meet resistance in an operation to re-take the town of Qayyarah as they move ever closer towards the ISIL stronghold of Mosul

Iraqi forces meet resistance in an operation to re-take the town of Qayyarah as they move ever closer towards the ISIL stronghold of Mosul

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Portugal braces itself for diplomatic row with Iraq over brutal attack

Portugal’s government is considering asking Iraq to remove its diplomatic immunity from the sons of its ambassador after they allegedly attacked a 15-year-old…

Portugal’s government is considering asking Iraq to remove its diplomatic immunity from the sons of its ambassador after they allegedly attacked a 15-year-old…

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Iraq executes 36 men for massacre of military recruits near Tikrit

Iraq has executed by hanging 36 men who were convicted over the killings of up to 1,700 military recruits at former US base Camp Speicher near Tikrit in 2014.

Iraq has executed by hanging 36 men who were convicted over the killings of up to 1,700 military recruits at former US base Camp Speicher near Tikrit in 2014.

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In northern Iraq, thousands flee Mosul campaign

Thousands have been displaced as Iraqi army and allied forces push towards the ISIL stronghold of Mosul.

Thousands have been displaced as Iraqi army and allied forces push towards the ISIL stronghold of Mosul.

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Obama warns defeating ISIL militarily 'will not be enough'

President Barack Obama has hailed the progress he says the United States and its allies have made in the military campaign against ISIL.

President Barack Obama has hailed the progress he says the United States and its allies have made in the military campaign against ISIL.

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Trump insults killed Muslim soldier's parents

Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy, and this weekend the Republican candidate for President of the United States has outraged many by insulting the mother of a Muslim-American soldier, killed

Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy, and this weekend the Republican candidate for President of the United States has outraged many by insulting the mother of a Muslim-American soldier, killed

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Turkey bombs PKK in northern Iraq for first time since failed coup

For the first time since last Friday's failed coup, state media says Turkish warplanes have carried out air strikes against the PKK in northern Iraq.

For the first time since last Friday's failed coup, state media says Turkish warplanes have carried out air strikes against the PKK in northern Iraq.

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Baton Rouge gunman was ex-marine who served in Iraq

The gunman who killed three American policemen and wounded three others in Louisiana has been identified as a former US marine sergeant who had served in Iraq.

The gunman who killed three American policemen and wounded three others in Louisiana has been identified as a former US marine sergeant who had served in Iraq.

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Stunning drone footage of the world’s biggest cemetery in Iraq

Wadi al-Salam cemetery in Iraq is considered the world’s biggest cemetery, according to an Amusing Planet report. Sprawling over 1485.5 acres, the

Wadi al-Salam cemetery in Iraq is considered the world’s biggest cemetery, according to an Amusing Planet report. Sprawling over 1485.5 acres, the

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US to send more troops to Iraq

US Secretary of Defence Ash Carter has announced the country will send 560 extra military personnel to Iraq to assist local forces in the fight against ISIL.

US Secretary of Defence Ash Carter has announced the country will send 560 extra military personnel to Iraq to assist local forces in the fight against ISIL.

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Tony Blair statement on Chilcot inquiry

The following statement was published by Tony Blair following the publication of the Chilcot report into the war in Iraq: “The report should lay to rest allegations of bad faith, lies or…

The following statement was published by Tony Blair following the publication of the Chilcot report into the war in Iraq: “The report should lay to rest allegations of bad faith, lies or…

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Innovative Iraqi dancer killed by truck bomb in Baghdad

Videos of Adil Faraj practising his debut dance routine on stage at the Al-Hussein Cultural Center in Amman, Jordan Adil Faraj died in the attack on the Iraqi capital’s Karada shopping district , the

Videos of Adil Faraj practising his debut dance routine on stage at the Al-Hussein Cultural Center in Amman, Jordan Adil Faraj died in the attack on the Iraqi capital’s Karada shopping district , the

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Why is the Chilcot Inquiry important?

The inquiry, led by Whitehall mandarin Sir John Chilcot, has examined the UK government’s role in the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq.

The inquiry, led by Whitehall mandarin Sir John Chilcot, has examined the UK government’s role in the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq.

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Death toll in Baghdad car bombing rises to 250

Scores of funerals in Baghdad following massive car bombing Death toll rises to250 Interior minister offers resignation Mourners gather in central Baghdad for one of the victims of Saturday night’s

Scores of funerals in Baghdad following massive car bombing Death toll rises to250 Interior minister offers resignation Mourners gather in central Baghdad for one of the victims of Saturday night’s

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British politicians brace themselves for more turmoil with publication of Chilcot report into Iraq war

Chilcot inquiry set up in 2009 PM Tony Blair and others expected to be criticised Legal basis for military action to be assessed The Chilcot report into Britain’s role in the Iraq war is to be p

Chilcot inquiry set up in 2009 PM Tony Blair and others expected to be criticised Legal basis for military action to be assessed The Chilcot report into Britain’s role in the Iraq war is to be p

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Ground-breaking Iraqi dancer killed by truck bomb

The death of a 23-year-old Iraqi in the Baghdad truck bombing Sunday (3 JULY 2016) has touched the hearts of many across the world, moved by his commitment to…

The death of a 23-year-old Iraqi in the Baghdad truck bombing Sunday (3 JULY 2016) has touched the hearts of many across the world, moved by his commitment to…

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Devastation of Ramadi shown from the air

Rare aerial footage gathered by the ICRC shows the once-prosperous central Iraqi city of Ramadi now in tatters – a ghost town.

Rare aerial footage gathered by the ICRC shows the once-prosperous central Iraqi city of Ramadi now in tatters – a ghost town.

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Grief and anger on the streets of Baghdad

At least 200 people were killed and hundreds were wounded in the worst bombing so far this year in Iraq.

At least 200 people were killed and hundreds were wounded in the worst bombing so far this year in Iraq.

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Death toll in Baghdad blasts surpasses 200

Shiites, Sunnis and Christians have gathered to pray for the victims of two bomb attacks in Baghdad.

Shiites, Sunnis and Christians have gathered to pray for the victims of two bomb attacks in Baghdad.