"Their goal is to eliminate the Second Amendment and our firearms freedoms so they can eradicate all individual freedoms"
Chief Executive, US National Rifle Association
"Here, only one doctor was provided ... for a population of 116,000 people."
"They think young people are stupid. We all have ways to get alcohol."
"Terror doesn’t form by itself. Terror and terrorists have gardeners"
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
"It's almost unthinkable to try to explain to a fanatic that you met a girl, fell in love and prefer to go with her to the cinema instead of participating in another fight."
Former far-right group member
"Since we have a banking union, there needs to be a European solution."
European Economic Commissioner
"Viktor Orbán is not the only populist politician on the continent with burning ambitions and politics that belong in a dark and distant past."
Gauri van Gulik
Europe Director, Amnesty International
""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
The self-proclaimed Islamic State group has taken responsibility for suicide attacks that killed at least 50 people and injured more than 80 in a southern Iraqi city
Massoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, has said the controversial vote will go ahead despite the Iraqui Parliament branding it "unconstitutional"
Hundreds of ISIL families detained in Iraq
Iraqi Kurds launch referendum campaign ahead of independence vote on September 25
Muslims from around the world have been celebrating the feast of the sacrifice, or Eid al-Adha.
Peshmerga troops round up fleeing ISIL fighters after Tal Afar but hundreds mount defence nearby
The Iraqi army enters the centre of Tal Afar, ISIL's last major urban centre in Iraq.
The quick collapse of Islamic State in Tal Afar confirms Iraqi military reports that the militants lack command and control structures in the areas west of Mosul
A month after liberating Mosul from Islamic State, Iraqi government forces have broken through the militant's lines inside Tal Afar reaching the old city centre and the neighbourhood around the Ottoman-era citadel,
Self-styled Islamic State is under attack on two fronts as the collapse of its so-called caliphate continues.
In Iraq security forces have begun an
Iraqi security forces launched a U.S.-backed offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar, in the campaign to defeat Islamic State militants.
A new life lies ahead after an emotional meeting at Winnipeg airport
Iran and Turkey are again voicing their opposition to a planned referendum on Iraqi Kurdish independence.
The town is the next big target for Iraqi forces after last month's recapture of Mosul
Hundreds of Iraqi's flee the city of Tal Afar over fears it will be the next battleground in the fight against so-called Islamic State
Journalists covering the recapture of Raqqa from ISIL forces in Syria have been injured in a car bomb attack.
When all that's left is rubble: Iraqi families displaced by months of fighting between government forces and Islamic State group militants are returning to Mosul to find their homes destroyed.
Security forces battle gunmen in Afghan capital, Kabul after suicide bomb attack at the Iraqi embassy
Women can now be seen wearing bright clothes without face veils in post Islamic State Mosul since restrictions on them were lifted.
The EU Commission suggests a new rule to stop trafficking of ‘antiquities’ – cultural artefacts- from both inside and outside the bloc.