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Once played by Egyptian Pharaohs and Mesopotamian Kings, the Royal Game of Ur is given a new lease of life in Iraq.
Twitter users say US president is giving much-needed recognition to repressed group.
Rockets fired on Iraq's second city as anti-government protests intensify
One year after the fall of ISIS Mosul is still a city in ruins, where an estimated 8 million tons of remnants of war partially buried under the debris."
We met the people who survived the 9-month battle of Mosul, but also the three hard years of ISIS' occupation. Each of the people you will find on this page has been seriously injured and gone through trauma. Like them, there are another 54,000 in Mosul alone.
One year after ISIS was driven out of Mosul stills resembles a war zone and its people struggle to rebuild shattered lives
One year after liberation, little progress made in Mosul as residents wait for reconstruction.
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With economic malaise, domestic and regional political tensions plus a lack of government jobs, the start-up movement is gaining momentum in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.
A storage site housing half of Baghdad's ballot boxes from the country's general election caught fire on Sunday. It comes just days after parliament ordered a national recount
Over 90 people were wounded. An investigation is now underway after an ammunition cache was detonated
Dozens are killed or injured in an explosion at a weapons depot in central Baghdad
Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr is a long-time adversary of the U.S. who also opposes Iranian influence in Iraq.
Moqtada al-Sadr is a former militia chief who led two uprisings against the U.S-led invasion of Iraq
In a stunning turnaround, the alliance led by firebrand cleric Moqtada al-Sadr is almost certainly headed for first place in Iraq's parliamentary election.
With 95% of votes counted, Moqtadr al-Sadr in pole position to choose next prime minister
Baghdad residents blamed the weak turnout in the parliamentary elections on a lack of political change in the country.
Iraqis cast their votes in the ethnically-mixed city of Kirkuk and the once-Islamic State stronghold of Mosul on Saturday (May 12) as the polling day drew to a close.
A car exploded after polling stations closed after the first elections since the government declared victory over so-called Islamic State.
Analysts say the election will shape attempts to heal the country’s deep divisions and could shift the regional balance of power.
Special voting is expected to take place at nearly 500 polling stations for groups not able to vote on Saturday