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Convert, pay or face death. Christians living in Mosul faced these three stark choices. On Monday, the French government gave them a fourth – seek
Over the weekend, while the world’s gaze was on Gaza and Syria, the situation of Christians in northern Iraq took a sharp turn for the worse, with
The conflict in Iraq is increasingly threatening to export trained terrorists to other countries in the region, and to the West.
Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have seized a lot of territory and several towns in the north of Iraq in the past week
Iraq has been plunged into a fresh crisis after ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) seized towns in the north of the country.
American President Barack Obama recognised on Thursday that the situation in Iraq is an “emergency”, and he appeared from the White House’s South
Political danger is growing in Iraq with Nouri al-Maliki’s failure to put a government together. He won Iraq’s legislative elections in April — but
“Killing sprees” in Iran and Iraq have caused a sharp global spike in the number of executions carried out in 2013, said Amnesty International in its
A suicide bombing instructor killed himself and 20 of his pupils in Iraq when he accidentally set off explosives during a training session, it’s
The US says it is probing pictures on a celebrity gossip website that appear to show the burning of dead Iraqi insurgents.
TMZ.com said it had
A surge in car bombings killing many civilians has wreaked havoc in Iraq. This is the backdrop to warnings by the prime minister of possible regional
Senior political and military figures could be tried at the International Criminal Court over alleged abuse by UK forces in Iraq, it has
Eleven-year-old Rojda Ayoub Said-Khalaf had to flee from her Damascus home. She is one of the many children affected by the 32-month-long conflict in
Energy giant Total has been acquitted by a Paris court of corruption charges, in connection to the United Nations oil-for-food programme in
In Souleimaniya, in Iraqi Kurdistan, Nahida is the CO of the Women’s Unit in the Peshmerga Army in her region. Nahida’s dream started when she was
In Najaf, the Holy city of Shi’ite muslims, war has killed thousands of people and left many widowed. At the front of Najaf’s cemetery there is a
With insecurity and economic hardship, Iraqis are still paying the price of years of oppression and war. And women carry a heavy burden. Hanaa Edwar
“We are in Iraq this month to meet women in Baghdad, Najaf, and Iraqi Kurdistan, who are fighting their own kind of war.
A human rights activist
Tariq al-Hashimi, Sunni Vice-President of Iraq, is fighting for political survival after being accused of having links to terrorism, an allegation he