Friday, 24 March 2017
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Muqtada al-Sadr threatens to boycott Iraq elections

Added: 24.03.2017 16:22 | 4 views | 0 comments

Powerful Shia leader demands changes to electoral law at Baghdad demonstration attended by thousands of supporters.


Allies vow to destroy IS as attacks overshadow talks

Added: 24.03.2017 1:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group vowed to crush the jihadists Wednesday at a meeting overshadowed by an attack in London and civilian deaths in Syria. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson welcomed his counterparts from the mainly Western and Arab 68-nation alliance to Washington with a promise to hunt down IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Meanwhile, even as the ministers gathered at the State Department, news was breaking of the latest coalition air strike to have reportedly killed dozens of civilians in northern Syria.

U.S.-Led Coalition Continues Fight To Retake Mosul From ISIS

Added: 22.03.2017 20:38 | 5 views | 0 comments

ISIS's single largest stronghold was the Iraqi city of Mosul, which was where their leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, announced the creation of what he called a caliphate in 2014. NPR takes a look at the coalition effort to retake the city.

Tags: ISIS, Baghdad, Iraq

Christianity is 'over' in Iraq and will not return, says former vicar of Baghdad

Added: 22.03.2017 12:57 | 9 views | 0 comments

War-torn Middle Eastern nation was once home to around 1.5m Christians. There are now thought to be less than 250,000


ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi faces BITTER end on the battlefield, says British general

Added: 21.03.2017 16:31 | 8 views | 0 comments

ISLAMIC State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi faces a grim end on the battlefield, a top British general warned today.


Baghdad car bomb kills at least 21

Added: 20.03.2017 22:53 | 5 views | 0 comments

Another 43 people wounded in attack targeting commercial street in mainly Shia district of Iraq's capital.

Tags: Baghdad, Iraq

Donald Trump meets Haider al-Abbadi at White House

Added: 20.03.2017 22:10 | 6 views | 0 comments

US president hosts his Iraqi counterpart at the White House, pledging support for Baghdad in battle against ISIL.


Car bomb kills at least 23 in Baghdad

Added: 20.03.2017 18:43 | 1 views | 0 comments

Another 45 people wounded in an attack targeting a commercial street in southwestern Baghdad suburb of Hay al-Amel.

Tags: Baghdad

Car bomb kills at least 23 in Baghdad

Added: 20.03.2017 17:48 | 6 views | 0 comments

A car bomb blast has killed at least 23 people and wounded more than 45 others in a mainly Shi'ite district in southern Baghdad, police and medical sources say.

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