Iraq

Updated at 2:19 pm (GMT +2): Some of the 1,500 new US troops authorized to “advise and train” Iraqi forces in their fight against the Islamic State...
Friday, November 21, 2014
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A car bomb explosion in Baghdad Thursday has killed at least five civilians, officials said. Two police officers said the vehicle packed with...
Thursday, May 16, 2013
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At least 90 Iraqi teenagers with "emo" appearances have been stoned to death by religious extremists in Baghdad in the past month after an...
Friday, March 9, 2012
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Franco Galdini, Andrea Lombardo
In a two-part series, Al-Akhbar English examines the mobilization and alliances, as well as challenges, emerging between various Kurdish factions as...
Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Iraqi security forces held off a jihadist assault on government headquarters in the troubled Anbar province, deploying reinforcements in the key...
Thursday, November 27, 2014
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At a desert base, Gulf state Qatar, with the help of the United States, has been covertly training the so-called “moderate” Syria rebels to fight the...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Franco Galdini, Andrea Lombardo
In a two-part series, Al-Akhbar English examines the mobilization and alliances, as well as challenges, between various Kurdish factions as they...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Firas Abou-Mosleh
Abdullah Dardari, chief economist at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), puts the estimated value of capital...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgents battled Iraqi forces in the center of Baiji on Tuesday, a week after the army broke their prolonged...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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