War that changed the geopolitical landscape in the Middle East

A series of conflict in the Middle East starting in the 1980s, changed the geopolitical landscape of the region

his picture taken on 22 September 2018 in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz shows a soldier gesturing at the scene of an attack on a military parade that was marking the anniversary of the outbreak of its devastating 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein`s Iraq. Dozens of people were killed with dozens others wounded in an attack in the southwestern Khuzestan province on 22 September targeting on an army parade commemorating the anniversary of the 1980-1988 Iran Iraq war, state media reported

Despite dangers, many Iraqi Kurds dream of reaching Europe

Kurdistan, an autonomous region in northern Iraq, presents itself as a haven of relative stability, but is often criticised for restricting freedom of expression

Map showing the border crossing points between Belarus and Poland

Iraq PM calls for ‘calm’ after drone attack on his residence

Iraq’s prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi said he was unhurt and appealed for “calm and restraint” after a drone attack on his residence early Sunday as political tensions mounted in the country

In this file photo taken on 28 August 2021, Iraqi prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi speaks during a joint press conference with the French President at the Prime Minister's office in the Iraqi capital Baghdad

Iraqi man to hang for murder of two journalists

Iraq's supreme court on Monday sentenced a man to death by hanging for the murder of two journalists covering anti-government protests in the southern city of Basra last year

Iraqi man to hang for murder of two journalists

Extremists from Iraq, Syria with ties to IS entering Afghanistan: Putin

Zakharova said Russia expected a delegation of the Taliban -- banned in the country as a terrorist group -- to arrive in Moscow next week for talks on Afghanistan

Taliban members drive along a road in the centre of Kabul on 14 October 2021

Turnout in Iraq’s election reached 41 per cent - electoral commission

Initial turnout in Iraq’s parliamentary election on Sunday was 41 per cent, the electoral commission said, in a sign of dwindling trust in political leaders although participation was not nearly as ...

Voters stand in line at a polling station in Duhok, Iraq on 10 October, 2021

In Iraq vote, big blocs lurk behind ‘independents’

When Iraqis go to the polls Sunday, they will vote for individual candidates rather than parties for the first time under a new electoral law meant to appease a youth-led protest movement fed up with ...

A man walks along the side of a road past electoral banners for a candidate running in the upcoming Iraqi national elections, in the city of Zakho in the north of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, on 5 October, 2021

Iraqis to elect new parliament amid deep crisis, apathy

War-scarred Iraq holds parliamentary elections on 10 October, a year early to appease an anti-government protest movement, in a nation that remains mired in corruption and economic crisis

Hussein Munis, head of the Haq Movement,the civil wing of Kataib Hezbollah gives a press conference to announce his party's electoral programme for the upcoming elections, in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, on 2 October, 2021

Bring every human trafficker to justice

According to Prothom Alo, Liton Mia, who lost his job as a medical assistant due to his involvement in underhand activities, trafficked more than 35 women to Iraq, luring them with promises of ...

Bring every human trafficker to justice

IS attack kills 13 Iraqi police: security, medics

Thirteen Iraqi policemen were killed in an Islamic State group attack against a checkpoint in the country's north early Sunday, security and medical sources said.

IS attack kills 13 Iraqi police: security, medics
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