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Turkish military launches operation against militants in northern Iraq

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Turkey’s military launched an operation with commandos, backed by artillery and air strikes, against Kurdish militants in a mountainous area of northern Iraq, the...

A legacy of war – U.N. clears thousands of explosives in...

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The United Nations cleared almost 17,000 bombs, suicide belts and other explosive hazards in Iraq last year and the dangerous work of sifting through...

One year on, Baghdad falls silent to mark defeat of Islamic...

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A hush descended on central Baghdad on Monday as Iraqis observed a minute's silence for those killed in the battle against Islamic State a...

Shi’ite rivalry paralyses Iraq’s government

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A growing rivalry between two powerful Shi'ite Muslim factions has paralysed efforts to form a government in Iraq six months after an...

Protests, attacks continue in Basra

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Basra airport was attacked with rockets after another night of protests against Iraq's political elite, during which demonstrators set fire to the...

Party offices torched in Basra violence

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Hundreds took to the streets of Iraq's southern city Basra in a fourth day of violent protests, where residents, angry over neglect...

Protesters killed in Basra

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Five protesters were killed and 16 injured during a second day of clashes with security forces in Iraq's southern city Basra, local...

Israel signals it could attack Iranian weaponry in Iraq

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Israel signalled on Monday that it could attack suspected Iranian military assets in Iraq, as it has done with scores of air...

Iraqis clash with security forces in Basra in protest over neglect

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Hundreds of Iraqi protesters stoned and tried to break into the provincial government headquarters in the southern oil hub of Basra on...

U.N. team, approved a year ago, starts work on Islamic State...

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A U.N. investigative team that will collect and preserve evidence of acts by Islamic State in Iraq that may be war crimes,...

SA defence industry’s poor relation status must change

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More proof – if needed – that the South African defence industry is the poor relation in the national industrial sector comes from the...