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Iraq PM orders Iran-allied militias to be reined in

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Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sought on Monday to curb the powers of influential Iranian-backed Shi’ite Muslim militias, a politically risky move apparently...

U.N.’s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria, Iraq should...

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U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 captured Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained in Syria and...

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...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...