Iraq's Fallujah fully cleared of IS
Elite Iraqi forces on Sunday retook the Islamic State group's last bastion in Fallujah, securing full control of the city after a month-long operation, a spokesman said.
Iraq's Sadr warns of 'million-man' demo after Ramadan pause
His followers have been holding weekly protests to demand reform and an end to corruption, bringing the city to a standstill every Friday as security forces deployed en masse.
Tusk calls for EU to take at least 100,000 refugees
European Union leader Donald Tusk urged member states on Thursday to take in at least 100,000 refugees to ease the pressure on frontline countries from a growing migrant crisis. "Accepting more refugees is an important gesture of real solidarity. Fair distribution of at least 100,000 refugees among the EU states is what in fact we…
Migrants demonstrate at Hungary train station
Around 100-150 migrants staged a demonstration outside Budapest's main international train station early Wednesday as police blocked some 2,000 from boarding trains to Austria and Germany, an AFP reporter said. Around 600 men, women and children, mostly from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, were sitting or standing outside the Keleti station while some 1,200 were downstairs…
Islamic State says two men stoned to death for adultery in Iraq
The Islamic State jihadist group said it has stoned two men to death for adultery in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh
Over 114,000 flee fighting in Iraq's Ramadi area
More than 114,000 people have fled fighting over the past two weeks in the Ramadi area of Iraq's Anbar province
ISIS kills 52 men in Iraq
ISIS killed 52 men, the majority Iraqi police officers, at the al Qaim border crossing with Syria this week, according to Sohaib al Rawi, governor of Iraq's Anbar province. The men were shot Monday, and their deaths were confirmed by the governor's office Thursday. ISIS had detained the victims since the militant group overran the…