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6 Jul 2016
Donald Trump has praised late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein for killing off "terrorists," reprising previous comments in support of dictators in the Middle East.
5 Jul 2016
Iraqi Interior Minister Mohammed Ghabban announced Tuesday that he had submitted his resignation to the prime minister following a bombing in Baghdad that killed more than 200 people.
28 Jun 2016
Eleven Kurdish rebels and three of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards were killed in clashes near the Iraqi border, the Fars news agency reported on Tuesday.
26 Jun 2016
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.
11 Jun 2016
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.
10 Mar 2016
Iraqi forces retook a town from the Islamic State jihadist group in Anbar province Thursday and evacuated 10,000 civilians as they advanced up the Euphrates valley, a security spokesman said.
3 Sep 2015
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…
2 Sep 2015
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…
8 Jul 2015
An Iraqi court on Wednesday sentenced 24 men to hang over the June 2014 massacre by jihadists and allied militants of hundreds of mostly Shiite military recruits in Tikrit.
27 Apr 2015
The Islamic State jihadist group said it has stoned two men to death for adultery in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh
21 Apr 2015
More than 114,000 people have fled fighting over the past two weeks in the Ramadi area of Iraq's Anbar province
10 Apr 2015
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…

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