Loading
Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Bookmark & Share Subscribe to Feed
Wanna join our 6011 other users? | Register
Menu 

Breaking News: Iraq

Gov.uk: Iraq

HRW: Iraq

  • Iraq: Displacement, Detention of Suspected “ISIS Families”

    Iraq: Displacement, Detention of Suspected “ISIS Families”

    (Erbil) – Iraqi forces have forcibly displaced at least 125 families said to have familial ties to affiliates of the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), Human Rights Watch said today.Sunni tribal groups (known as the Hashad al-Asha'ri), within th…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Chilcot Report: We Need to See Senior Figures Held Criminally Responsible for Iraq War Crimes

    Chilcot Report: We Need to See Senior Figures Held Criminally Responsible for Iraq War Crimes

    Sir John Chilcot's report on lessons to be learned from the 2003 invasion of Iraq has taken seven years to produce. David Cameron has said it should not be about "punishing" British soldiers, but holding senior people to account. However, 13 years of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Sarah Leah Whitson
    Sarah Leah Whitson, executive director of Human Rights Watch's Middle East and North Africa Division, oversees the work of the division in 19 countries, with staff located in 10 countries. She has led dozens of advocacy and investigative missions thr…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • ISIS’s Other Victims

    ISIS’s Other Victims

    Expand A woman fleeing the fighting between the Islamic State and Iraqi Security Forces in Intisar neighbourhood in eastern Mosul on November 7, 2016. © 2016 R…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Suspected ISIS Ties? Some Aid Workers May be Shying Away

    Suspected ISIS Ties? Some Aid Workers May be Shying Away

    Expand Iraqi Security Forces stand guard at the gate of a camp holding families of men suspected of being ISIS affiliates in Bartella, east of Mosul, Iraq July 15, 2017.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iraq: Investigate Abuses in Hawija Operation

    Iraq: Investigate Abuses in Hawija Operation

    (Beirut) – Iraqi villagers have accused units within the Iraqi government’s armed forces of abuses in the ongoing battle to take the city of Hawija, Human Rights Watch said today. Units of the Popular Mobilization Forces (known as the PMF or Hash…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iraq: Missed Opportunity for Comprehensive Justice

    Iraq: Missed Opportunity for Comprehensive Justice

    (New York) – The United Nations Security Council has missed a key opportunity to address war crimes and rights abuses by all sides to the conflict in Iraq, Human Rights Watch said today. The council unanimously adopted a resolution on September 21,…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iraq/KRG: 1,400 Women, Children From ISIS Areas Detained

    Iraq/KRG: 1,400 Women, Children From ISIS Areas Detained

    Expand Iraqi Ministry of Transportation buses taking internally displaced families to Hammam al-Alil in May 2017. In late August, Iraqi authorities bused 1,400 foreign women and chi…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Cluster Munitions: Steady Progress Toward Eradication

    Cluster Munitions: Steady Progress Toward Eradication

    (Geneva) – Most countries are making steady progress to eradicate cluster munitions, but stronger effort is required to deter use in countries that have not joined the international treaty to ban these weapons, Human Rights Watch said today during…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Middle East on a Roll to Repeal 'Marry the Rapist' Laws

    Middle East on a Roll to Repeal 'Marry the Rapist' Laws

    In recent weeks, the Tunisian, Jordanian, and Lebanese parliaments have repealed provisions in their penal codes that allowed rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims. Provisions like these, largely colonial-era relics, remain on the bo…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Iraq

IRIN: Iraq

  • Fixing Fallujah: City tests Iraq’s ability to bounce back

    Fixing Fallujah: City tests Iraq’s ability to bounce back

    Midday in Fallujah and the searing sun beats down on the dust-caked roads. The salmon-hued General Hospital towers prominently over the city: ground zero for a rebuilding and reconciliation process that holds vital clues about Iraq’s ability to mov…
    - 16 days ago, 2 Oct 17, 5:26am -
  • Iraqi Kurdistan has voted for independence. What now?

    Iraqi Kurdistan has voted for independence. What now?

    On 25 September, millions of Iraqi Kurds voted in a controversial referendum for independence from Iraq. Organised by Kurdish Regional Government president Masoud Barzani, it was a non-binding vote and a show of power rather than an actual declaratio…
    - 21 days ago, 27 Sep 17, 11:10am -
  • Vote violence in flashpoint city signals long road to Iraqi Kurdistan

    Vote violence in flashpoint city signals long road to Iraqi Kurdistan

    As residents on the Sunni Muslim side of Tuz Khurmatu cast their ballots on the question of independence for Iraqi Kurdistan on Monday, dozens of locals gathered opposite, armed with machine guns, RPG launchers, and pistols, preparing to fight agai…
    - 22 days ago, 26 Sep 17, 2:58am -
  • Evicting Kabila, rebuilding Dominica, and liberating Hawija: The Cheat Sheet

    Evicting Kabila, rebuilding Dominica, and liberating Hawija: The Cheat Sheet

    IRIN’s specialist editors have scanned the humanitarian horizon to keep you up to speed with this forward-looking weekly news digest: Kabila unbowed  The Congolese opposition is adamant – no more talking: President Joseph Kabila must go by…
    - 26 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 1:43pm -
  • The uncertain future of the Kurdish people

    The uncertain future of the Kurdish people

    As Iraq’s Kurds gear up to vote in a pivotal independence referendum, this IRIN in-depth series explores the Kurdish people - past, present, and future: What binds them together? What still separates them? What does the prospect of a nation state m…
    - 28 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 9:15am -
  • What do Yazidis make of Kurdish independence?

    What do Yazidis make of Kurdish independence?

    Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum hangs on tenterhooks, with Iraq’s prime minister promising military intervention should Monday’s vote lead to violence, the US, UK, and UN urging Kurdish leaders not to move forward, and the Kurdi…
    - 29 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 3:41am -
  • Six major humanitarian challenges confronting the UN General Assembly

    Six major humanitarian challenges confronting the UN General Assembly

    Hype over what President Donald Trump may or may not say dominated the media build-up to this week’s UN General Assembly. However, US funding cuts and the apparent absence of American authority on key global issues weigh more heavily over world lea…
    - 30 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 5:15am -
  • The Kurdish struggle in northern Syria

    The Kurdish struggle in northern Syria


    - 33 days ago, 15 Sep 17, 4:00am -
  • A country called Kurdistan?

    A country called Kurdistan?

    In northern Iraq’s main city of Erbil, the green, white, and red striped flag of Kurdistan, with its cheerful yellow sun emblem, is everywhere. It hangs on food stalls, homes, public and government buildings; it even hangs from taxi rear-view mirro…
    - 35 days ago, 13 Sep 17, 4:44am -
  • Afghanistan redux, mind your language, and Angola’s First Family

    Afghanistan redux, mind your language, and Angola’s First Family

    President Joao Lourenco – can he escape “the family”?It’s no surprise, Angola’s next president is going to be Joao Lourenco. The big question is can the party loyalist and former general usher in any real change in Africa’s third larges…
    - 54 days ago, 25 Aug 17, 8:53am -

npr: Iraq

Recipe Test Nest
Recipe Test Nest
Recipe Test Nest
Recipe Test Nest

The Economist: Iraq

The Guardian: Iraq News

  • newKurdish forces abandon long-held lands to Iraqi army and Shia fighters
    Fall of Kirkuk a day before gave impetus to capitulation across northern Iraq, with Baghdad-backed forces facing no resistanceKurdish forces have abandoned lands they had controlled since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003, allowing Iraqi troops to m…
    - 11 hours ago, 17 Oct 17, 6:13pm -
  • Iraqi forces drive Kurdish fighters out of town of Sinjar
    Kurdish forces left and let Shia-led militia move in, says local Yazidi commander, a day after peshmerga withdrew from Kirkuk Kurdish fighters have lost more territory in Iraq, a day after Iraqi forces pushed them out of the disputed oil-rich city of…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Oct 17, 5:02am -
  • US military rushes to defuse looming crisis in Kirkuk after Iraqi army advances
    US commanders actively trying to mediate between two sides in the oil-rich city after forces loyal to the government in Baghdad seized control on MondayUS military commanders are scrambling to stop a conflict escalating between two forces they arm an…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Oct 17, 5:46pm -
  • Anti-Isis coalition risks descending into war before caliphate crushed
    Hardline response from Iraq and Iran to Kurdish referendum could lead to conflict with potential to destroy unity of Iraqi stateWith Islamic State days from being ousted from its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, and ejected two months ago from Mosul in Ir…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 10:37am -
  • Iraqi forces claim rapid progress in operation to 'impose security' on Kirkuk
    Forces have reportedly captured military base, airport and oilfields outside northern city since beginning advance in early hours of MondayIraqi forces have reportedly captured a military base, an airport and oilfields outside the northern city of Ki…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Oct 17, 9:43am -
  • Peshmerga fighters take to streets of Kirkuk – video
    A convoy of Peshmerga fighters in vehicles flying Kurdish flags travels through the centre of Kirkuk early on Monday in images broadcast by Rudaw TV, a Kurdish broadcaster based in Irbil. Iraqi forces are reported to have advanced on the Kurdish city…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Oct 17, 10:13pm -
  • From the Observer archive: this week in 1980
    The role of the US and the USSR in the Iran-Iraq conflictWhen the war between Iraq and Iran broke out, it looked as though the two superpowers might tacitly agree to stay out of it themselves and thus throw a ring of quarantine around the conflict.In…
    - 3 days ago, 14 Oct 17, 7:13pm -
  • Kurdish and Iraqi troops in Kirkuk standoff amid fears of new violence
    Political leaders on both sides try to calm nerves as Iraq’s prime minister insists he has no plans for an attack Kurdish and Iraqi government forces have squared off south of Kirkuk after rushing troops and armour to the oil-rich city two weeks af…
    - 5 days ago, 13 Oct 17, 2:13pm -
  • Father of disabled Iraqi boy who died in Italy speaks of flaws in migration system
    Adan Abdulrahman, 13, who had muscular dystrophy, died in hospital after his family struggled to find accommodation and had to sleep under a bridgeThe distraught father of a disabled 13-year-old Iraqi boy who died in northern Italy on Sunday has spok…
    - 5 days ago, 13 Oct 17, 12:00am -
  • Sally Jones and Britons who fight for Isis are a 'legitimate target', says Fallon
    Defence secretary argued that every Isis member places themselves at risk as he refused to confirm reports of Jones’s deathBritish nationals fighting with Islamic State in Syria are a “legitimate target” for drone strikes, the defence secretary…
    - 6 days ago, 12 Oct 17, 1:47pm -

Zaway: Iraq

MyPopMuse

About PopMuse

A curated aggregation of musings from across the land and of different subject matters for the scanoholics.