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#Iraq

# iraq - Sunday 6 October, 2019

More than a dozen people killed as security forces fire at protesters in Iraq

The clashes came after authorities earlier lifted a round-the-clock curfew in Baghdad.

# iraq - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Week of protests in Iraq leave 30 people dead

Protesters have been angered by corruption and unemployment.

# iraq - Monday 8 July, 2019

British Museum says smuggled Iraqi and Afghan artefacts will be returned

Some of the works were discovered in 2002 after two badly made wooden crates sent from Pakistan caught the attention of British authorities at Heathrow Airport.

# iraq - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq

The three men have 30 days to appeal the sentence.

# iraq - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

US orders all non-emergency staff to leave embassy and consulate in Iraq

US signals about escalating danger posed by Iran have been met with some skepticism by Washington’s allies.

# iraq - Monday 29 April, 2019

Alleged Islamic State leader appears in video for first time in five years

The world’s most wanted man was last seen in Mosul in 2014

# iraq - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'It's pretty sad': Trump acknowledges security concerns over surprise trip to Iraq

The US President says his concerns were for the First Lady, not for himself.

# iraq - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Donald Trump makes surprise Christmas visit to US troops deployed in Iraq

The visit was Trump’s first to US troops in a war zone since he was elected president two years ago.

# iraq - Friday 28 September, 2018

Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands

Police had yet to identify the target of the planned attack.

# iraq - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'It's a job like no other': Irish experts who help respond to humanitarian crises

Irish people have responded to emergencies in Iraq, Libya and Africa, to name a few.

# iraq - Monday 14 May, 2018

'We're done with corruption': Fiery cleric and paramilitary leader surge in Iraq elections

The complex electoral arithmetic of the Iraqi system, however, means that the final makeup of 329-seat parliament is still far from decided.

# iraq - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Iraqi women suspected of IS links being sexually exploited and refused aid

An Amnesty International report has expressed concern about how women and children are sexually exploited.

# iraq - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections

Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan – in that order.

# iraq - Sunday 21 January, 2018

German woman sentenced to death in Iraq for joining ISIS

She was sentenced in an Iraqi court earlier today.

# iraq - Monday 15 January, 2018

At least 26 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blast

This has been the second attack on the capital in three days.

# iraq - Friday 29 December, 2017

'Iraq owes us £5m': Ireland's prep ahead of a 1987 visit from one of Saddam's 'Dirty Dozen'

Departmental notes express concern about getting back the £5 million owed to Ireland in export payments.

# iraq - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From The42 Born in Iraq, raised on GAA: Zak Moradi's incredible journey to Croke Park Not A Hurling Stronghold This post contains videos

Born in Iraq, raised on GAA: Zak Moradi's incredible journey to Croke Park

The Leitrim forward is probably the best hurler to ever come out of Iraq.

# iraq - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Iraqi Prime Minister declares 'end of war against ISIS'

Iran declared victory over ISIS last month, as the jihadists clung to just a few remaining scraps of territory.

# iraq - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Instagram selfie between Miss Iraq and Miss Israel causes ructions

Sarah Idan and Adar Gandelsman were in competition with each other at the Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas. Their two countries are still technically at war.

# iraq - Monday 13 November, 2017

Iraq-Iran earthquake: Death toll rises to 328, over 2,500 injured

Landslides have been hindering rescue efforts this morning.

# iraq - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Explainer: Why Iraq taking back land from the Kurds is a major headache for the US

The two US allies are at loggerheads over disputed territory in oil-rich Kirkuk.

# iraq - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home

French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.

# iraq - Monday 16 October, 2017

Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State has urged the two sides to focus on fighting the extremists.

# iraq - Monday 18 September, 2017

Iraq is set to deport 500 Isis brides

The women were captured along with 800 children.

# iraq - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Attack launched on one of Islamic State's last strongholds in Iraq

IS jihadists overran Tal Afar in June 2014.

# iraq - Thursday 3 August, 2017

'I didn't want to know how chaotic it was going to be... If I had, maybe I wouldn't have gone'

John Reilly talks to TheJournal.ie after his trip to Mosul directly after the siege.

# iraq - Monday 31 July, 2017

UK High Court rejects attempt to privately prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq war

UK High Court rejects attempt to privately prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq war

A former Iraqi general has been trying for some time to bring a private prosecution against Blair for his role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

# iraq - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

'ISIS welded our doors shut and rigged them with bombs' - The civilians in the battle for Mosul

IS-controlled areas in west Mosul became more and more crowded with civilians.

# iraq - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Iraq declares victory over ISIS after months-long battle in Mosul

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s office said he was in “liberated” Mosul.

# iraq - Thursday 6 July, 2017

20,000 civilians in 'extreme danger' as Isis fighters cling on in Mosul

In neighbouring Syria, US-backed forces are facing fierce resistance from IS.

# iraq - Sunday 25 June, 2017

# iraq - Friday 26 May, 2017

An Irish charity is raising money to help the rescued slaves of ISIS

Researchers who’ve interviewed survivors describe their trauma as the “most distressing” they’ve ever experienced.

# iraq - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

'It is just reckless': US army lost track of $1bn worth of arms and military equipment in Middle East

An audit received by Amnesty International found failings in how equipment was logged and monitored.

# iraq - Friday 21 April, 2017

26 members of hunting party kidnapped in Iraq in 2015 freed

The party is believed to have included members of the Qatari royal family.

# iraq - Monday 17 April, 2017

UK's attorney general 'attempting to block prosecution' of Tony Blair over the Iraq War

The argument revolves around whether the crime of aggression exists in UK law.

# iraq - Sunday 16 April, 2017

In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike

Hammam al-Alil’s sulphur springs and reopened spa have become a spot where the soldiers fighting in Mosul and the civilians fleeing it meet for a rare moment of relaxation.

# iraq - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Ireland gives a further €6 million in aid to alleviate suffering in Yemen and Iraq

The UN has warned Temen is on the brink of a famine caused by conflict.

# iraq - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'

Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still inside west Mosul, caught up in deadly fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi forces.

# iraq - Monday 13 March, 2017

PHOTOS: Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum

Iraqi forces recently retook the building from the so-called Islamic State group.

# iraq - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Iraqi forces retake Mosul government headquarters from Islamic State

The fighting in west Mosul has forced more than 50,000 people to flee.

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