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We can't let Trump's twitter hijack our outrage

04 December, 2017

Comment: Trump's twitter feed is outrageous, but we eat out of the palm of his grubby little hands when we give it more attention than it deserves, writes Myra Al-Rahim.

Half of Yazidis kidnapped by IS 'still missing'

03 December, 2017

More than 3,000 Yazidis - mostly women or girls - are still being held by Islamic State group militants or are considered missing, Iraqi Kurdish officials said on Sunday.

Iraq slams calls to disband Hashd al-Shaabi militia alliance

03 December, 2017

Iraqi politicians slammed calls by the French president to disband a militia alliance that was pivotal in the battle against the Islamic State group.

CIA chief 'warned' Iran's Soleimani over Iraq aggression

03 December, 2017

US CIA chief Mike Pompeo has sent a letter to Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani expressing his concern over Iran’s increasingly threatening behaviour in Iraq.

Badr Organisation militia to form party for Iraq elections

03 December, 2017

After helping defeat IS, Iraq's largest militia the Badr Organisation is setting its eyes on political influence with next year's elections, which could further enforce Iranian influence in the country.

French president calls for Iraq militias to be disbanded

02 December, 2017

France President Emmanuel Macron has called for Iraqi militias to be disbanded during a meeting with Kurdish leaders who remain threatened by the pro-Baghdad paramilitary forces.

Yazidi women and children's bodies in Iraq mass graves

02 December, 2017

Iraqi militias have uncovered two more mass graves containing the bodies of 140 civilians in a Yazidi area in the north of the country.

Saudis and Iran trade insults at 'positive agenda' conference

02 December, 2017

A conference on creating "a positive agenda" became the latest battlefield for Saudi Arabia and its regional-rival Iran after the two accused each other of meddling in the Middle East.

17 Arab region World Heritage sites are 'in danger'

01 December, 2017

Seventeen of the 82 World Heritage sites in the Arab region are on a "danger" list due to conflict, Audrey Azoulay, the new head of UNESCO, has warned.

Mosul hospital rebuilt from ruins of battle

01 December, 2017

One of the largest hospitals in Iraq's Mosul has been rebuilt from the rubble thanks to a team from Doctors Without Borders, who have provided care for returning war-wounded residents.

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