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Belgian Laurent Van der Stockt wins international photojournalism honou

He won the Visa d'Or for News, the most prestigious award handed out at the "Visa Pour L'Image" festival.

10 Sep 2017 12:05 PM

40-50 years needed to clear weapons in Iraq, Syria: UN

The director of the United Nations Mine Action Service said that it will take decades of work to help the countries get rid of arms.

05 Apr 2017 4:31 PM

Twin blasts hit wedding near Iraq’s Tikrit, kill 23: Government official

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Hajjaj, 20 km (14 miles) north of Tikrit.

09 Mar 2017 9:59 AM

Iraq to be exempted from new travel ban: White House source

The new executive order would keep a 90-day ban on travel to US by citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.

06 Mar 2017 5:17 PM

In farewell speech, ISIS chief Baghdadi accepts defeat in Iraq

It is not clear if he is in the besieged city, where he declared his Caliphate in 2014 after the ISIS seized territory.

02 Mar 2017 9:49 AM


Canada to welcome 1,200 Yezidi refugees from Iraq

The initiative follows Parliament's resolution last fall to take in Yezidis facing 'genocide' in Iraq at the hands of ISIS.

22 Feb 2017 7:55 AM

US 'not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil': Mattis

, Mattis has also sought an exemption from Trump's travel ban for Iraqis who served with US troops, including translators.

20 Feb 2017 8:21 PM

Blowing up houses, digging up graves: Iraqis purge ISIS

Local people in Rfaila are purging every last vestige of ISIS's presence: demolishing terrorists' homes and even digging up their graves.

20 Feb 2017 9:26 AM

Iraq launches attack on ISIS-held west Mosul

The Islamic State group has put up stiff resistance to defend Mosul, where its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a

19 Feb 2017 9:36 PM

Iraq's 'cycling girls' ride for freedom

In Iraq's conservative society, the young woman cuts an unusual figure when she rides her red bicycle in the streets of the capital.

10 Feb 2017 9:45 AM


Iraqi family barred from flying to US, ‘treated like drug dealers’

Their passports confiscated, the distraught family was detained overnight at Cairo airport.

29 Jan 2017 8:26 PM