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Iraq & Iran Earthquake Kills More Than 200

Loading... A 7.3-magnitude earthquake has shaken the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing at least 221 people and injuring more than 5,660. One Iranian aid agency said 70,000 people needed shelter after the quake, one of the largest this year. At least…

13th November 2017

Iraq Celebrates ‘Great Victory’ Against ISIL In Mosul

Loading... Iraqi PM arrives in Mosul and declares city ‘liberated’ after nearly nine-month battle against ISIL. Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has announced “victory” over the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the city of Mosul, his office said. “The commander…

9th July 2017

Battle For Mosul: Peshmerga Push Into ISIL-Held Bashiqa

Loading... Kurdish Peshmerga forces claim to be in control of nearly three-quarters of Bashiqa, a town 13km east of Mosul city. Iraqi Kurdish forces have exchanged heavy fire with ISIL fighters as they move from two directions into the centre of Bashiqa, a town…

8th November 2016