Thursday 21 June 2018

IS ‘executed 2,000 Iraqis in northern province’

More than two thousand Iraqis in the northern province of Nineveh have been executed by Islamic State militants controlling the area, the defence minister said on Friday in a recorded statement. Ministry officials could not confir


US hands over key war base to Iraqis

The US army has handed over to Iraqi control the sprawling Victory Base Complex near Baghdad, the main base from which the US-led war in Iraq was commanded. "Victory Base Complex was officially signed over to the receivership of Iraqi


Iraqis vote in crucial election

Iraqis began voting on Sunday in a parliamentary election that Sunni Islamist insurgents have vowed to derail in an effort to plunge the war-shattered country back into sectarian bloodshed as US troops leave. Scattered explosions occurred

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