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Iraq

Iraq (Arabic: العراق Al-Irāq), officially the Republic of Iraq (Arabic:  جمهورية العراق (help·info) Jumhūrīyat Al-Irāq, Kurdish: كؤماری عه‌راق‎, Komara Îraqê, Assyrian: ܥܝܪܐܩ) is a country in Western Asia spanning most of the northwestern end of the Zagros mountain range, the eastern part of the Syrian Desert and the northern part of the Arabian Desert. Read More

Articles About Iraq

Iraqi families surrender to Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi Army after they took control of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamist State militants October 27, 2014. The families, who were in militant-held areas, surrendered to the army to be transported to safe are
ISIS Has Been Equipped With Advanced Anti-Aircraft Missiles

By IBTimes AU

The ISIS have advanced anti-aircraft missiles in its possession. (5:33 pm)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA

A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules Crew Load Supplies Of Biscuits, Water And Humanitarian Supplies For An Airdrop To Isolated Iraqi Civilians On Mount Sinjar In Northern Iraq At Al Minhad Air Base In The United Arab Emirates
Australia Special Forces Await 'Delayed' Iraqi Visas Before Joining ISIS Fight

By IBTimes AU

Australian Special Forces in UAE continue to wait for their Iraqi visas to be released before deployment in Iraq. (3:39 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, TONY ABBOTT

An Islamic State In Iraq And The Levant (ISIL) Member Waves An ISIL Flag In Raqqa
ISIS Parades 30 Sunni Tribesmen Before Shooting Them Dead In Iraqi Town

By IBTimes AU

ISIS militants executed Sunni tribesmen who were taken captive when they overran an Iraqi town. The tribesmen were lined up and shot dead. (1:35 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AL ARABIYA, HUMAN RIGHTS

Smoke rises over Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike
Australian Terror Mastermind Mohammad Ali Baryalei Killed in Middle East

By IBTimes AU

Fugitive Australian terrorist Mohammad Ali Baryalei has reportedly been killed in a battlefield in Iraq or Syria. (Oct 29)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK

A Kurdish Peshmerga Fighter Holds A Rocket-Propelled Grenade Launcher
Entry Of Peshmerga Fighters From Iraq Boosts The Kobani Battle Against ISIS: Turkey Provides Transit

By IBTimes AU

This is a positive development as the lack of ground forces will be compensated by the Peshmerga fighters. (Oct 29)

MORE TOPICS: TOYOTA

A black flag belonging to the Islamic State is seen near the Syrian town of Kobani, as pictured from the Turkish-Syrian border near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, October 6, 2014. A black flag belonging to Islamic State was visible
Muslim Leaders Issue Collective Rebuke Against ISIS; Video Shows Militants 'Chatting Casually' With Turkish Guards

By IBTimes AU

Muslim leaders around the world have signed an open letter to ISIS in response to the militants' "abominable crimes." (Oct 29)

MORE TOPICS: RELIGION

Islamist Fighters At An Eastern al-Ghouta Camp
ISIS Threatens To Kill British Militants Who Want To Return Home

By IBTimes AU

The disillusionment in ISIS cadres can lead to drastic divisions with a potential for revolt from within. (Oct 28)

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key After The General Election In Auckland
Military Action Against ISIS 'Morally Right' But New Zealand PM John Key Remains Undecided

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand prime minister John Key has said he is a few weeks away from deciding the country's response to the crisis in Iraq. (Oct 28)

U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornet jets leave to support military operations against ISIL after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq, October 4, 2014 in this picture released by the US Air Force October 6, 2014. REUTERS/USAF/Staff Sgt. Shawn Nick
ISIS War Becomes Aussie Vs Aussie - Abdullah Elmir On The Ground, Super Hornets In The Sky

By IBTimes AU

Aussie teen fighting for ISIS maybe bomb by Super Hornets maintained by Qatar war experts. (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Russia's President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech
Russia Shifts Blame On US For Ukraine Crisis, Putin Accuses West of 'Remaking World'

By IBTimes AU

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the US of destroying the world order as the West maintains Ukraine sanctions. (Oct 26)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, UKRAINE, LIBYA, EUROPEAN UNION