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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

A masked man speaking in what is believed to be a North American accent in a video that Islamic State militants released in September 2014
Chilling: New ISIS Video Addresses Australia; Aussie Teen Delivers Message

By IBTimes AU

An Aussie teen delivers chilling message to Australians in new ISIS propaganda video. (5:09 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, THAILAND, WHITE HOUSE, TONY ABBOTT

Special Forces Soldier, Spy, Handgun, Drinking Session, Afghanistan – Dangerous Combination

By IBTimes AU

Inspector General of Intelligence and Security, Dr Vivienne Thom, revealed an alarming incident involving a special forces soldier and an Australian spy (4:54 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, SOMALIA, RWANDA

Turkish Kurds watch the Syrian town of Kobani from near the Mursitpinar border crossing
Kobani Fight Against ISIS: Turkey Finally Sheds Anti-Kurds Stand And Allows Peshmerga Kurds Into Kobani

By IBTimes AU

For the U.S. mollifying Turkey seems to be a larger task than galvanising forces to take on ISIS. (12:21 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, ELECTIONS

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks at a news conference
New Zealand SAS Training Of Iraqi Forces 'Possible'; John Key May Follow Tony Abbott

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand may possibly send its SAS to train and advise Iraqi forces following Australia's lead. (9:48 am)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT, BARACK OBAMA, AFGHANISTAN

Turkish Kurds watch the Syrian town of Kobani from near the Mursitpinar border crossing
US Drops Weapons to Kurds in Syria Despite Turkey’s Opposition

By IBTimes AU

The U.S. Air Force dropped 27 bundles of supplies to Kurdish forces in the Syrian town of Kobani. (Oct 20)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, WHITE HOUSE

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons
Canadian Leader Criticised For Cracking Joke On Iraq Mission

By IBTimes AU

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau admitted that his joked gave political fodder to his opponents. (Oct 20)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, UKRAINE

A masked man speaking in what is believed to be a North American accent in a video that Islamic State militants released in September 2014
Canadian Intelligence Tracks Money Used for Funding Terrorist Activities in Middle East

By IBTimes AU

A Canadian financial intelligence agency said that it had provided information to police to help counter terrorism. (Oct 20)

An Islamic State In Iraq And The Levant (ISIL) Member Waves An ISIL Flag In Raqqa
ISIS Crucifies Teenage Boy For Filming Syrian Base; Image Of Baby Girl Being Beheaded Found [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

ISIS militants continue to display and proclaim their acts of violence. Images of beheadings including one photo of a baby girl with a knife held to her throat was found. (Oct 20)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK

A Member Loyal To The Islamic State In Iraq And The Levant (ISIL) Waves An ISIL Flag In Raqqa.
Spain Offers To Train Iraqi Troops To Fight Back ISIS Militants: Kurdish Forces Making Gains In Kobani Against ISIS Surge

By IBTimes AU

Once the morale of the Iraq forces are regained the ground war will keep the ISIS on the run. (Oct 20)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, FLORIDA

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key Speaks At A Luncheon In Sydney
New Zealand Troops Deployed Against ISIS A 'Long Way Off'

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand PM John Key has insisted that the meeting with Mr Obama in Washington which was attended by the defence chief was a regular meeting. (Oct 17)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA