Push in Iraq to get trains back on track

The US invasion, occupation and the subsequent war with ISIL have left the Iraqi rail network a shadow of its former self.

23 Mar 2018 10:03

Saddam's party: What's left today

US invaded Iraq on the pretext it possessed weapons of mass destruction.

21 Mar 2018 11:24

The US legacy in Iraq: violence, sectarianism - and elections

Iraqi leaders say country is in the best state since the March 2003 American invasion; ordinary Iraqis remain sceptical.

18 Mar 2018 06:22

Nowhere to Hide: Iraq Emergency Room

This multi-award-winning film follows a medic through five years of upheaval after US troops withdrew from Iraq.

14 Mar 2018 06:00

Parsons Green: Tube bomb 'became fantasy', says accused

The Iraqi asylum seeker accused of the attack says he was bored and liked the idea of a police chase.

13 Mar 2018 07:01

Dangerous explosives continue to haunt Iraq's Mosul post-ISIL

The most dangerous job for Iraqi soldiers in Mosul is now identifying and disarming unexploded munitions buried in the rubble of the devastated city.

11 Mar 2018 05:30

Is it time the US apologised for invading Iraq?

Fifteen years since the invasion of Iraq, we ask retired US Brig Gen Mark Kimmitt about war crimes and the war's legacy.

09 Mar 2018 06:32

Trump must make known 'deadly' changes to US drone policy: NGOs

US drone strikes in Iraq and Syria shot up 50 percent while civilian deaths rose 215 percent from 2016 to 2017.

08 Mar 2018 10:05

Cleaning up Mosul: Challenge to identify the dead

More than 3,000 bodies have been recovered after the fighting ended in Mosul; some are ISIL fighters, but it is civilians who paid the highest price in the battle for the Iraqi city.

01 Mar 2018 05:21

Stranded in Libya: ISIL's Tunisian women and children

Dozens of relatives of Tunisians who fought with Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant caught in diplomatic limbo.

28 Feb 2018 06:08

UK's May confirms Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visit

Britain says 'terror', Yemen war, Iraq and Syria to be discussed as activists raise alarm over kingdom's rights record.

28 Feb 2018 01:30

Iraq seeks to lure investors to boost oil, gas output

Iraqi government ministers are meeting oil executives in Berlin to discuss how to exploit its vast oil and gas reserves.

27 Feb 2018 02:48

Turkish women sentenced to death in Iraq for IS links

An Iraqi court sentences the 15 women to hang after finding them guilty of joining the jihadists.

26 Feb 2018 12:13

'How I joined the jihadis by mistake'

More than 300 people from Kosovo joined Islamist groups in Syria and Iraq - but not all of them are stereotypical jihadis.

25 Feb 2018 01:19

ISIL claims attack on pro-government militia in Iraq

ISIL claims responsibility for an attack that killed more than two dozen fighters in Iraq's Kirkuk province.

20 Feb 2018 05:54

12 ISIL widows sentenced by Iraqi court

A dozen foreign women who joined ISIL husbands while fighting in Iraq sentenced by a court in Baghdad.

18 Feb 2018 07:19

'I knew I had to get out' of DR Congo

The crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo has produced millions of refugees, more than Syria, Yemen or Iraq.

17 Feb 2018 11:05

Mosul after ISIL: Rebuilding the city's soul

After the fall of ISIL in Iraq's Mosul, poetry can be read and music played in public again.

16 Feb 2018 09:19

Donors pledge $30bn for Iraq's post-ISIL reconstruction

Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and several non-state actors, including the EU, promise to fund rebuilding in Iraq.

15 Feb 2018 07:10

Al-Amiriyya: Once upon a bombing in Iraq

Iraqis still remember the more than 400 civilians the US military killed in a single bombing in Baghdad in 1991.

14 Feb 2018 07:00