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Iraqi security accused of executing prisoners
Amid reports of fighting in Anbar province, Human Rights Watch alleges massacre of 255 Sunni prisoners in June.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 14:54 GMT
Iraq air raids hit 'rebel positions in Baiji'
Military announces new push on key oil refinery as Shia religious leader deplores failure to form coalition government.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2014 14:09 GMT
Report: Saudi troops deployed to Iraq border
Saudi-owned TV station says 30,000 troops move to border after Iraqis withdraw, while evidence of Iranian aid emerges.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 20:39 GMT
Shias killed in clashes with Iraqi police
At least 25 people are killed as Iraqi police stop a march by supporters of outspoken Shia leader in Karbala.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2014 13:48 GMT
Iraq's Kurds rule out giving up Kirkuk
Massoud Barzani says ambition of incorporating city "achieved", amid growing calls for inclusive government in Baghdad.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2014 16:52 GMT
Iraq cleric issues call to arms against ISIL
Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani calls on volunteers to fight armed group battling government forces close to Baghdad.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2014 02:10 GMT
Deadly blasts hit Iraqi religious procession
Explosions in north and south of Baghdad mark peak of Ashoura commemoration rituals despite heightened security.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2013 20:58 GMT
Bahrain arrests 'Iran-linked' cyber group
Bahrain accuses Hezbollah of interfering in internal security affairs by backing local Shia opposition groups.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2013 13:46 GMT
Anti-government protests rage across Iraq
Minority Sunnis continue widespread protests to demand end to allegedly sectarian policies of Shia-led government.
Last updated: 04 Jan 2013 13:33 GMT
Shia pilgrims killed by car bomb in Iraq
At least 27 Shia Muslim pilgrims killed and 60 others injured in the town of Mussayab, south of Baghdad.
Last updated: 04 Jan 2013 07:09 GMT
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