Earthquake

Devastating scenes as 450 killed in Iran-Iraq quake

More than 30,000 houses in the area were damaged and at least two villages were completely destroyed

Devastating scenes as 450 killed in Iran-Iraq quake

Middle East

Iran-Iraq earthquake: Desperate search for survivors

An estimated 450 people were killed, 7,000 others were injured, and about 70,000 people have been displaced after their homes collapsed in the 7.3-magnitude quake.

Opinion

How the US did Iran a favour in the Middle East

US policies in Iraq have helped establish a "two-Iran" reality in the region.

Arzu Yilmaz

by Arzu Yilmaz

Arzu Yilmaz

Earthquake

How social media told story of Iran-Iraq earthquake

More than 400 have people died and 2,500 were injured after 7.3 magnitude quake in border area between Iran and Iraq.

How social media told story of Iran-Iraq earthquake

Earthquake

Iran-Iraq quake: 'A sudden wave of death'

Time is running out for people trapped under the rubble after a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the region.

Middle East

Rescuers in race for survivors after Iran-Iraq quake

Aid agencies, Turkey send help as death toll reaches more than 450 after 7.3 magnitude tremor hits Iran and Iraq.

Earthquake

Earthquake in Iran, Iraq kills more than 300 people

Powerful 7.3 magnitude tremor strikes Iran-Iraq border, killing at least 328 people and wounding more than 2,500.

ISIS

Mass graves found near former ISIL stronghold in Iraq

At least 400 suspected ISIL victims, many wearing prison uniforms, found buried at military base formerly used by ISIL.

Mass graves 'of ISIL victims' found in Iraq's Hawijah

War & Conflict

Iraqi forces advance on last ISIL pocket

Fighters believed to be holding 10,000 civilians hostage in Euphrates Valley town of Rawa as they lose nearby villages.

Iraqi forces advance on ISIL-held Rawa in Anbar

Counting the Cost

The cost of Saudi Arabia's purge

As Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's anti-corruption purge widens, we ask how much money is at stake.

Reporter's Notebook

In Baghdad, signs of life back on the streets

More Iraqis are coming out on the streets as violence has gone down in the capital following the defeat of ISIL group.

In Baghdad, signs of life back on the streets

Politics

Kurds: Iraq court's anti-secession ruling 'vengeful'

Analysts say Kurds have little leverage in negotiations with central government due to Baghdad's 'politicised' agenda.

Kurds: Iraq court's anti-secession ruling 'revengeful'

Middle East

Iraq Kurdistan secession bid takes a toll on economy

The economy in the Kurdish region of Iraq has taken a hit after the referendum on secession.

Middle East

Barzani: US knew Iraqi forces planned Kirkuk takeover

Ex-president of Kurdish Regional Government Masoud Barzani says he wants to resolve tensions with Baghdad with dialogue.

Barzani: US knew Iraqi forces planned Kirkuk takeover