Iraq's battle with al-Qaeda continues

Al Jazeera looks at the security situation in Iraq a year after US troops left the country.

    Iraq is being hit once again by a wave of attacks claimed by groups linked to al-Qaeda.

    The armed group was forced back after Sunni tribesman turned against them to fight alongside US forces.

    But many now many fear al-Qaeda is making a return.

    In an Al Jazeera special series, we take a look at Iraq one year after US troops left the country.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from Samara.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

    Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

    Qatar's investment in Turkey exceeds $20bn, the second highest by any country.

    North Korea's nuclear weapons: Here is what we know

    North Korea's nuclear weapons