Tightened border restrictions after last month’s deadly bombing are cutting off desperately needed food and water.
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American and Iranian franchises overcome difficulties to take a slice out of a burgeoning market for fast food.
Halfway between Ramadi and Fallujah and cut off from any major city, former resort now full of refugees from Anbar.
Reported demolition at Nimrud comes less than a week after video was released showing destruction at Mosul museum.
Baghdad residents watching video of ISIL smashing artefacts to pieces in Mosul say their history is being destroyed.
World watches in horror images of destruction of priceless artefacts in Iraq’s second oldest museum in Mosul.
While Iraq has announced it will “liberate” Mosul, the US has raised fears about its preparedness for ground offensive.
Celebrations erupt in Iraqi capital as curfew, first imposed by US in 2003 and aimed at curbing violence at night, ends.
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