Campaigning by candidates for Iraq's parliament ends Friday

Security in Iraq is tightening as the campaigning for the parliamentary election ends and the voting begins.


    Iraqis will vote on Saturday in their first parliamentary election since the defeat of ISIL last year.

    The government says it's closing airports and border crossings for 24 hours for extra security.

    It's also suspending travel between provinces and restricting the movement of vehicles.

    Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports from Baghdad.


    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.