Natasha Ghoneim

Natasha Ghoneim

Middle East

Iraq: 31 unidentified bodies found buried in Karbala

Human rights groups accuse the government of covering up possible sectarian violence.

Iraq: 31 unidentified bodies found buried in Karbala

Middle East

Iraqis call for compensation after weapons depot blast

Baghdad urged to compensate for homes damaged by explosion that killed one person and injured 30 others.

Iraqis call for compensation after weapons depot blast

Middle East

Blast strikes military base in Baghdad

At least one dead and 29 wounded in an explosion at military base close to neighbourhood where families were celebrating Eid.

Blast strikes military base in Baghdad

Middle East

Iraq's PM pressures paramilitary groups, aiming to placate US

Groups told to either integrate with Iraqi government forces, or surrender weapons and join a political organisation.

Iraq's PM pressures paramilitary groups, aiming to placate US

Middle East

Iraq economy: Positive indicators in the north

The government says unemployment has dropped from 14 percent in 2016, to 9 percent so far this year.

Iraq economy: Positive indicators in the north

Middle East

PKK suspected in killing of Turkish diplomat

The Kurdish armed group has denied any involvement.

PKK suspected in killing of Turkish diplomat

Middle East

Ramadan in Gaza: Families stranded by Israeli rules

Many people can’t leave the Gaza Strip to visit their families because of restrictions Israel has put in place.

Ramadan in Gaza: Families stranded by Israeli rules

Gaza

Qatar's new artificial limb centre offers hope for Gaza amputees

Patients can get free treatment at the Qatari-funded hospital, the first public rehab facility in the Gaza Strip.

Qatar's new artificial limb centre offers hope for Gaza amputees

Middle East

Funeral for man who died helping victims of Iraq ferry disaster

Mohammed Jasim Awad was one of two volunteers who drowned trying to rescue passengers after ferry accident.

Funeral for man who died helping victims of Iraq ferry disaster

Iraq

Iraq ferry disaster: Mourning and anger in Mosul

Anger and despair on the banks of the Tigris River as families wait to hear about their loved ones still missing after a ferry disaster.

Iraq ferry disaster: Mourning and anger in Mosul

Middle East

Death toll from Iraq's ferry disaster rises to 120

Families demand justice and blame government for its failure to keep check on the safety and management of ferries.

Death toll from Iraq's ferry disaster rises to 120

Iraq

Overloaded ferry sinks in Iraq's Tigris River, at least 100 die

Victims were celebrating Persian New Year Nowruz at an amusement park in Mosul when tragedy struck.

Overloaded ferry sinks in Iraq's Tigris River, at least 100 die