Middle East

The struggle to save Iraq archaeological sites after ISIL battles

Many of Iraq's most important archaeological sites lie in ruins after the battle against ISIL.

Middle East

Woman gives birth to septuplets in a first known case in Iraq

The six girls and one boy were all delivered naturally at the al-Batoul Hospital in Diyala, Iraq.

Woman gives birth to septuplets in a first known case in Iraq

Middle East

Acting Pentagon chief reaches Iraq to discuss US troops presence

Patrick Shanahan is on a surprise visit to Baghdad for talks on future of troops following the withdrawal from Syria.

Acting Pentagon chief reaches Iraq to discuss US troops presence

ISIS/ISIL

27 ISIL children brought back to Russia from Iraq

Fathers of the children were killed during three years of fighting as mothers face execution or Iraqi prisons.

Russia says 27 children of ISIL members arrive from Iraq

Water

'In Basra, people avoid doctors. They might find they've cancer'

In recent months, some 118,000 people in Iraqi city have been hospitalised due to water-related illnesses, experts say.

'In Basra, people avoid doctors. They might find they've cancer'

Kurds

Kurds in Iraq say US withdrawal from Syria a mistake

Iraq's Kurdish Peshmerga leaders say ISIL still a threat and US should not withdraw from Syria.

Kurds in Iraq say US withdrawal from Syria a mistake

Iraq

Rebuilding Mosul, one street at a time

Fight between ISIL and Iraqi forces left Mosul in ruins, one estimate says it could take 10 years to clear the rubble.

Iraq

Top Iraqi scholar rejects Trump's plan for 'US base' in Iraq

US president said this week American forces should stay at a military base in Iraq so Washington can 'watch Iran'.

Top Iraqi scholar rejects Trump's plan for 'US base' in Iraq

Al Jazeera World

Iraq's Dying Rivers

War and pollution plague the fertile crescent's Tigris and Euphrates rivers, leaving fishermen struggling to survive.

Middle East

UN warns of health risks for Iraqi children in deadly winter

UNICEF calls for serious measures to help protect thousands of children at risk of dying from freezing weather in the country devastated by war.

War

British army authorised killing of unarmed civilians: Report

Middle East Eye investigation says British troops were permitted to shoot unarmed civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan.

British army authorised killing of unarmed civilians: Report

Iraq

Trump did not ask Iraq's permission to 'watch Iran'

US president says he will relocate US troops from Syria to Iraq to monitor events in Middle East, particularly Iran.

Barham Salih: Trump did not ask Iraq's permission to 'watch Iran'

Iraq

US needs military base in Iraq to 'watch Iran': Trump

US president accuses Iran of stirring regional conflicts and being 'the number one terrorist nation in the world'.

US needs military base in Iraq to 'watch Iran', Trump says

Iraq

Iraq's antiques trader tries to safeguard cultural heritage

An antiques dealer is defying threats and dwindling demand, to keep selling pieces out of Baghdad's golden era.

Middle East

Iraq's government misses deadline for reforms

100 days after Abdul Mahdi became prime minister, some Iraqis say he hasn't done enough.