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RAF engaged in 10-day attack on Isis in Iraq this spring
Typhoon planes and cruise missiles used in biggest air raid against group in two years, ‘probably killing dozens’ says force

Dan Sabbagh Defence editor

07, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Kurds in 'mountain prison' cower as Turkey fights PKK with drones in Iraq
As decades-old battle intensifies, civilians count cost in lives and livelihoods

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul and Adam Gnych in Amedi, northern Iraq

04, Apr, 2021 @10:39 AM

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Cast out: the Yazidi women reunited with their children born in Isis slavery
Yazidi elders disown former slaves of Islamic State, forcing them to choose between their children and their community

Martin Chulov and Nechirvan Mando in Erbil

12, Mar, 2021 @12:03 PM

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Red Line by Joby Warrick review – Syria, spies… and sarin
The story of how the US failed in its mission to eradicate chemical weapons in Syria is bleak but engrossing

Ian Black

08, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Pope Francis and Grand Ayatollah Sistani call for unity at Iraq meeting
Catholic and Shia leaders strengthen dialogue between their faiths on first ever papal visit to the country

Harriet Sherwood and agencies in Iraq

06, Mar, 2021 @12:21 PM

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Notturno review – lives scarred by Isis and the west in haunting cine-poem
Gianfranco Rosi’s documentary depicts a Middle East emerging from trauma, but it is self-conscious at times

Peter Bradshaw

04, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the pope in Iraq: in the footsteps of Abraham | Editorial
Editorial: The first papal visit to Iraq can promote inter-faith dialogue in an age of religious polarisation


03, Mar, 2021 @7:57 PM

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'Looking for a flamingo?': bird trafficking in Iraq – photo essay
When flamingos migrate to the southern Iraqi marshes in the winter months, the poachers are waiting – and so are the customers

01, Mar, 2021 @8:35 AM

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First papal visit to Iraq to go ahead despite Covid and terrorism concerns
Visit from Pope Francis will start in Baghdad on Friday and is his first trip abroad in 15 months

Harriet Sherwood

01, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Yazidis have been forgotten during Covid. They need justice, jobs and a return home | Nadia Murad
Survivors of Islamic State brutality are pushed further into the margins as the pandemic causes the world to turn inward

Nadia Murad

24, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Rocket attack on Iraqi airbase where US defense company operates
One wounded at base where US firm services Iraqi warplanes as little-known Shia militant group claims responsibility

Guardian staff and agencies

20, Feb, 2021 @8:04 PM

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Rocket attack on US airbase in Iraq kills civilian contractor
Eight others injured in blast that is expected to be first serious test of Joe Biden’s Iran policy

Bethan McKernan Middle East correspondent and Julian Borger in Washington

16, Feb, 2021 @8:31 PM

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