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IS 'forcing children to join ranks in Mosul'

12 May, 2015

Iraqi official says Islamic State group recruiters have visited schools to pick children for military training, as Iraqi government forces prepare to retake city.

Kurdish leader's meeting with Obama raises questions

07 May, 2015

Iraqi Kurd leader Masoud Barzani regards his meeting with Obama 'successful' as Iraqi Shia politicians fear of a deal between the two regarding the future of the Kurdistan Region.

Islamic State group fortifies Mosul

04 May, 2015

IS group digs trenches, builds barricades and closes roads as Iraqi forces prepare for operation to retake country's second largest city.

Iraqi Shia cleric condemns 'divisive' US military funding bill

29 April, 2015

Muqtada al-Sadr says US congress bill to directly channel funding to various sects in Iraq would be a major disaster for Iraq and lead to its division.

Iraqi Kurds remain divided over constitution

28 April, 2015

Analysis: The Kurdish president Massoud Barzani's bid to amend the constitution and extend his term has divided Kurds, says Abdullah al-Thuweini.

Abadi forces hundreds of officers into early retirement

14 April, 2015

Iraqi government retires officers ahead of PM's US-trip and in an effort to restructure a military still struggling against the Islamic State group.

Tug-of-war for recaptured territory between 'allies' in Iraq

21 March, 2015

As the Kurdish Peshmerga enter territory captured from the Islamic State group, the Iraqi government is looking to wrest control of areas it fears will be annexed to the autonomous northern region.

Tehran official: "Baghdad is capital of new Persian empire"

10 March, 2015

One of Iran's top presidential advisers has made inflammatory remarks about his country's power in the region, which appear to fit with suspicions of an expansionist project in Tehran.

Tikrit's civilians suffer as Islamic State group battle rages

09 March, 2015

Residents are fleeing Saddam's hometown, escaping both the harsh laws imposed by the IS group and the attacks by pro-government forces trying to retake the city.

IS 'selling human organs to boost finances'

05 March, 2015

The militant group reportedly is harvesting organs from dead fighters and hostages to fuel its terrorist activities.

Kurds asked to join Iraqi parliamentary coalition

03 March, 2015

The leader of Iraq's National Coalition is encouraging Kurdish groups to join the National Front, a new anti-sectarian parliamentary coalition.

US-Iranian-Iraqi alliance battles Islamic State group in Tikrit

03 March, 2015

As the battle over Tikrit continues, further concerns are being raised about citizens trapped in the city.

Abdullah al-Thuweini
Abdullah al-Thuweini

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