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Report on Assad chemical attacks, too little, too late

07 April, 2020

Comment: For the victims of Assad's chemical warfare, the damage inflicted by these attacks, and by the Russian propaganda surrounding them, has already been done, writes Sam Hamad.

After IS, Mosul's women lead the fight against coronavirus

07 April, 2020

With Mosul's health system still struggling to recover three years after liberation from the Islamic State, women in the city are leading the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Iraqi al-Qaeda suspect to remain in US jail

07 April, 2020

Ali Yousef Ahmed al-Nouri faces charges in Iraq of killing two police officers as an alleged leader of an al-Qaeda group.

Iraqi Shia groups reluctantly agree on new PM-designate

06 April, 2020

Iraqi Shia political groups have conditionally agreed to appoint Mustafa Kazemi, the country’s head of intelligence, as prime minister after rejecting recently designated Prime Minister Adnan Zurfi

Three rockets land near US oil company in Iraq

06 April, 2020

The rockets targeted the site of Halliburton in the Burjesia area in the oil-rich Basra province early on Monday. No casualties were reported.

Syria Weekly: Coronavirus outbreak sparks more fears of epidemic

05 April, 2020

Two reported deaths from coronavirus in Syria point to a much higher outbreak than is being acknowledged by authorities.

How has coronavirus impacted conflicts in the Middle East?

05 April, 2020

On Friday, the UN appealed for ceasefires in all conflicts across the world. Antonio Guterres, its chief, warned that ''the worst is yet to come''.

Iraqi volunteers help needy families during virus crisis

05 April, 2020

Sensing that relying on authorities would be unwise, young activists, community figures and local religious leaders have come together to try to support those with no income during the curfew.

Four children killed in fire in northeastern Syria

04 April, 2020

Four children have been killed and six adults injured after a fire broke out at a camp for displaced people near the town of Malikiyeh.

Saudi Arabia rebukes Russia over oil price collapse

04 April, 2020

Saudi officials have come back at Russia for blaming the kingdom for the drop in oil prices, revealing the persistent tension between the two oil-producing countries.

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