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In-depth: Iraq's second largest city remains scarred by the war against the Islamic State. Although peace has returned, much of Mosul still lies in ruins.

Though Nisour Square was 13 years ago, the release of the Blackwater guards from prison opened up old wounds for the families of those killed, writes Elijah J. Magnier.

Taliban peace will help in fighting IS: Afghan official

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Taliban peace will help in fighting IS: Afghan official

Afghanistan's national security adviser said a successful peace process with the Taliban will help the government better fight the Islamic State group.

Morocco arrests three from IS-linked cell: police

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Morocco arrests three from IS-linked cell: police

Moroccan police said they have arrested three men in Tetouan suspected of links to the Islamic State group.

The Iraq Report: Mass execution sparks international concern

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The Iraq Report: Mass execution sparks international concern

The execution of 21 men on terrorism-related charges, and warnings hundreds more risk the same fate, have raised fears that Iraq's ...

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US denies Russian reports of major Syria troop withdrawal

Syrian regime media had reported the withdrawal of hundreds of American troops from Syria.

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Islamic State group claims attack at Saudi non-Muslim cemetery

A statement by the jihadist group on its Telegram channels said IS fighters "planted an explosive device in... the cemetery in the city of ...

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UK invests £23.8m in strategic naval base in Oman

A British military base in Oman will soon be tripled in size after the UK announced a £23.8m investment to expand the strategic hub.

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UK to invest £23.8m in strategic Omani port

The expansion of the "logistics hub" at Duqm will "facilitate Royal Navy deployments to the Indian Ocean" and "further support British Army ...

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Half of UK news stories about terrorism mention 'Muslims'

A new report by the media arm of the MCB found that over the past year mainstream news outlets disproportionately linked terrorist events to ...

US hands over military base near Baghdad to Iraq

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US hands over military base near Baghdad to Iraq

US-led international coalition forces have handed over control of the important Taji military base near Baghdad to Iraqi security forces.

Iran says 'no military solution' for Syria

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Iran says 'no military solution' for Syria

"The Islamic republic believes the only solution to the Syrian crisis is political and not a military solution."

Iraq confirms killing of deputy IS leader Moataz al-Jubouri

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Iraq confirms killing of deputy IS leader Moataz al-Jubouri

The Islamic State group's so called 'Governor of Iraq' Moataz al-Jubouri, is confirmed to have been killed in an international coalition air ...

Iraq's religious minorities fear plans to resettle IS families

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Iraq's religious minorities fear plans to resettle IS families

Yazidi and Iraqi Christian communities who suffered atrocities at the hands of the extremist group fear the return of IS-affiliated families ...

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US denies reports of soldiers missing in Syria

A spokesman for the international coalition fighting IS has called a Syrian state news report about two allegedly missing US soldiers 'nonsense'.

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Ex-rapper, notorious Islamic State suspect arrested in Spain

Former rapper Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, turned IS suspect has been arrested in Spain.

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

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

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Iraqi volunteers help needy families during virus crisis

Sensing that relying on authorities would be unwise, young activists, community figures and local religious leaders have come together to try to ...

US-led forces pull out from key Iraqi military base

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US-led forces pull out from key Iraqi military base

The troop withdrawals come as part of a plan to consolidate US-led coalition forces in two Iraqi bases.

Narjas Zatat

Amani Saeed: The poet championing Muslim women

The New Arab Meets: Iraqi-Indian poet Amani Saeed whose poetry celebrates Muslim womanhood and intersection of faith and feminine power, while ...

No talks between Iraq and US over troop withdrawal

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No talks between Iraq and US over troop withdrawal

The US envoy for Syria and the anti-IS coalition says there have been no talks yet over the withdrawal of troops from Iraq and operations ...

Canada to move some troops from Iraq to Kuwait

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Canada to move some troops from Iraq to Kuwait

The move comes amid heightened concerns over possible Iranian retaliation for the killing of the country's top commander, Qasem Soleimani.

France has 'no intention' of withdrawing troops from Iraq

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France has 'no intention' of withdrawing troops from Iraq

France said it has no intention of withdrawing its troops from Iraq as tensions escalate amid the killing of Qasem Soleimani.

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