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CAIR has joined calls for game distributors to drop 'Six Days in Fallujah', which it slammed as an 'Arab murder simulator'.

In-depth: Baghdad once sought to abolish the KRG's comparably liberal visa system. Now, new reforms will make it easier for foreign visitors to get an Iraqi visa on arrival.

Gamers slam 'dehumanising' <em>Fallujah</em> battle video game trailer

The New Arab Staff

Gamers slam 'dehumanising' Fallujah battle video game trailer

A first-person shooter game depicting one of the US' most bloody battles of the Iraq War is set for release later this year.

CNN anchor under fire over 'orientalist' Iraq war tweet

The New Arab Staff

CNN anchor under fire over 'orientalist' Iraq war tweet

Wolf Blitzer posted a photo of National Guard troops in the Capitol and reminisced about Baghdad and Mosul, to the chagrin of many Twitter ...

UAE-Israel direct flight 'painful to watch', says Palestinian PM

The New Arab Staff

UAE-Israel direct flight 'painful to watch', says Palestinian PM

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh criticised the first-ever direct commercial passenger flight between Israel and the UAE, saying it ...

Nazli Tarzi

Review: Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Once Upon a Time in Iraq is a gripping but fragmented portrayal of a nation torn apart by war.

The New Arab & agencies

Man charged in 2006 Iraq slayings should remain jailed

Iraqi-American Ali Yousif Ahmed Al-Nouri is remaining in jail on charges of participating in the 2006 killings of two police officers in Iraq.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Kadhimi takes aim at pro-Iran militias

While hailed as a show of force by Iraq's new premier against malign Iranian influence, the arrest of pro-Iran militants may be little more than ...

The New Arab

Iraq's Mustafa al-Kadhimi takes the helm in stormy waters

Kadhimi will have to steer Iraq out of the coronavirus crisis, resuscitate an all-but-dead economy, and restore the faith of Iraqis in a ...

German court tries IS jihadist over Yazidi genocide

The New Arab

German court tries IS jihadist over Yazidi genocide

Identified only as Taha al-J., the 37-year-old Iraqi man is also accused of crimes against humanity, war crimes and human trafficking in the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iraqi al-Qaeda suspect to remain in US jail

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

Coronavirus-hit Western countries are begging refugee doctors to help

The New Arab

Coronavirus-hit Western countries are begging refugee doctors to help

Germany, the US and the UK are turning to migrant and refugee medical professionals to help in the fight against coronavirus.

Alleged Iraqi leader of al-Qaeda group arrested in Arizona

The New Arab

Alleged Iraqi leader of al-Qaeda group arrested in Arizona

The 42-year-old Ali Yousif Ahmed Al-Nouri was taken into custody in Phoenix on Thursday prior for his alleged role in killing police officers in ...

Timeline: A history of US-Iraq relations since 2003

The New Arab & agencies

Timeline: A history of US-Iraq relations since 2003

The US assassination of General Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad comes after a long history of US military intervention on Iraqi soil.

The Iraq Report: Mass graves of Sunnis found

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Mass graves of Sunnis found

The gruesome discovery in Iraq's western Anbar governorate once again highlights how the Iraqi state either condones or turns a blind eye to ...

The New Arab

Iraq parliament accepts PM resignation as protests spread

Sunday witnessed rare anti-government protests in Sunni-majority cities Mosul, Salahaddin, Fallujah and Ramadi.

The New Arab

Iraq's severe birth defects 'linked' to US army base

A newly-published study has added to growing evidence that the United States' use of weapons in Iraq is leading to severe birth defects among ...

The New Arab & agencies

Controversy grips Iraq after removal of top commander

The Iraqi premiership on Friday announced it was decommissioning Staff Lieutenant General Abdulwahab al-Saadi, the deputy head of the elite ...

The New Arab

Women's fashion show in former IS stronghold causes outrage

A fashion show featuring women has caused a stir in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, with a council of clerics and elders threatening legal ...

Who did what to defeat the Islamic State group

Paul Iddon

Who did what to defeat the Islamic State group

Analysis: Given the multitude of nations and groups that contributed to the defeat of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, Paul Iddon ...

The New Arab & agencies

Suspected IS bombing targets Iraqi troops in Fallujah

A bomb explosion has injured 17 Iraqi soldiers in the western city of Fallujah, some are in critical condition

German IS woman accused of letting 'slave girl' die

The New Arab & agencies

German IS woman accused of letting 'slave girl' die

The case against Jennifer Wenisch, 27, is believed to be the first anywhere in the world for international crimes committed by IS militants ...

French jihadist charged over 2011 kidnapping in Yemen

The New Arab

French jihadist charged over 2011 kidnapping in Yemen

French authorities arrested Peter Cherif three months ago when he was caught in Djibouti after arriving from Yemen carrying fake ID documents.

Iraq and Sudan show how climate change fuels war

Austin Bodetti

Iraq and Sudan show how climate change fuels war

Analysis: Desertification and water scarcity help fuel the social desperation necessary for armed insurgencies, reports Austin Bodetti.

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