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In-depth: Turkey has relaunched military operations in northern Iraq to target PKK fighters. Sofia Nitti reports from the autonomous Kurdistan region, where civilians are bearing the brunt of the

Iraq's Al-Balad airbase was targeted with at least four rockets on Saturday, just hours after clashes between Islamic State militants and Iraqi security forces.

Erdogan sues opposition rival in row over <em>Iraq</em> deaths

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Erdogan sues opposition rival in row over Iraq deaths

Turkey’s president has accused his opponents of saying that he was responsible for the deaths of 13 police officers.

Western allies condemn <em>Iraq</em> rocket attack

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Western allies condemn Iraq rocket attack

A recent rocket attack in Kurdish Iraq has been condemned by numerous countries in a joint statement.

US seeks to defuse row with Turkey over ‘terrorists'

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US seeks to defuse row with Turkey over ‘terrorists'

The US is attempting to ease tensions with Turkey, following their hesitancy to blame the PKK for the killing of 13 Turks.

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US vows to help Iraq promote stability

The US is determined to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State and create a stable atmosphere in Iraq.

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No Americans killed in Iraq rocket attack: US-led coalition

US Army Colonel Wayne Marotte did not provide further details about the citizenship of the killed contractor.

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UN slams deadly Iraq rocket attack as 'reckless'

Responding to the deadly rocket attack on Erbil, the UN's top representative in Iraq tweeted: "Such heinous, reckless acts pose grave ...

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US vows to pursue 'those responsible' for Erbil attack

The US has called for an investigation into a rocket attack on an airbase in Iraq's Kurdistan region which killed a foreign civilian ...

<em>Iraq</em> rocket attack kills foreigner, wounds several US contractors

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Iraq rocket attack kills foreigner, wounds several US contractors

A volley of rockets targeting an airbase in Iraq's Kurdistan region killed a foreign civilian contractor and wounded five others and a ...

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The Iraq Report: PKK, Iran-backed militias threaten Turkey

Turkey is facing a dual threat from Kurdish militants and Iran-backed militias amid its military operation in northern Iraq.

Erdogan accuses US of backing 'terrorists' in <em>Iraq</em>

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Erdogan accuses US of backing 'terrorists' in Iraq

The Turkish leader said it was a "farce" that the US was waiting for confirmation on whether Ankara's account of the execution of 13 of its ...

Ankara: Kurdish rebels executed 13 Turks in north <em>Iraq</em>

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Ankara: Kurdish rebels executed 13 Turks in north Iraq

Turkey accused Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) rebels of executing 13 Turkish nationals, mainly members of the security forces, whom ...

Turkey says 13 killed by militants in N.Iraq

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Turkey says 13 killed by militants in N.Iraq

The PKK has claimed the captives were Turkish security forces killed as a result of Ankara's offensive.

Domestic violence increase in <em>Iraq</em> as shelters go underground

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Domestic violence increase in Iraq as shelters go underground

The United Nations said only one country in eight has taken measures to lessen the pandemic's impact on women and children worldwide.

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3 Turkish soldiers killed in clashes in northern Iraq

Two of soldiers were killed Wednesday in a clash that erupted in northern Iraq’s Gara region.

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Leaked intelligence trove reveals Iran's anti-US operations in Iraq

A report based on a 2018 Iranian intelligence cables shows Iran's attempts at recruiting informants who had access to US personnel and ...

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The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

While there is obvious fury at the Islamic State, Iraqis have also expressed outrage at security forces and pro-Iran militias whom they blame ...

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Iraq inks preliminary deal for Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Iraqi authorities inked a preliminary deal to obtain the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine by early next year.

Kurdish ex-MP sentenced to 22 years in jail

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Kurdish ex-MP sentenced to 22 years in jail

Leyla Guven, 56, was given a 22 year sentence on charges of joining "a terror group" and "disseminating terror propaganda".

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Killing of Iraqi sisters by 'drunken brother' sparks outrage

A drunken man has allegedly murdered his sisters in a so-called honour killing that has sparked outcry and calls for protection of women against ...

The <em>Iraq</em> Report: Deadly unrest in Iraqi <em>Kurdistan</em>

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The Iraq Report: Deadly unrest in Iraqi Kurdistan

With a crumbling economy, rampant corruption and unpaid salaries, Iraqi Kurdistan's woes are intricately linked to the wider problems the ...

<em>Iraq</em>, Turkey agree to cooperate on extremist groups

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Iraq, Turkey agree to cooperate on extremist groups

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters that he had agreed with his Iraqi counterpart to continue "our struggle against our common ...

Violence will only incite desperate young Kurds even more

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Violence will only incite desperate young Kurds even more

Comment: The brutal crackdown on anti-government protests is a dangerous way to react to the desperation of young, jobless people who have lost ...

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