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Mosul's museum is being prepared to reopen to the public within a few years' time.

An art collection and a virtual tour of Mosul's old city are available on the new platform.

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

Nazli Tarzi

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

A new generation of digital conservationists are using cutting edge virtual reality technology to revive war-damaged cultural heritage sites.

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this ...

Beloved Iraqi archaeologist Lamia al-Gailani dies

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Beloved Iraqi archaeologist Lamia al-Gailani dies

People across the world are paying respects to Lamia al-Gailani after finding out she passed away.

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Mosul demolishes building used by IS for 'gay' killings

Labourers and bulldozers on Monday continued removing rubble and twisted metal from the gutted ruins of the National Insurance Company in the city's west.

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Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosque

Mosul's Al-Nuri Mosque hosted Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's only public appearance as IS chief, when he declared a self-styled 'caliphate' after ...

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In Iraq, ancient board game is making a comeback

An Iraqi artisan has brought a 5000-year-old board game back to life.

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Geologist who fought IS helps save Mosul city's antiquities

The New Arab Meets: Faisal Jeber to discuss the current state of the museum in Mosul, what he saw when it was first liberated ...

The Iraq Report: Attempts to move on after IS

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The Iraq Report: Attempts to move on after IS

In-depth: Our round-up of this week in Iraq

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Iraq to rebuild destroyed iconic Mosul mosque

The UAE has put forward more than $50 million to rebuild al-Nuri mosque in Mosul, after it was damaged during battles with the Islamic ...

What next for the IS fighters returning to Tunisia

Francesca Mannocchi

What next for the IS fighters returning to Tunisia

Indepth: Hundreds of Islamic State fighters are returning to Tunisia, but what can be done to prevent the spread of radicalisation in a country ...

Iraqis tell terrorists: you are not wanted

Mohammed Al-Jumaily

Iraqis tell terrorists: you are not wanted

Comment: Grassroots activists are coming together to repair the colossal damage done to their society and heritage by the Islamic State group, ...

Hobby Lobby settlement whitewashes cultural colonialism in Iraq

Ruqaya Izzidien

Hobby Lobby settlement whitewashes cultural colonialism in Iraq

Comment: Paying a fine and returning the looted antiquities is no compensation for a harmful sale that showed no concern for Iraqi historical ...

Iconic <em>Mosul</em> mosque where IS leader declared caliphate 'destroyed'

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Iconic Mosul mosque where IS leader declared caliphate 'destroyed'

Mosul's iconic leaning minaret and the adjacent mosque where IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared himself "caliph", was destroyed on ...

The New Arab & agencies

Pro-government forces seize ancient Iraqi site Hatra from IS

Popular Mobilisation forces fighting Islamic State alongside Iraqi forces around Mosul have recaptured the UNESCO-listed ancient site of Hatra from the extremists.

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Arab nations fork out to save world's heritage sites

Seven countries and a US donor have pledged tens of millions of dollars to a UNESCO-backed fund aimed at protecting the world's cultural ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iraq forces near Mosul mosque where IS declared 'caliphate'

Elite Iraqi forces battled house by house in the Old City of Mosul on Saturday, inching towards the mosque where the Islamic State ...

The New Arab & agencies

More than 150,000 Iraqis flee west Mosul fighting

Iraqi authorities said Thursday that more than 150,000 people have fled fighting in and around west Mosul since security forces ...

Islamic State 'foreign fighters' mass grave uncovered near Fallujah

The New Arab

Islamic State 'foreign fighters' mass grave uncovered near Fallujah

A mass graveyard of Islamic State militants containing some 500 grave stones was discovered near al-Saqlawiya, northwest of Fallujah, the Iraqi ...

Stasa Salacanin

Weapons sales: The key to Russia's Middle East agenda

Analysis: Moscow is seeking to expand its influence in the region, but it will have to play the long-game given the current geopolitical ...

Priceless remains lie in ruins at <em>Mosul</em> <em>museum</em>

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Priceless remains lie in ruins at Mosul museum

Mosul's museum, which once housed priceless atrefacts, now lies in ruins after Islamic State militants put its treasures to their ...

Iraq liberates <em>Mosul</em> <em>museum</em> where IS smashed priceless artifacts

The New Arab

Iraq liberates Mosul museum where IS smashed priceless artifacts

Iraqi forces made headway during the latest push to recapture the west of Mosul from Islamic State militants on Tuesday.

British <em>Museum</em> training Iraqi experts to save <em>Mosul</em> heritage

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British Museum training Iraqi experts to save Mosul heritage

Iraqi archaeologists are being trained by the British Museum to save what they can of Mosul's heritage, using high-tech methods to ...

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