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Rockets hit the Al-Taji and Speicher bases again on Monday evening.

Iraq discovers another mass grave near Tikrit

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Iraq discovers another mass grave near Tikrit

Iraqi authorities have uncovered a mass grave containing the bodies of 158 people believed to have been killed by the Islamic State group.

The Iraq Report: Mass executions follow 'sham trials'

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Mass executions follow 'sham trials'

This week in Iraq: Rights organisations denounce mass executions while British soldiers found responsible for abuses in High Court.

Two dudes embed in Hawija

Yomi Kleinmann

Two dudes embed in Hawija

Blog: An eyewitness account from the frontlines as the Islamic State group's last stronghold in northern Iraq is liberated. Words by Yomi ...

The New Arab

Iraq to hang 27 over IS Camp Speicher killings

An Iraqi criminal court has sentenced 27 men to death over the 2014 Camp Speicher massacre in which IS militants kidnapped and murdered 1,700 Iraqi troops.

Aaron Noonan

After Mosul, Iran-backed militias will ensure sectarian violence endures

Comment: The cycle of sectarian violence is only likely to continue, writes Aaron Noonan.

The New Arab

Islamic State mass grave uncovered near Mosul

Forces closing in on the Islamic State-held city of Mosul report the discovery of another mass grave at the Badush prison.

The New Arab

Islamic State buried thousands of victims in sinkhole mass-grave

An inconspicuous sinkhole in the Iraqi desert hides hides the remains of thousands who were shot and rolled into the pit by the Islamic State ...

Deathly hollow: Islamic State buried thousands in sinkhole mass-grave

The New Arab

Deathly hollow: Islamic State buried thousands in sinkhole mass-grave

An inconspicuous sinkhole in the Iraqi desert hides hides the remains of thousands who were shot and rolled into the pit by the Islamic State ...

The New Arab & agencies

Saddam and the Islamic State: family connections

A number of relatives of the former Iraqi President played roles in IS' evolution in Iraq, and some continue to do so.

Islamic State 'buried thousands in mass graves'

The New Arab

Islamic State 'buried thousands in mass graves'

Thousands are buried in mass graves in territories held or recaptured from the terrorist group Islamic State

Iraq hangs 36 over 2014 <em>Speicher</em> Massacre by IS

The New Arab

Iraq hangs 36 over 2014 Speicher Massacre by IS

Over 1,700 Iraqi troops were massacred by Islamic State group militants in 2014, and on Sunday Baghdad authorities put to death 36 people ...

Mass graves unearthed in Iraq's Ramadi

The New Arab

Mass graves unearthed in Iraq's Ramadi

Two mass graves have been found on Tuesday in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, which was liberated from Islamic State militants a few months ago.

IS committing genocide against Yazidis, Christians, Shias

The New Arab

IS committing genocide against Yazidis, Christians, Shias

The Islamic State group's slaughter of Christians, Yazidis and Shias in Iraq and Syria amounts to a genocide, the US declared on Thursday.

The New Arab

Sweden arrests Syrian asylum-seeker for 'war crimes'

A Syrian asylum-seeker in Sweden was on Thursday accused of carrying out war crimes, with authorities saying they have evidence against him from social media.

The New Arab

Iraqi court sentences 40 to death over Tikrit massacre

As many as 1,700 Iraqi soldiers were massacred in 2014, but some have already criticised the verdict as having political motivations.

The New Arab

IS target Iraqi-Saudi border town with suicide attacks

IS militants carried out multiple suicide attacks against an Iraqi army base in the western town of al-Nukhaib, close to the Iraqi-Saudi border ...

The New Arab

Islamic State intensifies suicide attacks in Iraq killing dozens

Islamic State targeted a base in Tikrit with suicide attackers, killing more than a dozen police cadets, and attacked several other areas in ...

Iraq: 36 <em>Speicher</em> massacre defendants referred for trial

Aktham Saif al-Din

Iraq: 36 Speicher massacre defendants referred for trial

Thirty-six defendants accused of involvement in the Speicher massacre will be tried on 26 November, amid concerns that their sentences ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Iraq: pro government militias violated 'laws of war'

Government-backed militias in Iraq carried out widespread destruction around the Iraqi city of Tikrit in March and April 2015, advocacy group ...

IS massacres 2,000 in Mosul, Iraq's VP says

Abd al-Aziz al-Taai

IS massacres 2,000 in Mosul, Iraq's VP says

Iraq's vice-president alleges that the Islamic State group have carried out their worst massacre to date, with the names of 2,000 victims posted ...

New grisly IS footage shows murder on industrial scale

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

New grisly IS footage shows murder on industrial scale

So called Islamic State group on Saturday released disturbing new footage of its mass murder of hundreds of Iraqi military recruits in Tikrit ...

Iraq sentences 24 to death over '<em>Speicher</em>' massacre

AAAJ and agencies

Iraq sentences 24 to death over 'Speicher' massacre

An Iraqi court has sentenced 24 to death for the murder of hundreds of Shia military recruits in Tikrit in the June 2014 'Speicher ...

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