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SDF officers fear Russia militias will disrupt anti-ISIS operations
Security

SDF officers fear Russia militias will disrupt anti-ISIS operations

Iraq resumes joint ops with international coalition
Security

Iraq resumes joint ops with international coalition

Iraq launches campaign to rebuild 500 schools in Ninawa
Education

Iraq launches campaign to rebuild 500 schools in Ninawa

Deadly strikes hit Idlib as Syrian army advances
Security

Deadly strikes hit Idlib as Syrian army advances

Commercial activity brings life back to Mosul's Old City markets
Economy

Commercial activity brings life back to Mosul's Old City markets

Syria regime forces recapture most of Maaret al-Numan
Security

Syria regime forces recapture most of Maaret al-Numan

Kirkuk reconstruction efforts pick up pace
Economy

Kirkuk reconstruction efforts pick up pace

US withdrawal would hurt Iraq: analysts
Analysis

US withdrawal would hurt Iraq: analysts

Clerics, Yazidis revile new hardline ISIS leader
Terrorism

Clerics, Yazidis revile new hardline ISIS leader

European Union condemns north-west Syria offensive
Politics

European Union condemns north-west Syria offensive

Return of former military bolsters Iraq's efforts against ISIS
Security

Return of former military bolsters Iraq's efforts against ISIS

Restoration of service projects resumes in Rabia district
Economy

Restoration of service projects resumes in Rabia district

Dozens of families released from al-Hol camp
Human Rights

Dozens of families released from al-Hol camp

ISIS resurgence possible if US leaves Iraq: general
Security

ISIS resurgence possible if US leaves Iraq: general

With Soleimani gone, IRGC-backed militias in Syria falter
Terrorism

With Soleimani gone, IRGC-backed militias in Syria falter

France backs Iraqi efforts to clear ISIS mines
Security

France backs Iraqi efforts to clear ISIS mines

Iraqi officials fear militias' actions will jeopardise US aid
Security

Iraqi officials fear militias' actions will jeopardise US aid

US military claimed 'success' in hacking ISIS: documents
Terrorism

US military claimed 'success' in hacking ISIS: documents

Iraqi airstrikes kill 6 ISIS militants
Security

Iraqi airstrikes kill 6 ISIS militants

Experts reject Soleimani 'diplomatic mission' narrative
Security

Experts reject Soleimani 'diplomatic mission' narrative

'Armed men' gun down Iraqi activist in Basra
Protests

'Armed men' gun down Iraqi activist in Basra

Trump, Saleh agree US-Iraq 'security partnership'
Security

Trump, Saleh agree US-Iraq 'security partnership'

Civilians flee rural Aleppo amid heavy airstrikes
Security

Civilians flee rural Aleppo amid heavy airstrikes

Iraqi forces step up Anbar international road security measures 
Security

Iraqi forces step up Anbar international road security measures 

Iraq to 'stop' Iran gas transfers if US waiver ends: bank
Energy

Iraq to 'stop' Iran gas transfers if US waiver ends: bank

Iraqi protestors escalate demands for reforms
Protests

Iraqi protestors escalate demands for reforms

Intelligence services identify new ISIS leader: report
Terrorism

Intelligence services identify new ISIS leader: report

Palestinians in Gaza pay price for Iran's interference
Human Rights

Palestinians in Gaza pay price for Iran's interference

ISIS threat forces families to flee previously secured areas
Security

ISIS threat forces families to flee previously secured areas

Dozens killed as Damascus presses Idlib offensive
Human Rights

Dozens killed as Damascus presses Idlib offensive

ISIS women blamed for al-Hol arson, killings
Terrorism

ISIS women blamed for al-Hol arson, killings

Ninawa banks seek permission to resume business
Economy

Ninawa banks seek permission to resume business

Anbar province to reopen police stations destroyed by ISIS
Security

Anbar province to reopen police stations destroyed by ISIS

Malaise in Deir Ezzor after civilian executions
Security

Malaise in Deir Ezzor after civilian executions

Strike on Syria airbase kills 3 Iran-backed fighters
Security

Strike on Syria airbase kills 3 Iran-backed fighters

Russian incursions in eastern Syria hinder fight against ISIS
Security

Russian incursions in eastern Syria hinder fight against ISIS

Syrian regime loses its grip on Daraa province
Protests

Syrian regime loses its grip on Daraa province

SDF sweeps for ISIS cells in eastern Deir Ezzor
Terrorism

SDF sweeps for ISIS cells in eastern Deir Ezzor

Iraqi forces search for ISIS remnants in Diyala
Security

Iraqi forces search for ISIS remnants in Diyala

Iraqi forces thwart ISIS attacks in Baghdad
Terrorism

Iraqi forces thwart ISIS attacks in Baghdad

Civilians in Idlib voice mistrust of ceasefire
Security

Civilians in Idlib voice mistrust of ceasefire

Iran behind attacks carried out by Iraqi militias
Security

Iran behind attacks carried out by Iraqi militias

Airstrike kills 8 Iraqi fighters in east Syria
Security

Airstrike kills 8 Iraqi fighters in east Syria

Syrian regime arrests dozens of children in rural Damascus
Human Rights

Syrian regime arrests dozens of children in rural Damascus

200 families return to their homes in Mosul's Old City
Refugees

200 families return to their homes in Mosul's Old City

IRGC-aligned militias in Deir Ezzor on full alert
Security

IRGC-aligned militias in Deir Ezzor on full alert

Esmail Qaani: loyal successor to Soleimani's destructive legacy
Analysis

Esmail Qaani: loyal successor to Soleimani's destructive legacy

Iraqi forces cut off ISIS supply, logistics sources
Terrorism

Iraqi forces cut off ISIS supply, logistics sources

Iraqis say Iran strikes violate Iraqi sovereignty
Security

Iraqis say Iran strikes violate Iraqi sovereignty

SDF free dozens of ISIS-linked Syrians
Security

SDF free dozens of ISIS-linked Syrians

World leaders condemn Iran attacks on US troops in Iraq
Security

World leaders condemn Iran attacks on US troops in Iraq

Syrian regime seizes people's money, property
Human Rights

Syrian regime seizes people's money, property

Iraq reopens western Anbar roads amid improved security
Security

Iraq reopens western Anbar roads amid improved security

Iran fires missiles at Iraqi bases housing US, coalition forces
Security

Iran fires missiles at Iraqi bases housing US, coalition forces

US defence chief denies decision to leave Iraq
Security

US defence chief denies decision to leave Iraq

Iran-backed militias blamed for al-Qaim instability
Security

Iran-backed militias blamed for al-Qaim instability

UN says 'no plan B' to Syria cross-border aid system
Human Rights

UN says 'no plan B' to Syria cross-border aid system

Iraqis worried about ISIS comeback if coalition forces withdraw
Terrorism

Iraqis worried about ISIS comeback if coalition forces withdraw

Tahrir al-Sham expels IDPs from Idlib mosques
Terrorism

Tahrir al-Sham expels IDPs from Idlib mosques

Syrian opposition shed no tears for Soleimani
Security

Syrian opposition shed no tears for Soleimani

Iraqis criticise parliament's decision to expel foreign forces
Politics

Iraqis criticise parliament's decision to expel foreign forces

Iran must refrain from military retaliation against US: experts
Politics

Iran must refrain from military retaliation against US: experts

Inside Soleimani's plot to attack US forces in Iraq
Diplomacy

Inside Soleimani's plot to attack US forces in Iraq

Iraqis react to news of IRGC top commander's death
Politics

Iraqis react to news of IRGC top commander's death

Pentagon confirms Trump ordered Soleimani killing
Security

Pentagon confirms Trump ordered Soleimani killing

US, allies 'committed to de-escalation' with Iran
Politics

US, allies 'committed to de-escalation' with Iran

PMF deputy al-Muhandis killed in US strike
Security

PMF deputy al-Muhandis killed in US strike

Ninawa launches Sinjar reconstruction plan
Economy

Ninawa launches Sinjar reconstruction plan

Syria regime fire kills 9 in school turned shelter
Education

Syria regime fire kills 9 in school turned shelter

Displaced Syrians start new year in abandoned prison
Human Rights

Displaced Syrians start new year in abandoned prison

US embassy attack reflects Iran's hostile foreign policy
Security

US embassy attack reflects Iran's hostile foreign policy

Iraqi government builds housing for IDPs in Salaheddine province
Refugees

Iraqi government builds housing for IDPs in Salaheddine province

US sanctions effective at slowing IRGC in Yemen
Economy

US sanctions effective at slowing IRGC in Yemen