Tuesday, September 01, 2015


Latest Iraq News

IS Militants Detain Protesters In Iraq

The mayor of a remote Sunni town in western Iraq that is under the control of Islamic State (IS) militants says about 200 residents who were part of a rare protest against the militant group have been detained at an unknown location. More

Australia Wants More EU Nations On Air Strikes

Australia is urging more European countries to take part in air strikes against the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria and Iraq in an effort to help end the refugee crisis in Europe. More

IS Cracks Down On Western Iraqi Town

Islamic State (IS) militants have detained at least 70 people in a western Iraqi town in an effort to crush public dissent against the extremist group. More

Iraqis Hold Protests Against Corruption

Tens of thousands of Iraqis have demonstrated against corruption in Baghdad and other cities south of the capital. More

Iraqi PM Orders Militias To Ease Street Access In Baghdad And Elsewhere

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has ordered military commanders to make it easier for civilians to get into Baghdad's fortified Green Zone and to ease street access elsewhere across Iraq. More

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Latest Blog Posts

Escape From Mosul: Why Civilians Risk Everything To Flee IS-Held City

Islamic State (IS) militants will kill those caught trying to flee Mosul. But the terrible conditions in the IS-controlled Iraqi city, and an increasing sense of hopelessness and abandonment by the world, are driving residents to risk everything to escape. More
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Features & Commentary

New Walls Rise After Iron Curtain’s Fall

The idea of erecting barriers to keep undesirables at bay did not crumble with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Iron Curtain.
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Migrants Undeterred In March To EU

An RFE/RL correspondent recently rode on a Belgrade bus packed with Afghans and other refugees heading to the EU. What she saw on the trip shocked her.
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