- Iraq investigates alleged abuses by Mosul troops
A Der Spiegel journalist says he documented interior ministry troops abusing and killing detainees.
BBC News. Wed, 24 May 2017 16:29:06 GMT.
- Last Mosul Neighborhoods Held by Islamic State Could be Hardest to Recapture
The last few Iraqi neighborhoods held by Islamic State in Mosul may be the hardest to retake as the militants put up fierce resistance to hold on to what has been their main stronghold in Iraq for almost three years. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 23 May 2017 00:20:00 -0400.
- Baghdad, Basra Suicide Attacks Kill or Wound Dozens
A suicide bombing near the oil-rich city of Basra killed at least eight people as the Islamic State group took the fight against Iraqi forces deep into the country’s south, a military commander said Saturday. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 20 May 2017 05:32:36 -0400.
- ISIS frees prisoners as it loses grip on Mosul
March 12, 2017 5:00 AMBAGHDAD • The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has released dozens of prisoners held in jails in the districts of Mosul that remain under its control, residents said yesterday.
Straits Times. Sun, 12 Mar 2017 05:00:00 +0800.
- Iraq: IS suicide bombers kill 26 at Tikrit wedding party
The Islamic State group says it carried out twin blasts targeting wedding guests north of Baghdad.
BBC News. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:06:18 GMT.
- Islamic State Leader Baghdadi Believed To Have Fled Mosul, Hid In Desert
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has fled his base in Mosul and left behind lower-level operatives to fight the battle for control of the city, U.S. and Iraqi officials said on March 8.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 02:54:43 +0000.
- Islamic State claims Baghdad car bomb attack that left 14 dead
A car bomb blast kills at least 14 people and injures 42 more at a vegetable market in eastern Baghdad, police and medical sources say.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 08 Jan 2017 19:21:49 +1100.
- Mansory Offers Wide-Body Kit for Mercedes-Benz G-Class
It’s hard to believe that the Mercedes-Benz G-class has been around for nearly 38 years. The boxy, tall, and top-heavy G-Wagen cuts an iconic stance from Beverly Hills to Baghdad. ...
Etahaney. Motor Trend. Fri, 23 Dec 2016 16:00:16 +0000.
Facts About Iraq
The Republic of Iraq, located in southwest Asia, is governed by a
federal government comprised of executive, legislative, and judicial
branches plus various independent commissions.
Its capital city is Baghdad, and its currency is the Iraqi Dinar.
The primary languages used in Iraq are Arabic and Kurdish, and in 2007,
Iraq's estimated population was 27,500,000. Approximately 77% of
Iraqis are Arab, 18% are Kurdish, and 5% are other ethnicities.
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