Iraq
Iraq (/ɪˈræk/, /ɪˈrɑːk/, or /aɪˈræk/; Arabic: العراق‎ al-‘Irāq, Kurdish: Êraq), officially the Republic of Iraq (Arabic:  جمهورية العراق  Jum...
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Saddam Hussein's Very Public Purge
Shortly after assuming the Presidency of Iraq in July 1979, Saddam Hussein convened a gathering of his Ba'ath Party leaders and publicly had 68 of them removed for alleged treason. Twenty-two of them...
Amal Clooney: Do not let Iraq be another Rwanda
Addressing UN member states, human rights lawyer and activist Amal Clooney has called for action on ISIS genocide crimes in Iraq. Report by Sarah Duffy.
Sand River in Iraq, All you need to know about it, a rare phenomenon Viral Video 2015
The video footage shows a river of hail running through the desert following a storm on November 16, 2015. It has been named as the 'sand river'.
Kuwait, Iraq sizzle in 129-degree heat, setting all-time eastern hemisphere record
Both Kuwait and Iraq reached the hottest temperature on record in Asia, at 129 degrees Fahrenheit.
Ecological Collapse Circumscribes Traditional Women's Work In Iraq's Mesopotamian Marshes
For thousands of years, the marshes at the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in modern day Iraq were an oasis of green in a dry landscape, hosting a wealth of wildlife. The culture of the ...
The New Tallest Building In The World Is Set To Rise In Iraq
If the plan for a brand-new tower known as "The Bride" is completed as proposed by AMBS Architects, it will be the new tallest building in the world. Set to rise in Iraq's oil-rich Basra Province, the...
The 'Iraqi Rambo' Has Killed 1,500 ISIS Members And Is A Beast
Meet the ultimate tool in the fight against ISIS – the Iraqi Rambo. Abu Azrael – which roughly translates to ‘The Angel of Death’ – is purportedly the leader of a Shi’ite militia, the Imam Ali Brigade...
A Look Inside Iraq's Incredible Graveyard City, Wadi Us Salaam
About two hours drive south of Baghdad sits Wadi us-Salaam, also known as the Valley of Peace. From afar, it looks like a densely-packed cluster of dwellings, one that should be teeming with activity....
Helmet Camera Footage Shows Joint U.S. Delta Force-Kurdish Raid To Rescue Islamic State Hostages
A video first posted Saturday by Rudaw, a Kurdish news site, purportedly shows footage of the joint U.S.-Kurdish raid that freed about 70 hostages from an Islamic State prison in northern Iraq early T...
The Newly Discovered Tablet V Of The Epic Of Gilgamesh
After the US-led invasion of Iraq and the dramatic looting of Iraqi and other museums, the Sulaymaniyah Museum (directed by the council of ministers of Iraqi Kurdistan) started an initiative. They pai...
Prophet And Profit
In her memoir Come Tell Me How You Live, Agatha Christie – wife of the British archaeologist Max Mallowan – describes the happy life of the expedition digging at Chagar Bazaar in the Jezirah region of...
Facebook is the new travel guide for migrants headed to Europe
Iraqis are using the social network to crowdsource everything from how to find a smuggler to what to pack.
US official: 'IS making and using chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria'
There is a growing belief within the US government that the Islamic State militant group is making and using crude chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria, a US official has told the BBC. The US has identi...
ISIS's No. 2 Fadhil Ahmad Al-Hayali Killed In US Airstrike, White House Says 
A US airstrike has killed the Islamic State's 'second in command', according to the White House. Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali was killed in a strike while traveling near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Tuesday, ...
President Obama to boost army trainers in Iraq
The United States is to send up to 450 military trainers to Iraq to help "train and advise" local forces fighting Islamic State, President Obama says.
Outline of Iraq
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Iraq:Iraq – sovereign country located in Western Asia. Iraq spans most of the northwestern end of the Zagros mountain ra...
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Baghdad
Baghdad (Arabic: بغداد‎ Baġdād, [bɐʁˈd̪ɑːd̪]; Kurdish بەغدا, Bexda) is the capital of the Republic of Iraq, as well as the coterminous Baghdad Province. The population of Baghdad, as of 201...
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History of Iraq
Iraq, known in classical antiquity as Mesopotamia, was home to the oldest civilizations in the world, with a cultural history of over 10,000 years, hence its common epithet, the Cradle of Civilization...
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Geography of Iraq
The geography of Iraq is diverse and falls into four main regions: the desert (west of the Euphrates), Upper Mesopotamia (between the upper Tigris and Euphrates rivers), the northern highlands of Iraq...
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Climate of Iraq
The geography of Iraq is diverse and falls into four main regions: the desert (west of the Euphrates), Upper Mesopotamia (between the upper Tigris and Euphrates rivers), the northern highlands of Iraq...
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Politics of Iraq
The politics of Iraq takes place in a framework of a federal parliamentary representative democratic republic. It is a multi-party system whereby the executive power is exercised by the Prime Minister...
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Economy of Iraq
Iraq's economy is dominated by the oilsector, which has provided about 95% of foreign exchange earnings in modern times. In the 1980s, financial problems caused by massive expenditures in the eight-ye...
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Reconstruction of Iraq
Investment in post-2003 Iraq refers to international efforts to rebuild the infrastructure of Iraq since the Iraq War in 2003.Along with the economic reform of Iraq, international projects have been ...
Iraqi people
The Iraqi people (Arabic: العراقيون ʿIrāqīyūn, Kurdish: گه‌لی عیراق Îraqîyan, Aramaic: ܥܡܐ ܥܝܪܩܝܐ‎ ʿIrāqāyā, Turkish: Iraklılar) are the citizens of the modern country of Iraq.Arabs have bee...
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Culture of Iraq
Iraq has one of the world's oldest cultural histories. Iraq is where the Ancient Mesopotamian civilizations were, whose legacy went on to influence and shape the civilizations of the Old World. Cultu...
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Music of Iraq
The music of Iraq or Iraqi music, (Arabic: موسيقى عراقية‎), also known as the Music of Mesopotamia encompasses the music of a number of ethnic groups and musical genres. Ethnically, it inclu...
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Art and architecture of Babylonia and Assyria
The architecture of Mesopotamian is the ancient architecture of the region of the Tigris–Euphrates river system (also known as Mesopotamia), encompassing several distinct cultures and spanning a perio...
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Sumerian architecture
The architecture of Mesopotamian is the ancient architecture of the region of the Tigris–Euphrates river system (also known as Mesopotamia), encompassing several distinct cultures and spanning a perio...
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Sport in Iraq
Sports in IraqThere are a wide variety of sports played and followed in Iraq. Football (This is soccer, not to be confused with American football) is the most popular sport in Iraq. Football is a cons...