Iraq

 
Battle for Mosul's soul and Iraqi identity
Battle for Mosul's soul and Iraqi identity
As the military operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State rages on, mainstream media have focused on the ­significance of...
UN receives reports of massacres by Islamic State fighters in Mosul
UN receives reports of massacres by Islamic State fighters in Mosul
Islamic State fighters have reportedly massacred scores of people around its Iraq stronghold of Mosul in the past week, United Nations human...
​Iraqi forces advance on Mosul
​Iraqi forces advance on Mosul
A deep tunnel, booby trapped with an improvised explosive device, burrows under houses at the entrance to the village. Nearby, an anti-personnel...
​Tony Blair has been damned, but is still defending the Iraq war
​Tony Blair has been damned, but is still defending the Iraq war
Former British prime minister Tony Blair on Wednesday made a passionate defence of the 2003 war in Iraq, after a long-awaited official inquiry...
Empty words, broken lives in northern Iraq
Empty words, broken lives in northern Iraq
When the peacock angel first arrived on Earth he coloured all things with his feathers, according to the tradition of the Yazidi, a religious group...
War changes demographics of Iraq
War changes demographics of Iraq
When Shvan, who is a Kurd, returned home to Zumar in northwest Iraq and saw his property had been reduced to rubble, he found an empty house...
The writing on the web: What the M&G is reading
The writing on the web: What the M&G is reading
The Mail & Guardian writers and reporters have picked up some great pieces – long and short and in between – around the...
Al-Qaeda-linked militants release journalist captured in Syria
Al-Qaeda-linked militants release journalist captured in Syria
A United States journalist taken hostage by al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria thanked those who supported him during his two years in captivity...
US hostage rescuers dropped from night sky, says witness
US hostage rescuers dropped from night sky, says witness
It was just after midnight on July 4 when at least two dozen US Delta Force commandos arrived on heavily armed Black Hawk helicopters in Akrishi, a...
Dozens of Iraqi Sunnis gunned down in mosque bloodbath
Dozens of Iraqi Sunnis gunned down in mosque bloodbath
Iraqi Shi'ite militiamen machine gunned minority Sunni Muslims in a village mosque on Friday, killing dozens just as Baghdad was trying to build a...
Operation to rescue beheaded journalist failed: US
Operation to rescue beheaded journalist failed: US
The US military carried out an attempt to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria, an official said on Wednesday, in...
From the political wilderness to prime minister of Iraq
From the political wilderness to prime minister of Iraq
Iraq's new prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, is a low-key figure who spent much of his life living in exile in Britain before returning to Iraq after...

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