Turkey is a US ally and a NATO member, but under President Erdogan’s assertive foreign policy, Ankara has shown the capacity to go its own way if necessary.
Selman Bozkir, a senior member of the PKK terrorist organisation in charge of Iraq's Makhmour region, was 'neutralised' by Turkey's National Intelligence Organization on Saturday, President Erdogan announces on social media.
Amnesty International has asked Iraq to reveal location of 643 Sunni Muslim boys and men who disappeared during an operation by Shia paramilitaries of Hashd al Shaabi in 2016 to retake Fallujah from Daesh.
Experts argue that a regimented Iran led by a hardliner president might be more confident in dealing with the West.
As pro-Iranian militias lay a siege around Baghdad's high-security zone, where top offices and embassies are located, experts see it as yet another test for the Iraqi government to restore its compromised sovereignty.
Hundreds of Iraqis took to the streets in Baghdad to protest a rise in targeted killings of prominent activists and journalists.
Experts and protestors point at Iran-affiliated militias, accusing them of being responsible for a string of assassinations that mainly targeted activists.
The House of Wisdom or Bayt al-Hikmah became an unrivalled knowledge centre where arts and sciences flourished. At a time when Europe was reeling from intellectual decay, it played a crucial role in enlightening the world.
Protesters in Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Gaza, and Syria hold pro-Palestinian rallies in an annual show of support.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's tone has shifted drastically with regards to Iran, and it bodes well for the whole region.
Nearly four years since Daesh's departure, Maslawi artists and musicians are reclaiming cultural life in northern Iraq’s beleaguered city, Mosul.
The terrorist organisation that changed the trajectory of global politics through its spectacular attack on September 11, 2001 has survived, but just.
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