Iraq

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Hundreds dead after powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border region

Hundreds dead after powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border region

Hundreds dead after powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border region

More than 300 people have been killed and thousands injured in the powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Former SAS serviceman tells how to survive dangerous animal attacks and stay safe

Brazo Two Zero hero Chris Ryan reveals how to survive shark attack

Brazo Two Zero hero Chris Ryan reveals how to survive shark attack

Chris Ryan spoke to Sam Delaney about his new book, 'How To Stay Safe In A Dangerous World'

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

'I’ll be happy if every last organisation like Isis and Al-Qaida are left lying dead on the ground in Syria and Iraq', says George Galloway

George Galloway: 'I’ll be happy if every last Isis and Al-Qaeda terrorist was left lying dead on the ground in Syria and Iraq'

Galloway: 'I’ll be happy if Isis and Al-Qaida are left lying dead on the ground'

George Galloway made his opinion known in the wake of Rory Stewart's BBC Interview about Islamic State

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Iraqi forces capture city centre of Hawija from Isis

Isis almost beaten in Iraq with government troops on brink of capturing Hawija

Isis almost beaten in Iraq with government troops on brink of capturing Hawija

It is not yet clear how much of Hawija is still under Isis control

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Baghdad suspends foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdish regional capital

Baghdad suspends foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdish regional capital

Baghdad suspends foreign flights to and from Iraqi Kurdish regional capital

The suspension was announced following an independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Parsons Green was struck by a bomb last week, the latest terror attack to hit the UK

George Galloway: Britain's terror crisis might have been averted if people had listened to me and Jeremy Corbyn on Iraq

Galloway: UK terror crisis might have been averted if people had listened to me

George Galloway says people should have listened to him, Jeremy Corbyn and Tony Benn back in 2003

Jihadist content remains 'widely and easily accessible' in the UK, claims think tank representative

Jihadist content remains 'widely and easily accessible' in the UK, claims author of new report

Jihadi content is 'widely and easily accessible' in UK online, says think tank

Martyn Frampton, the co-head of security and extremism at Policy Exchange, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the think tank's report

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

Two men arrested on suspicion of Parsons Green bombing reportedly fostered by same family

Parsons Green bombing: Two suspects reportedly fostered by same family

Two Parsons Green suspects reportedly fostered by family

An 18-year-old and a 21-year-old arrested on suspicion of being involved in the attack were reportedly fostered by the same British family

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Iraqi Kurds have been pushing for full independence for several months

Kurdish independence referendum rejected by Iraqi Parliament

Kurdish independence referendum rejected by Iraqi Parliament

Iraqi lawmakers say referendum cannot take place and Iraq must remain united

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

Iraq: 'We must identify who was responsible for not replacing poor Land Rovers'

Iraq: Former minister asks 'what more could Tony Blair have done before invading?'

Blair's former minister asks 'what more could he have done before invading?'

Lord Falconer says it seems utter incompetence meant Land Rovers in Iraq weren't replaced

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Barcelona: 'Terrorism is the new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

Barcelona: 'Terrorism is the new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

'Terrorism is new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

Security expert Will Geddes says the Government needs to come up with decisive action against terrorism

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Prevent anti-terror program undermined by spying accusations, says Amber Rudd

Prevent anti-terror program undermined by spying accusations, says Amber Rudd

Prevent anti-terror program undermined by spying accusations, says Amber Rudd

The Home Secretary made clear in The Sun the program was here to stay

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Ken Livingstone 'disappointed but not surprised' by High Court Tony Blair decision

Ken Livingstone claims 'establishment and oil industry' saved Tony Blair from prosecution

Ken Livingstone claims 'establishment and big oil' saved Blair from prosecution

Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone spoke to George Galloway about the High Court decision to block a charge brought by a former Iraqi army commander

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Galloway is one of Tony Blair's fiercest critics

Petition to reinstate George Galloway to Labour Party gathering pace

Petition to reinstate George Galloway to Labour Party gathering pace

Petition has gained over 3,600 signatures in just two weeks

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Tony Blair cannot be prosecuted over Iraq war, High Court rules

Tony Blair cannot be prosecuted over Iraq war, High Court rules

Blair has faced prolonged criticism over the war

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Man poses as jihadi to rescue female sex slaves from Isis in Mosul

The Schindler of Mosul: Heroic conman Abu Shehad posed as Isis henchman to rescue sex slaves

The fake jihadi who posed as Isis henchman to rescue female sex slaves in Mosul

Abu Shehad says he grew a beard and wore clothes similar to that of Isis soldiers to help women escape Mosul

George Galloway: Tony Blair's 'crimes aren't ancient history because they're still happening'

George Galloway: Tony Blair's 'crimes aren't ancient history - they're still happening'

Tony Blair's 'crimes aren't ancient history because they're still happening'

Our presenter was speaking to a caller on his show about the former Prime Minister

Iraqi Christian group who voted for Donald Trump angered over deportation threat

Iraqi Christians who voted for Donald Trump furious over deportation threat

Iraqi Christians who voted for Donald Trump furious over deportation threat

It is thought many Chaldean Catholics of Detroit voted for Donald Trump in the presidential election because he claimed Christian heritage would be protected

Monday, July 24, 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017

Linda Wenzel is being held in Iraq with three other alleged Isis members from Germany

German teenager 'reveals injuries and speaks out about regrets after joining Isis'

Teenager 'reveals injuries and speaks out about regrets after joining Isis'

16-year-old Linda Wenzel has been located and identified in Iraq and is having consular assistance in prison

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

George Galloway blasts sexist reaction to female Doctor Who casting in opening monologue

George Galloway blasts sexist reaction to female Doctor Who casting in opening monologue

George Galloway blasts sexist reaction to female Doctor Who casting

Our host opened his show with a fiery condemnation of the papers' reaction to the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the new Time Lord

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

George Galloway: 'Tony Blair did more damage to the country than even Margaret Thatcher'

George Galloway: 'Tony Blair did more damage to the country than even Margaret Thatcher'

George Galloway: 'Blair did more damage to Britain than even Margaret Thatcher'

George Galloway believes that the work Tony Blair did means everyone in the world is now unsafe

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice, no matter how long it takes'

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice, no matter how long it takes'

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice'

Our host didn't hold back on the former Prime Minister in his opening monologue

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

American craft store Hobby Lobby ordered to forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artifacts

American craft store Hobby Lobby ordered to forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artefacts

American craft store ordered to forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artefacts

Federal prosectors say the artifacts were smuggled in from the Middle East and were intentionally mislabelled

Chilcot: 'The Iraq war was really about tying British foreign policy to George Bush', says Stop the War Coalition

Chilcot: 'The Iraq war was really about tying British foreign policy to George Bush', says Stop the War Coalition

'The Iraq war was really about tying British foreign policy to George Bush'

Founder member of the Stop the War Coalition Chris Nineham says protestors were right about George Bush not caring about liberal values around the word

Chilcot: 'Tony Blair was right to stand by the Americans', says former army officer

Tony Blair didn't lie to us about Iraq, says key Chilcot inquiry witness

Tony Blair didn't lie to us about Iraq, says key Chilcot inquiry witness

Major General Tim Cross says the world would have been up in arms if Saddam Hussein had decided to use chemical weapons and we hadn't intervened

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Kurar Noshi gained a large online following thanks to his distinctive appearance

Iraqi actor Karar Noshi tortured and murdered for 'looking gay'

Iraqi actor Karar Noshi tortured and murdered for 'looking gay'

Karar Noshi was known as the 'beauty king' of his country

James Whale: 'Everybody in this country that does nothing to help those in the Middle East stinks'

James Whale: 'Anyone in this country who does nothing to help those in the Middle East stinks'

James Whale: 'We should be ashamed for not helping those in the Middle East'

James Whale says we must take responsibility for the war in the Middle East because we interfered in those countries and made the situation worse

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

Iraq: Suicide bomber dressed as woman kills 14 people in refugee camp

Iraq: Suicide bomber dressed as woman kills 14 people in refugee camp

Iraq: Suicide bomber dressed as woman kills 14 people in refugee camp

Councillor Taha Abdul-Ghani has said 20 others were also injured, as the attack took place whilst authorities were trying to help families

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Explosion at police headquarters kills 11 in southwest Pakistan

Explosion at police headquarters kills 11 in southwest Pakistan

Explosion at police headquarters kills 11 in southwest Pakistan

The blast took place in front of the offices of the Quetta police chief in Baluchistan, which has seen conflict from Islamist violence and separatist insurgency

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

Kurdistan to hold Brexit-style referendum to decide independence from Iraq

Kurdistan to hold Brexit-style referendum to decide independence from Iraq

Kurdistan to hold Brexit-style referendum to decide independence from Iraq

The vote is scheduled to take place in the autumn

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

New poll suggests majority of voters agree with Jeremy Corbyn on foreign policy

New poll suggests majority of voters agree with Jeremy Corbyn on foreign policy

New poll suggests majority of voters agree with Jeremy Corbyn on foreign policy

A survey conducted by The Independent claims voters agree with the Labour leader when he says foreign intervention increases risks of domestic terrorism

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Kurdish police free hostage from Islamic state, kill abductors

Kurdish police free hostage from Islamic state, kill abductors

Kurdish police free hostage from Islamic state, kill abductors

The operation to free the hostage took place near the town of Dubiz in the Kirkuk province

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Twitter divided over Jeremy Corbyn's foreign policy comments

Manchester Attack: Jeremy Corbyn savaged by critics for 'excusing terrorism'

Jeremy Corbyn savaged by critics for 'excusing terrorism'

The Labour Leader is expected to declare UK foreign policy must change because he claims the involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan has led to an increased risk of terrorism

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Warte Abubakir Ali passed all of her tests and became fully certified in civil aviation in Denmark in 2015

Kurdish woman makes history by becoming first female pilot in Iraq

Kurdish woman becomes first female pilot to fly a Boeing 737 in Iraq

Warte Abubakir Ali has earned her certifications to become a pilot for Iraqi Airways

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Soldier Chelsea Manning to be released from prison next week

Soldier Chelsea Manning to be released from prison next week

Soldier Chelsea Manning to be released from prison next week

Former US Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks during the Iraq war

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Speculation has been rife of a formal reunification between Isis and al-Qaeda

Are Isis and al-Qaeda really about to kiss and make up?

Are Isis and al-Qaeda really about to kiss and make up?

Isis was banished by al-Qaeda in 2014 - but now a speech from the latter's leader has led to fevered speculation of a reunion

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

At least one US citizen and two British nationals are said to be part of an exodus

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Government troops are seen holding an Isis flag captured after fighting in March. Isis troops have now used police uniforms to massacre civilians in Mosul's old city

Isis executioners pose as liberators to massacre civilians in Mosul

Isis executioners pose as liberators to massacre civilians in Mosul

Jihadists reportedly posed as police officers to carry out massacre

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Lion and bear rescued from abandoned zoo in war-torn Mosul

Starving Lion and bear rescued from abandoned zoo in ruined Isis stronghold

Starving Lion and bear rescued from abandoned zoo in ruined Isis stronghold

A lion and a bear were the only surviving animals living at Motazah al-Morour Zoo

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

War memorial: 'The first people invited to the ceremony should have been relatives of the dead', says Colonel

First people invited to war memorial ceremony should have been relatives of the dead, says former Afghan commander

War memorial: 'Relatives should have been the first people invited to ceremony'

Relatives of soldiers killed in Afghanistan have criticised the failure to invite the military to the unveiling of a new war memorial in central London

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban as order is imposed once again

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban

The president's new order was signed on Monday

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

'Peter Mandelson is a loathsome reptilian individual, but not the Labour party's biggest problem', says George Galloway

'Peter Mandelson is a loathsome reptilian individual, but not the Labour party's biggest problem', says George Galloway

'Peter Mandelson is a loathsome individual, but not the biggest problem'

George Galloway believes the biggest problem in the Labour party isn't Peter Mandelson

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

Isis left the bodies as a grim reminder to others who try to flee

Isis massacres 12 young people as they flee Mosul

Isis massacres 12 young people as they flee Mosul

Bodies left in street as grim warning to 'anyone else who tries to escape'

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Islamic State's chief executioner 'stabbed to death in Iraq'

Isis beheader-in-chief Abu Sayyaf 'stabbed to death in Iraq'

Isis beheader-in-chief 'stabbed to death in Iraq'

Islamic State's chief executioner, nicknamed Abu Sayyaf has reportedly been stabbed to death during an ambush in Iraq

Monday, January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

Donald Trump's travel ban has prompted a furious response

Iraq parliament backs tit-for-tat retaliation against Americans after Trump Muslim crackdown

Iraq parliament backs tit-for-tat retaliation against Americans

Lawmakers have passed 'reciprocity measure' preventing Iraqis from entering America

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

The gay soldiers who fell in love in middle of Iraq warzone

The gay soldiers who fell in love in middle of Iraq warzone

Rest assured, this story has a very happy ending

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Isis has released a series of chilling videos in recent years

Isis child executioner kills man in ball pit in chilling new video

Isis child executioner kills man in ball pit in chilling new video

New video appears to show three separate child executioners

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Terrorism: 'We've had a problem securing the coasts for a long time,' says security specialist

The UK coasts have been vulnerable to terrorists for a long time, says security specialist Will Geddes

Terrorism: 'We've had a problem securing the coasts for a long time'

Geddes spoke to James Whale and Ash Gould following terror tsar David Anderson's warning UK ports are wide open to IS fighters

Mosul dam could collapse at any moment, causing an environmental disaster and killing 1.5 million people

Mosul Dam could collapse any moment in 'nuclear-style' disaster', killing 1.5 million

Mosul dam could collapse at any moment, killing 1.5 million people

Experts and engineers have warned that Mosul Dam in Iraq may collapse in just a 'matter of time,' triggering an environmental disaster and killing more than a million people

Monday, November 28, 2016

Monday, November 28, 2016

Islamic State plans to attack Europe found by coalition forces

Isis Europe attack battleplans found by coalition forces

Isis Europe attack battleplans found by coalition forces

The plans were found as the battle to retake Mosul remains in full swing

Monday, November 7, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

Fight against Isis: Mass grave filled with 100 headless bodies found near Mosul

Mass grave filled with 100 headless bodies found near Mosul

Discovery made as troops continue to make gains in battle to liberate besieged city

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Isis's key weakness is their 'old-fashioned' manner of fighting, says former Royal United Services Institute director-general

'Isis have an achilles heel - their old-fashioned manner of fighting'

'Isis have an achilles heel - their old-fashioned manner of fighting'

Michael Clarke, the former Director General of the Royal United Services Institute, said the group's outdated weapons and tactics could be exploited in Mosul

Friday, October 28, 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

Isis using 'tens of thousands' of people as human shields in Mosul, says UN

Isis using 'tens of thousands' of people as human shields in Mosul, says UN

UN report also claims jihadists slaughtered at least 232 people last week

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

ISIS: Defence Secretary Michael Fallon hopeful Raqqa offensive will start in weeks

Battle for Raqqa: Defence Secretary Michael Fallon hopes final push against Isis will begin within weeks

UK defence secretary hopes final push against Isis will begin within weeks

Raqqa is the heart of Islamic State, having been the heart of their operations for over two years.

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