A youth-led protest movement in the southern Iraqi port city of Basra, founds an artistic outlet in the words and beats of homegrown rapper Ahmed Chayeb.
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A motorcycle gunman shot dead an Iraqi novelist close to his house in the Shi’ite holy city of Karbala on Saturday, police and eyewitnesses said.
Before Islamic State militants were dislodged from Iraq in 2017, they stole thousands of ancient artifacts. Most are still missing.
It is the third time for Iraq to announce a date for the provincial elections, which were initially set to be held simultaneously with the parliament elections in May.
Sukaina Mohammed Ali sees to end cycle of IS hatred in Iraq, rescuing children left wandering the streets after they were separated from their families.
Nadia Murad survived the Yazidis of Iraq, by the Islamic State group before becoming a global champion of their cause and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
Angry Iraqi lawmakers halted an attempt by Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to appoint the remainder of his government on Tuesday.
Basra residents mourned Muslim cleric on Sunday was killed outside his home after he suggested protesters to take up arms over poor public services in city.
The Kurds are furious about their loss of control over Kirkuk, their second-class citizenship, and the status of their oil and security forces.
In a bold move, a community of Iraqi artists and activists have defied fears of fresh attacks to hold weekly book markets and photography exhibitions.