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Jihadists 'shave beards' as pressure builds on Mosul

With pressure building on the 10th day of the Mosul assault, Western defence chiefs were already looking ahead to the next target -- IS's other major stronghold of Raqa in Syria.

Jihadists 'shave beards' as pressure builds on Mosul
Iran president calls on Muslims to punish Saudi 'crimes'
Iran president calls on Muslims to punish Saudi 'crimes'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Wednesday on the Muslim world to unite and punish the Saudi government.

Iran president calls on Muslims to punish Saudi 'crimes'
Germany puts refugees to work... for one euro
Germany puts refugees to work... for one euro

With a spoon and spatula in hand an Iraqi refugee lifts the lid on a large pot filled with goulash and potatoes as he begins his shift.

Germany puts refugees to work... for one euro
US warns of 'catastrophic' Mosul dam collapse
US warns of 'catastrophic' Mosul dam collapse

The United States urges governments to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions from the collapse of Iraq's Mosul dam.

US warns of 'catastrophic' Mosul dam collapse
Canada to send more military trainers to Iraq: Trudeau
Canada to send more military trainers to Iraq: Trudeau

Canada will send more military trainers to Iraq to drill local troops combatting the Islamic State group, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, while remaining committed to pulling out its fighter jets.

Canada to send more military trainers to Iraq: Trudeau
World would be better place if Saddam, Kadhafi still in power: Trump
World would be better place if Saddam, Kadhafi still in power: Trump

The world would be a better place if dictators such as Saddam Hussein and Moamer Kadhafi were still in power, top Republican US presidential hopeful Donald Trump said in comments aired.

World would be better place if Saddam, Kadhafi still in power: Trump
Obama names new envoy for troubled anti-IS campaign
Obama names new envoy for troubled anti-IS campaign

President Barack Obama on Friday tapped veteran Iraq expert Brett McGurk to coordinate the troubled US campaign against the Islamic State group.

Obama names new envoy for troubled anti-IS campaign
Iraq PM opens Baghdad Green Zone to traffic
Iraq PM opens Baghdad Green Zone to traffic

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that Baghdad's "Green Zone" was open to the public for the first time in 12 years, albeit with many remaining restrictions.

Iraq PM opens Baghdad Green Zone to traffic
Australian PM says IS militants worse than Nazis
Australian PM says IS militants worse than Nazis

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was slammed by Jewish groups after saying that Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria were worse than Nazis.

Australian PM says IS militants worse than Nazis
IS truck bomb kills at least 54 in Baghdad market
IS truck bomb kills at least 54 in Baghdad market

A truck bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 54 people in a Shiite-majority area of Baghdad, the deadliest single attack in Iraq's capital in months.

IS truck bomb kills at least 54 in Baghdad market
Iraq PM sacks senior cabinet official: statement
Iraq PM sacks senior cabinet official: statement

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has sacked a senior cabinet official who was a close aide to his predecessor and rival Nuri al-Maliki.

Iraq PM sacks senior cabinet official: statement
Iraq parliament approves PM's anti-corruption plan
Iraq parliament approves PM's anti-corruption plan

Iraq's parliament unanimously approved Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's reform programme aimed at curbing the corruption and government waste.

Iraq parliament approves PM's anti-corruption plan
Iraq PM rolls out sweeping reforms after protests
Iraq PM rolls out sweeping reforms after protests

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi proposed scrapping top government posts and curbing privileges in an ambitious reform drive sparked by swelling popular anger over corruption and poor governance.

Iraq PM rolls out sweeping reforms after protests
Thousands of Iraqis protest corruption, poor services
Thousands of Iraqis protest corruption, poor services

Thousands of Iraqis vented their anger Friday at rampant corruption and abysmal electricity services as the country's first protest movement in years increased pressure for officials to be held accountable.

Thousands of Iraqis protest corruption, poor services
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Number of people joining ISIS is decreasing: Kazakh political scientist Yerlan Karin

According to Kazakhstan’s political scientist Yerlan Karin, the number of fighters that the ISIS or Daish, its Arabic acronym, is luring has been decreasing.

Number of people joining ISIS is decreasing: Kazakh political scientist Yerlan Karin
UNESCO chief warns about jihadist 'culture cleansing'
UNESCO chief warns about jihadist 'culture cleansing'

The head of the UN cultural organisation called for a campaign against the "culture cleansing" being carried out by Islamic State jihadists.

UNESCO chief warns about jihadist 'culture cleansing'
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. ©REUTERS
Iraq PM 'retires' army chief of staff: spokesman

Iraqi premier Haider al-Abadi has "retired" the army's chief of staff, the most senior officer removed since jihadists overran large parts of the country last year.

Iraq PM 'retires' army chief of staff: spokesman
Obama poised to send more troops to train Iraqis
Obama poised to send more troops to train Iraqis

President Barack Obama appears poised to approve the deployment of hundreds more US training personnel to Iraq, in a bid to reverse gains by the Islamic State group.

Obama poised to send more troops to train Iraqis
Obama says US not losing against Islamic State
Obama says US not losing against Islamic State

US President Barack Obama has described the loss of key Iraqi territory to Islamic State as a tactical setback, while insisting the war against the jihadist group is not being lost.

Obama says US not losing against Islamic State
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova. ©RIA Novosti
UN peacekeepers must protect cultural sites: UNESCO chief

UN culture chief Irina Bokova urged the Security Council to task peacekeepers with protecting cultural sites and to help prosecute those who destroy historical treasures.

UN peacekeepers must protect cultural sites: UNESCO chief