Mosul demolishes iconic building used by IS for ‘gay’ killings

Authorities in Mosul begin demolishing a one-time icon of modern Iraqi architecture used by the Islamic State group to throw men accused of being gay to their deaths.

Kids in Iraq camps dream big, but can’t enroll in school

Maareb has big dreams, but she may never get to realise them. Every day, when her friends attend class in the Iraqi displacement camp they call home, she stays behind.

Dozens of bodies ‘found in IS mass grave’ in Iraq

Iraqi authorities have uncovered a new mass grave containing the remains of dozens of people in an area of northern Kirkuk province once held by the Islamic State group.

After shedding IS, Mosul embraces makeovers

For three years, Mosul’s women were covered in black from head to toe and its men had to keep their beards long. Salons were shut, and plastic surgery considered a crime. But more than a year after the Islamic State group’s ouster, the Iraqi city is flaunting its more fabulous side.

Iraqi forces hold military parade one year after IS defeat

Units from the elite Emergency Response Division (ERD) carry out a military exercise at a base in western Baghdad to mark the first anniversary of their victory against the Islamic State group.

Iraq’s Mohamed al-Daradji battles inner demons through film

The Iraq War may have ended in 2011, but for filmmaker Mohamed al-Daradji, the conflict that tore his country apart remains very much part of his everyday life. His film “The Journey” is the Iraqi entry for best foreign language film at the 2019 Oscars.