When the jihadists who call themselves Islamic State (IS) are beaten in Mosul it will be a serious defeat for their organisation. But it will not, magically, bring peace to Iraq. A..
The United Nations has raised grave concerns about reports of high civilian casualties in the Iraqi city of Mosul. A senior UN official in Iraq said she was stunned by accounts of ..
One-time IRA commander Martin McGuinness went from the riots of the Bogside in Londonderry during the 1970s, to the very heart of government. He became one of Sinn Féin's two minis..
A car bomb has exploded in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing more than 20 people and wounding many others, police and medical sources say. The blast went off in a market in the ma..
More than 10 years after being executed, Saddam Hussein remains a huge presence in the life of one man. The marine engineer in India does not blame his grandfather for giving him t..