Iraq hits the polls for first time since defeating Islamic State

Iraq hits the polls for first time since defeating Islamic State

Posted May 12, 2018 19:44:34 Photo: Voters are choosing from nearly 7,000 candidates for 329 seats in parliament. (Reuters: Alaa Al-Marjani) Related Story: Defeating IS is only half of it: The battle to rebuild a devastated Iraq Related Story: ‘Many harrowing stories’: Australian working to help Mosul rebuild Iraqis have …

Sandstorm paints midday sky with Mars-like glow in southern Iraq

Sandstorm paints midday sky with Mars-like glow in southern Iraq

Posted May 12, 2018 05:26:37 External Link: Video – red dust Related Story: 91 dead, 160 injured as rain and dust storms sweep through India Related Story: Strong winds, showers and dust storms lash SA A severe sandstorm struck al-Muthanna province in southern Iraq on Friday, engulfing the landscape in …

PTSD treatment: Art therapy ‘changed my life’ after returning from Iraq, veteran says

PTSD treatment: Art therapy ‘changed my life’ after returning from Iraq, veteran says

Posted April 28, 2018 09:03:48 Photo: David Gillard says art therapy “changed his life” after suffering PTSD. (Facebook: David Gillard) David Gillard has never described himself as the ‘artsy type’. But it turns out that the Adelaide veteran is quite handy with a paint brush and believes his introduction to …

Anzac Day: From Iraq to Australia, servicewomen to march as one

Anzac Day: From Iraq to Australia, servicewomen to march as one

Updated April 25, 2018 07:25:19 Sally Heidenreich knows firsthand what it’s like to face danger on the front line of a war zone. The Adelaide-based lawyer served as an intelligence officer in the Australian Army for over a decade and ahead of Anzac Day has shared some of her experiences …

From Iraq to Darwin, Soldier Recovery Centre gives former rifleman new lease on life

From Iraq to Darwin, Soldier Recovery Centre gives former rifleman new lease on life

Posted April 24, 2018 08:34:09 Photo: Before being diagnosed with epilepsy, Brett Humphrey was training Iraqis to fight Islamic State. (Supplied: Brett Humphrey) Related Story: Robe to Recovery program provides welcome solace for veterans Related Story: Walking Wounded founder accused of wasting veterans’ charity money on adventures Brett Humphrey is …

US helicopter crash in Iraq kills seven military personnel

US helicopter crash in Iraq kills seven military personnel

Updated March 17, 2018 01:45:30 Seven US military personnel have been killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq. The aircraft crashed in western Iraq late on Thursday night, according to US officials. The crash did not appear to be the result of enemy activity and is under investigation, the Pentagon …

Australian military says allegations it killed civilians in Iraq are credible | Australia news

The Australian defence force says allegations that an air force bomb in Mosul, Iraq, killed civilians are “credible”. The Australian Super Hornet air strike last year is said to have killed two civilian adults and injured two children when it bombed a terrace house in west Mosul. The deputy chief …