Victory over Islamic State sways Iraqi voters as Abadi seeks to fend off Iran-backed rivals

Victory over Islamic State sways Iraqi voters as Abadi seeks to fend off Iran-backed rivals

Posted May 13, 2018 05:38:58 Photo: Voter turnout was almost half that of the previous elections with around 30 per cent reported in most areas. (AP: Hadi Mizban) Polls have closed across Iraq in the first national election since the country declared victory over the Islamic State group. Key points: …

Iraqi newlyweds feared killed by Australian airstrike on Mosul

Iraqi newlyweds feared killed by Australian airstrike on Mosul

Posted March 29, 2018 00:21:44 A newly married husband and wife are feared to have been killed, and two very young children injured, by an Australian airstrike on an Iraqi home in May last year. Key points: A RAAF Super Hornet fired a GPS-guided bomb at a building where IS …