Trial of Iraqi suspect in murder of German teen gets underway
Iraqi national Ali B. is on trial for the murder of 14-year-old Susanna F. The case has fueled a broader debate about asylum practices in Germany, particularly for individuals who have committed crimes.
Mosul: The deadly legacy of the ′Islamic State'
It's been a year since Iraqi troops retook Mosul from the so-called Islamic State. As IS fighters retreated, they left a legacy of booby traps and suicide belts that threaten the safety of returning citizens. DW's Birgitta Schülke reports from Mosul.
Dangerous escape route to Romania
An increasing number of Syrian and Iraqi refugees are fleeing through Turkey, across the Black Sea, to Romania. The coast guard has already rescued a number of people stranded at sea. Romania fears the Black Sea may become a new refugee route.
Iraqi military captures Hawija from Islamic State
Iraqi military captures Hawija from Islamic State.
U.S. court tosses murder conviction of ex-Blackwater guard
A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the murder conviction of an ex-Blackwater security guard and ordered three of his former colleagues to be re-sentenced in the high-profile prosecution stemming from the massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007.
Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul attack
Islamic State claims responsibility for a suicide attack that targeted the Iraqi embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul, the group's Amaq news agency says.
Iraqi forces launch final assault on Mosul Old City
Iraqi forces began storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, an assault they hope will be the last in the eight-month campaign to seize the militants' stronghold.
Iraqi federal police blow up large IS weapons cache
Iraqi federal police blow up large IS weapons cache.