THE LATEST IRAQ NEWS FROM MAILONLINE

Iraq’s transport minister declares country’s new airport will be built on the site of a 7,000-year-old alien interplanetary spaceship launcher 

08/10/16 01:31

07/10/16 15:10

An ISIS commander and a jihadist officer were both killed when vests they were preparing prematurely exploded in central Hawija near Kirkuk in Iraq in the terror group's latest fatal blunder.

05/10/16 01:45

General Sir Nicholas Carter has told his officers to support soldiers accused of historic crimes in the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts and said they were all 'innocent until proven guilty'.

04/10/16 13:12

COLONEL RICHARD KEMP: Sometimes in war there are no good decisions - only a difficult collection of bad ones. The soldier's challenge is to pick the least dangerous.

04/10/16 01:58

Martin McGing, a former guardsman in the Irish Guards, today waives his anonymity to reveal how he has been 'thrown to the wolves' in a 13-year ordeal over the death of an Iraqi teenager.

02/10/16 19:00

Boris Johnson (pictured delivering his key speech to the Tory conference in Birmingham) added that the 2008 financial crash had likewise undermined faith in free-market angl-saxon capitalism.

30/09/16 17:25

Waleed Aly has blasted Wyatt Roy for travelling to Iraq's volatile war zones, with Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull warning would issue the former Aus Liberal MP some 'very sage and stern advice'

30/09/16 16:59

DailyMail.com had exclusive access to the US aircraft carrier whose pilots are flying missions over Iraq and Syria to bring death to the fundamentalist Islamic terror group.

30/09/16 10:00

The Prime Minister said new proposals would be announced in the next few days to bring an end to law firms ‘trying to impugn the name’ of the armed forces.

30/09/16 01:40

Former Liberal politician Wyatt Roy was caught in crossfire between Islamic State and Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq near an area Australians are legally banned from visiting on Thursday.

29/09/16 22:36

Wahida Mohamed Al-Jumaily, better known as Um Hanadi (pictured), heads a 70-strong unit which has driven ISIS out of her city, and claims to have killed 18 terrorists herself.

29/09/16 16:21

Nick Bezuidenhout, 27, was left 'traumatised' by the horrors he saw while serving in Iraq but was refused help from the army at least five times before his suspected suicide, his mother claims.

28/09/16 09:37

The killer evaded security guards before detonating his suicide vest in the Iskan area of Baghdad amid a group of Shiite Muslims. The Baghdad attack follows an earlier bomb and gun attack in Tikrit.

28/09/16 09:29

ISIS killed the deserters after they fled their positions during the battle for Sharqat and returned to the relative safety of the group's last stronghold of Mosul in northern Iraq.

28/09/16 00:24

Twana Jamal, 36, was busted after fed-up migrants turned on him and tipped off the authorities about his illegal cross-Channel operation. He was jailed for five years at a court in Dunkirk.

26/09/16 19:04

The 26-year-old said she woke up in a strange house with cuts and bruises, and believes her drink had been spiked on a night out in Sunderland before she was abducted and sexually assaulted.

25/09/16 23:13

Abd Al-Waheed, 53, a suspected Iraqi bomber is trying to claim nearly £250,000 in damages after he was jailed for 44 days by British troops during the Iraq War. He is one of 1,668 similar cases.

25/09/16 16:20

The Labour leader said he recognised that soldiers had been serving in 'awful conditions' - but a controversial probe into allegations should continue.

25/09/16 01:11

Britain has ten Reapers, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, as they are correctly known, controlled from RAF Waddington but launched from Ali Al Salem Air Base in Kuwait.

24/09/16 12:56

British RAF jets (main and inset left) have started their offensive to liberate the city of Mosul - the last major city stronghold in the country - and predicts the extremists will be out of Iraq 'in months'.

24/09/16 02:25

A group of high school graduates have chosen to fight in Iraq with the Australian Military as part of a gap year program. They are in northern Iraq helping train and protect the Iraqi soldiers.

22/09/16 14:01

A Daily Mail campaign to end the hounding of troops has revealed that soldiers – often suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder – have faced as many as five inquiries into a single incident.

21/09/16 23:00

The six youths were killed with a welding machine and a welding rod after being accused of being part of a resistance group by ISIS. The terror group also gave three boys 30 lashes for playing football.

20/09/16 18:49

Australian children who have lived in the Middle East under Islamic State control may return home with a myriad of physical, emotional and psychology issues, federal authorities have discussed.

19/09/16 17:49

The former prime minister was keen to call a halt to the IHAT probes into murder, abuse and torture by British soldiers in Iraq, amid criticism of the treatment of veterans.

19/09/16 00:04

ISIS launched a how to video for fellow militants explaining how to make hydrogen with household chemicals, fill plastic bags with it and float ammunition in the air that could down jets.

18/09/16 02:05

Said Shabram, 19, drowned in the Shatt al-Arab river near Basra, after allegedly being forced into the water at gunpoint by British troops in 2003. A new investigation has now opened up.

16/09/16 13:26

Ahmad Jabbar Kareem Ali, 15, drowned in the Shatt Al Basra canal in May 2003 after he was detained by British troops on suspicion of looting. An independent inquiry suggests troops were ' ill-directed'.

15/09/16 16:26

ISIS has reportedly declared a state of emergency in Mosul and taken its troops off the streets after a series of assassinations. The Iraqi Army has pledged to recapture the city this year.

15/09/16 03:18

Mr Straw (left) made the alleged comment in a private email to former US Secretary of State Colin Powell (right) two days before the publication of the Chilcot report on July 6.

13/09/16 00:04

Former CIA Director James Woolsey, who served for two years under President Bill Clinton, will serve as a senior national security adviser to Republican hopeful Donald Trump.

08/09/16 21:32

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump blasted Hillary Clinton's 'lies' about her email, while saying he opposed the Iraq war from the beginning in remarks in a charter school cafeteria.

05/09/16 17:51

The terror group have banned women from entering their security centres in Mosul, Iraq, while wearing the full-face covering after a number of commanders were killed by veiled women.

05/09/16 16:04

Seven people were injured in the fighting, which happened throughout the night at Moria on Lesbos. The brawl started around midnight in the area housing child refugees.

05/09/16 15:52

The women reported that the perpetrators held them against their will and touched them between the legs in separate incidents at Welser Volksfest in Austria on Saturday night.

05/09/16 12:59

The fanatic, who calls himself Abu Issa al-Almani, claims he converted from Christianity to Islam before travelling from Germany to Iraq and joining the terror group.

02/09/16 18:17

The vice president shut down the demonstrator during a Hillary Clinton town hall event in Cleveland, Ohio, as he started criticizing America's military tactics in Syria.

02/09/16 18:00

With front row seats to Australia's World Cup qualifier against Iraq this couple should have been ecstatic, however the girl wasn't impressed by whatever her boyfriend had to say (pictured).

02/09/16 13:08

ISIS has suffered a series of military setbacks after losing territory in Iraq in recent months while one of its most prominent leaders, Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, was killed in an air strike in Syria in August.

02/09/16 07:45

The young men were tied to iron poles at Tal Afar Square, in the terror group's Iraqi stonghold of Mosul, before being sliced in two with an electric chainsaw.

01/09/16 09:51

Dramatic pictures show rivers of oil running through the streets just days after the extremists were forced to retreat from Qayyara in northern Iraq.

31/08/16 18:24

Heidi Russo tweeted at her son over the weekend: 'There's ways to make change w/o disrespecting & bringing shame to the very country & family who afforded you so many blessings.'

31/08/16 13:51

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been sitting out the national anthem in protest of civil rights issues.

30/08/16 15:28

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: The aerial photos offer the clearest look yet at massacres such as the one at Badoush Prison in Mosul, northern Iraq that left 600 male inmates dead.

25/08/16 20:25

The Pentagon identified the US soldier who was killed in Helmand, Afghanistan, by a roadside bomb Tuesday as 28-year-old Iraq War veteran Army Staff Sgt. Matthew V. Thompson.

25/08/16 15:38

Darrly Lee Wright, a veteran in Washington state, claimed over $700,000 in federal benefits after lying about being wounded in combat and being severely disabled.

24/08/16 10:41

The terror group is now using an unprecedented number of children – dubbed 'Cubs of the Caliphate' – to launch devastating suicide attacks throughout the region and beyond.

24/08/16 10:37

Iraqi special forces led an operation on Tuesday aimed at retaking the jihadist-held town of Qayyarah, a key staging base for operations to attack Mosul - ISIS's de facto capital in Iraq.

24/08/16 10:35

The Peace Valley cemetery - or Wadi al-Salam in Arabic - in Najaf, Iraq, is expanding at twice its usual rate because of the ongoing war with ISIS.

23/08/16 23:32

Iraqi media claim the remote-control vehicle is clad in Teflon armour and can be operated at up to a kilometre away. The size of a small golf cart it could be used to help retake Mosul from ISIS forces.

23/08/16 19:42

The driver, Ahmed Al Zubaidi, who is an Iraqi refugee who's been in the U.S. for four years, filmed the incident on his cellphone after picking up a couple in Cleveland.

22/08/16 16:11

The 36 men had been found guilty of involvement in the 'Speicher' massacre, named after a base near Tikrit in Iraq where the recruits were kidnapped before being butchered by terrorists.

22/08/16 15:06

The boy was reportedly detained in Kirkuk, north of Baghdad, less than 24 hours after a child suicide bomber killed at least 51 people and injured 100 more at a wedding party in Turkey.

22/08/16 13:34

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are tightening the noose on Islamic State in Iraq, pushing to within five miles north of Mosul. We are the only Western journalists accompanying the elite Peshmerga.

22/08/16 11:00

President Fuad Masoum announced the executions after the bodies of 1,700 soldiers were discovered in mass graves after they were shot at point blank range by the militants in the city of Tikrit.

18/08/16 03:36

Shock figures reveal that 4,770 soldiers quit in the 12 months to April – 6 per cent of the total force and an increase of 20 per cent from six years ago.

16/08/16 10:08

Most of the 1492 Iraq abuse cases left to be investigated are likely to be thrown out. Most were submitted to the Iraq Historical Allegations Team by disgraced firm Public Interest Lawyers.

16/08/16 02:40

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Troops fighting against the terror group have been left with appalling injuries – including agonising blisters on their skin.

16/08/16 02:10

The gruesome act was carried out in public at an Isis command centre in al-Shora in Iraq, ‘with the aim of inciting fear among the citizens’.

15/08/16 19:10

After being stripped of public money Public Interest Lawyers will close at the end of this month. Hundreds of Iraq War soldiers will now escape being dragged into a witch-hunt.

15/08/16 18:19

The nine men are accused of drugging the woman and takingher from Vienna's downtown Schwedenplatz station to an apartment where two of the lived before gang raping her.

11/08/16 19:53

Intelligence assessments approved by senior leaders at U.S. Central Command exaggerated the progress of anti-terrorism efforts in Iraq and Syria, a House Republican task force has found.

11/08/16 14:43

The chilling video shows a member of the terror group preaching before a crowd of men and young boys in the ISIS stronghold of Mosul before a man is thrown to his death after claims he was gay.

10/08/16 15:12

A deadly blaze engulfed a Baghdad hospital claiming the lives of at least 12 newborn babies on Tuesday night.

10/08/16 09:00

The terror group has launched a brutal crackdown on militants trying to flee from the battlefield - especially in northern Iraq near its stronghold of Mosul in northern Iraq.

06/08/16 16:45

A Swedish church is preparing to drop thousands of tiny electronic Bibles into ISIS-controlled areas of northern Iraq. The World of Life church is based in Uppsala.

06/08/16 10:56

The 220-strong crew from the HMS St Albans docked at Portsmouth having spent nine months in the war-torn Middle East helping the U.S and the French carry out air strikes on ISIS.

05/08/16 12:34

Extremists rounded up the 3,000 refugees who were fleeing from the terror group in the Hawiga District of Kirkuk, taking them hostage before executing 12 people who tried to escape.

04/08/16 19:54

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., an Iraq veteran, said this week that he doesn't foresee ever being able to board the Trump train.

04/08/16 12:46

Phil Shiner and his law firm Public Interest Lawyers (PIL) have come under intense criticism for bringing cases against British servicemen using publicly-funded legal aid.

04/08/16 12:23

The local men were arrested in the district of Yarmouk, south of the Syrian capital Damascus. ISIS's strict Sharia law bans smoking and drinking (file photo).

04/08/16 03:53

Relatives of troops killed following the 2003 invasion said they were ‘delighted and amazed’ at the stunning speed of the public’s response. They want the former prime minister brought to justice.

03/08/16 22:24

As a child growing up in Silver Springs, Maryland, he read extensively about Thomas Jefferson and planned to be a lawyer, like his father, after graduating from the University of Virginia.

03/08/16 19:28

The woman was spotted guiding her children out of al-Marir, a community held by the terror group close to the city of Mosul in the north of the country.

03/08/16 07:23

The RAF used the largest bomb in its arsenal to target the site in the city of Mosul. The Ministry of Defence said ‘extensive surveillance’ had established ISIS were using the palace.

02/08/16 22:56

A deadly gunfight took place at an ISIS training camp in the city of Mosul in Iraq’s Nineveh province amid a growing rift between local and foreign members of the terror group.

01/08/16 08:01

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. The horrific footage shows children watching two men get beheaded by executioners who praise the Nice attack and promise more terror on the streets of France.

29/07/16 22:40

ISIS fanatics executed the four men in public after arresting them for helping families out of the besieged city of al-Bukamal in Deir Ezzor province in Syria.

28/07/16 15:36

The bones were uncovered by Iraqi security forces as they searched buildings in the city, which was recaptured from ISIS control after brutal fighting earlier this summer.

26/07/16 22:47

Rekawt Kayani, 34, is wanted in France to face trafficking charges which could see him jailed for 10 years. He was apprehended in May at his home in Derby on a European arrest warrant.

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