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MAKING WAVES: British washing machine project empowers widows

Founded by London-based Navjot Sawhney (left), TWMP is striving to alleviate the burden of hand washing clothes for women living in...

Charity hero set to deliver Ramadan food parcels to war-torn Mosul

In just a few days, on the eve and during Ramadan, a hero charity man from Bradford will be visiting war-torn Mosul in Iraq,...

Recognising lost lives: Candlelit vigil for the victims of a terrorist...

  Hundreds of people, young and old, gathered outside Leeds Art Gallery this past week in memory of hundreds of Iraqi people that were killed...

Report falls short of labelling former PM a war criminal despite...

Blair slammed in Chilcot report Former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, says he had the country in his ‘best interests’ when opting to take military...

Deadly suicide bombing: Hundreds killed in Baghdad blast

Interior ministry officials have reported that the number of people killed in Sunday's suicide bomb attack in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad has risen...

Tony Blair in the spotlight

Former Labour PM will have to answer hard questions from the Chilcot report Seven years after it was set up, the findings from an official...

Rebuilding Iraq via Huddersfield: Uni team set to identify Daesh victims

A forensic expert at the University of Huddersfield is poised to undertake a somewhat gruesome role, as he helps Iraqi authorities with the identification...

Daesh goes nuclear

Militant group may have stolen radioactive material from Iraq According to an environment ministry document obtained by Reuters, highly dangerous radioactive material was stolen from...

Miss Iraq contest returns after 43 years

Organisers and contestants praised for standing up to terror threats Iraq’s first national beauty contest since 1972 concluded earlier this week despite death threats targeted...

American airstrikes kill three Daesh leaders

City of Ramadi targeted in recent US mission Recent airstrikes led by US-led coalitions fighting Daesh ( also known as Islamic State) in Syria and...

Stepping up support for Iraq’s most vulnerable

Food, water and essentials to be provided for the displaced  The UK will provide new life-saving support to tens of thousands of Iraqis, who have...

French forces strike in Syria

Hollande approves attack for ‘safety’ of French and Syrian civilians French fighter jets destroyed an Islamic State (IS) training camp last weekend in what was...

Iraq Ambassador welcomed to Yorkshire

Engineering students are top of class in consulate visit International students at the University of Huddersfield showcased their engineering talents last week as they were...

ISIS now victimising the dead

Militants claim gravestones and tombs are a form of veneration of the dead and only serve distract from the worship of Allah Militants fighting for...

Destroying history

IS militants target cultural sites in ‘catastrophic’ attack The Islamic State have been accused of ‘defying the will of the world’ after militants attacked cultural...

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