The court sided with lawyers from the American Civil Liberties Union who argued that the deportees could face persecution, torture or death due to their identity.
An excavation at Shanidar Cave in Iraq has led to the unfolding of many Neandrathal debris and provides an insight into their lives.
Foreign militaries on the list can face sanctions including a prohibition on receiving US military aid, training and US-made weapons unless the White House issues a waiver.
“They have been killed, injured, abducted and forced to shoot and kill in one of the most brutal wars in recent history,” UNICEF said in a statement.
Iraqi officials had expressed that they had hoped that the mosque would be retaken from the stronghold of ISIS in time for Eid al-Fitr on Monday.
Testimonies from residents of war torn cities like Mosul and Raqqa confirm the horrors that the new International Committee for Red Cross report shows – nearly 50% of the total civilian casualties reported worldwide come from Iraq, Syria and Yemen.
The claim stands at odds with President Trump’s undiplomatic accusations against the nation even as his own State and Defence departments try to strike a neutral chord.
About 800 people fell prey to food poisoning at a camp near the Iraqi city of Mosul after breaking their Ramadan fast together with a communal iftar meal.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi never stays in one place for more than three days, using couriers instead of phones and pickup trucks while on the move.
The attack comes as ISIS is about to lose Mosul, the de-facto capital of the hardline Sunni Muslim group in Iraq, to a US-backed Iraqi offensive.
The decision is likely to get a lot of opposition by the government which earlier this year had made an unsuccessful resolution to lower Kurdish flags flown in the region.
With militants hiding in among the civilians, the government’s efforts to push back are taking longer than expected, and making hundreds of thousands flee.
Nadia Murad had been captured and sold as a slave by ISIS, after being taken in the summer of 2014 to Mosul, ISIS’ de facto capital in Iraq.
Terrorist attacks are more than ‘breaking news,’ but the media aren’t taking a comprehensive approach to exploring the underlying issues.
The attacks targeted the late-night crowds typical of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and were claimed by ISIS in statements on its Amaq news agency.
The villages taken by the Popular Mobilisation paramilitary force include Kojo, where ISIS fighters abducted hundreds of Yazidi women in 2014
Iraqi authorities and aid agencies are already struggling to cope with a surge in displacement since security forces opened a new front against the militants in Mosul earlier this month.
The Iraqi government is looking to declare victory by Ramadan, even if pockets of resistance remain in the Old City according to military officials
After seven months of fighting, militants have been dislodged from all but a few areas of Mosul.
Protracted wars have caused a region-wide health crisis that has led to a resurgence of diseases tamed in peacetime and varied health threats.
The residents in ISIS-captured Mosul have given up on looking for aid from the government and international groups and started digging their own water.
The population faces not only to the dangers of the conflict and fighting but also the problem of not having access to survival basics like food and water.
The flooding of the Tigris and the disassembly of the last pontoon bridge linking the two sides of Mosul has forced residents to make the crossing on boats.
In a surprise new move, Iraqi forces pushed further into Mosul with an aim to open escape routes for the thousands of civilians held behind ISIS lines.
Mosul’s airport, railway station and university were all destroyed in the long fight to dislodge ISIS militants from their main Iraqi stronghold.
Returning these children to school is a priority for Iraq to end the cycle of sectarian violence fuelled in part by poverty and ignorance, the UN says.
Mosul suffered extensive damage during the ISIS occupation and the US retaliation; massive reconstruction needs to be done before life can be normal again.
Inside the buildings in western Mosul, now a ghost town, it’s often eerily quiet as walls muffle the gunfire, the constant background noise.
The site of the citadel dates back almost 8000 years and archaeologists have uncovered ancient artefacts, as workers revive it as a tourist spot and museum.
“Before there was a lot of things banned like images and faces, now a child can come choose whatever toys they want,” said a toy store owner.
Hundreds of Iraqis fled the heavy fighting in the Mosul-Baghdad area and headed to areas which had been reclaimed from the ISIS.
The Guardian Council approved six candidates but disqualified former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who had been warned by Khamenei not to enter the race.
With eastern Mosul rid of the ISIS, who enforced rules like keeping long beards and veils for women, Iraqis can now enjoy their freedom and liberty.
In Sunni-majority Mosul, Saddam Hussein is still idolised and the central authorities in Baghdad are distrusted as Mosul limps through the ISIS occupation.
The month of March saw an unprecedented series of civilian casualties due to coalition airstrikes in both Syria and Iraq.
Men of violence are in command in the US and now call the shots in the world’s major ‘trouble spots,’ with diplomacy slowly slipping out of sight.
The girls have years of catching-up to do as most of them stopped going to school after ISIS militants overran Mosul in June 2014.
The troops’ progress has been slow as about 400,000 civilians, or a quarter of Mosul’s pre-war population, are trapped in the Old City, according to the UN.
Since the split in 2014, the two groups have fought over recruits, funding and the mantle of global jihad; leaders of both are also critical of each other.
The Iraqi police accused ISIS of attacking their forces with chemical weapons against the militant crackdown undertaken by the State over the past six months.