Iraq has seen its bloodiest day in more than six months. Coordinated bomb attacks came on the eve of the tenth anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq.
A blast in Gaza has killed two people and injured one. The explosion comes hours after a truce between Israel and Palestinian militants was announced.
As protesters gathered at the entrance to Iraq's Siba natural gas field in a renewed protest over jobs, security forces in Basra started making the first of dozens of arrests. Baghdad is preparing for more protests.
UN experts believe it will take decades to clear the Iraqi city of Mosul from explosive hazards. But, a year after liberation from the "Islamic State" group, ever more refugees are returning. Sandra Petersmann reports.
The "Islamic State" group was able to conquer Iraq's second-largest city in June 2014 because it had supporters inside Mosul. How do victims and perpetrators live together today? An appraisal a year after liberation.
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