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Anti-government protesters block a main highway in Beirut, Lebanon, on Friday. Photograph: AP

Lebanese efforts to finalise a new government stalled on Friday as hundreds of anti-government protesters blocked roads to mark the beginning of the f(...)

A man inspects the remains of members of the Yazidi minority killed by Islamic State after Kurdish forces discovered a mass grave near the village of Sinuni, in the northwestern Sinjar area of Iraq, in February 2015. Photograph: Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images

More than 200 mass graves have been uncovered in Iraq in areas formerly controlled by Islamic State militants, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Th(...)

Syrian Kurds wave the Kurdish flag, in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli during a gathering in support of the independence referendum in the  Kurdish region. Photograph: Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images

Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iraq’s most powerful Shia cleric, has called on Iraqi Kurds to “return to the path of the constitution” and end effort(...)

A man at the site of the car bomb attack in Baghdad on Thursday, which was claimed by Islamic State. Photograph: Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images

Two suicide attacks in and around the Iraqi capital have killed at least 31 people and wounded dozens. The deadliest attack took place in a commercial(...)

An injured protester is rushed to treatment outside Baghdad’s highly fortified Green Zone. Photograph: Karim Kadim/AP Photo

At least four anti-government protesters were killed and 90 injured when security forces ejected them from Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, hos(...)

Secretary of State John Kerry greets Afghanistan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah at the American embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, yesterday. Photograph: Jim Bourg/Pool via The New York Times

US secretary of state John Kerry began a series of meetings in Kabul yesterday in the hopes of finding a way out of a presidential election crisis tha(...)