Adel Abdel Mahdi visits an injured person at the hospital in Baghdad on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse
Would you risk your life for a truffle? In southern Iraq's desolate desert, the dangerous search means nothing less than a quest for treasure, one that mixes equal parts timing, superstition and danger.
After thirty years Iraq's southern marshes are blossoming once more thanks to a wave of ecotourists picnicking and paddling down their replenished river bends.
At the time, Daesh killed Yazidi men en masse, took boys as child soldiers and sold women as "sex slaves," with survivors streaming into ramshackle displacement camps.
The minor girl's killer is her first cousin who confessed to his crimes during initial interrogation, Hangu District Police Officer said. He said blood samples found on the victim's body had matched those collected from the 18-year-old suspect.
An Arab woman, who filed for divorce and requested full legal rights, was surprised that a large number of traffic violations had been committed by the car she owned and gave to her husband.
Dagmar Turner, 53, a former management consultant from the Isle of Wight, played her violin during an operation to remove a tumour from the right frontal lobe of her brain - close to the area that controls the fine movement of her left hand.