Iraq

These Oil Wells In Iraq Have Been Burning For Months

These Oil Wells In Iraq Have Been Burning For Months

A camera aboard the Landsat 8 satellite has been tracking the progress of oil fires in Iraq that have been burning since June. The dark plumes of smoke, which are wreaking havoc onto local communities, are a stark reminder of the ongoing war in the region.

Terrifying Car Bomb Shockwave Caught On Video

Terrifying Car Bomb Shockwave Caught On Video

Video: According to the Popular Mobilization Forces — an army formed to fight ISIS in Iraq — a car bomb exploded today in the north of Samarra, Iraq. Someone was recording with a mobile phone and captured the explosion in the distance with pristine quality.