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W.G. Dunlop
Deputy Iraq Bureau Chief for the news wire, based in Baghdad since 2011. All views here my own. Tweet/RT//follow ≠ endorsement. william.dunlop@afp.com
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W.G. Dunlop 10h
Iraq forces launch broad assaults on IS holdouts in multiple Mosul areas wrap
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W.G. Dunlop 11h
While FedPol said yesterday that an attack on the Old City was imminent, the areas referenced by the military today are not inside it.
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W.G. Dunlop 11h
Iraq forces launch broad assault on IS holdouts in Mosul; units are attacking three areas north of the Old City
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W.G. Dunlop May 26
Executive summary of coalition investigation of the strike can be read here:
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W.G. Dunlop May 26
At least 105 civilians killed when coalition air strike triggered IS explosives in Iraq's Mosul: US
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W.G. Dunlop May 26
Iraq investigating report that special forces tortured & killed detainees during Mosul operation
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W.G. Dunlop May 25
At least 105 civilians killed when air strike detonated IS-planted explosives in Iraq's Mosul: coalition report
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W.G. Dunlop May 25
Iraq radio programme showcases talent from war-racked Mosul
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W.G. Dunlop May 24
Iraq artist secretly chronicled IS's brutality in paintings and drawings while living under jihadist rule
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W.G. Dunlop May 22
Iraq agrees to nine-month extension of OPEC oil production cut deal: minister
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AFP news agency May 18
Turkey calls for ouster of US envoy for anti-IS coalition
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W.G. Dunlop May 16
"I was afraid. I would drink and by 11:00 pm leave my friend's house & drive home." - on drinking under IS in Mosul
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W.G. Dunlop May 16
"I feel so relieved... it's cheaper & we want it cheaper" - customer on prices at 1st post-IS Mosul liquor shop
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W.G. Dunlop May 16
First post-IS liquor store in Iraq's Mosul doing brisk business after years of prohibition under jihadist rule
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W.G. Dunlop May 15
We got him back because a policeman called the numbers on his name tag after seeing him at the station, where he came to get food at night.
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W.G. Dunlop May 15
The Iraq cat back home and perched atop a computer several weeks after escaping en route to the vet in Baghdad.
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Tamer El-Ghobashy May 12
Wedding photography studios were banned in under ISIS. Now they're reopening and using Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump to advertise.
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Jean-Marc Mojon Apr 25
strikes on this morning killed six KRG forces, 5 and one asayish: peshmerga official
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W.G. Dunlop Apr 15
CENTCOM apparently unhappy with remarks including: “Trump said... he’s going to kick the S-H-I-T out of the enemy."
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Binyamin Appelbaum Apr 13
I made a little timeline of Trump's statements on China and currency manipulation, because what happened yesterday is just amazing.
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