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Iraq

World leaders congratulate Iraq following declaration of victory over IS

‘Daesh no longer hold significant territory in Iraq or Syria,’ says Theresa May.

11 Dec 2017 6:01 PM

ISIS ‘caliphate’ wanes away as Syrian forces take over last Iraqi town

Local Sunni tribal fighters took up arms and sided with the mainly Shiite government forces to finally take down ISIS.

19 Nov 2017 1:16 PM

328 dead, 2,504 injured as toll in Iran-Iraq border earthquake on the rise

The worst-hit towns in Iran were Qasr-e Shirin in Kermanshah and Azgaleh, about 40 kilometres northwest.

13 Nov 2017 1:44 PM

Syrian forces take ISIS 'capital': 5 things to know about battle of Raqqa

Raqqa was the first city to fall into the hands of Islamic State militants.

18 Oct 2017 11:18 AM

Promises of paradise end in mass graves as ISIS fighters' bodies lie at mercy of dogs

Since the launch of a US-led coalition, around 80,000 jihadists have been killed.

15 Oct 2017 3:46 PM

After Mosul, Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Hawija from ISIS group

In the western Anbar province, Iraqi forces retook the town of Rihana on Wednesday, according to a statement from the coalition.

21 Sep 2017 2:32 PM

Iraq: Toll rises to 74, including 7 Iranians, in gun, car bomb attacks claimed by ISIS

Rescue workers of security forces placed bodies in ambulances and cleared away rubble and the carcasses of burnt-out cars from the site.

15 Sep 2017 10:46 AM

Islamic States's stronghold Tal Afar about to fall: Iraqi military

'Tal Afar city is about to fall completely into the hands of our forces, only five percent remains' under IS control, said Iraqi army.

27 Aug 2017 9:45 AM

ISIS militants trapped in Iraq-Syria military wise: Jim Mattis

Mattis arrived in the Iraqi capital on an unannounced visit just after Trump made a fresh approach to the stalemated war in Afghanistan.

22 Aug 2017 1:47 PM

In bid to distance Iran, Saudi strengthen ties with Iraq

Sadr's rare visit to Saudi Arabia came at the invitation of Riyadh, which played up his meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

22 Aug 2017 1:09 PM