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Iraq

Iraq forces recapture 90 per cent of west Mosul from Islamic State

Mosul is split by the Tigris River, and its western side is referred to as the right bank, while the east is known as the left bank.

16 May 2017 7:05 PM

Iraqi police accuse ISIS of chemical weapons attack in Mosul

Iraq's Federal Police said it had made a new push against the ISIS holed up in the Old City.

17 Apr 2017 9:31 AM

ISIS now controls less than 7 percent of country: Iraq army

Various members of the forces, Iraqi and foreign, battling the jihadists have disagreed in the past on control of territory figures.

11 Apr 2017 5:44 PM

2 killed in Iraqi helicopter shot down by ISIS in Mosul: military

It did not specify what type of helicopter was shot down, nor say whether it was hit by gunfire or a surface-to-air missile.

06 Apr 2017 8:25 PM

31 dead in Iraq’s Tikrit ISIS suicide bombing

Police and army officers said that the attack, which began on Tuesday night, also wounded at least 42 people.

05 Apr 2017 3:50 PM

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Second-in-command ISIS leader Ayad al-Jumaili killed in Iraqi airstrike

Iraqi forces, backed by a US-led coalition, have been battling since October to retake the city of Mosul.

02 Apr 2017 4:18 PM

Man pushed from rooftop by ISIS militants, stoned to death for being gay

This is not the first time the ISIS has indulged in carrying out such executions in the name of Islam.

30 Mar 2017 4:40 PM

Iraq: School in Mosul used by ISIS becomes field hospital

Each day, the hospital looks after around 100 patients, both civilians and security personnel, often the victims of gunshot wounds.

27 Mar 2017 10:37 AM

Brought to Mosul by ISIS, Iraq’s displaced seek to return home

Many Iraqis from around Mosul are unable to return because the militants rigged homes with explosives as they withdrew.

16 Mar 2017 12:34 PM

Iraq holds ISIS suspects in ill-kept facilities near Mosul: HRW

Security forces are searching for ISIS jihadists trying to sneak out of the city among civilians.

14 Mar 2017 3:11 PM

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Iraqi forces recapture one-third of west Mosul

After recapturing east Mosul, Iraqi forces last month set their sites on the west, where hundreds of thousands of civilians remain trapped.

12 Mar 2017 7:31 PM

Iraq: Remains of hundreds executed by ISIS found at Badush prison

ISIS reportedly killed up to 600 people after seizing the jail in 2014, and held hundreds of women from Iraq's Yazidi minority.

11 Mar 2017 8:01 PM

Twin blasts hit wedding near Iraq’s Tikrit, kill 23: Government official

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Hajjaj, 20 km (14 miles) north of Tikrit.

09 Mar 2017 9:59 AM

US 'not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil': Mattis

, Mattis has also sought an exemption from Trump's travel ban for Iraqis who served with US troops, including translators.

20 Feb 2017 8:21 PM

ISIS bleeding money, its 'business model' in free fall

The report found that Islamic State revenue has declined from up to $1.9 billion in 2014 to at most $870 million in 2016.

19 Feb 2017 1:03 PM

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Iraq's 'cycling girls' ride for freedom

In Iraq's conservative society, the young woman cuts an unusual figure when she rides her red bicycle in the streets of the capital.

10 Feb 2017 9:45 AM

30 Mosul residents killed in air raid targeting IS militants

The witnesses said it was not immediately clear if the attack was carried out by the US-led coalition or Iraqi forces.

14 Jan 2017 3:06 PM

UN warns of oil spill south of Mosul

The warnings came in report released on environmental damages caused by oil fires intentionally started by retreating IS militants.

13 Jan 2017 1:28 PM

Twin blasts in Baghdad kill 29

Islamic State targets crowded market ahead of New Year celebration

01 Jan 2017 6:34 AM

Iraqi troops push for Mosul after 2-week lull

Backed by airstrikes, Iraqi special forces, army troops and federal police launched a push on five neighborhoods early Thursday.

29 Dec 2016 1:16 PM

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