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Mortal remains of only 38 Indians to be brought from Iraq: VK Singh

On March 20, Sushma Swaraj informed the RS that all 39 Indians kidnapped by ISIS in Mosul three years ago were dead.

01 Apr 2018 9:40 AM

VK Singh to travel to Iraq on April 1 to bring back mortal of slain Indians

Sushma Swaraj informed the Rajya Sabha that all 39 Indians kidnapped by ISIS in Mosul were dead.

30 Mar 2018 12:24 PM

Opposition slams handling of matter

Ms Badal accused Opposition leaders of playing politics over an unfortunate incident.

21 Mar 2018 1:26 AM

Families learn of death on TV, in shock

On Tuesday, Ms Swaraj reemphasised that Mr Masih’s account on the massacre of 39 Indians was not correct.

21 Mar 2018 1:19 AM

Hopes trashed as kin get informed on TV about Indian captives' death

Several relatives of the killed workers said they were not officially informed about their loved ones by any government authority.

20 Mar 2018 7:04 PM


Belgian Laurent Van der Stockt wins international photojournalism honou

He won the Visa d'Or for News, the most prestigious award handed out at the "Visa Pour L'Image" festival.

10 Sep 2017 12:05 PM

Battle for Mosul nears end; Iraq rejoices

Cornered ISIS makes last stand, launches suicide attacks.

04 Jul 2017 7:03 AM

More than 200,000 displaced by Mosul siege: Iraq ministry

Iraqi forces launched the operation to recapture Mosul in October, retaking the east of the city before setting their sights on the west.

25 Mar 2017 6:50 PM

ISIS chief Baghdadi flees Mosul, hiding in desert: officials

From their efforts to track him, they believe he hides mostly among sympathetic civilians in familiar desert villages.

09 Mar 2017 11:18 AM

Iraqi Kurdish woman TV reporter killed in Mosul: channel

She was killed by an explosive device on the road while her cameraman was wounded.

25 Feb 2017 8:23 PM


Iraq launches attack on ISIS-held west Mosul

The Islamic State group has put up stiff resistance to defend Mosul, where its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a

19 Feb 2017 9:36 PM

To prevent Iraqi forces from using it, ISIS blows up Mosul hotel

The Mosul Hotel, shaped as a stepped pyramid, appeared to be leaning to one side after the explosions, two witnesses said by phone.

23 Jan 2017 9:48 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

Iraqi forces retake 60 percent of east Mosul: Commander

Hundreds of thousands of civilians remain inside Mosul, forcing Iraqi and allied forces to take precautions and slowing their advance.

01 Jan 2017 8:23 PM


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

Mosul's last bridge disabled by airstrike: residents

The northern city of Mosul had five bridges spanning the Tigris River, which runs through the center of the city.

28 Dec 2016 12:39 PM

3 months needed to rout ISIS, says Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi

Abadi had previously pledged the northern city would be retaken by the end of this year.

28 Dec 2016 9:15 AM

Mosul, Aleppo, Ankara... Future is bleak

Russia and Iran now seem like the dominant regional powers, but will this survive the presidential transition in Washington?

27 Dec 2016 2:16 AM

Iraqi air force drops empathy letters on Mosul

According to the coalition, the letters are based on 2,160 hand-written notes penned in the days since the Mosul offensive began.

23 Dec 2016 12:13 PM