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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

After Mosul victory, Iraq mulls future of Shiite militias

The government-sanctioned groups became known as the Popular Mobilization Forces, known as Hashed al-Shaabi in Arabic.

24 Jul 2017 5:54 PM

Iraq: Mosul looks to rise from the ashes after battle

But before this can happen, the chaotic mess caused by the conflict that devastated Mosul must be cleared away.

19 Jul 2017 1:07 PM

Video shows Iraqi soldiers throw ISIS terrorists off ledge and shoot them

The video also showed that the troops fired shots at motionless body which was earlier thrown by the troops.

14 Jul 2017 8:30 PM

Iraqi forces combat ISIS days after PM al-Abadi declares victory over Mosul

Army choppers strafed the Old City and blasts sent plumes of smoke into the air, though it was unclear if they were bombs.

13 Jul 2017 10:40 AM


Facing defeat, ISIS terrorists flee battlefield by jumping into in Mosul river

US Department of Defense said the Counterterrorism Service, which has spearheaded the fight in Mosul, had suffered 40 percent losses.

10 Jul 2017 2:14 PM

Iraq PM al-Abadi hails ‘victory’ after armed forces take Mosul from ISIS

The battle has left large parts of Mosul in ruins, killed thousands of civilians and displaced nearly 1 million people.

09 Jul 2017 7:40 PM

Iraqi forces take landmark Mosul mosque blown up by ISIS

The mosque's destruction came three days after government forces launched an assault on the Old City.

29 Jun 2017 5:36 PM

At least 3 killed in suicide bombing attacks in Mosul

A second bomber managed to enter a shopping arcade and blew himself up among civilians, killing at least 2 and wounding 9, police said.

24 Jun 2017 2:01 PM

Traumatised mothers fail to breastfeed, babies starve in Mosul

The camp southeast of Mosul, where Iraqi forces are deep into the eighth month of a massive operation against the ISIS terrorist group.

11 Jun 2017 12:19 PM


19-yr-old Iraqi soldier captures moment when bomb explodes on his bulldozer

The soldier was able to find his way to the front in 24 hours after his arm was shot with shrapnel from the explosion.

30 May 2017 4:20 PM

17 Iraqi soldiers killed in suicide attacks by ISIS militants in Mosul

Six Iraqi soldiers were killed and 4 injured after a bomber rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into Iraqi forces in northwestern Mosul.

22 May 2017 4:21 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


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

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

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

Hundreds watch, ‘help’ ISIS stone woman to death

Militants from the Islamic State jihadist group stoned a woman to death for alleged adultery in the northern city of Iraq, aided by onlookers, local news site Aranews reported on Friday.

11 Jun 2016 12:54 AM

Anti-ISIS airstrikes flatten ancient Iraq church

An air raid carried out by the anti-Islamic State coalition has destroyed an ancient Syrian-Orthodox church in northern Iraq, the local Ankawa news website reported on Tuesday.

19 Jan 2016 11:07 PM