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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

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

Alomst after 27 years, Saudi Arabia, Iraq look to reopen border

Riyadh and Baghdad reached a deal 'to renovate the Arar border post and fully open it for trade and passage for visitors'.

17 Aug 2017 12:16 PM

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

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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

We have information that ISIS leader Baghdadi is alive: Kurdish official

The official said that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was alive and located in southern Syria in the city of Raqqa.

17 Jul 2017 2:19 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

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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

Suicide bomber attacks displaced Iraqis camp, 14 killed

Iraqi forces retook the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah from ISIS, but the jihadists still hold areas in western Anbar.

03 Jul 2017 9:10 AM

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

Iraq: ISIS starves Yazidi sex slave for 3 days, deceives her to eat 1-yr-old son

The lawmaker broke down live while recollecting the ghastly, unfortunate incident following which the interview was stopped for minutes.

28 Jun 2017 9:26 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

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ISIS destroys 800-yr-old Mosul mosque where al-Baghdadi became 'caliph'

US-led coalition condemned the destruction as a crime against 'the people of Mosul and all of Iraq'..

22 Jun 2017 8:25 AM

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

Woman detonates hidden bomb in Iraq market; 31 dead, 35 hurt

ISIS claimed the attack in the town of Musayab, south of Baghdad, in a statement on its Amaq news agency.

09 Jun 2017 3:37 PM

Baghdad: 27 killed, over 100 wounded in 2 bombings; ISIS claims first attack

In the second attack, a car bomb exploded near one of the capital's main bridges this morning, killing 11, the officials said.

30 May 2017 4:52 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

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