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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

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

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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

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

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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

27 killed, 100 wounded in 2 bomb attacks in Baghdad

The ISIS claimed responsibility for the first attack but the second attack is still unclaimed.

30 May 2017 7:47 AM

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

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

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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

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

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