‘Daesh no longer hold significant territory in Iraq or Syria,’ says Theresa May.
11 Dec 2017 6:01 PM
Local Sunni tribal fighters took up arms and sided with the mainly Shiite government forces to finally take down ISIS.
19 Nov 2017 1:16 PM
The worst-hit towns in Iran were Qasr-e Shirin in Kermanshah and Azgaleh, about 40 kilometres northwest.
13 Nov 2017 1:44 PM
Raqqa was the first city to fall into the hands of Islamic State militants.
18 Oct 2017 11:18 AM
Since the launch of a US-led coalition, around 80,000 jihadists have been killed.
15 Oct 2017 3:46 PM
In the western Anbar province, Iraqi forces retook the town of Rihana on Wednesday, according to a statement from the coalition.
21 Sep 2017 2:32 PM
Rescue workers of security forces placed bodies in ambulances and cleared away rubble and the carcasses of burnt-out cars from the site.
15 Sep 2017 10:46 AM
'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
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
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
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
The government-sanctioned groups became known as the Popular Mobilization Forces, known as Hashed al-Shaabi in Arabic.
24 Jul 2017 5:54 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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 retook the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah from ISIS, but the jihadists still hold areas in western Anbar.
03 Jul 2017 9:10 AM
The mosque's destruction came three days after government forces launched an assault on the Old City.
29 Jun 2017 5:36 PM