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World leaders congratulate Iraq following declaration of victory over IS

‘Daesh no longer hold significant territory in Iraq or Syria,’ says Theresa May.

11 Dec 2017 6:01 PM

ISIS ‘caliphate’ wanes away as Syrian forces take over last Iraqi town

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

328 dead, 2,504 injured as toll in Iran-Iraq border earthquake on the rise

The worst-hit towns in Iran were Qasr-e Shirin in Kermanshah and Azgaleh, about 40 kilometres northwest.

13 Nov 2017 1:44 PM

Syrian forces take ISIS 'capital': 5 things to know about battle of Raqqa

Raqqa was the first city to fall into the hands of Islamic State militants.

18 Oct 2017 11:18 AM

Promises of paradise end in mass graves as ISIS fighters' bodies lie at mercy of dogs

Since the launch of a US-led coalition, around 80,000 jihadists have been killed.

15 Oct 2017 3:46 PM

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After Mosul, Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Hawija from ISIS group

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

Iraq: Toll rises to 74, including 7 Iranians, in gun, car bomb attacks claimed by ISIS

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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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