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Saturday, August 17, 2019

IRAQ

IRAQ

The so-called 'Islamic State' group has lost more than three-quarters of the territory it seized when it swept across Iraq in the summer of...

Islamic State militants have shot down an Iraqi army helicopter over Mosul, killing the two-member crew, the Iraqi government said. The incident happened during the...

Around 300,000 people have been displaced by the US-backed Iraqi operation to drive the Islamic State group from Mosul, according to the United Nations. The...

Pope Francis has demanded "urgent" action to protect civilians in Iraq, saying forces involved in the battle for Mosul have an obligation to protect...

The United States probably played a role in the deaths resulting from a March 17 air strike in Iraq, a top US commander has...

The Islamic State has ordered an evacuation from its de facto capital Raqqa following warnings that a dam could collapse, Syrian activists said. The activist-run...

Iraqi archaeologists think that tunnels dug by the so-called 'Islamic State' group under a destroyed shrine in Mosul have revealed the palace of an...

Iraqi forces have captured a government complex in western Mosul from the so called Islamic State group, a senior military commander has said. The advance...

The alleged use of chemical weapons in Mosul, if confirmed, would be a war crime and a serious violation of international humanitarian law, the...

Iraq's militarised police forces have entered Mosul International Airport, taking over the runway amid fierce clashes with Islamic State fighters, according to officials. The advance...