Iraqi forces make gains in recapture push in Mosul
01-14 19:48
Iraqi government forces on Saturday retook control on the southern part of the eastern side of Mosul after intense fighting with Islamic State (IS) group, the Iraqi military said.
Iraqi forces advance further to free Mosul from IS militants
01-05 14:05
Iraqi government forces are advancing further in a major offensive to retake the northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) militants.
Spotlight: Iraq endures painful reforms in process of sweeping out terrorists
12-11 22:12
After almost two months of fierce battles, the Iraqi army has retaken about 50 percent of Mosul city, the second largest city in the country which was seized by the Islamic State militants in June 2014.
Iraq approves budget amid debate on controversial items
12-07 21:55
Iraqi legislators on Wednesday endorsed a bill for the country's 2017 federal budget with about 85 billion U.S. dollars and a deficit of about 18 billion dollars, reported Iraqi official television.
More than 82,000 people displaced by fighting in Iraq's Mosul: IOM
12-06 22:08
More than 82,000 civilians have fled the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and its adjacent districts since military operations to recapture one of the Islamic State (IS)'s last strongholds began on Oct.17, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported Tuesday.
Nearly 80,000 flee Iraq's Mosul as fighting rages: IOM
12-02 22:03
Some 77,826 civilians have fled Mosul and its adjacent districts since Iraq's military operations to recapture Mosul, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported Friday.
Human rights violations rife as battle for Mosul rages: OHCHR
11-29 21:49
The Islamic State (IS, or ISIL) militants defending the Iraqi city of Mosul are committing serious human rights violations as operations to recapture one of the extremist group's last strongholds continue, the UN's Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) warned Tuesday.
At least 5 policemen killed in attack by IS in Iraq's Samarra
11-28 21:27
At least five policemen were killed on Monday when suicide bombers of the Islamic State (IS) group attacked the city of Samarra in Iraq's northern central province of Salahudin, a provincial security source said.