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Human Rights Watch warned in February about crimes being committed by Shia militias in Sunni areas. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 07:20 GMT
The Kataeb Imam Ali militia denied setting fire to the body of an Iraqi civilian after a video of the incident was leaked online.
A Yazidi woman searches for clues that might lead her to missing relatives in the wake of Daesh's recent attacks on members of the minority. (AFP/Safin Hamed)
June 01, 2015 - 18:57 GMT
The Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights said the discovery of a mass grave of 80 Yazidis in a village west of Nineveh province.
The incident was reportedly caused by a tank rigged with explosives. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 13:44 GMT
An explosion at an arms depot in Salahuddin has killed 45 Iraqi soldiers and injured numerous others.
“Iraqi army war planes dropped five barrel bombs on Fallujah city on homes of civilians and local markets, leaving 12 people dead and 28 others injured, including children and women,” the tribal chief stated. (AFP/Ali al-Saadi)
June 01, 2015 - 11:42 GMT
An Iraqi tribal chief told media channels that after heaving shelling, the Iraqi army dropped five barrel bombs on Fallujah city, destroying homes, mosques, and shops.
Colonel Gulmurod Khalimov was trained on US soil by Blackwater. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 10:50 GMT
The US State Department has confirmed that a Daesh member who recently appeared in a YouTube video was trained by Blackwater in the United States.
A displaced Iraqi child who fled Anbar province due to the ongoing conflict between pro-government forces and Daesh militants, carries jerrycans at a makeshift camp for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Ameriyat al-Fallujah, 30 km south of Fallujah, on May 25, 2015. (AFP/Haidar Hamdani)
June 01, 2015 - 09:15 GMT
The recent increase in displaced people is due to the ongoing fighting in Ramadi.
Up to 800 British soldiers are currently stationed across the Middle East for training missions. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 08:58 GMT
Additional British soldiers will join 800 troops across the Middle East to train forces against Daesh in the region.
A picture taken from the Fakhr-al-Din al-Ma'ani Castle (or Palmyra cytadel) on top of a hill overlooking the ancient city on April 12, 2006 shows a general view of the Palmyra, a 2,000-year-old metropolis and an Unesco world heritage site located 215 kilometres northeast of Damascus. (AFP/Jonathan Klein)
June 01, 2015 - 08:32 GMT
Robert Fisk discusses the method of Daesh's madness when it comes to destroying ancient culture and history.
The Kurdish regional administration may sell oil independently and sign free trade deals. (Shutterstock)
June 01, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Erbil asserts that they have the legal right to export oil without consent from Baghdad, if remuneration agreement is not upheld.
Iraqi army shelling in Fallujah killed at least 19 people in the last three days.  Meanwhile, Iraqi forces fight alongside Shiite militiamen to retake Anbar province's capital city Ramadi from Daesh. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
As Iraqi forces engage in a military operation to retake Ramadi from Daesh, army shelling in nearby Fallujah kills 19 civilians, wounds 76.
At least 103 Daesh militants were killed in three of Iraq's provinces in operations staged by Iraqi forces and coalition warplanes. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2015 - 15:23 GMT
At least 103 Daesh militants were killed in three of Iraq's provinces in operations staged by Iraqi forces and coalition warplanes.