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In war-torn west Mosul, seized this week by Iraqi forces, hundreds of residents finally received food aid. (AFP/ Aris Messinis)
March 24, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
About 600,000 people remain in the areas of west Mosul held by Daesh the "Islamic State" group, including 400,000 who are "trapped" in the Old City under siege-like conditions, the UN said Thursday.
A street in West Mosul during the government-led offensive to retake Iraq's second largest city from Daesh
March 23, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
More than 100 civilians were killed in a powerful explosion in a residential area of Mosul, Iraq, on Wednesday, an army officer and an activist said.
Iraq's defender Rebin Sulaka (L) is marked by Australia's forward Tomi Juric (R) during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier between Iraq and Australia at Shahid Dastgerdi Stadium in the Iranian capital Tehran on March 23, 2017.
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March 23, 2017 - 15:47 GMT
Mathew Leckie's first-half goal was not enough to secure Australia a much-needed victory as Iraq earned a share of the spoils in Tehran.
The fighting has caused a humanitarian crisis. More than 350,000 have been displaced and the temporary camps are over flowing. (AFP)
March 22, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Government forces are said to be edging towards the al-Nuri Mosque where Daesh declared their caliphate in 2014.
Eyebrows have been raised by Trump's plan to slash 28 percent from the State Department's budget for diplomacy and foreign aid (AFP)
March 22, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Trump has ordered generals to create an accelerated strategy to 'eradicate' Daesh.
Last week, UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq Lise Grande warned that the UN lacked sufficient resources to contain the anticipated exodus. (AFP)
March 21, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The UN expects the exodus of a further 400,000 people from western Mosul as a result of the army’s ongoing anti-Daesh offensive in the city.
The aftermath of a previous car bomb in Najaf. [AFP]
March 20, 2017 - 18:07 GMT
A car bombing in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, that killed at least 13 people has been claimed by Daesh.
This picture shows a view of the behind-closed-doors friendly match between Iran and Iraq at Azadi Stadium, Tehran, Iran, on March 18, 2017. (Photo: Press TV)
March 19, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Iran men’s national football team, domestically known as Team Melli, has gone down to a narrow defeat at the end of a behind-closed-doors friendly match held in the Iranian capital city of Tehran.
This image shows displaced residents of western Mosul fleeing their neighborhood on March 15, 2017, as Iraqi forces continue to advance in the embattled city against Daesh occupiers. (AFP)
March 18, 2017 - 08:16 GMT
UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq Lise Grande has warned the UN would not have enough resources to confront a mass exodus from west Mosul.
Photo: elkass.com
March 16, 2017 - 16:03 GMT
The Kuwaiti diplomatic mission in northern Iraq has expanded and diversified its efforts to relieve war-relocated Iraqis, in part organizing a football tournament that involved up to 20 teams.
According to the officer, three gun-mounted pickup trucks were captured during the melee, along with a number of light and medium weapons. (File/Photo)
March 15, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
At least four Iraqi soldiers and 16 Daesh terrorists were killed in Tuesday clashes near the Nineveh Train Station and the Baghdad Garage district in western Mosul.
Justin Meram (Photo: @ahdaafme)
March 13, 2017 - 09:06 GMT
Politics and football collided this week as Iraqi-American footballer Justin Meram was wrapped up in Donald Trump's Muslim ban this week.
Iran men's national futsal team (Photo: Press TV)
March 12, 2017 - 20:15 GMT
Iran men's national futsal team has emerged with a narrow victory in a friendly match against Iraq in the southern Iranian city of Shiraz.
Iraqi forces have control of 65 percent of western Mosul. (AFP/File)
March 12, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Daesh militants were retreating against Iraqi forces in the area.
A displaced Iraqi family arrives at a safe zone on June 17, 2016 in Amiriyiah al-Fallujah, after Iraqi government forces evacuated civilians from Fallujah due to their ongoing military operation to retake the city from Daesh. [AFP/Moadh Al-Dulaimi]
March 12, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The eight individuals serve as a reminder of refugees' unique struggles to make it to safety
Daesh appears on the brink of losing their last major urban base in Iraq. (AFP/File)
March 12, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
As the forces advance they turn up more evidence of Daesh's reign of terror.