Daesh allegedly blew up the historic mosque. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Photo:
March 06, 2015 - 12:31 GMT
Kurdish sources have accused Daesh of destroying historic mosques in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
Daesh’s extreme interpretation of Islam outlaws statues, idols, and shrines. (AFP/File)
March 06, 2015 - 08:36 GMT
Daesh began bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq on Thursday in the jihadists' latest attack on the country's historical heritage
March 05, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
A "safe haven" in the MidEast, more than half of Jordan's population are refugees coming from unstable neighboring countries.
Volunteer Shiite fighters work with Iraqi forces to fight Daesh near the city of Tikrit. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 13:43 GMT
28,000 individuals flee ongoing violence in the city of Tikrit, as Iraqi forces and allies launch a massive attack against Daesh to reclaim Salahuddin province.
The extremist militants set fire to Iraqi oil wells to try to hinder aerial attacks Thursday.
March 05, 2015 - 12:44 GMT
The extremist militants set fire to Iraqi oil wells to try to hinder aerial attacks Thursday.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 12:15 GMT
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced that Turkey will not provide ground troops to Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the effort to reclaim the city of Mosul from Daesh in April.
Iraqi government forces and allied militias take position on the side of a road in the northern part of Diyala province, bordering Salahuddin province, as they take part in an assault to retake the city of Tikrit from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 11:43 GMT
Iraqi government forces, backed by Shia volunteer fighters, battle Daesh in the northern province of Salahuddin, killing ten militants in the process.
Iraqi soldiers backed by armed militias take position in Diyala province against Daesh targets, March 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 08:59 GMT
If the Iraqi army takes Tikrit back from Daesh militants, it will be a victory against the extremist group. In the long run, however, will it change anything?
Government troops backed by the US-led coalition killed 38 Daesh militants Wednesday. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 07:50 GMT
Security forces backed by the US-led coalition killed 38 Daesh militants in Anbar province, the country's army confirmed.
A still from the clip shows the sleeve of one of the gunmen donning an Iraqi flag, suggesting claims that assailants are Iraqi military men may be true. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 13:13 GMT
A video emerged Wednesday purporting to show Iraqi military men shooting dead an 11-year-old boy in the northern Iraqi city of Samarra.
Iran and Iraq signed an agreement in 2013 under which Tehran would start exporting gas to Iraq to feed three power plants in Baghdad and Diyala.
March 03, 2015 - 17:34 GMT
Iran could begin natural gas exports to Iraq in May if security conditions improve, Iranian oil ministry website Shana quoted a senior official as saying.