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The students of the Mosul University were taken captive in the militant-held city of Mosul on Friday for disclosing information about the Daesh stronghold. (Twitter)
August 02, 2015 - 18:42 GMT
The Daesh group has taken captive four journalism students in northern Iraq for leaking information about the militants to Iraqi and media organizations.
Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) militants gather in the Qandil mountains. (AFP/File)
August 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The president of Iraqi Kurdistan called Saturday for the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) to withdraw from the region where the militant group has a number of bases after Turkish airstrikes killed at least eight civilians there.
The death toll includes 844 civilians and 488 Iraqi security forces. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
As many as 1,332 people were killed in violence across Iraq in July, according to a monthly report released on Saturday by the UN. Another 2,108 people –including both civilians and military personnel – were injured over the same period.
The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) flag. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 01, 2015 - 11:43 GMT
Turkey’s state news agency has alleged that the country’s week-long aerial warfare against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has killed around 260 members of the outlawed group.
Oil production in northern Iraq continues without disruption. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2015 - 10:14 GMT
Oil production in northern Iraq continues without disruption.
The US-led coalition carried out over 30 airstrikes on Daesh targets in the past 24 hours. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
At least 15,000 Daesh militants have been killed by US-led coalition airstrikes since the campaign began a year ago, according to the CIA.
Turkey's war's not all the PKK. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 13:16 GMT
It's not all about the PKK.
A photo purportedly showing Daesh militants preparing to execute dozens of captured Iraqi security force members in the Salahuddin province. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 07:50 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Daesh has executed 3,065 people since establishing the so-called caliphate.
A Japanese activist group is derailing Daesh propaganda on social media with cute cartoons making fun of the militants. (Twitter)
July 29, 2015 - 20:23 GMT
The manga girl has a mission — to stop Daesh and take as many melons as she can.
Iraqi pro-government fighters from the mainly-Shiite Popular Mobilization units inspect an office in a government building which was used as a base by the Daesh group in the town of Saqlawiya on the outskirts of Fallujah, 50kms west of Baghdad, on July 26, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
July 29, 2015 - 18:12 GMT
Back-to-back suicide bombings in the Daesh-held Iraqi city of Ramadi on Wednesday have killed at least 12 security troops.
It seems that, when David Cameron last week said that he wanted Britain to “do more” against Daesh, he actually meant more to make the situation messier, more volatile and more dangerous. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 13:57 GMT
If you thought Britain’s approach to the so-called Daesh was already confused and misguided – it just got a whole lot worse.