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Iraqi soldiers re-group on the front line against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists near Fallujah, in Iraq's Anbar province, on May 3, 2016. (AFP/Moadh al-Dulaimi)
May 05, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Iraqi forces launched an offensive Tuesday to regain control over Fallujah.
The Tawke field accounts for 50 percent of the production and 60 percent of the total oil exports from the Kurdish north. (File photo)
May 05, 2016 - 05:03 GMT
Regular payments by the KRG to Norwegian company DNO will allow further drilling and increased exports from Tawke oil field in Northern Iraq.
Fighters from the Iraqi pro-government forces take position during an operation to retake the town of al-Bashir, near Kirkuk, from the Islamic State group (IS), on April 30, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
May 04, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
About 40 Daesh militants were reportedly killed in the clashes.
Iraqi army forces. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Iraqi forces retook four villages in the west of the country.
The photograph from parliament that prompted the hashtag (Facebook)
May 03, 2016 - 15:19 GMT
This bloodstained parliamentary sofa will never be forgotten.
Iraqi soldiers inspect the wreckage of a car following an explosion. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 11:34 GMT
Sources reported three separate explosions which killed nine people and injured 26 combined.
Citizenship means security, stability, and a passport. (Shutterstock)
May 02, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Families of Afghanistan and Pakistan immigrants who die while fighting for Iranian forces may be granted citizenship.
Power plant in Samawah, Iraq. (Wikimedia Commons)
May 02, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
A daily volume of 50 million cubic meters of Iranian gas will be piped to Basra’s power plant for electricity generation, following a visit to Tehran by Iraqi officials.
Two Sadrist protesters walk through Baghdad's Green Zone, after a weekend of protests and sit-ins demanding parliamentary change (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
May 02, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Sadrist protesters withdrew from the Green Zone after a weekend of protesting in and around Iraq's parliament.
Iraqi security forces stand guard outside the parliament in Baghdad on April 13, 2016. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The protesters loyal to influential Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr eventually left parliament on Saturday night, only to start an open-ended sit-in to push for long-delayed reforms.
Thousands of Iraqi protesters invaded the main session hall of the parliament in Baghdad on April 30, 2016. (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
May 01, 2016 - 09:07 GMT
The crowd moved into the assembly shortly after it adjourned a scheduled meeting to vote on Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's new cabinet nominees.
Iraqi protesters climb over a concrete wall surrounding the parliament (unseen) after breaking into Baghdad's heavily fortified
April 30, 2016 - 16:49 GMT
All entrances to Baghdad have reportedly been shut down and a UN spokesman said embassies are in lockdown.
Iraqi passersby stand at the site of a suicide bombing in the Baghdad Jadida area on April 25, 2016. The blast ripped through shops in eastern Baghdad, killing at least seven people. (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
April 30, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The attack targeted a group of Shia pilgrims in southeast Baghdad.
An Iraqi solider walks past a sign pointing toward Mosul. (AFP/File)
April 29, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The US Army determined that launching a full-scale operation on Mosul would not happen within the next five weeks.
Kuwaiti security forces surround a Shia mosque that was attacked by Daesh. (AFP/File)
April 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Kuwait reaffirmed its commitment to fighting Daesh internationally.
A courtesy photo of Al Jazeera offices. (Twitter)
April 28, 2016 - 10:04 GMT
Iraqi officials have revoked the operating license of the Qatar-based Al Jazeera news network and closed its bureau in the capital, Baghdad, over its violation of government guidelines.