June 23, 2016 - 12:04 GMT
Troops pressed ahead in the town of Qayyarah where its strategic location and an airfield there make it ideal for a final push to liberate Mosul, which serves as Daesh's de facto capital in Iraq.
June 23, 2016 - 06:14 GMT
The US Army contract is for equipment, training, sustainment and support for the Iraqi academy which educates future military and civilian leaders.
June 22, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
A senior Iraqi commander says nearly 2,500 Daesh fighters have been killed during a month-long offensive to recapture the strategic western city of Fallujah from the extremists.
June 22, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
The airstrikes in northern Iraq destroyed five PKK targets, including shelters, hideouts, and ammunition dumps.
June 21, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
A suicide bomber detonated outside a Shia militia office that had been previously accused of human rights abuses.
June 20, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
A suicide bombing at the entrance of a military camp killed four and wounded a dozen in northern Baghdad.
June 20, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
“Iraqi forces involved in Fallujah’s operation have managed to free 354 Izadi women, who were abducted by militants of Daesh organization after they took control of the Izadi-majority Shingal region," according to the director of Izadi Affairs.
June 20, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The executions were reported to have been conducted in revenge for the killing of a senior police officer in clashes with Daesh militants near Amerli last week.
June 20, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The UK-based engineering company will complete conceptual studies and pre-front end engineering design work at its Rumaila oil field.
June 20, 2016 - 07:14 GMT
Khaled Rabiee reportedly hid 100 pounds of explosives in a forest, but was arrested before he could carry out an attack.
June 20, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Iraqi forces launched an offensive against Daesh near Mosul a day after declaring Fallujah 'liberated.'
June 19, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The onslaught, backed by US-led airstrikes, is aimed at "liberating" the town of Qayyara south of Mosul, the army said in a statement.
June 18, 2016 - 09:03 GMT
The announcement came hours after US-backed Iraqi forces retook key installations, including a government compound and a major hospital, in the centre of Fallujah from Daesh.
June 17, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Iraqi forces have pushed into central Fallujah, recapturing a major government compound from Daesh fighters.
June 17, 2016 - 11:06 GMT
An estimated 30,000-40,000 civilians have fled Fallujah since a government-sponsored offensive to re-take the city from Daesh was launched in May.