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US and British soldiers chat at a military base southeast of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on January 27, 2016. (AFP/File)
September 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The US military is deploying 600 more troops to Iraq to help government forces fight the Daesh (ISIL) group in the city of Mosul, according to the US Defense Department.
ISIS supporters wave their infamous black flag in a demonstration. (AFP/File)
September 28, 2016 - 15:22 GMT
According local sources, a woman is catching Daesh militants off guard and killing them with a silenced weapon.
Iraqi soldiers and civilians check the damage after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle in northern Baghdad's Sadr City, May 17, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
September 27, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Police officials said the attacker approached a group of construction workers and detonated his explosives-laden vest on Tuesday in the Baghdad Jadida area.
An Iraqi man walks near smoke billowing from oil wells, set ablaze by Daesh militants before fleeing the oil-producing region of Qayyarah, on August 30, 2016. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Pentagon says that Daesh could use mustard gas to defend against an offensive by the Iraqi forces to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city.
Atheer Adel in Homeland, Season 5. (IMDB)
September 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Iraqi actor talks about Arab stereotypes in Hollywood and why he turned down the chance to meet Tom Hanks during filming of 'A Hologram For the King'.
Iraqi army soldiers. (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Iraqi Defense Ministry stated that only Iraqi and local fighters will advance on Daesh on Mosul.
The magazine is a weekly publication from the so-called Islamic State (AFP)
September 25, 2016 - 14:10 GMT
A report in the Islamic State’s weekly magazine urged women against jealousy.
A member of the Iraqi government forces looks at a burnt-out vehicle as they secure the town of Sharqat, around 50 miles south of Mosul, on September 23, 2016, the day after recapturing city from Daesh. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
September 25, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The militants first opened fire on a checkpoint, then went on to detonate a car bomb.
Falah Al Amri, Iraqi governor to OPEC and Director General of Iraq’s Oil Marketing Co, known as SOMO. (YouTube)
September 22, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Iraq’s governor to OPEC fuels hope from next week's meeting in Algeria, saying it is the “right time” for an agreement on limiting crude output and raising oil prices.
Iraqi forces drive through the town of Qayarrah, near the air base attacked by Daesh. (AFP/File)
September 22, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
US officials reported that Daesh fired a shell containing low-purity mustard gas at the Qayarrah air base.
Iraqi forces roll through the Anbar province. (AFP/File)
September 21, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Iraqi army forces continue to make gains in the Daesh-controlled Anbar province as they push toward Mosul.
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September 20, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Iraq says its army and volunteer forces have begun operations to rid a town near the Daesh stronghold of Mosul of the extremist group’s presence.
Baghdad's Nakheel mall pictured on September 10, 2016 in the aftermath of two car bomb blasts which killed at least 13 people and wounded another 30. (AFP/File)
September 20, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Daesh militants reportedly attacked a security headquarters in al-Rutba in western Iraq, police officer Ahmed al-Duleimi.
Iraqi women surveil the aftermath of a massive bombing in Baghdad's Karrada neighbourhood on July 4, 2016. (AFP/File)
September 17, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
A military patrol struck a roadside bomb in al-Tarmiya, north of Baghdad, killing two soldiers and injuring four others,
Iraqi protesters climb over a concrete wall surrounding the parliament after breaking into Baghdad's heavily fortified
September 17, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
On Friday protesters gathered at Tahrir Square in Baghdad, calling for change in governmental organizations.
US President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One following the closing ceremony of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), at the Wattay International Airport in Vientiane on September 8, 2016. (AFP/Noel Celis)
September 11, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Obama noted progress against extremist groups, but added that the 'threat has evolved.'