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An Iraqi man inspects the wreckage of a burnt car on May 1, 2015 a day after a car bomb attack in the Baghdad neighbourhood of Talbiya. (AFP/Ali Al-Saadi)
May 03, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Twin car bombs killed 19 people in a busy district of Baghdad late Saturday night.
Iraqi security forces take position during fighting against Daesh in the Al-Karma district, west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad in the Anbar province's eastern edge, on April 26, 201. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
May 03, 2015 - 07:58 GMT
Iraqi security forces clashed with Daesh militants in the city of al-Karma is Anbar province.
Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a mass Yazidi grave near Sinjar, February 3, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 07:53 GMT
Daesh militants reportedly executed up to 600 Yazidis in northern Iraq, according to several media reports.
Al-Afri is supposedly a former physics professor in Iraq. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A new Daesh leader has been appointed after Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was seriously wounded in US air strikes in northwest Iraq.
Canada's PM Stephen Harper made an unexpected visit to Iraq, where he met with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi Saturday.  (AFP/David Rowland)
May 02, 2015 - 14:02 GMT
Canada's PM Stephen Harper made an unexpected visit to Iraq, where he met with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi Saturday.
Officials in Baghdad are blaming a wave of displaced Sunnis for providing a cover for militants to conduct increased bombing attacks in the city.  (AFP/File)
May 02, 2015 - 08:46 GMT
Officials in Baghdad are blaming a wave of displaced Sunnis for providing a cover for militants to conduct increased bombing attacks in the city.
Bystanders inspect the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad, October 14, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 11:13 GMT
Separate car bombs killed at least 16 people in and around the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, security officials confirmed Thursday.
Daesh has claimed executing Yemeni soldiers in a video posted online Thursday, a monitor said. (Twitter)
April 30, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
Daesh has claimed executing Yemeni soldiers in a video posted online Thursday, a monitor said.
Many Iraqi divisions collapsed when a Daesh-led offensive swept through Iraq last summer. (AFP/File)
April 30, 2015 - 13:50 GMT
Iraq's prime minister has offered an amnesty for members of the security forces who fled Daesh, AFP has reported.
Iraqi Kurdistan is home to strategic oil fields (File-AFP)
April 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Kurds will deliver up to 625,000 barrels per day beginning in June.
Peshmerga forces have been involved in heavy fighting against Daesh in northern Iraq (File/AFP)
April 29, 2015 - 17:26 GMT
UK Chief of Staff promises continued assistance in meeting with Kurdish President Barzani.