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A US official says Daesh is on the rise in Libya. (AFP/Tauseef Mustafa)
February 05, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
A US official claims the number of Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria are falling, but rising in Libya.
The wall will shut down some 50 checkpoints scattered throughout the city. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2016 - 15:38 GMT
Iraq is currently constructing a wall around Baghdad in an effort to improve security.
A recently arrived F-16 sits on the tarmac in Iraq on July 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2016 - 05:20 GMT
The arrival of the warplanes brings the total number of F-16s in Iraq's air force to six.
Iraqi soldiers patrol the suburbs of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, 120 kilometers west of Baghdad, on February 2, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 03, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The operation Wednesday marks a small step towards the ultimate goal of recapturing Mosul.
The US will spend some $1.8 billion for smart weaponry in the war against Daesh. (File photo)
February 03, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The Pentagon has announced that it is increasing funding for the war against Daesh by more than 50 percent.
Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani declared in a press conference in Erbil, on Feb. 3, 2016, that the
February 03, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
The referendum will raise tensions between Baghdad and the Kurdish autonomous region, both of which are suffering from plummeting oil prices.
Libya is facing a new wave of devastation with Daesh looming. (AFP/File)
February 03, 2016 - 09:26 GMT
With Daesh spreading into Libya, how will the West's strategy change?
The Mosul dam could potentially collapse if repairs to it are not done soon. (AFP/Safin Hamed)
February 03, 2016 - 08:31 GMT
Italy's Trevi group contracted to handle essential repairs to Mosul dam.
Slovenian soldiers at the border with Croatia. (AFP/File)
February 03, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Slovenia is making moves against Daesh.
Bullet casings litter the streets of Ramadi. (AFP/File)
February 02, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The corpses of Daesh militants in Ramadi are potentially contaminated with plague and other diseases.
Iraqi police patrolling in Baghdad. (AFP/File)
February 02, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Two car bombs and an IED exploded in Baghdad today.
Shia fighters from Hashid Shaabi units supporting Iraqi government forces gather on the outskirts of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, to prepare an attack on Isis positions in the city. (AFP/File)
February 02, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Fallujah residents are suffering from food shortages and insufficient medical supplies as a result of the siege. Civilians are also being used as human shields by Daesh militants.
US soldiers chat as they train Iraq's 72nd Brigade in a live-fire exercise in Basmaya base, southeast of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on January 27, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 02, 2016 - 05:52 GMT
Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland said the battle against the militant group in Syria would be much more complex.
Iraqi refugees arriving in Erbil from Mosul. (AFP/File)
January 31, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The Iraqi government announced that it could only fund up to 43 percent of the humanitarian needs from its budget.
An Iraqi soldier stands on an armored vehicle prior to start of an exercise under the surveillance of US-led coalition forces at Basmaya base, southeast of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on Jan. 27, 2016.  (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
January 30, 2016 - 20:00 GMT
The US military says it targeted Daesh positions near Raqqa and Mosul.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets participants prior to a meeting of members of the German cabinet with the leaders of the country's federal states at the chancellery in Berlin on January 28, 2016. (AFP/John MacDougall)
January 30, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Germany's Chancellor stressed that although ongoing efforts at integration were important, refugees have only been given permission to stay in Germany until the wars finish in their home countries.