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Shiite fighters from the Popular Mobilization units celebrate in front of the the provincial council building inside the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit on March 31, 2015 during a military operation to retake it from Daesh. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 10:22 GMT
Iraqi tribes liberated a number of villages near the Hamrain Mountains in Kirkuk from Daesh forces, killing 20 militants in the process.
An Iraqi security force member stands looking at smoke billowing from the Ajeel oil field, located 35km (22 miles) northeast of Tikrit, on March 11, 2015. (AFP/William G. Dunlop)
March 31, 2015 - 16:33 GMT
The Iraqi prime minister said Tuesday Iraqi forces have reclaimed central Tikrit, liberating the area of Daesh with still more neighborhoods to go.
Iraqi government forces and allied militias fire weaponry from a position in the northern part of Diyala province, bordering Salahuddin province, as they take part in an assault to retake the city of Tikrit from Daesh. (AFP/Younis Al-Bayati)
March 31, 2015 - 11:22 GMT
An anonymous source told media Iraqi forces purge Daesh from Tikrit's government complex.
A member of the Iraqi security smokes a cigarette atop a damaged house in the southern entrance of the city of Tikrit on March 29, 2015 during a military operation to retake the northern Iraqi city from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
President Masoud Barzani says Kurdistan Regional Government will back Iraqi troops in an attack on Mosul, Daesh’s largest stronghold in Iraq.
Iraqis stand at the site of a car bomb explosion in the Shiite-majority Sadr City area of north Baghdad on March 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 11:11 GMT
Two explosive laden vehicles detonated in a Shiite district of northeastern Baghdad, killing nine people and injuring 20 others.
Prior to his visit in Iraq, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke during the Arab League summit in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh on March 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 10:23 GMT
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has traveled to war-torn Iraq to hold talks with the Arab country’s top officials.
A member of the Iraqi security forces gather around a military vehicle outside the western entrance of the city of Tikrit on March 28, 2015 during a military operation to retake the northern Iraqi city from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 07:25 GMT
Iraqi forces clashed with Daesh Saturday around Salahuddin, Anbar and Mosul provinces, killing 74 militants.
Iraqi President Fuad Masum. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Iraqi President Fuad Masum spoke at the Arab summit in Egypt, sharing his hopes to eradicate Daesh from Iraq within the year.
The president of Cornell University defended the school dean Thursday after he was caught on film openly welcoming Daesh training camps. (Wikimedia)
March 26, 2015 - 18:27 GMT
The president of Cornell University defended the school dean Thursday after he was caught on film openly welcoming Daesh training camps.
Airstrikes by the Iraqi air force and the U.S.-led international coalition killed 28 members of Daesh in the Iraqi province of Saladin. (AFP/File)
March 26, 2015 - 17:37 GMT
At least 35 people, including 28 Daesh militants were killed Thursday in two separate attacks in Iraq’s northern province of Saladin, army sources said.
The number of asylum-seekers in industrialized countries rose by nearly half last year. (File)
March 26, 2015 - 09:21 GMT
The number asylum seekers in industrialized seekers rose by 45 percent last year, according to the UN refugee agency.