Kurdish peshmerga foiled an attack involving seven suicide bombers in explosives-rigged vehicles. (AFP/Marwan Ibrahim)
October 25, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Peshmerga troops killed four Daesh suicide bombers at Eski Mosul, north of the city, and a fifth blew himself up.
Iraqi forces gather in the area of al-Shourah, some 45 kms south of Mosul, as they advance towards the city to retake it from the Islamic State on Monday. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
October 25, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The brief statement from the Military Information Unit of the Iraqi armed forces came after Turkish state news agency Anadolu quoted Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Sunday saying that Turkish troops were backing Kurdish Peshmerga forces at their request.
Baghdad, Iraq (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
October 24, 2016 - 21:42 GMT
Rudaw reports that the ban will not take effect in the country’s Kurdish region.
An Iraqi soldier near Mosul (AFP/File)
October 24, 2016 - 21:25 GMT
The US Republican presidential candidate was subsequently criticized by some tweeters.
Iraqis flee from fighting in the Mosul area. (AFP/File)
October 24, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The United Nations has said several thousand people have fled areas around Mosul since the military operation began.
The file photo shows Abu Wahib (L), a top commander of the Daesh. (AFP/File)
October 24, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The attack on Rutbah, near a strategic junction where the highway west from Baghdad forks towards the Syrian and Jordanian borders, is typical of the group's tactic of launching a major assault elsewhere when it comes under military pressure.
Iraqis hold crossed-out portraits of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a December 2015 demonstration to demand the withdrawal of Turkish forces from Iraq. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
October 24, 2016 - 07:48 GMT
Yildrim also criticized Iraq's leadership, saying it was "being provocative" with recent comments and said Ankara will continue to have a presence in Iraq.
Fires in the distance started by Daesh to confuse coalition jets northeast of Mosul (Al Bawaba/Adam Lucente)
October 23, 2016 - 17:48 GMT
The image is from the Assyrian Christian village of Bartella.
Iraqi troops on Saturday mounted a major attack to recapture a mostly Christian town near Mosul from Daesh. (AFP/File)
October 23, 2016 - 09:03 GMT
Speaking after meeting US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter in Baghdad, al-Abadi denied that any agreement had been reached on a Turkish role in the fight for Iraq's second-largest city.
He's so beautiful. And smart. And talented. Did we mention that he's beautiful too? (IM Lebanon)
October 23, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
He's so beautiful. And smart. And talented. Did we mention that he's beautiful too?
Peshmerga soldiers at their base at Bashiqa, northeast of Mosul (Al Bawaba/Adam Lucente)
October 22, 2016 - 16:16 GMT
Ali Risan was killed by Daesh sniper fire today near Mosul.
Members of Iraqi pro-government forces drive towards the frontline on October 21, 2016 near the village of Tall al-Tibah, some 30 kilometers south of Mosul. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
October 22, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Several police buildings were attacked and 18 security force members were killed.
The Popular Mobilization Units strike Daesh positions north of Kirkuk (AFP/File)
October 21, 2016 - 16:08 GMT
Rudaw has a livestream of today’s Daesh attack on Kirku
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)
October 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
A campaign of violence continues in Baghdad, targeting a local market and killing civilians.
Iraqi soldiers look on as smoke rises from the Qayyarah area, some 35 miles south of Mosul, on October 19, 2016, as Iraqi forces take part in an operation against Daesh to retake the main city. (AFP/Yasin Akgul)
October 20, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A Kurdish security source said coalition forces aim to strike Daesh from three sides in the mission to recapture Mosul.
'Under the Shadow' has been selected as the British entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars. (GetMovieNews)
October 20, 2016 - 09:25 GMT
'Under the Shadow' has been selected as the British entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars.