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Iraqi forces have started a military operation against Daesh Takfiri militants Sunday to liberate the northern province. (AFP/File)
March 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Iraqi forces have started a military operation against Daesh Takfiri militants Sunday to liberate the northern province.
Volunteer Shiite fighters, who support the Iraqi government forces in the combat against Daesh, fire a Howitzer artillery canon in the village of Awaynat near the city of Tikrit. (AFP/File)
March 01, 2015 - 12:04 GMT
The UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) announced that in the month of February at least 1,100 people have died in Iraq.
The operation was carried out near the city of Khan al-Baghdadi. (AFP)
March 01, 2015 - 06:15 GMT
Iraqi armed forces have killed dozens of Daesh members during an operation in al-Anbar province.
Peshmerga forces from Iraqi Kurdistan played a pivotal role in liberating Kobani from Daesh in January, 2015 (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 13:11 GMT
100 Iraqi Peshmerga fighters will reach strategic town by passing through Turkey
Migrants crossing the Mediterranean from Africa disembark with the help of the coastguard (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 10:57 GMT
Coastguard gets approval to use police weapons following Daesh's threats against Italy
Footage Daesh's newest video shows men destroying ancient Assyrian statues in the Mosul Museum (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Security Council, UNESCO further condemn destruction of artifacts in Mosul museum
Daesh militants launching an earlier attack on Samarra, June 2014 (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 09:25 GMT
Suicide bombings, sniper and mortar fire rock Samarra ahead of planned offensive
Turkish soldiers patrol the Syrian border (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 07:37 GMT
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper blames Turkey for influx of foreign fighters in Syria
Head of UNESCO Irina Bokova (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
February 27, 2015 - 07:50 GMT
Destruction of cultural heritage is a threat to security in Iraq, says UNESCO
Daesh struck back against a planned mass operation by detaining a mass number of Iraqi tribesmen, Reuters reported Thursday. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 26, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
Daesh struck back against a planned mass operation by detaining a mass number of Iraqi tribesmen, Reuters reported Thursday.
An Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter fires at Daesh militants during clashes on the top of Mount Zardak, on the outskirts of Mosul, on September 9, 2014. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 12:53 GMT
Human Rights Watch recently published a report suggesting that Kurdish forces are barring Sunni Arabs from returning to disputed lands recently liberated from Daesh control.