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The Iraqi military, backed up by US airstrikes, is fighting to retake Mosul from Daesh militants who captured the city in 2014. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Markets are back selling food as people venture out onto the streets and repairs are being carried out.
The star won't be performing live or working on new projects this year. (File photo)
January 15, 2017 - 11:05 GMT
The star won't be performing live or working on new projects this year.
Iraqi troops inspect scene of car bomb in Baghdad. (AFP/Ahmed al-Rubaye)
January 15, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Three bomb attacks have struck several areas across Iraq, leaving nearly two dozen people dead and 46 more wounded.
An Iraqi army soldier fires his machine gun at Islamic State positions in Mosul's al-Sahiroun neighborhood on January 12, 2017. (AFP/Dimitar Dolkoff)
January 14, 2017 - 11:38 GMT
A security source, speaking anonymously to al-Sumeria, said the full liberation of the university’s premises occurred on Saturday.
Iraqi army soldiers hold a flag from the Daesh jihadist group up-side-down. (AFP/File)
January 13, 2017 - 11:05 GMT
The troops "liberated" the district of al-Sadria in the eastern section of Mosul where the university is located, Rasheed said in a statement without giving casualty figures.
In a Cairo meeting of the Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) last month, El-Molla said that Egypt aims to import 1-2 million barrels per month from Iraq.  (Neniraq.com)
January 12, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The first petroleum shipment from Al-Basra Oil Terminal is expected to arrive in Egypt shortly, following a recent agreement between the two countries.
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January 12, 2017 - 09:13 GMT
Iraqi Facebook users have gone all out on the sarcasm after pictures were shared of hoards of be-suited officials gathered around the new pedestrian bridge.
Iraqi forces gesture as they gather at the Qayyarah military base in preparation of an assault. (AFP/File)
January 11, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Daesh still holds all Mosul districts west of the river.
Iraqi SWAT policemen show their skills during a ceremony to mark the 95th anniversary of the creation of the Iraqi police at the Shaabiyah training camp in the southern city of Basra on January 9, 2017. (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
January 10, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The meetings are expected to address re-opening of the Trebil border crossing, security coordination, and economic concerns.
An Iraqi special forces Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) member shoots at a drone flown by Daesh in Mosul's al-Rifaq neighborhood on January 8, 2017. (AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)
January 09, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Iraqi forces have regained momentum in a new push to retake the city.
Since the operation began last October, Iraqi forces have reportedly recaptured more than a quarter of Mosul, once considered Iraq's second largest city in terms of population. (AFP/File)
January 09, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Thousands leave city in days as Iraqi army launches second phase of effort to remove Daesh militants.
Presently, an average of 700 to 1000 megawatts of electricity are being exported to Iraq. (Pixabay)
January 09, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Iran has confirmed that it will resume delivering electricity to Iraq shortly, once terms of a new contract are negotiated.
A member of the Iraqi special forces Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) patrols Mosul's Al-Zahraa neighborhood on January 7, 2017 during an ongoing military operation against Daesh. (AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)
January 08, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Daesh launched two howitzer attacks in separate parts of the embattled city.
Iraqis salvage vegetables from the site of an attack at Baghdad's main vegetable market on January 8, 2017. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
January 08, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Eighteen others were injured when a car bomb was detonated at a main public market.
After retaking Fallujah in June, Iraqi security forces are focused on Mosul, the Islamic State group's de facto capital in the country. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
January 07, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Iraqi forces, backed by US-led air power, are pressing ahead with the campaign launched in mid-October to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, which has been under Islamic State control since mid-2014.
Iraqi soldiers monitor a checkpoint east of Baghdad on January 6, 2014. (AFP/Ali Al-Saadi)
January 06, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Government forces, backed by tribal fighters, started the onslaught aimed at recapturing the towns of Anah, Rawa and al-Qaim in Iraq's western province of Anbar.