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The alleged leader of Daesh, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, known as Caliph Ibrahim, addresses Muslim worshippers at a mosque in the militant-held northern Iraqi city of Mosul, July 5, 2014 (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 14:18 GMT
Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been recuperating for weeks from serious injuries, The Guardian reported Tuesday.
Pro-government fighters from the Popular Mobilization units rest as they patrol west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, on April 20, 2015, where pro-government forces say they have recently made advances on areas held by extremists. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
April 21, 2015 - 12:35 GMT
Daesh released photos online Tuesday claiming to have executed 11 pro-government fighters in Iraq.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (R) and his Australian counterpart Julie Bishop hold a press conference following a meeting in Tehran on April 18, 2015. (Image: Atta Kenare/AFP)
April 21, 2015 - 08:09 GMT
Iran and Australia have agreed to share intelligence on tracking foreign fighters working with Daesh, as part of Australia's first official visit to Iran in over a decade.
U.S.-led coalition struck several Daesh positions across Iraq, the majority in the country's western Anbar province.  (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
U.S.-led coalition struck several Daesh positions across Iraq, the majority in the country's western Anbar province.
With fresh offensives pushing into western Iraq, Daesh still holds roughly one third of Iraq and Syria. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
US CENTCOM said eleven villages were reclaimed by Kurdish Peshmerga troops and coalition air support in Iraq's northern province of Kirkuk.
The Iraqi army, Shiite militias and Kurdish Peshmerge have been making slow pushes against Daesh positions in northern Iraq since the extremist group's offensive last summer. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 08:01 GMT
After several failed attempts to retake swaths of northern Iraq from Daesh over the last several months, Iraqi Shiite militias and Kurdish Peshmerga are forming a wary alliance to retake Kirkuk.
A power station will come up on a sprawling 50,000 sq m land at Dagharah area, while another one will be built on a 50,000 to 60,000 sq m site at Al-Suniyah area (image: on file).
April 20, 2015 - 05:55 GMT
Iraq's electricity ministry has invited expressions of interest from major companies for the construction of three solar power stations and a wind power plant.
Iraqi forces have taken back parts of the country's largest oil refinery from Daesh, the coalition said Sunday.
April 19, 2015 - 20:21 GMT
Iraqi forces have taken back parts of the country's largest oil refinery from Daesh, the coalition said Sunday.
Security personnel observe the area after a second explosion following a suicide attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on April 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 20:09 GMT
A group aligned with Daesh has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 34 people and injured another 115 on Saturday.
Iraqi women and children who have fled Fallujah wait at an army checkpoint. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
April 19, 2015 - 15:41 GMT
The UN says the ongoing clashes between Iraqi forces and the Daesh extremists have forced 90,000 people to leave the western province.
Daesh has released another video showing the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya on Sunday. (Screenshot)
April 19, 2015 - 15:13 GMT
Daesh has released another video showing the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya on Sunday.