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Daesh militants on a road at the Syrian-Iraqi border. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 16:30 GMT
Syrian rebels and US forces seized the Hamdan airport near the Syrian-Iraqi border.
Iraqi soldiers stationed on the outskirts of Mosul. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Iraqi security forces have made new gains on the ground against the Daesh group as they are trying to recapture the country’s second-largest city of Mosul from the militants.
Jordanian soldiers on patrol on the Jordan-Iraq border. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 11:26 GMT
The latest attack on Jordan's borders comes a day after the militant group claimed an attack at al-Rukban refugee camp that killed six officers.
Iraqis displaced from the city of Fallujah collect aid distributed by the Norwegian Refugee Council at a newly opened camp in Amriyat al-Fallujah on June 27, 2016, south of Fallujah. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
June 28, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Fallujah residents had already been suffering from lack of food and medical care for months.
A man surveys the debris of the al-Fateh mosque, bombed by militants in Iraq earlier this year. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 05:30 GMT
A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in western Baghdad on Monday night, killing at least a dozen people.
Sadrist protesters outside of Baghdad's Green Zone react to canisters of tear gas. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
June 26, 2016 - 14:27 GMT
Moqtada al-Sadr has threatened more protests unless the government resigns.
Iraqis displaced from al-Buthiab area north of Ramadi sit on the side of a street after arriving at a makeshift camp on June 25, 2016. (AFP/Moadh al-Dulaimi)
June 26, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Lieutenant Gen. Abdul Wahab al-Saidi declared the battle for Fallujah over, adding that some 1,800 Daesh militants were killed in the operation.
Iraqi government forces flash the sign of victory on their tank on June 22, 2016, some 40 kilometers (25 miles) west of Qayyarah, during their operation to take the city and make it a launch pad for an assault on Mosul. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The commander of Iraq’s popular mobilization forces, Hadi al-Ameri, says the city of Fallujah is days away from being fully cleared from Daesh militants.
Iraqi government forces gather next to their vehicles during an operation to retake the area from Daesh on June 15, 2016 in Fallujah's southern Shuhada neighbourhood (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
June 23, 2016 - 12:04 GMT
Troops pressed ahead in the town of Qayyarah where its strategic location and an airfield there make it ideal for a final push to liberate Mosul, which serves as Daesh's de facto capital in Iraq.
Displaced Iraqis, who fled the western city of Fallujah, carry bags of food donated by a non-government organization called Preemptive Love Coalition at a makeshift camp housing Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the city of al-Khalidiyah. (AFP/File)
June 22, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
A senior Iraqi commander says nearly 2,500 Daesh fighters have been killed during a month-long offensive to recapture the strategic western city of Fallujah from the extremists.
Turkish fighter jets hit PKK targets Monday night. (AFP/file)
June 22, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
The airstrikes in northern Iraq destroyed five PKK targets, including shelters, hideouts, and ammunition dumps.
Shia militiamen in the Anbar province of Iraq. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
A suicide bomber detonated outside a Shia militia office that had been previously accused of human rights abuses.
An American soldier walks through a fence at the Taji military base in northern Baghdad in 2014. (AFP/File)
June 20, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
A suicide bombing at the entrance of a military camp killed four and wounded a dozen in northern Baghdad.
Yazidi Iraqi women queue in order to get food at the Bajid Kandala camp in Kurdistan's western Dohuk province (AFP/Ahmad Al Rubaye)
June 20, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
“Iraqi forces involved in Fallujah’s operation have managed to free 354 Izadi women, who were abducted by militants of Daesh organization after they took control of the Izadi-majority Shingal region," according to the director of Izadi Affairs.
An Iraqi soldier bodychecks men in Baghdad as they arrive to volunteer to join the fight against a major offensive by jihadists in northern Iraq on June 13, 2014. Iraqi forces have clashed with militants advancing on the city of Baquba, just 60 kilometres north of Baghdad. (AFP/Ali Al Saadi)
June 20, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The executions were reported to have been conducted in revenge for the killing of a senior police officer in clashes with Daesh militants near Amerli last week.
Jordanian police standing guard at a border crossing near Syria. (AFP/File)
June 20, 2016 - 07:14 GMT
Khaled Rabiee reportedly hid 100 pounds of explosives in a forest, but was arrested before he could carry out an attack.