June 26, 2016
Moqtada al-Sadr has threatened more protests unless the government resigns.
Lieutenant Gen. Abdul Wahab al-Saidi declared the battle for Fallujah over, adding that some 1,800 Daesh militants were killed in the operation.
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.
June 23, 2016
Muslim clerics met with backlash after proposing to rename Babel (Babylon), Middle East Eye reports.
Take a look inside Baqofah, Iraq: an abandoned Assyrian Christian village on the frontlines with Daesh.
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.
The US Army contract is for equipment, training, sustainment and support for the Iraqi academy which educates future military and civilian leaders.
June 22, 2016
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.
The airstrikes in northern Iraq destroyed five PKK targets, including shelters, hideouts, and ammunition dumps.
June 21, 2016
A suicide bomber detonated outside a Shia militia office that had been previously accused of human rights abuses.
June 20, 2016
A suicide bombing at the entrance of a military camp killed four and wounded a dozen in northern Baghdad.
“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.
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.
The UK-based engineering company will complete conceptual studies and pre-front end engineering design work at its Rumaila oil field.
Khaled Rabiee reportedly hid 100 pounds of explosives in a forest, but was arrested before he could carry out an attack.
Iraqi forces launched an offensive against Daesh near Mosul a day after declaring Fallujah 'liberated.'
June 19, 2016
The onslaught, backed by US-led airstrikes, is aimed at "liberating" the town of Qayyara south of Mosul, the army said in a statement.
June 18, 2016
The announcement came hours after US-backed Iraqi forces retook key installations, including a government compound and a major hospital, in the centre of Fallujah from Daesh.
June 17, 2016
Iraqi forces have pushed into central Fallujah, recapturing a major government compound from Daesh fighters.
An estimated 30,000-40,000 civilians have fled Fallujah since a government-sponsored offensive to re-take the city from Daesh was launched in May.
Iraqi forces retook the Nazzal district in the south of Fallujah from Daesh militants, who are allegedly hiding under the city in tunnels.
June 16, 2016
The UN formally classified Daesh's actions against the Yazidi minority as genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity.
The proposed sale is a five-year sustainment package to include contract logistics, training and engineering services for Iraq's eight C-208 aircraft.
June 15, 2016
Iraqi forces have seized several villages outside Fallujah in an ongoing battle against Daesh.
MSF reports that civilians fleeing the fighting in Fallujah are faced with a severe shortage of basic necessities once they reach the outskirts of town.
June 14, 2016
The Irag-focused British company has been supported by regular payments from the Kurdish government for oil exports, but said new capital was needed to lay a foundation for future growth.