February 23, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The commander in charge of Iraq's Federal Police Forces said much of Daesh's fortifications had already been destroyed.
February 23, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
The attack by the pro-government Popular Mobilization group is aimed at seizing areas west of Mosul, Daesh's last key stronghold in Iraq.
February 21, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Iraqi troops and paramilitaries fought Daesh militants to clear the way to the airport on the second day of the ground offensive to recapture the western half of Mosul.
February 20, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Iraqi forces captured Ramadi from Daesh a year ago and are now struggling to retake Mosul, Iraq's once second largest city, from the extremist group.
February 20, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
The Iraqi prime minister on Sunday announced the start of a large-scale operation to retake the western half of the city from Daesh.
February 17, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The protesters are demanding a revamp of Iraq's electoral system.
February 16, 2017 - 16:07 GMT
There has been no claim of responsibility for the attack yet.
February 15, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
An estimated 191,000 civilians have been displaced in eastern Mosul due to fighting between Daesh and Iraqi forces.
February 15, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Iraqi air force F-16 jets struck a meeting of top Daesh commanders on February 11 but provided no additional information has been given on Baghdadi's fate.
February 12, 2017 - 07:13 GMT
Thousands of Iraqis loyal to prominent Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr gathered in Baghdad's Tahrir Square to demand a revamp of the electoral system ahead of provincial elections in September.
February 10, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Daesh regularly kidnaps civilians caught trying to flee to safety.
February 06, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The residents were likely executed for violating Daesh orders not to flee the city ahead of an offensive to retake the western half of Mosul.
February 06, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Three separate bombings struck locations around the city, including a bomb planted on a bus.
February 04, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Aside from Mosul the militants only retain pockets of territory in Anbar province.
February 02, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Recent days have seen the Iraqi army begin construction of several floating bridges, while heavy hardware has also been moved to the southern town of Qayarrah in anticipation of an assault on west Mosul from the south.