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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.
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.
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.
Iraqi forces check a building in the Officers neighborhood of Fallujah as they try to clear the city of Daesh fighters still holed up in the city on June 19, 2016. (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
June 20, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Iraqi forces launched an offensive against Daesh near Mosul a day after declaring Fallujah 'liberated.'
Iraqi forces patrol the outskirts of Ramadi. (AFP/File)
June 19, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The onslaught, backed by US-led airstrikes, is aimed at "liberating" the town of Qayyara south of Mosul, the army said in a statement.
Iraqi forces help families near al-Sejar Village, in Iraq’s Anbar Province, after helping them flee the city of Fallujah, May 27, 2016. (AFP/File)
June 18, 2016 - 09:03 GMT
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.
Iraqi counter-terrorism forces lean against a wall riddled with bullet holes in Fallujah. (AFP/Jean Marc Mojon)
June 17, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Iraqi forces have pushed into central Fallujah, recapturing a major government compound from Daesh fighters.
Iraqi counter-terrorism forces drive through a southern neighborhood in Fallujah. (AFP/Jean Marc Mojon)
June 17, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Iraqi forces retook the Nazzal district in the south of Fallujah from Daesh militants, who are allegedly hiding under the city in tunnels.