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Iraqi security forces head to Tikrit to launch an assault against Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 02, 2015 - 14:44 GMT
Daesh has allegedly executed four Sunni tribesmen as punishment for collaborating with the Iraqi government.
Members of the Iraqi security forces heading from the city of Samarra north of Baghdad drive towards al-Dawr area south of Tikrit. (AFP/File)
March 02, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
The Iraqi army along with Shia militias have pushed Daesh out two areas within the city of Tikrit.
Daesh militants also killed at least five civilians in the same region of Iraq Saturday. (AFP/File)
March 02, 2015 - 07:50 GMT
Daesh militants killed at least three Iraqi minors in Anbar Province Sunday, while three women were injured. Meanwhile, the country's military said it is preparing for a wide-scale operation in Tikrit.
Volunteer Shiite fighters, who support the Iraqi government forces in the combat against Daesh, fire a Howitzer artillery canon in the village of Awaynat near the city of Tikrit. (AFP/File)
March 01, 2015 - 12:04 GMT
The UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) announced that in the month of February at least 1,100 people have died in Iraq.
Peshmerga forces from Iraqi Kurdistan played a pivotal role in liberating Kobani from Daesh in January, 2015 (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 13:11 GMT
100 Iraqi Peshmerga fighters will reach strategic town by passing through Turkey
Migrants crossing the Mediterranean from Africa disembark with the help of the coastguard (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 10:57 GMT
Coastguard gets approval to use police weapons following Daesh's threats against Italy
Footage Daesh's newest video shows men destroying ancient Assyrian statues in the Mosul Museum (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Security Council, UNESCO further condemn destruction of artifacts in Mosul museum
Daesh militants launching an earlier attack on Samarra, June 2014 (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 09:25 GMT
Suicide bombings, sniper and mortar fire rock Samarra ahead of planned offensive
Turkish soldiers patrol the Syrian border (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 07:37 GMT
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper blames Turkey for influx of foreign fighters in Syria
An Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter fires at Daesh militants during clashes on the top of Mount Zardak, on the outskirts of Mosul, on September 9, 2014. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 12:53 GMT
Human Rights Watch recently published a report suggesting that Kurdish forces are barring Sunni Arabs from returning to disputed lands recently liberated from Daesh control.
Prominent Daesh commanders were killed, although the fate of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi remains unknown. (AFP/File)
February 26, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
A number of senior Daesh commanders were killed Thursday by US-led coalition airstrikes in the Iraqi town of al-Qaim, near the Syrian border.