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April 24, 2015 - 16:56 GMT
Iraqi forces have reportedly recaptured a key bridge from the ISIL (Daesh) group in the Iraqi western province of Anbar.
Iraqis stand at the site of an explosion at the parking across the street from the al-Yarmuk hospital in the west of Baghdad on April 14, 2015. (AFP/Ali al-Saadi)
April 22, 2015 - 12:03 GMT
Security officials say a car bomb exploded in Baghdad's eastern district of Talibiyah Wednesday afternoon, killing seven people and wounding at least 14.
A UN count said more than 1,000 people had been killed in a single month of violence in Iraq. (AFP/File)
April 22, 2015 - 11:34 GMT
A bombing at a funeral in Iraq's northern province of Kirkuk left at least five civilians dead and another 21 wounded Tuesday night, in another uptick in violence in Daesh-held areas of Iraq.
Saudi Arabia announced the end of
April 22, 2015 - 08:40 GMT
Following Saudi's announcement of the end of airstrikes in Yemen Tuesday, the US pushes for further progress toward peace talks and warns Iran against escalating the conflict with weapons supplies for the Houthis.
The Pentagon has expressed doubt about the claims, saying there's no evidence to support that Baghdadi was wounded. (AFP/File)
April 22, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The Pentagon has expressed doubt about the claims, saying there's no evidence to support that Baghdadi was wounded.
The alleged leader of Daesh, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, known as Caliph Ibrahim, addresses Muslim worshippers at a mosque in the militant-held northern Iraqi city of Mosul, July 5, 2014 (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 14:18 GMT
Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been recuperating for weeks from serious injuries, The Guardian reported Tuesday.
Pro-government fighters from the Popular Mobilization units rest as they patrol west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, on April 20, 2015, where pro-government forces say they have recently made advances on areas held by extremists. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
April 21, 2015 - 12:35 GMT
Daesh released photos online Tuesday claiming to have executed 11 pro-government fighters in Iraq.
With fresh offensives pushing into western Iraq, Daesh still holds roughly one third of Iraq and Syria. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
US CENTCOM said eleven villages were reclaimed by Kurdish Peshmerga troops and coalition air support in Iraq's northern province of Kirkuk.
Iraqi forces have taken back parts of the country's largest oil refinery from Daesh, the coalition said Sunday.
April 19, 2015 - 20:21 GMT
Iraqi forces have taken back parts of the country's largest oil refinery from Daesh, the coalition said Sunday.
Iraqi women and children who have fled Fallujah wait at an army checkpoint. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
April 19, 2015 - 15:41 GMT
The UN says the ongoing clashes between Iraqi forces and the Daesh extremists have forced 90,000 people to leave the western province.
Bombs exploded in several neighborhoods throughout the city. (Albawaba.com/File)
April 18, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
At least forty people were killed and nearly 60 others wounded on Fridaywhen separate bomb attacks struck public places and pro-government Sunni fighters in and around the capital, Baghdad.