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Daesh allegedly blew up the historic mosque. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Photo: justpaste.it)
March 06, 2015 - 12:31 GMT
Kurdish sources have accused Daesh of destroying historic mosques in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
Volunteer Shiite fighters work with Iraqi forces to fight Daesh near the city of Tikrit. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 13:43 GMT
28,000 individuals flee ongoing violence in the city of Tikrit, as Iraqi forces and allies launch a massive attack against Daesh to reclaim Salahuddin province.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 12:15 GMT
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced that Turkey will not provide ground troops to Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the effort to reclaim the city of Mosul from Daesh in April.
Iraqi government forces and allied militias take position on the side of a road in the northern part of Diyala province, bordering Salahuddin province, as they take part in an assault to retake the city of Tikrit from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 11:43 GMT
Iraqi government forces, backed by Shia volunteer fighters, battle Daesh in the northern province of Salahuddin, killing ten militants in the process.
Government troops backed by the US-led coalition killed 38 Daesh militants Wednesday. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 07:50 GMT
Security forces backed by the US-led coalition killed 38 Daesh militants in Anbar province, the country's army confirmed.
A still from the clip shows the sleeve of one of the gunmen donning an Iraqi flag, suggesting claims that assailants are Iraqi military men may be true. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 13:13 GMT
A video emerged Wednesday purporting to show Iraqi military men shooting dead an 11-year-old boy in the northern Iraqi city of Samarra.
Displaced Iraqis fleeing al-Baghdadi receive aid from the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in the western Mansour Sunni neighbourhood of the capital, Baghdad. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
At least 400 families have fled their homes after Daesh began shelling the residential area of al-Baghdadi.
Iraqi troops allied with local militias take position during an operation to retake Tikrit from Daesh, March 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 12:14 GMT
Daesh said a US suicide bomber blew himself up during clashes with the Iraqi army in Tikrit. The country's security forces have yet to respond.
Iraqi government forces and allied militias fire weaponry from a position in the northern part of Diyala province, bordering Salaheddin province, as they take part in an assault to retake the city of Tikrit from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Iraqi forces and volunteer fighters have recaptured the town of Hamrin in Salahuddin province from Daesh.
An additional 300 Australian soldiers will be deployed to Iraq as part of the US-led coalition. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 08:45 GMT
In response to a request from the US, Australia pledged 300 troops to bolster an international training coalition, the country's Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced Tuesday.
Iraqi employees clear debris a day after a bomb blast in Jisr Diyala neighbourhood, on the southeastern edge of the capital Baghdad. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Numerous attacks across the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad killed at least seven people and injured 33 others on Monday.