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An American soldier stands guard at the Taji base complex, which hosts Iraqi and US troops. (AFP/Ali al-Saadi)
May 22, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A British national was convicted on Thursday of killing a US soldier in a roadside bombing in September 2007.
An image made available by the extremist Twitter account al-Baraka news, showing Daesh militants on a newly cut road through the Syrian-Iraqi border between the Iraqi Nineveh province and the Syrian town of al-Hasakah. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2015 - 00:25 GMT
Several officials confirmed Daesh has taken control of the border crossing in the Homs province.
A screenshot shows a Daesh militant holding up a black flag in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 08:35 GMT
French authorities confirmed Wednesday they would hold a meeting with the international community on how to stop Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria.
An image grab taken from a video allegedly shows Daesh fighters in a street of Ramadi, the Iraqi capital of Anbar province. (AFP/AAMAQ NEWS AGENCY)
May 21, 2015 - 08:08 GMT
Major General Hadi al-Rzayej will replace Kadhim al-Fahdawi after his security forces failed to rid Ramadi of Daesh.
The former US secretary of state admitted she made a mistake in voting for the American invasion of Iraq. (AFP/File)
May 20, 2015 - 11:20 GMT
Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton admitted she made a mistake by voting in favor of the 2003 invasion of Iraq by American forces.
Iraqi fighters from the Shiite Muslim Al-Abbas Popular Mobilization unit hold up their weapons in the area surrounding the village of Nukhayb in the embattled Anbar province west of the capital Baghdad, on May 19, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
May 19, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
The president of Anbar Provincial Council, Sabah Karhoot, announced that the Popular Mobilization brigades and Iraqi forces control the areas od al-Sajariyah, al-Sufiyah, and areas near al-Mallab,
An image grab taken from a video uploaded on May 18, 2015 allegedly shows a Daesh fighter hanging a flag of the group in a street of Ramadi, the Iraqi capital of Anbar province, a day after the city was captured. (AFP/Aamaq News Agency)
May 19, 2015 - 11:13 GMT
Iraqi forces have repelled an attack by Daesh on a town between two militant-controlled cities in the Anbar province, a tribal leader said Tuesday.
An Iraqi boy carries a jerrycan of water in a housing camp for displaced families from Ramadi, May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 19, 2015 - 09:01 GMT
The UN warned of a looming humanitarian crisis as thousands of families fled the Iraqi city of Ramadi after Daesh militants raided and seized Ramadi's capital.
Residents from the city of Ramadi flee their homes on May 16, 2015 as Daesh tightened their siege on the last government positions in the capital of Anbar province, a day after they seized the city's government headquarters. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
May 19, 2015 - 08:27 GMT
A group of 64 Iraqis were welcomed by Turkish troops after traveling through Syria for more than two weeks.
A screenshot from a Daesh propaganda video shows a militant raising the black flag of the terrorist group in a Ramadi street, May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 19, 2015 - 07:52 GMT
Thousands of Iraqis belonging to Shia militias arrived in Anbar Province for an assault against Daesh in Ramadi after the group seized hold of the province's capital.
A young Iraqi girl stands with her family in Bzeibez after fleeing Daesh violence in Ramadi, May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 19, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Hundreds of civilians have been killed by Daesh militants in the Iraqi city of Ramadi while 8,000 others were forced to flee their homes amid ongoing violence.