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Members of the Iraqi pro-government Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) paramilitary forces gather in a street in the modern town of Hatra, near the eponymous UNESCO-listed ancient city, southwest of the northern city of Mosul, on April 28, 2017. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
April 30, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
It remains unclear whether the airstrike was carried out by an Iraqi or a US-led coalition plane.
A mannequin is placed at an Iraqi federal police position on the frontline in western Mosul on April 29, 2017. (AFP/Christophe Simon)
April 30, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Six Daesh fighters blew themselves up during a battle in Mosul's Old City.
Syrian prisoners arrive in rebel-held Rashidin after their release from government jails, April 21 2017. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
April 24, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The hunting party had been held for 16 months by militias related to Iran.
Displaced Iraqi men arrive at a processing center in western Mosul on April 14, 2017, before they are transported to refugee camps. (AFP/Christophe Simon)
April 18, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
'The sheer volume of civilians still fleeing Mosul city is staggering,' said Lise Grande, humanitarian coordinator for Iraq.
A member of the Iraqi forces stands next to an armored vehicle in Mosul, April 16 2017. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
April 17, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The al-Nouri mosque is where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the "caliphate" in 2014.
Destroyed buildings in west Mosul, April 12 2017. (AFP/Christophe Simon)
April 13, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
A new generation of unknown commanders have taken over Daesh after two-thirds of its founding leaders were killed.
Displaced Iraqis who fled Mosul's Old City receive food as they arrive in the Al-Tayaran neighbourhood on April 8, 2017. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
April 09, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Thousands of families have attempted to escape Daesh-held areas at night, but some have been captured and killed by the group.
A member of the Iraqi forces adjusts a mortar on the edge of western Mosul, 4 April 2017. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
April 05, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Daesh militants disguised as policemen attacked Iraqi forces in the city, blowing themselves up when they ran out of ammunition.
An Iraqi boy walks by a car with defused bomb in a neighborhood recently secured by Iraqi security forces in western Mosul on April 2, 2017, during the retake of the city from Daesh fighters. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
April 03, 2017 - 12:40 GMT
The bomber blew up his car at a checkpoint at the western entrance to the city.
Iraqi security forces drive past civilians fleeing their homes in Mosul's old city on March 30, 2017, due to the ongoing battles between government forces and Daesh fighters. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
April 02, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
He was killed along with several other commanders in an airstrike in Iraq near the Syrian border.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' visit comes at a critical time for Iraq. (AFP)
April 01, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
UN chief Antonio Guterres has voiced support for Iraq’s ongoing fight against Daesh in the face of a humanitarian crisis following the months-long operation to recapture the strategic city of Mosul.
Iraq soldiers reach the boundary of Fallujah, on May 28, 2016, as they take part in a major assault to retake the city from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 26, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The governor, Faisal al-Issawi, was injured in the attack, but his current condition is not known.
Iraqi forces stand next to a barricade at the frontline of the Old City of Mosul on March 25, 2017, during the government forces' ongoing offensive to retake the city from Daesh fighters. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
March 26, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Officials are trying to figure out whether the devastating loss of life was caused by the coalition airstrike or by booby traps placed by Daesh.
Daesh appears on the brink of losing their last major urban base in Iraq. (AFP/File)
March 12, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
As the forces advance they turn up more evidence of Daesh's reign of terror.
Destroyed buildings are seen in west Mosul on March 11, 2017 as Iraqi forces fight Daesh jihadists to retake the city from the group. (AFP/Aris Messinis)
March 11, 2017 - 18:01 GMT
Iraqi military forces seized control of Badoush prison from Daesh militants earlier this week, where over 600 prisoners were said to have been executed by the extremist group.
An elderly Iraqi woman stands in the middle of the street as Iraqi forces advance inside Mosul during fighting against Daesh on March 8, 2017. (AFP/Aris Messinis)
March 09, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
No group has so far claimed the attack, but Daesh has previously carried out suicide attacks in retaliation for the Iraqi army's offensive in Mosul.