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There are concerns the militant group is using children for terrorist attacks. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2015 - 18:04 GMT
Daesh has reportedly abducted around 500 children in Iraq, in the provinces of Anbar and Diyala.
During the past 48 hours Iraqi forces have manage to free two areas west of Ramadi. (AFP)
May 30, 2015 - 13:32 GMT
The Iraqi military is pushing its way towards the city of Ramadi in the west of Iraq with the aim of driving out Daesh militants in the city.
Damage to Baghdad's Babylon hotel after twin car bomb attacks Thursday night.  Daesh claimed responsibility for the attacks in a statement released Friday.  (AFP/Ali al-Saadi)
May 29, 2015 - 16:06 GMT
The car bomb attacks on two upscale Baghdad hotels Thursday night left 15 people dead.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari announced Friday an agreement between Iraq and Qatar to reopen the Qatari embassy in Baghdad.  (AFP/Thomas Samson)
May 29, 2015 - 15:32 GMT
Qatar and Iraq have agreed to reopen Qatar's embassy in Baghdad.
People displaced by violence in Ramadi wait to cross Bzeibez bridge into Baghdad, May 20 2015.  (AFP/Sabah Arar)
May 29, 2015 - 14:59 GMT
85,000 people have been displaced since Daesh overtook Ramadi two weeks ago, said a UNHCR spokesman Friday.
No militant group so far claimed responsibility for the attack on two high-profile hotels. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2015 - 09:12 GMT
Ten people were killed in two separate car bombings targeting two high-profile hotels in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. Dozens others were injured, according to security officials.
An Iraqi security expert identified the group's second-leading religious authority as Ali Attiya al-Jubouri, also known as
May 28, 2015 - 19:38 GMT
An Iraqi security expert identified the group's second-leading religious authority as Ali Attiya al-Jubouri, also known as "the blind judge."
Iraqi security forces work at the site of a mass grave containing the remains of people believed to have been slain by Daesh in Tikrit, on April 12, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
May 28, 2015 - 11:47 GMT
The bodies come from four burial sites, the largest of which contained 400 bodies.
Riyadh went as far as to freeze the two men's assets. (AFP/Ramzi Haidar)
May 28, 2015 - 11:07 GMT
The Lebanese government will ask Saudi Arabia to provide files on Khalil Harb and Mohammad Qabalan, both Hezbollah officials, after they were designated as terrorists.
Iraqi security forces accompanied by Shia militias drive through the al-Nibaie area, north-west of Baghdad, to combat Daesh, May 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 10:50 GMT
Iraqi forces backed by Shia militias retook control of two areas in southern Ramadi Wednesday, according to a government official.
Iraqi fighters battle Daesh militants in an area surrounding the village of Dujail in the Salahuddin province, north of Baghdad, on May 26, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
May 27, 2015 - 10:13 GMT
According to an Iraqi spokesman, the multiple suicide bombing attacks occurred in the Daesh-held city of Fallujah.