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A Yazidi woman searches for clues that might lead her to missing relatives in the wake of Daesh's recent attacks on members of the minority. (AFP/Safin Hamed)
June 01, 2015 - 18:57 GMT
The Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights said the discovery of a mass grave of 80 Yazidis in a village west of Nineveh province.
The incident was reportedly caused by a tank rigged with explosives. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 13:44 GMT
An explosion at an arms depot in Salahuddin has killed 45 Iraqi soldiers and injured numerous others.
“Iraqi army war planes dropped five barrel bombs on Fallujah city on homes of civilians and local markets, leaving 12 people dead and 28 others injured, including children and women,” the tribal chief stated. (AFP/Ali al-Saadi)
June 01, 2015 - 11:42 GMT
An Iraqi tribal chief told media channels that after heaving shelling, the Iraqi army dropped five barrel bombs on Fallujah city, destroying homes, mosques, and shops.
A displaced Iraqi child who fled Anbar province due to the ongoing conflict between pro-government forces and Daesh militants, carries jerrycans at a makeshift camp for internally displaced persons (IDP) in Ameriyat al-Fallujah, 30 km south of Fallujah, on May 25, 2015. (AFP/Haidar Hamdani)
June 01, 2015 - 09:15 GMT
The recent increase in displaced people is due to the ongoing fighting in Ramadi.
Up to 800 British soldiers are currently stationed across the Middle East for training missions. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 08:58 GMT
Additional British soldiers will join 800 troops across the Middle East to train forces against Daesh in the region.
Iraqi army shelling in Fallujah killed at least 19 people in the last three days.  Meanwhile, Iraqi forces fight alongside Shiite militiamen to retake Anbar province's capital city Ramadi from Daesh. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
As Iraqi forces engage in a military operation to retake Ramadi from Daesh, army shelling in nearby Fallujah kills 19 civilians, wounds 76.
At least 103 Daesh militants were killed in three of Iraq's provinces in operations staged by Iraqi forces and coalition warplanes. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2015 - 15:23 GMT
At least 103 Daesh militants were killed in three of Iraq's provinces in operations staged by Iraqi forces and coalition warplanes.
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.