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The Haditha Dam overlooking the Euphatres River. (AFP/Jaime Razuri)
June 02, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Water cuts could cause more Iraqis to flee the city of Ramadi, increasing the number if internally displaced people.
US-led coaltion airstrikes targeted Daesh positions in Iraq and Syria (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
The United States and its allies carried out ten strikes in Syria and five in Iraq since Monday.
Iraqi Shia fighters from the Popular Mobilization units reposition on the Tharthar front line on the edge of Anbar province, on June 1, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
The Iranian ambassador to Baghdad denied reports that 15 military advisers from Iran were killed in a Daesh attack in Iraq's Anbar province on Monday.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Iraq needed the
June 02, 2015 - 10:20 GMT
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi Tuesday blamed the international community for not providing enough support against the rise of Daesh across the country.
Iraqi mourners remembered policemen in the city of Najaf after 45 officers were killed in an attack by Daesh. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 09:02 GMT
Iraqi mourners remembered policemen in the city of Najaf after 45 officers were killed in an attack by Daesh.
Human Rights Watch warned in February about crimes being committed by Shia militias in Sunni areas. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 07:20 GMT
The Kataeb Imam Ali militia denied setting fire to the body of an Iraqi civilian after a video of the incident was leaked online.
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.