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One of the bombs exploded in a commercial street in eastern Baghdad. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
July 04, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Iraqi officials say eight people have been killed and over a dozen others wounded when three bomb attacks hit the capital, Baghdad, and the town of Madain to its southeast.
Iraqi fighters undergo training.Though the majority-Shiite popular mobilization forces have so far been instrumental in Iraq's fight against Daesh, U.S. officials say they've recruited around 6,000 Sunni tribesmen from Anbar province for training.  (AFP/Mohammed Sawf)
July 03, 2015 - 07:54 GMT
Though the majority-Shiite popular mobilization forces have so far been instrumental in Iraq's fight against Daesh, U.S. officials say they've recruited 6,000 Sunni tribesmen from Anbar province for training at a base outside Ramadi.
Daesh controls one-fifth of Iraq's 10,000 world-renowned historical sites. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 17:55 GMT
UNESCO head Irina Bokova met with experts in London to discuss the extent of looting of ancient sites by the Daesh group.
The Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights reported 4,722 people have been killed since June 2014. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights reported 4,722 people have been killed since June 2014.
Iraqi army soldiers stand before a conference on fighting Daesh attended by Iraq's tribal leaders, militiamen and members of the government, at the Al-Asad air base, in Iraq's mainly Sunni Anbar province. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Iraqi soldiers have retaken full control of Jebbeh near the city of Hit in Anbar province.
Iraqi medics attend to a wounded man at a hospital in Fallujah, west of Baghdad, on May 17, 2013 following a bomb blast in a coffee shop (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
At least 71 civilians have been killed and 90 injured since the beginning of Ramadan due to the repeated shelling of Fallujah city in Iraq’s western Anbar province
North Oil Company COO Saad al-Kabalaie was killed after attackers forced him to stop his vehicle. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2015 - 15:54 GMT
North Oil Company COO Saad al-Kabalaie was killed after attackers forced him to stop his vehicle.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Kirkuk province. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2015 - 19:06 GMT
At least 80 Daesh militants were killed in airstrikes conducted by Iraqi air forces Saturday.
A fresh wave of explosions targeting public places in the Iraqi capital killed 12 and injured 34 on Saturday. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2015 - 16:18 GMT
A fresh wave of explosions targeting public places in the Iraqi capital killed 12 and injured 34 on Saturday.
Iraqi Yazidi women who fled the violence in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar. (AFP/Safin Hamed)
June 26, 2015 - 14:19 GMT
The women were sold for between $500 and $2,000 in Syria's eastern province of Deir Ezzor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Search teams found the body of Sadiq at the site of the crash. (Twitter)
June 26, 2015 - 14:06 GMT
Iraqi pilot Rasid Mohammad Sadiq was killed during a routine aerial refueling maneuver in the United States.