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Kurds in Turkey hold up Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government's banners. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 16:13 GMT
Turkey says an army sergeant has been killed in an attack near the country’s border with Iraq.
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 14:07 GMT
Interior Minister Mohamed Hassad said around 300 Moroccan nationals have been killed in the past two years.
PKK targets were hit in the northern Iraqi area of Hakuk on Sunday. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Turkish fighter jets hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) positions Sunday in northern Iraq, security sources confirmed.
Iraqi counter-terrorism forces participate in a training exercise in Baghdad . (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Iran offered Iraq an 'open check' to help them battle Daesh, the Iraqi Ambassador has been reported as saying.
At least 13 people were killed and dozens others injured after two militants targeted a crowded pool in the Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmatu. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2015 - 07:42 GMT
Thirteen people were killed after two militants detonated explosives at a crowded swimming pool in Iraq's Salahuddin province.
Turkish F-16 fighter jets hit three Daesh targets in Syria on Friday morning. (Twitter)
July 25, 2015 - 07:29 GMT
Turkish fighter jets have conducted airstrikes on terrorist groups Daesh in Syria and the PKK in Iraq.
Iraqi soldiers stand guard in the Anbar Province. (Al Bawaba/File)
July 24, 2015 - 13:47 GMT
The Iraqi army, backed by volunteer forces, has managed to liberate the village of Jarah from ISIL (also known as Daesh) in the western province of Anbar, as it continues its battle against the ISIL militants.
Daesh militants captured Ramadi from US-backed Iraqi troops two months ago. (AFP/File)
July 23, 2015 - 17:44 GMT
For the first time in the conflict, Iraq has deployed 3,000 troops trained by US-coalition forces in a campaign to seize the city of Ramadi form Daesh.
Displaced Yazidis from Iraq cross the Iraqi-Syrian border in summer 2014, when Daesh seized swathes of territory across the country.  (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
July 23, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
"We are very worried by reports that communities and families are being forced to look to [Daesh] for life-saving assistance," warned the UN's mission to Iraq.
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter landed in the Iraqi capital Thursday for talks with government and military officials on the fight against Daesh.  (AFP/File)
July 23, 2015 - 10:02 GMT
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter landed in the Iraqi capital Thursday for talks with government and military officials on the fight against Daesh.
At least 30 people were killed from car bombs that targeted Shiite militiamen and were mostly claimed by Daesh. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2015 - 10:35 GMT
At least 30 people were killed from car bombs that targeted Shiite militiamen and were mostly claimed by Daesh.