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A member of the Iraqi security smokes a cigarette atop a damaged house in the southern entrance of the city of Tikrit on March 29, 2015 during a military operation to retake the northern Iraqi city from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
President Masoud Barzani says Kurdistan Regional Government will back Iraqi troops in an attack on Mosul, Daesh’s largest stronghold in Iraq.
Iraqis stand at the site of a car bomb explosion in the Shiite-majority Sadr City area of north Baghdad on March 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 11:11 GMT
Two explosive laden vehicles detonated in a Shiite district of northeastern Baghdad, killing nine people and injuring 20 others.
Prior to his visit in Iraq, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke during the Arab League summit in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh on March 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 10:23 GMT
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has traveled to war-torn Iraq to hold talks with the Arab country’s top officials.
A member of the Iraqi security forces gather around a military vehicle outside the western entrance of the city of Tikrit on March 28, 2015 during a military operation to retake the northern Iraqi city from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 07:25 GMT
Iraqi forces clashed with Daesh Saturday around Salahuddin, Anbar and Mosul provinces, killing 74 militants.
Iraqi President Fuad Masum. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Iraqi President Fuad Masum spoke at the Arab summit in Egypt, sharing his hopes to eradicate Daesh from Iraq within the year.
Masked Hamas militants take part in a 2005 rally next to the Gaza-Egypt border in Rafah. (AFP/Said Khatib)
March 27, 2015 - 16:08 GMT
An Egyptian lawyer withdrew Friday his lawsuit against Hamas, despite achieving a ruling in the case declaring the Palestinian faction a "terrorist group."
The president of Cornell University defended the school dean Thursday after he was caught on film openly welcoming Daesh training camps. (Wikimedia)
March 26, 2015 - 18:27 GMT
The president of Cornell University defended the school dean Thursday after he was caught on film openly welcoming Daesh training camps.
Airstrikes by the Iraqi air force and the U.S.-led international coalition killed 28 members of Daesh in the Iraqi province of Saladin. (AFP/File)
March 26, 2015 - 17:37 GMT
At least 35 people, including 28 Daesh militants were killed Thursday in two separate attacks in Iraq’s northern province of Saladin, army sources said.
Iraqi forces are also working on dismantling some 6,000 improvised explosive devices planted around Tikrit by Daesh inside homes and surrounding areas, according to reports. (AFP/File)
March 25, 2015 - 12:39 GMT
In the northern city of Tikrit, Iraqi forces are making some final gains in a battle to take back the territory from Daesh militants.
Daesh released a video last month showing men destroying ancient Assyrian statues in the Mosul Museum. (AFP/File)
March 25, 2015 - 11:50 GMT
The Iraqi deputy minister told press that Daesh is selling ancient artifacts stolen from Iraqi museums to buyers in Europe.
Three teenage boys tried to fly unaccompanied to the Middle East in just one week. (Image: Australia Federal Police)
March 25, 2015 - 08:53 GMT
A staggering 230 Australian nationals have been stopped by airport police from flying to the Middle East to join Daesh in the past month.