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Iraqi pro-government forces drive their armored vehicles in the Jwaibah area, on the eastern outskirts of Ramadi, on February 8, 2016. (AFP/Moadh al-Dulaimi)
February 09, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Iraqi forces and their allies were able to retake the last remaining Daesh strongholds surrounding Ramadi.
A member of Iraq's elite counter-terrorism service sits in a vehicle after being wounded in fighting with Daesh militants on February 3, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 08, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Some 4,500 soldiers are expected to arrive at a military base near Makhmur, 70 km southeast of Mosul.
The aftermath of a car bombing in Baghdad in November. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A string of attacks in Iraq yesterday left ten dead.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari (R) meeting with the new Saudi ambassador to Iraqi Thamer al-Sabhan in the capital Baghdad in January 2016. (AFP/File)
February 08, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia also plans to open an embassy in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, following a 25-year hiatus.
Iraqi firemen work at four-star Capitol Hotel in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, on February 5, 2016. (AFP/Safin Hamed)
February 06, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
"Until now, 17 people died, among them 14 foreign nationals, the majority from the Philippines," a spokesman said.
A recently arrived F-16 sits on the tarmac in Iraq on July 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
February 04, 2016 - 05:20 GMT
The arrival of the warplanes brings the total number of F-16s in Iraq's air force to six.
Iraqi soldiers patrol the suburbs of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, 120 kilometers west of Baghdad, on February 2, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 03, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The operation Wednesday marks a small step towards the ultimate goal of recapturing Mosul.
Slovenian soldiers at the border with Croatia. (AFP/File)
February 03, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Slovenia is making moves against Daesh.
Bullet casings litter the streets of Ramadi. (AFP/File)
February 02, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The corpses of Daesh militants in Ramadi are potentially contaminated with plague and other diseases.
Iraqi police patrolling in Baghdad. (AFP/File)
February 02, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Two car bombs and an IED exploded in Baghdad today.
US soldiers chat as they train Iraq's 72nd Brigade in a live-fire exercise in Basmaya base, southeast of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on January 27, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
February 02, 2016 - 05:52 GMT
Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland said the battle against the militant group in Syria would be much more complex.
Soldiers walk through Ramallah. (AFP/File)
February 01, 2016 - 11:37 GMT
Israel will only let people with Ramallah IDs enter, and no one can leave the city.
Iraqi refugees arriving in Erbil from Mosul. (AFP/File)
January 31, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The Iraqi government announced that it could only fund up to 43 percent of the humanitarian needs from its budget.
An Iraqi soldier stands on an armored vehicle prior to start of an exercise under the surveillance of US-led coalition forces at Basmaya base, southeast of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on Jan. 27, 2016.  (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
January 30, 2016 - 20:00 GMT
The US military says it targeted Daesh positions near Raqqa and Mosul.
An Iraqi solider walks by a sign pointing toward Mosul. (AFP/File)
January 30, 2016 - 07:20 GMT
The US hopes to train up to 3,000 Iraqi soldiers for a special mission to recapture the Iraqi city of Mosul.
The Iraqi air force. (AFP/File)
January 27, 2016 - 13:55 GMT
A series of suicide bomb attacks killed at least four and wounded ten others in western Iraq.