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An Iraqi man inspects the wreckage of a bus, that was damaged following a car bomb attack, in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on May 20, 2017. (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
May 20, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
A series of bombings struck Baghdad and the southern city of Basra.
Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr. (AFP/File)
May 16, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The Shia cleric called on the rival countries to hold 'serious dialogue' to prevent more sectarian fighting.
An Iraqi soldier. (AFP/file)
May 11, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
An employee had hidden a grenade inside the ministry that they wanted to use in the killing.
An Iraqi soldier steps off a vehicle in west Mosul, May 10 2017. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
May 10, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
The capture followed the killing of a key Daesh commander.
Iraqi soldiers guard a position in Mosul, May 9 2017. (AFP/Fadel Senna)
May 09, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
The mass killing was carried out in Kirkuk province.
Iraqi soldiers hold a position in Anbar Province in 2016. (AFP/File)
May 08, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Faleh Al-Issawi, vice-president of the Anbar provincial council, said the arrangement was temporary and would withdraw once Iraqi forces manage to secure the border.
Members of the the Iraqi forces' Emergency Response Division (ERD) stand guard at a checkpoint during the offensive in west Mosul to retake the area from Daesh fighters, on May 6, 2017. (AFP/Fadel Senna)
May 07, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Daesh detonated four bomb-laden vehicles at a location where police were stationed in west Mosul.
An officer from the Iraqi Federal Police stands outside a Turkish bath in western Mosul, April 29 2017. (AFP/Christophe Simon)
May 02, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The extremists attacked an army base in the far west of the country.
Members of the Iraqi pro-government Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) paramilitary forces gather in a street in the modern town of Hatra, near the eponymous UNESCO-listed ancient city, southwest of the northern city of Mosul, on April 28, 2017. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
April 30, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
It remains unclear whether the airstrike was carried out by an Iraqi or a US-led coalition plane.
A mannequin is placed at an Iraqi federal police position on the frontline in western Mosul on April 29, 2017. (AFP/Christophe Simon)
April 30, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Six Daesh fighters blew themselves up during a battle in Mosul's Old City.
Syrian prisoners arrive in rebel-held Rashidin after their release from government jails, April 21 2017. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
April 24, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The hunting party had been held for 16 months by militias related to Iran.
Displaced Iraqi men arrive at a processing center in western Mosul on April 14, 2017, before they are transported to refugee camps. (AFP/Christophe Simon)
April 18, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
'The sheer volume of civilians still fleeing Mosul city is staggering,' said Lise Grande, humanitarian coordinator for Iraq.
A member of the Iraqi forces stands next to an armored vehicle in Mosul, April 16 2017. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
April 17, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The al-Nouri mosque is where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the "caliphate" in 2014.
Destroyed buildings in west Mosul, April 12 2017. (AFP/Christophe Simon)
April 13, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
A new generation of unknown commanders have taken over Daesh after two-thirds of its founding leaders were killed.
Displaced Iraqis who fled Mosul's Old City receive food as they arrive in the Al-Tayaran neighbourhood on April 8, 2017. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
April 09, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Thousands of families have attempted to escape Daesh-held areas at night, but some have been captured and killed by the group.
A member of the Iraqi forces adjusts a mortar on the edge of western Mosul, 4 April 2017. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
April 05, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Daesh militants disguised as policemen attacked Iraqi forces in the city, blowing themselves up when they ran out of ammunition.