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Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani (AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 18:06 GMT
President Masoud Barzani, the leader of Iraq’s autonomous region of Kurdistan, has called a parliamentary and presidential election for November.
Shiite militiamen in Iraq have been accused of carrying out war crimes by Amnesty International (AFP)
July 19, 2017 - 14:20 GMT
Top U.S. general in Iraq Stephen Townsend has a tip for Baghdad. “If we're to keep ISIS [Daesh] 2.0 from emerging, the Iraqi government is going to have to do something pretty significantly different," he told the BBC.
July 17, 2017 - 11:13 GMT
Despite numerous rumours about his death, Kurdish agents believe Al-Baghdadi is still alive.
The U.S. offers a $25-million bounty for al-Baghdadi, who split from al-Qaeda organization in 2013. (twitter)
July 16, 2017 - 14:49 GMT
The head of the Iraqi intelligence and anti-terrorism department says "Al-Baghdadi is still hiding in Syria in an area outside [the northern Syrian province of] Raqqah."
Iraqi forces (AFP)
July 15, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Baghdad says it is investigating claims of severe human rights abuses by the Iraqi military, after a horrifying video emerged showing troops allegedly killing a captive by throwing over a cliff.
The Islamic State has also killed killed
July 13, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
The report says the U.S.-led coalition killed 3,706 civilians between Feb. 19 and June 19, using numbers from Airwars, a war watchdog group.
Iraqi forces on the roof of a house on the front line in the old city of western Mosul. (AFP)
July 12, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Iraqi security forces and Daesh "Islamic State militants" who have not surrendered are clashing in Mosul on Tuesday days after Iraq declared victory in the city.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died in Syria (file photo)
July 11, 2017 - 14:36 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died in Syria.
Recognizable for their mops of hair, the pair accompanied Iraqi security forces throughout much of the campaign for Mosul (Facebook)
July 11, 2017 - 14:26 GMT
Hassan and Hussein Raham were praised for their bravery in accompanying security forces in the Daesh-held city.
Erdogan sai he was 'very happy about the news that a conclusion int he battle of Mosul in being reached'. (AFP)
July 11, 2017 - 10:03 GMT
The Turkish leader reiterated the importance of maintaining Iraq's territorial integrity.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (C) arrives in the al-Tayaran neighborhood of Mosul on July 9, 2017 to meet with military commanders after the government's announcement of the
July 11, 2017 - 08:45 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Monday evening officially announced victory over Islamic State militants in their former stronghold of Mosul.
Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) advance in the old city of Mosul on July 7, 2017 (Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP)
July 11, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The Counter Terrorism Service, an elite US-trained unit, suffered the huge loss as it spearheaded the fight to drive militants out of IS's final stronghold in Iraq.

On Sunday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi toured Mosul and congratulated the soldiers
July 10, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Iraqi forces battling IS as they push to retake the remaining part of the militia's former stronghold of Mosul.
Iraq's federal police members wave Iraq's national flag as they celebrate in the Old City of Mosul on July 9, 2017 after the government's announcement of the
July 10, 2017 - 11:34 GMT
Iraqis partied in the streets yesterday after "victory" over Daesh was announced by the Prime Minister, but it comes at a tremendous cost.
Fighting in the Old City of Mosul. (AFP)
July 10, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
According to top Iraq police commander, around 1,000 Daesh militants have been killed in the fight for Mosul.
Members of the Iraqi federal police dance and wave their country's national flag in celebration in the Old City of Mosul on July 8, 2017 (Ahmad Al-Rubaye/ AFP)
July 09, 2017 - 15:05 GMT
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul on Sunday to announce the city's liberation from IS control.