A mass grave discovered south of Mosul in Nov. 2016 (AFP/File)
November 21, 2017 - 13:32 GMT
“The grave contains the remains of 73 civilians” killed by ISIS militants in Sinjar, west of Mosul, Capt. Jamal al-Daoudi said.
Mosul’s local authorities do not have the required machines or financial resources to rescue victims' bodies from under the rubble (AFP/File)
November 20, 2017 - 21:00 GMT
Hundreds of bodies are still trapped under the rubble in the Old City — the civil defense teams cannot pull them out because of the booby traps, improvised explosive devices and car bombs that have been left behind by the militants.
Iraqi armed forces have liberated Rawa, the last remaining town under the grip of ISIS (AFP)
November 17, 2017 - 15:12 GMT
Iraqi armed forces have liberated Rawa, the last remaining town under the grip of the Daesh terror group, hours after they launched the offensive.
Al-Qaim was recaptured by the Iraqi army late last month (AFP/File)
November 16, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
At least 25 percent of Iraq’s Al-Qaim district, which the army recently recaptured from ISIS, has been “totally destroyed,” a local official said Thursday.
An Iranian man rests as he lies atop salvaged mattresses and items outside damaged buildings in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab near the border with Iraq following a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that left hundreds killed and thousands homeless. 
November 15, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Photo of the Week: Iran Earthquake
Villages and cities near the quake are suffering from widespread power outages and destruction of property (AFP)
November 14, 2017 - 07:17 GMT
At least 450 people have been killed and thousands are injured near the Iran-Iraq border after the region was rocked by a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake, authorities said Monday.
An injured person being treated in Sulaimaniyah Hospital in Iraq after the earthquake (AFP)
November 13, 2017 - 07:33 GMT
An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale rocked northern Iraq and Iran, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday evening.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi arriving in Mosul to declare victory over ISIS there in July (file photo/AFP)
November 11, 2017 - 13:08 GMT
"Iraq has lost $100 billion in the anti-Daesh war, but we have achieved success in three battles; namely liberating the land, maintaining Iraq’s unity and standing up to the threats," al-Abadi said Saturday.
In mid-2014, ISIS overran Nineveh’s Talkif district, forcing tens of thousands of local residents -- mostly Christians -- to flee the area (AFP/File)
November 09, 2017 - 21:00 GMT
"This [church restoration] is an invitation to our Christian neighbors who fled the city earlier to return to their homes and practice their faith in peace and security," al-Hayali said.
Bullet holes shown in an ISIS logo, AFP/File
November 09, 2017 - 14:21 GMT
Oversimplifying ISIS by calling it an apocalyptic death cult hides where its real dangers
Al-Abadi praised Iraqi government forces' role in the retake of Al-Qaim from ISIS (Iraq Prime Ministry Press Office)
November 06, 2017 - 09:32 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday raised the Iraqi flag over the newly-liberated city of Al-Qaim and Husaybah border crossing with Syria.
In mid-October, Iraqi forces wrested control of oil-rich Kirkuk from Kurdish Peshmerga forces (AFP)
November 05, 2017 - 13:24 GMT
Twin bombing struck the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Sunday amid reports of casualties, according to a local police officer.
Iraqi members of the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation Units) carry an upsidedown ISIS flag after victory in the city of al-Qaim (Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP)
November 04, 2017 - 07:35 GMT
Iraqi forces on Friday captured the city of Al-Qaim near the Syrian border from Daesh, according to an Iraqi army source.
Last month, the Iraqi army began a wide-ranging campaign aimed at liberating the cities of Rawa and Al-Qaim (AFP/File)
November 02, 2017 - 13:33 GMT
Iraqi forces on Thursday recaptured more territory in the western Anbar province from ISIS, according to Iraqi military sources.
The drill began in Sirnak on Sept. 18 (AFP/File)
October 31, 2017 - 08:38 GMT
An ongoing Turkish-Iraqi joint military drill is approaching the Habur border crossing between Turkey’s southeastern province of Sirnak and northern Iraq, according to military sources.
October 30, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
No military success will be worth much if the country’s policy does not work to heal the wounds and bring people together in an inclusive, democratic system of governance.