No group has yet claimed responsibility for the bombing (AFP/File)
January 17, 2018 - 13:52 GMT
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the bombing.
Iraqi security forces cordon off the area where a double suicide bombing killed more than 20 people in central Baghdad on Jan. 15, 2018, the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days (SABAH ARAR / AFP)
January 15, 2018 - 09:07 GMT
More than 100 people were also injured in the attack.
Thousands of villagers are still living in tents near the Kirkuk city center (AFP/File)
January 10, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
Thousands of villagers are still living in tents near the Kirkuk city center.
Fewer than 1,000 ISIS fighters are now said to be in Syria and Iraq combined, where they once held many major cities and vast expanses of territory (AFP/File)
January 09, 2018 - 13:04 GMT
An ISIS executioner known as 'White Beard' bribed his way to freedom minutes after being captured by Iraqi forces in Mosul on Friday, a local official has claimed.
December 30, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
It may be trying to re-assemble but the destruction of this evil ideology is a major blow to the organisation and may herald its end
Smoke plumes rise after an airstrike in west Mosul on March 10, 2017 as Iraqi forces advance in the city during the ongoing battle to seize it from the jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) group. / AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS (ARIS MESSINIS/AFP)
December 30, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
A U.S.-led coalition carried out more than 14,100 military strikes against ISIS in Iraq since the alliance was established in mid-2014, according to a coalition official.
An Iraqi receives the Eucharist during a Christmas mass at the Saint Paul’s church on December 24, 2017 in the country’s second city Mosul. (Ahmad MUWAFAQ / AFP)
December 25, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Christian worshipers in Iraq’s northern city of Mosul celebrated their first Mass on Sunday since ISIS overran the city in 2014.
(ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)
December 24, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
This year was a much better one for Iraqis, who have suffered severe security, economic and political conditions during the past three years after ISIS militants overran the northern and western parts of the country and seized almost a third of its territories, killing tens of thousands of people and displacing millions.
The Federal Police had since launched an investigation into the incident (AFP/File)
December 20, 2017 - 10:50 GMT
“An improvised explosive device… went off as an army vehicle passed through the village of Jarwana in the Tel Keppe district northwest of Mosul,” Army Captain Ali al-Makrami said.
In May, the Iraqi government reported that the country needed $100 billion to rebuild ISIS-liberated regions (AFP/File)
December 18, 2017 - 08:22 GMT
In May, the Iraqi government reported that the country needed $100 billion to rebuild ISIS-liberated regions.
Iraqi Yazidi women and children (file photo)
December 16, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
“The two graves contain the remains of 90 victims, most of them were Yazidis,” Mohamed Khalil, the mayor of Sinjar city, told Anadolu Agency.
December 14, 2017 - 14:33 GMT
Four Iraqi citizens have won hundreds of thousands of pounds in High Court damages against the Ministry of Defense over ill-treatment and unlawful detention during the Iraq War.
A Yazidi woman stands next to an unearthed mass grave in northern Iraq (Safin Hamed/AFP)
December 14, 2017 - 11:51 GMT
As ISIS faces defeat, evidence of its genocide against the Yazidi people mount.
Unless Abadi succeeds in this urgent mission the sectarian divide will continue to widen, making any attempt to launch political reforms, and regaining the trust of the country’s Sunnis, almost impossible (AFP/File)
December 14, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
It will take many years for Iraq to fully recover from the deep wounds left by [ISIS], the self-proclaimed “caliphate” whose fighters swept through the country in 2014 wreaking havoc and occupying more than one-third of its territory at one point.
ISIS has recently suffered a string of defeats in Iraq and Syria after overrunning much of both countries in mid-2014 (AFP/File)
December 12, 2017 - 11:06 GMT
Scores of ISIS militants attacked military barracks and checkpoints belonging to the Hashd al-Shaabi militia in Tal Safuk, west of Mosul, Capt. Sabhan Kazem said.
On Saturday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that Iraq’s border with Syria had been completely secured (AFP/File)
December 11, 2017 - 14:02 GMT
Scores of ISIS militants on Monday surrendered to Iraqi security forces west of Mosul, regional capital of the northern Nineveh province, according to an Iraqi military source.