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Iraq forces retake 'largest' Mosul neighbourhood from Islamic State

25 April, 2017

Mosul's largest neighbourhood was liberated from the Islamic State group on Tuesday, after a week of intense fighting, a top commander said.

Militants ambush convoy with off-duty Iraq soldiers, kill 10

25 April, 2017

Militants in Iraq ambushed a convoy of off-duty soldiers near a town in the country’s sprawling western desert, killing at least 10 and wounding 20, officials said on Monday.

Iraq's pro-Iran political bloc 'breaking apart' amid political differences

24 April, 2017

Iraq's Tehran-backed Supreme Islamic Council is facing internal disagreements, with members preparing to split and form individual parties ahead of local elections.

Iraqi forces free Yazidi girl kidnapped by IS

21 April, 2017

The 11-year-old girl had been captured by IS in the village of Kosho in the Sinjar region, along with her mother and sisters.

Iraqi forces capture more IS-held areas in west Mosul

20 April, 2017

Iraqi troops took two more neighbourhoods from IS in west Mosul on Thursday with Baghdad claiming that a senior operative responsible for chemical weapons was killed in the fighting.

Anger after Erdogan describes Iraq's state-sanction militias as 'terrorists'

20 April, 2017

Frictions continue between Ankara and Baghdad after Turkey's President Erdogan described Iraqi state militias as 'terrorist'.

Iraqi violinist brings music back to Mosul's streets

19 April, 2017

After being forced into hiding by IS due to his love for music, Ameen Mukkad returned to Mosul and filled the city's streets with the sound of music.

Canada deploys helicopter squadron to Iraq anti-IS battle

18 April, 2017

Anti-IS coalition boosted by tactical helicopter squadron as Iraqi forces continue to gain on the Islamic State group in Mosul.

Iraq forces plan push on symbolic IS-held Mosul mosque

18 April, 2017

Iraqi forces plan to advance on a symbolic IS-held mosque in the city of Mosul, as officials have warned indiscriminate shelling of the city's west could lead to "civilian massacres".

US defence chief to 'clarify' strategy on Middle-East trip

18 April, 2017

US defence secretary makes his first MENA visit amid heightened concerns about the future of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and the post-Islamic State recovery plan.

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