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Nov 12, 2017
At least 400 mass graves of civilians executed by Islamic State found in Iraq's Kirkuk provinceMass graves containing the remains of civilians executed by the Islamic State terror group have been found in Iraq's province of Kirkuk
Oct 06, 2017
Islamic State suffers huge losses as Iraqi Army recaptures Hawija, Syria and closes in on RaqqaWith Iraqi forces capturing the key town of Hawija on Thursday, the Islamic State in that country stands considerably weakened.
Oct 05, 2017
Iraqi forces reclaim control over town of Hawija, one of Islamic State's last bastionsHawijah, 230 kilometres (140 miles) north of Baghdad, was at the centre of a pocket of mainly Sunni Arab towns that were among the final holdouts from territory seized by the jihadists in 2014.
Oct 05, 2017
Iraqi forces re-capture city of Hawija from Islamic State, humanitarian agencies set up camps for fleeing citizensIraqi forces have retaken Hawija and were pushing forward in their assault on one of the last IS enclaves in the country
Apr 25, 2013
Iraq clashes kill 41 in northern city of MosulMore than 40 people were reported killed in fighting in a key city in northern Iraq and gunmen took over a town elsewhere in the country on Thursday, raising concerns that unrest roiling Sunni areas is spreading.