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Jul 03, 2017
Suicide bomb attack kills 14 at camp for Iraq displaced; several woundedIslamic State overran large areas north and west of Baghdad in 2014, but Iraqi forces backed by US-led air strikes and other support have since regained much of the territory
Nov 03, 2016
Mosul under Islamic State: A life of hardship, terror and swift 'justice'Whenever members of Islamic State's Mosul vice squad find a woman without gloves, they pull out a pair of pliers. What follows is just one of a wide range of punishments that the group - known in Arabic by its enemies as Daesh - metes out in its northern Iraqi stronghold.
Oct 20, 2016
The battle for Mosul: Why it will be a long-drawn conflict between Islamic State and Iraqi forcesThis operation against the Islamic State in Mosul is the largest deployment of Iraqi forces since the 2003 US invasion.
May 19, 2016
Iraq announces recapture of western town Rutba from Islamic StateIraq announced on Thursday that its forces have recaptured the western town of Rutba which had been held by the Islamic State jihadist group since 2014.
Jan 11, 2016
Eight killed as gunmen take hostages in Baghdad mall, say Iraqi policeGunmen blew up a car bomb, sprayed gunfire in a crowded area and took hostages in a shopping mall in eastern Baghdad on Monday.
Jan 05, 2016
'Desperate stuff' from an 'appalling organisation': British PM David Cameron slams Islamic State videoDavid Cameron dismissed a new video by Islamic State extremists as propaganda from a group that is losing control of territory in Syria and Iraq.
Jan 04, 2016
Islamic State calls Britain's PM David Cameron an 'imbecile' in new execution videoThe Islamic State group threatened Britain in an Internet video Sunday showing the killing of five "spies" it said worked with the international coalition fighting IS in Iraq and Syria.
Dec 29, 2015
Backed by US led airstrikes, Iraqi troops drive IS out of Ramadi; congratulations pour inIraqi forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes drove Islamic State militants out of the center of Ramadi on Monday and seized the main government complex there, according to military officials, who said insurgents are still dug into pockets of the city west of Baghdad.
Dec 29, 2015
New Year's resolution: Iraq PM al-Abadi vows 'big and final victory' against Islamic State in 2016A triumphant Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared on Monday that the coming year will see his forces defeat Islamic State
Dec 29, 2015
‘Significant step forward’: US hails Iraq’s victory over Islamic State in RamadiIn a significant development in the war against militant group Islamic State, Iraqi forces have retaken control of Ramadi from Islamic State with the US also hailing their victory.