Iraq declares end of Islamic State caliphate after coalition forces captures historic Nuri mosque in Mosul
Iraq government troops on Thursday captured the ruined mosque at the heart of Islamic State's de facto capital Mosul
Iraqi forces began storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, an assault they hope will be the last in the eight-month campaign
Iraqi troops raid last Islamic State stronghold in Mosul; 819,000 people forced to flee due to fighting
Iraqi forces began their offensive in Mosul city, the last enclave of the Islamic State in Iraq's city to fall into the hands of the terror group.
According to security officials from Salaheddin province, in which Samarra is located, a group of four gunmen wearing suicide vests stormed Mutawakil police station in Samarra late on Monda
In 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.
New Zealand will send soldiers to help train Iraq's armed forces fight Islamic State militants, but would not be involved in combat, the government said on Tuesday.
Turkey and Iraq have mutually abolished visa requirements during a visit by Iraq's new Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari to Ankara on Wednesday.
The military shakeup will include commanders of divisions and operation commands nationwide.