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Oct 21, 2016
Islamic State attacks Iraq's Kirkuk as diversion for Mosul offensive; at least 13 deadIslamic State militants armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked targets in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk early on Friday, in an assault that appeared aimed at diverting Iraqi security forces from a massive offensive against the IS-held city of Mosul.
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.
Oct 18, 2016
Turkish jets join Iraqi forces to retake Mosul from Islamic State: PM Binali YildirimTurkish air force jets joined in the air operation backing Iraqi forces and Kurdish Peshmerga to retake Iraq's second city of Mosul from jihadists, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Tuesday.
Dec 29, 2014
UK on high alert after reports of Islamic State planning attack on Queen guardsHome Secretary Theresa May raised the threat from “substantial” to “severe” — the second-highest level — in August because of the danger posed by Islamic State and al Qaeda fanatics.
Dec 22, 2014
Iraq: Kurdish, Yazidis fighters battle Islamic State for strategic town of SinjarIt would also give a huge strategic victory to both the Iraqi Kurds and the central government in Baghdad, as the Kurdish fighters could then cut the highway from Syria to Mosul, a vital supply line for Islamic State.
Dec 21, 2014
Iraq: On Mount Sinjar, Yazidis cheer on Kurds for breaking Islamic State siegeIt was the plight of those trapped on the mountain, together with Islamic State's advance towards the Kurdish capital Arbil, that prompted US President Barack Obama to order air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq in August.
Dec 19, 2014
Blow to Islamic State as Iraqi Kurds claim to break Mount Sinjar siegeThe peshmerga said they recaptured eight villages on the way and killed about 80 Islamic State fighters in the initial phase of the offensive launched from Rabia on the Syria border and Zumar on the shores of Mosul dam lake.