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Sep 04, 2017
Syria army battles Islamic State near Deir Ezzor, seeks to oust jihadistsSyria's army battled the Islamic State group on the edges of Deir Ezzor on Monday, seeking to break the siege of a government enclave and oust the jihadists from a key stronghold.
Aug 20, 2017
Iraq launches offensive to recapture Islamic State's stronghold Tal AfarIraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi announced the start of a battle to retake Tal Afar early on Sunday, a key Northern Iraqi bastion of the Islamic State group and one of their last remaining strongholds in the region.
Aug 19, 2017
Iraqi forces set for next major campaign against Islamic State, says US militarySenior US military leaders said Saturday that Iraqi forces are largely set for their next major campaign against Islamic State extremists
Aug 13, 2017
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi troops near KarbalaA statement from the Islamic State group claims responsibility for an attack on Iraqi troops outside Karbala that left one dead.
Jun 13, 2017
In audio message, Islamic State calls on followers in US, Europe, Russia to unleash terror during RamadanThe Islamic State group has called for more terror attacks during the holy month of Ramadan by sending an audio message through messaging app Telegram
May 16, 2017
Iraqi forces free Islamic State-held area in western MosulMosul, 400 km north of Iraq's capital Baghdad, has been under the Islamic State control since June 2014, when government forces abandoned their weapons and fled
Jun 16, 2014
Militant groups take control of city in Iraq's northern provinceInsurgent groups, including militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant, an Al Qaeda offshoot, captured several neighbourhoods in the city after fierce clashes with Iraqi security forces, the official told Xinhua.