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Oct 01, 2018
Iran fires ballistic missiles in Syria, targets militants over Ahvaz parade attackThe TV aired footage of one of its reporters standing by as one of the missiles was launched, identifying the area as being in Iran's western province of Kermanshah.
Aug 13, 2017
Iraqi forces kill 12 Islamic State militants after clashes in Salahuddin provinceIraqi forces on Sunday killed 12 Islamic State militants in Iraq's province of Salahuddin after fierce clashes, security sources said.
Apr 05, 2017
35 killed, 28 injured in Islamic State attack on Iraq's Tikrit cityBaghdad: At least 35 persons were killed and 28 injured in a series of attacks carried out by the Islamic State militant group in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, a security source said on Wednesday.
Feb 18, 2016
Speicher massacre: Iraq court finds 40 guilty in 'flawed trial', sentences them to death by hangingThe sentences were handed down under Article Four of Iraq's anti-terrorism law.
Apr 23, 2015
Islamic State militants on the offensive at Ramadi as Iraqi forces fight to push them backIraqi security forces fought to rout Islamic State militants from the western city of Ramadi on Wednesday, slowly regaining some ground from the militant group, security and local officials said.
Apr 02, 2015
An Islamic State free Tikrit: Iraq declares 'magnificent victory' over terrorist groupIraq declared a "magnificent victory" on Wednesday over the Islamic State group in Tikrit, a key step in driving the militants out of their biggest strongholds.
Mar 13, 2015
Iraqi forces pound Tikrit as Islamic State vows to expand 'caliphate'Iraqi forces on Friday battled jihadists making what looked increasingly like a last stand in Tikrit but the Islamic State group responded by vowing to expand its "caliphate".
Mar 11, 2015
Iraqi soldiers and Shiite militiamen enter Islamic State-held city of TikritIraqi soldiers and Shiite militiamen entered the Islamic State-held city of Tikrit on Wednesday, an official and a witness said, a key test for Iraqi forces in their battle against the Islamic State militants.
Mar 03, 2015
Iraq launches major assault against Islamic State to retake TikritSome 30,000 Iraqi troops and militia backed by aircraft pounded jihadists in and around Tikrit in the biggest offensive yet to retake one of the Islamic State group's main strongholds.
Jul 24, 2014
Iraq crisis: India rescues 58 more nurses through land routeIndia has rescued 58 more Indian nurses from violence-hit Iraq in an "extremely difficult" operation, days after rescuing 46 Indian nurses who were in the control of the Sunni jihadists in Tikrit.