Turkish Air Force carries out operations in northern Iraq's Zap region, Turkey's southeastern Hakkari and Sirnak provinces
Unknown attackers in northern Iraq briefly disable strategic Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline
Section of highway between Ramadi, Rutba was overrun one day earlier by ISIL militants
Army claims to inflict ‘severe losses’ on terrorist group amid ongoing battle for strategic city
13 districts of western Mosul remain under terrorist group’s control, Iraqi police sources say
Forces moved by military convoy from Baghdad’s Al-Bakr Airbase to Anbar’s Ain al-Assad Airbase
Top aide to Kurdish Regional Government president says road to independence is strewn with ‘internal, external’ impediments
Backed by US-led air power, Iraqi forces began fresh operations in February against ISIL-held western Mosul
Deadly clashes reported in western Mosul
Six months since Iraqi forces launched a vast operation to oust the ISIL group from second city Mosul, they have recaptured its east and are battling for the west.
Iraqi police claim to kill ISIL-appointed ‘mufti’ after announcing capture of city’s western entrance
Iraqi authorities blame such attacks on ISIL, which overran much of country in mid-2014
15 ISIL terrorists, police captian among dead in clashes
'About 500 Ezidis applied to join Peshmerga forces, leaving the PKK,' says peshmerga commander
The Libyan strongman was captured and brutally killed in 2011 after 42 years in power while trying to flee Sirte, his hometown, as NATO-backed rebels closed in.
Leading Kurdish political parties prepare for planned referendum on region’s political fate
Three chlorine-packed rockets are fired into army-held eastern Mosul from city’s Daesh-held western half, Iraqi army says
No injuries were reported
Sadr, who led a militia that fought the US occupation of Iraq, also condemned the American missile strike, urging all foreign parties involved in the Syria conflict to pull out.
ISIL militants shoot down helicopter over Mosul, killing two Iraqi military pilots
‘City is home to more than just Kurds,’ prime minister of Iraq’s Kurdish Regional Government says