International aid for the people of Mosul has begun arriving in Iraq, as the offensive continues to oust ISIL from its last major urban stronghold in the…
Several displaced families arrived at an Iraqi army checkpoint in Qayara on Sunday after hunger forced them to leave their villages south of Mosul.
The UN agency believes half of the many people impacted by events in the northern Iraqi city may be children.
Iraqi forces have taken two more villages from ISIL jihadists as they push on towards Mosul.
Fighting has broken out in Iraq’s northern city of Kirkuk after suspected ISIL gunmen attacked several buildings, including a police compound and power station.
Iraqi forces report faster than expected progress in the battle for Mosul, Iraq's second city, held for the last two years by ISIL.
The comments from Iraq's foreign minister came at a diplomatic meeting in Paris where several countries have been considering the city's post-ISIL future.
Kurdish Peshmerga Forces reportedly managed to get close to the town of Bartella and within around 21 kilometres (13 miles) of their main target, as the battle to retake the city of Mosul got…
The Iraqi Army joins Kurdish fighters in a fresh offensive to push ISIL from the villages surrounding Mosul.
Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga forces claim to have secured yet more villages on the outskirts of Mosul as they head towards Iraq’s second city.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says the militants might use chemical weapons and use civilians as human shields as fighting approaches their last Iraqi stronghold.
Shia paramilitary groups and Iraqi government forces have carried out revenge attacks on Sunni Arabs suspected of supporting ISIL, that’s according to Amnesty…
Iraqi forces leading the battle for Mosul spent the first day dislodging ISIL from a dozen or so villages some 20 km outside Iraq’s second largest city.
The UN has said up to 100,000 Iraqi civilians could flee to Syria and Turkey to escape the military assault on Mosul.
The rescue service operating in rebel-held areas of Syria claims an airstrike by Russian jets killed a large family in Aleppo.
Military operations to reclaim the northern Iraqi city from ISIL militants began in the early hours of Monday morning.
Turkish-backed rebels have taken the Syrian town of Dabiq from ISIL militants forcing the jihadist group from their symbolically important stronghold.
President Bashar al-Assad has said that Saudi Arabia offered to help his regime if they denounced Iran.
The US says it has destroyed three radar sites in Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen. The rebel group denies provoking the strikes.
Senior EU ministers condemn Russia's role in Aleppo - but say the priority is to stop the bombing, not impose sanctions on Moscow.
The so-called Minsk Agreement implemented to end the war between Russian-backed separatists and Ukrainian forces is floundering on many levels
Just weeks ahead of an expected push led-by Iraqi troops to retake the ISIL-held city of Mosul and tensions have risen between Turkey and Iraq.
Three gunmen dressed in military or police uniforms have opened fire on Shiite worshipers at the Sakhi Shrine in Kabul.
A new reception centre for unaccompanied refugee boys opened in the suburbs of Athens on Tuesday, offering those who have made the perilous journey to Europe a safe space, away from traffickers and ot