The road to safety in Syria from ISIL-held Iraq can be long and dangerous, and the ordeal does not always end at the border.
Iraqi special forces battled ISIL militants in districts near the Tigris river in Mosul on Monday (January 16) as they sought to bring more of the east of the city back under government…
The Iraqi army says it has now recaptured nearly all of the city's eastern districts and over the weekend it drove ISIL out of the city's main university
Markets are back selling food as people venture out onto the streets and repairs are being carried out
The recapture of the university would be a symbolic victory against ISIL, as the militants had been using it as a kind of headquarters
The Iraqi army says ISIL militants have been forced to retreat and a key bridge across the Tigris river has been retaken
Fierce battles are underway with ISIL militants in the area. Thousands of people are fleeing to safety, fearing they will be caught up in any retaliation by ISIL.
Turkey’s diplomatic drive in Iraq has continued, the Turkish prime minister meeting the leader of Iraq’s Kurdish region, on the second day of his visit to the…
ISIL has claimed an attack in which a car was detonated after being driven into a vegetable market in a Shi'ite area.
Iraqi troops have pushed to within several hundred metres of the Tigris river that runs through central Mosul.
A spokesman for Iraq's elite Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) says troops took the territory in an overnight raid across a tributary of the Tigris River in eastern Mosul.
Iraqi forces have launched a fresh offensive to retake cities controlled by the so-called Islamic State group.
The UN says this is several hundred more each day than before US-led coalition forces began a new phase of their battle to retake the city from ISIL.
Gunfire and clashes have been witnessed from up close in eastern Mosul, as Iraqi forces advanced further in their bid to oust militants from the self-styled Islamic…
Humanitarian camps are prepared for people fleeing the fighting, but thousands remain stuck in the northern Iraqi city.
For two months, the international coalition in Iraq has battled to reclaim the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State (ISIL).
President Francois Hollande regards the fight against ISIL in Iraq key to preventing terrorism in France.
Hollande's trip to Iraq underscores a commitment to foreign missions that will be a significant part of a chequered legacy
The Iraqi army says it has made gradual progress in eastern Mosul as it tries to wrestle the city from the control of the so-called Islamic State.
Scores of people fled for safety on Saturday on the third day of the renewed US-led offensive to retake the northern city from the Islamic State group.
Hundreds flee Mosul amid renewed heavy clashes between ISIL militants and the Iraqi Army.
Pictures of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein with a noose around his neck were broadcast by Iraqi national television.
The second phase of the Iraqi offensive to reclaim Mosul from ISIL militants has begun as security forces close in on the extremist-held city from three…
Hundreds of Iraqis who fled their homes in Mosul wait to be sent to camps where they hope to find shelter, food, clean water and, since its winter, warmth.
Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi previously pledged to retake Mosul from the jihadist group by the end of 2016.