Government forces in Iraq have continued their large-scale push towards Mosul storming a Christian region seized by ISIL in 2014.
The advance on Mosul continues as ISIL tries diversion tactics by attacking the Kurds in Kirkuk, without success.
Street battles between ISIL fighters and Kurdish forces erupted on Friday in the norther Iraqi city of Kirkuk.
Christians living in Iraq's Kurdish region are watching events around Mosul closely as coalition forces try to drive the extremists out.
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 campaign to recapture Mosul from so-called Islamic State is going faster than planned, Iraq’s prime minister said on Thursday, amid fresh fighting to clear villages on the outskirts of the…
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.
On day three of their Mosul assault and despite fierce resistance, US-backed Iraqi government forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are slowly but surely closing in on ISIL’s last city stronghold in…
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.
As the fight for Mosul rages on, leaders outside Iraq are discussing the possible, potentially damaging, consequences of retaking the city from ISIL.
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Even if ISIL are defeated, the people of Mosul's suffering may not end there.
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.
Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by US-led airstrikes, launched coordinated military operations early on Monday as the long-awaited fight to wrest the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State fighter
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.
Iraqi government forces claim to have made gains against ISIL, on the first day of a long-anticipated offensive to retake the northern city of Mosul.
The UN has said up to 100,000 Iraqi civilians could flee to Syria and Turkey to escape the military assault on Mosul.
Military operations to reclaim the northern Iraqi city from ISIL militants began in the early hours of Monday morning.
The Iraqi army has dropped tens of thousands of leaflets over the ISIL stronghold of Mosul, warning residents of an imminent offensive to reclaim the city from the jihadist…
Fighters begin operations to reclaim the Syrian town of Dabiq, an ideological centre point seen as the location of Doomsday.
Iraqi special forces have begun a major military build up outside Mosul ahead of a planned offensive to retake the ISIL held city.