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Iraqi forces push into Mosul's eastern districts

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…

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…

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Iraqi soldiers make big advances against ISIL militants in Mosul

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

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

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Iraqi forces advance in northern Mosul

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.

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.

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Turkish PM meets Iraqi Kurdish leader in Erbil

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…

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…

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Iraq: car bomb at Baghdad market kills over a dozen

ISIL has claimed an attack in which a car was detonated after being driven into a vegetable market in a Shi'ite area.

ISIL has claimed an attack in which a car was detonated after being driven into a vegetable market in a Shi'ite area.

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Iraqi troops enter Mosul from the north

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.

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.

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More than 2000 a day are fleeing Mosul - UN

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.

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.

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Elite Iraqi forces advance in Mosul, fighting street-to-street against 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…

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…

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Opinion: a brief history of so-called Islamic State (ISIL)

For two months, the international coalition in Iraq has battled to reclaim the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State (ISIL).

For two months, the international coalition in Iraq has battled to reclaim the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State (ISIL).

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Iraqi forces advance against ISIL in Mosul but suffer losses in south

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.

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.

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Civilians flee eastern Mosul as Iraqi forces battle ISIL

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.

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.

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Deadly double bombing at Baghdad market

Twin explosions in a busy market in central Baghdad on Saturday killed over 27 people and injured dozens more.

Twin explosions in a busy market in central Baghdad on Saturday killed over 27 people and injured dozens more.

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Thousands of displaced Iraqis face winter in camps

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.

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.