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Iraqi forces and their allies say they're just days away from fully liberating the city of Mosul, which the Islamic State militant group made its capital three years ago.
Footage has emerged of the famous Iraqi mosque that was blown up last week by ISIL.
The aerial pictures (see below) show what’s left of the
The Iraqi military’s Joint Operations Command has circulated a video which it claims shows the moment ISIS destroyed Mosul’s al-Nuri mosque.
Christina, an Iraqi Christianm was kidnapped by ISIL in 2014 after her home town was overrun by the militant group.
There is intense fighting in Mosul as Iraqi troops attempt to recapture the last ISIL-held enclave in the city.
The area targeted takes in the Old
Iraqi special forces continued battling Islamic State group (IS) militants in the western Mosul neighbourhoods of al-Eraibi and al-Rifaie on Monday.
As the battle raged between ISIL and Iraqi forces in Mosul, Iraq, a prosthetic facility endeavoured to help the hundreds of victims who have lost limbs in the…
New front opens in the battle to retake Mosul from ISIL
The attack comes as Iraqi forces attempt to push back ISIL forces in the northern city of Mosul.
Recapturing the al-Nuri mosque in the western part of the city would be a hugely symbolic victory for the government troops
Iraqi government forces have halted their push to recapture western Mosul after reports of mass civilian casualties.
Iraqi government forces are meeting fierce resistance from ISIL militants as they close in on western Mosul.
The Iraqi Army seizes the al-Hurriya Bridge in the latest push to retake Mosul from ISIL.
Sniper and mortar fire hamper Iraqi forces but the offensive to take Mosul from ISIL militants goes on
Iraq is a vast graveyard for spent munitions and abandoned military hardware. Now one Iraqi artist is making art from the debris of war.
Three Italians have been arrested on suspicion of running an arms trafficking ring.
Thousands of children in Iraq are heading back to school in eastern areas of Mosul, recently cleared from ISIL control.
The recapture of the university would be a symbolic victory against ISIL, as the militants had been using it as a kind of headquarters
Pictures of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein with a noose around his neck were broadcast by Iraqi national television.
The Iraqi army has been pounding ISIL targets in Mosul, as part of their bid to drive out the group from the city.
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