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.
Iraqi special forces claim to have killed nearly 1,000 ISIL militants in the battle for Mosul.
Iraqi forces claim they are now in control of most of eastern Mosul.
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Iraqi forces are facing strong resistance from ISIL as they drive deeper into the east of Mosul.
In the month since an Iraqi forces-led operation began to liberate Mosul from so-called Islamic State (ISIL), more than 47,000 people have been displaced.
Iraqi forces say they've pushed forward to within 15km south of Mosul, ISIL's last major stronghold in Iraq.
There have been emotional reunions at a refugee camp east of Mosul, as families fleeing ISIL militants come together with their relatives.
Hundreds of civilians flee territory controlled by the Islamic State group as the Iraqi army and federal police push north towards the militant-held city of…
More than a million people in Mosul are expected to be impacted by the military campaign aimed at retaking their city from ISIL.
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.
As the fight for Mosul rages on, leaders outside Iraq are discussing the possible, potentially damaging, consequences of retaking the city from ISIL.
Chilcot Report criticises “unreliable intelligence” Claims British troops were sent in ill-prepared No plans for aftermath Blair opologises for mistakes – but acted in “good faith” Sir John Chilcot
The decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003 was a divisive one, and this morning, after waiting seven years for its publication, The Iraq Inquiry, headed by Sir John Chilcot, has delivered a deleterious
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has urged Britain to learn lessons from the Chilcot Report.
It was the first time since World War II the United Kingdom sent its troops to invade a sovereign country.
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Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has taken full responsibility for the British invasion of Iraq in 2003, but says he stands by the decision.
The following statement was published by Tony Blair following the publication of the Chilcot report into the war in Iraq: “The report should lay to rest allegations of bad faith, lies or…
Policy on Iraq was based on "flawed intelligence and assessments," that went unchallenged, says Chilcot.
The inquiry, led by Whitehall mandarin Sir John Chilcot, has examined the UK government’s role in the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq.