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…
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.
As Iraqi government forces push closer into territory once held by ISIL, the full extent of the group’s two year rule is becoming clear.
The Syrian army says it has seized a key strategic zone near Aleppo, despite rebels insisting the battle is not over.
Iraqi forces say they are making ground in the fight for Mosul, but are meeting fierce resistance from ISIL fighters in the northern city.
Hundreds of families who fled Tal Afar more than two years ago are waiting anxiously for news that their city has been liberated from the Islamic State group.
The prophesied “apocalyptic battle” for Dabiq did not come to fruition as Turkey-backed Syrian rebels rout ISIL from the village The ISIL stronghold near the Turkish border in northern Syria has been
Fighters begin operations to reclaim the Syrian town of Dabiq, an ideological centre point seen as the location of Doomsday.
The Syrian army is tightening its grip on the besieged city of Aleppo.
Aid convoys have reached some besieged areas of Syria where hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Operation Euphrates Shield will "continue decisively". A truce is due on Monday.
Video posted to social media shows rescuers searching through the debris of damaged buildings hit by airstrikes said to be in the town of Douma in Syria’s Damascus…
There has been a mixed reaction to news of the agreement as some hope for a political transition while others fear it may never come to pass.
A court in Britain has jailed the country’s best-known radical Muslim cleric for five and a half years for urging support of ISIL .
Ankara sends its troops deeper into Syria but the US issues a warning over Turkish - Kurdish violenceAnkara is sticking to its aim of pushing both ISIL militants and Kurdish fighters away from its border by sending its own forces deeper in to Syria.
Ankara is sticking to its aim of pushing both ISIL militants and Kurdish fighters away from its border by sending its own forces deeper in to Syria.
Libyan forces are said to have suffered heavy losses in the battle to retake the coastal city of Sirte from ISIL militants.
It has been the most significant stronghold for ISIL outside Syria and Iraq.
Turkey is upping the ante against ISIL, with Ankara saying its “ready to do what it takes” to drive the militants out.
A victim of a wedding party attack has been laid to rest, as Turkey vows to “completely cleanse” ISIL militants from its border region.