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…
Families leaving the city have been picked up by soldiers in the desert, while others have been arriving at a UN refugee camp.
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.
As the battle for Mosul nears displaced peoples camp in northern Iraq grow larger by the day.
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.
Even if ISIL are defeated, the people of Mosul's suffering may not end there.
A family of five recount their perilous escape from Mosul and offer insight into what life under ISIL is like
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
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.
A rundown of events in Mosul since its capture in 2014
Military operations to reclaim the northern Iraqi city from ISIL militants began in the early hours of Monday morning.
The battle to recapture the Iraqi city of Mosul – the capital of ISIL’s so-called caliphate – has begun.
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…
Iraqi special forces have begun a major military build up outside Mosul ahead of a planned offensive to retake the ISIL held city.
Iraqi forces meet resistance in an operation to re-take the town of Qayyarah as they move ever closer towards the ISIL stronghold of Mosul
Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq say they have made major gains near Mosul, capturing a dozen villages from ISIL.
Iraqi Kurdish fighters have launched a fresh assault on ISIL militants.
Thousands have been displaced as Iraqi army and allied forces push towards the ISIL stronghold of Mosul.
US Secretary of Defence Ash Carter has announced the country will send 560 extra military personnel to Iraq to assist local forces in the fight against ISIL.
The Iraqi government has appealed for more international help to liberate the country’s second-largest city Mosul from the clutches of the