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Iraq army captures Shura region south of Mosul

Iraqi forces on Saturday seized control of the Shura region, south of Mosul, from Daesh militants, the Iraqi army said. In a statement, the army…
Shia militias say they have launched an assault to the west of Mosul, opening up a new front in the battle to drive ISIL from…
Members of the Daesh terrorist group have begun using heavy weapons -- for the first time -- in the ongoing battle for Iraq’s northern city…
More than 10,000 Iraqis have fled their homes since the start of an offensive to retake Mosul from ISIL this month, according to the UN.…
US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter in a news conference on Tuesday announced that in conjunction with the start of the process of liberalization of…
Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri on Tuesday voiced hope that the ongoing army campaign to "liberate" Daesh-held Mosul -- now in its second week --…
Suhaib al-Rawi governor of Anbar province, on Tuesday, announced the full liberalization of Rutba district. Rawi in a statement Alsumaria News received acopy of it…
United Nations said it is ready to house about 150 thousand displaced people may be forced to leave their homes due to the military operation…
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg pledged Tuesday to step up efforts to help Iraq in fighting Daesh. Speaking at a press conference in Brussels ahead…
Kurdish Peshmerga forces and the Iraqi army are making advances on different fronts as they push towards the ISIL stronghold of Mosul, but they are…
Ongoing tensions between Turkey and Iraq have intensified after Turkey said its troops fired artillery rounds at ISIL targets near the northern Iraqi city of…
An international symposium of Islamic Awakening was held in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and was attended by many Iraqi and foreign dignitaries. Iraqi Parliament Speaker…
A senior aide to Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in an airstrike in the northern city of Mosul, the Iraqi army said…
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter is in Iraq on Saturday for an unscheduled visit to assess the progress of an ongoing operation to retake…