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US lieutenant colonel Stuart James said Iraqi forces would resume their push against Islamic State forces in Mosul in the coming days. US troops are to be deployed closer to the front line
The Egyptian president also discussed terrorism with several country leaders this week
The prominent cleric called for protection of holy places across the Islamic world and made some bold suggestions as to how this could be achieved
In the last months, joint forces including Shi’a paramilitary groups ousted IS troops
Egyptian companies will showcase their products for free for the first two years
Egyptian exports to the Iraqi market amounted to $782m in 2014 and $470m in 2015
Some 100 decapitated bodies have been discovered on the outskirts of Mosul, said Iraq’s army.
In a rare speech, the militant group’s chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has called for fighters to stand their ground in Mosul.
The minister is currently visiting Iraq, discussed potential partnership with Iraqi prime minister
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The battle for liberation may carry on for three weeks; Mosul residents are at risk of mass slaughter, says expert on current Islamic movements
Iraq has asked Saudi Arabia to recall their envoy to Baghdad, citing statements that “overstepped the boundaries” of diplomacy.
The terror organization ‘Islamic State’ (IS) has suffered serious losses in Syria, and even more in Iraq. It can no longer count on public support. Yet, it still has a few aces up its sleeve.
Al-Obaidi’s motorcade was sprayed by mortar shells while inspecting forces in Mosul, says Iraqi Defense Ministry
An “Islamic State” linked news agency has reported the death of the group’s “minister of war,” Omar al-Shishani. The US claimed to have killed him in March.
As Baghdad is rocked by deadly explosions and political chaos, “drifting” is an increasingly popular way for young men in the Iraqi capital to let off steam, reports Florian Neuhof.
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter has announced the US will send 560 more troops to Iraq to help prepare for an Iraqi-led recapture of Mosul. Iraqi forces have made a series of recent gains against “Islamic State.”
UN cultural agency UNESCO will gather in Istanbul on Sunday to review candidates to join its prestigious World Heritage List, ranging from 350-million-year old fossils to works by Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier.
A seven-year inquiry into the UK’s involvement has concluded that London failed to exhaust all peaceful options. Ex-premier Tony Blair said he assumes “full responsibility” for any mistakes that arose from the conflict.
Two million words long, seven years in the making: The Chilcot Inquiry called 129 witnesses, including former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Blair can expect a critical review, but probably not a future court date.
Shoukry affirmed Egypt support to Iraq in the fight against terrorism in bilateral meetings
The visit aims to affirm Egypt’s support for Iraq in facing the current challenges, in particular fighting terrorism, says spokesperson
A US-led air strike killed two senior Islamic State (IS) commanders in late June. The Pentagon said that one of the targets was the movement’s deputy minister of war.
Iraqi fighting forces are preparing an attack on Mosul. Thousands of people have fled the city ahead of the expected battle, yet aid organizations expect even larger waves of refugees soon.
The announcement comes after Iraqi forces defeated the remaining strongholds of Islamic State
Iraqi troops have cleared out the last pocket of “Islamic State” (IS) resistance and ended the battle in Fallujah, a general said. The news comes over a week after Baghdad declared victory in the war-ravaged city
The Iraqi army began a military operation on 23 May that aims to reclaim the city from Islamic State control
Islamic State” has been enslaving and murdering Yazidis in Iraq for two years. Advocates of the religious and ethnic minority say there’s still no end in sight.