Iraq


Iraqi Troops Advance in Northeastern Mosul

Iraqi army units advanced further into northeastern Mosul on Wednesday, pushing back Islamic State as they fought for the few districts still held by terrorists east of the Tigris river,…

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Iraqi Forces Make Fresh Gains in Southeast Mosul

Iraqi forces drove back Islamic State terrorists in southeastern Mosul on Thursday, making gains in an area where advances have been particularly tough, the military said in a statement. Rapid…

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Suicide Bombing Kills 36 in Baghdad; IS Claims Attack

A suicide bomber driving a pickup loaded with explosives struck a bustling market in Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 36 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State…

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IS Attack Near Najaf, Iraq, Kills Seven Police

Islamic State terrorists attacked a police checkpoint near the southern Iraqi city of Najaf on Sunday, killing seven policemen and wounding 17 others including civilians, local police sources said. The…

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Iraq Launches New Push in Southeast Mosul

After weeks of static front lines in southeast Mosul, the Iraqi army rolled past barricades of dirt and rubble into a neighborhood held by the Islamic State terrorist group Tuesday.…

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