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Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture Mosul dam
US president hails operation by Peshmerga and Iraqi troops as a "major step forward" against Islamic State group.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2014 12:03 GMT
Battle rages for control of Mosul dam
Fierce fighting reported as Peshmerga and Iraqi troops try to recapture Mosul dam from Islamic State group.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 16:33 GMT
US air strikes aid Kurdish push on Mosul dam
US expands air campaign to help Peshmerga advance on key installation, seized by Islamic State group earlier this month.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 05:09 GMT
Iraqi Kurds battle Islamic State fighters
Peshmerga forces recapture towns near Mosul dam, seized by fighters earlier this month, as US air strikes continue.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2014 13:57 GMT
Kurdish rivals unite to fight Islamic State
PKK forces have joined the fighting in Iraq, a move some say could boost tension between Turkey and Iraqi Kurds.
Wladimir van Wilgenburg
Last updated: 16 Aug 2014 08:38 GMT
Iraqi Sunnis open to backing new PM
Leaders and clerics say they are ready to join new administration of Haider al-Abadi if certain conditions are met.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2014 19:45 GMT
Iraq's Kurds demand expanded US operation
While a majority in Iraq's Kurdish region supports US army intervention, critics say it could lead to greater conflict.
Mohammed A Salih
Last updated: 13 Aug 2014 09:01 GMT
Obama says no US solution to Iraq's crisis
US president says no troops will be deployed but air strikes against Islamic State group will continue "if necessary".
Last updated: 09 Aug 2014 13:20 GMT
US jets bomb Islamic State group in Iraq
Pentagon says aircraft struck targets near Erbil and dropped aid to stranded civilians.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2014 09:20 GMT
Kurdish forces eye Islamic State showdown
Islamic State group advances in Sinjar have raised concerns about the Peshmerga's ability to take on the fighters.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2014 08:24 GMT
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