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Bringing Iraq's 'ghost' forces back to life
Patiently rebuilding the Iraqi Security Forces is key to defeating terrorism and cutting militias back down to size.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2014 05:10 GMT
Islamic State takes Iraqi oilfield and towns
In a first major victory over Kurdish fighters, the Islamic State captured an oilfield and two towns in northern Iraq.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2014 11:55 GMT
Hezbollah man dies on 'jihad duty' in Iraq
Commander from Lebanon's Bekaa Valley killed in battle near Mosul, which Islamic State group captured in June.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2014 19:02 GMT
Iranian pilot killed fighting in Iraq
Iran's official news agency says colonel was killed while defending a Shia Muslim shrine in the city of Samarra.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2014 11:40 GMT
Iraqi army claims gains against rebels
Army says it has wrested back territory from ISIL fighters, as Washington orders aircraft carrier to head to the Gulf.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 02:52 GMT
Defiant Maliki vows to defeat Iraq rebels
Iraqi PM addresses military officers in Samarra and says fight to defeat resurgent Sunni rebels will not be sectarian.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2014 20:14 GMT
Web Exclusive: ISIL threatens Samarra shrine
ISIL is now only kilometers away from the Askari Shrine, one of the most venerated Shia places of worship in Iraq.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 12:01 GMT
ISIL: Rising power in Iraq and Syria
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has outgrown even al-Qaeda as it seeks to establish a new caliphate.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 17:00 GMT
Gunmen flee Iraq university after brief siege
Students and staff leave University of Anbar after gunmen briefly hold them hostage before deserting campus.
Last updated: 07 Jun 2014 15:47 GMT
Deadly fighting erupts in Iraq's Samarra
Government sources in the city say fighters, who they believe to be members of ISIL, have entered several districts.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2014 11:46 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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