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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
Fierce fighting rages in Iraq's Anbar
Army says assault by ISIL on provincial capital Ramadi fended off amid plan to triple defence budget to fund war effort.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2014 06:35 GMT
Iraq's bomb squad: clearing the path ahead
Iraq army offensive to take back ISIL-controlled territory north of Baghdad marred by roadside bombs and explosives.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2014 14:13 GMT
Deadly suicide blast hits Baghdad funeral
At least 21 people killed in suspected sectarian attack as army face setback in campaign to retake key city from ISIL.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2014 05:36 GMT
Iraqi soldiers killed in clashes in the north
Five Iraqi soldiers and Kurdish volunteers killed in fighting in Salaheddin that also left seven IS fighters dead.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 12:11 GMT
Iraqi forces 'advance against IS fighters'
Fierce battles rage on outskirts of Tikrit amid reports of Islamic State fighters withdrawing.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2014 16:15 GMT
Iraq's Sunnis ready to fight IS group
Tribes in Anbar province say they want military and political support from Baghdad to push back the Islamic State group.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 10:55 GMT
Top Kurdish minister rejoins Iraqi government
Hoshiyar Zebari returns as foreign minister as Nouri al-Maliki calls for all parties to take part in new administration.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2014 18:05 GMT
The consequences of not challenging the Islamic State
The Islamic State's violence against minority groups and non-Sunni sects goes against the teachings of Islam.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2014 11:42 GMT
The trap: Cult thinking and conflict in the Middle East
The notion of 'cult behaviour' can explain the persistent cycle of violence in the Middle East.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2014 11:22 GMT
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