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Iraqi forces reclaim two key towns from ISIL
Aided by Shia armed groups and Peshmerga forces, Iraqi troops launch biggest operation against ISIL since June.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2014 08:36 GMT
Iraqis struggle to recover from ISIL attacks
ISIL fighters have drawn battle lines all over the country, destroying villages and shattering lives.
Annabell Van den Berghe
Last updated: 22 Nov 2014 11:51 GMT
Nusra Front advances near Turkey border
Al-Qaeda affiliate closes in on the strategic Bab al-Hawa crossing controlled by western-backed rebels.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2014 09:30 GMT
Peshmerga in Kobane fire rockets at ISIL
Iraqi-Kurdish Peshmerga forces in besieged border town fire six rockets from pick-up trucks at armed group's positions.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 17:05 GMT
Iraqi peshmerga fighters cross into Kobane
Ten vehicles carrying Kurdish peshmerga fighters, armed with heavy weapons, push into the ISIL-besieged border town.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 06:05 GMT
'Our priority is to arm the Peshmerga'
Kurds plead for more weapons to take on ISIL amid tensions with Baghdad over the role of the Peshmerga.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2014 10:08 GMT
Kurds issue call to arms against ISIL
Peshmerga forces say the lack the necessary training, expertise and weaponry to deal with ISIL.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2014 03:32 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
West mobilises Iraq aid as US raids continue
US jets strike Islamic State positions in Iraq's north, as UK and France spearhead aid delivery to stranded civilians.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2014 16:06 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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