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Kurdish forces take Iraq's largest dam
Peshmerga forces fighters, backed by US air strikes, are making gains in Iraq.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2014 12:00 GMT
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
Erbil hospitals overwhelmed by refugees
Doctors feel strain of hundreds of thousands fleeing civil war in Syria and Islamic State violence in Iraq.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2014 19:09 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
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 two-pronged struggle to survive
In Iraq, two battles are unfolding: one political and one that is causing a humanitarian crisis.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2014 07:29 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
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
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