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Iraq retakes more towns from Islamic State
Kurdish forces and Shia armed volunteers kill at least two senior Islamic State fighters as they make military gains.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 12:19 GMT
Iraq breaks Islamic State siege of Amerli
Government forces mainly composed of peshmerga fighters enter northern town where thousands of civilians were trapped.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 07:15 GMT
US jets target IS positions in Iraq
Warplanes attack fighters in besieged northern town of Amerli and airdrop humanitarian aid to civilians trapped there.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 19:13 GMT
Iraq army battles to lift IS siege of Amerli
Government troops launch operation to take back Shia Turkmen majority town Amerli, besieged by fighters for two months.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 22:32 GMT
Suicide bomber hits Baghdad military office
At least 13 people killed and 25 others injured in suicide attack at intelligence office in Iraq's capital.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2014 13:21 GMT
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
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In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
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The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
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