Fallujah

Iraq PM visits 'liberated' Fallujah, vows to take Mosul

Haider al-Abadi urges all Iraqis to celebrate recapture of Fallujah after more than two years of ISIL rule.

Iraq

Iraqi army says Fallujah 'fully liberated from ISIL'

Commander says government forces now in city's al-Julan neighbourhood, the last area to remain under ISIL control.

Iraqi army claims liberation of Fallujah from ISIL

Fallujah

Timeline: The battle for Fallujah

A chronology of the violence the city endured during the past decade.

Timeline: The battle for Fallujah

Middle East

Fallujah: 'It is Ramadan and we barely have food'

Thousands of families who continue to flee Fallujah face a "catastrophic" situation, aid workers say.

Iraq: Fallujah's displaced endure 'inhuman' conditions

Opinion

The battle for Fallujah shows the US needs Iran

Iran, the US and Iraqi militias are locked in a menage-a-trois that now defines the region's geopolitics.

Ibrahim Al-Marashi

by Ibrahim Al-Marashi

Ibrahim Al-Marashi

War & Conflict

US says only one-third of Fallujah cleared of ISIL

Washington says rest of city is still being fought over four days after Baghdad claimed control of Sunni city from ISIL.

Iraq

Battle for Fallujah displaces 30,000 more Iraqis

Hundreds of government troops and ISIL fighters die in fierce clashes that have caused a humanitarian crisis.

Iraq

Camps struggle to cope as Iraqis flee Fallujah

As offensive against ISIL continues, 150,000 people from besieged city may soon be in need of urgent humanitarian aid.

Iraq: Aid agencies inundated as thousands flee Fallujah

Iraq

Iraqi PM declares victory over ISIL in Fallujah

Haider al-Abadi says security forces have retaken most of Fallujah and only "small pockets" of ISIL remain within city.

Iraq

Iraq 'retakes' main government building in Fallujah

Commanders say forces met limited resistance from ISIL during push into centre of city which government lost in 2014.

Middle East

Iraq: Civilians recall 'days of hell' under militias

Men who flee the ISIL-held city are often abused, or killed, by armed groups bent on revenge.

Fallujah civilians: 'Militias take turns to torture us'

Middle East

Twin bombings kill at least 28 in Iraq's Baghdad

Commercial street and army checkpoint targeted in the capital as government forces try to dislodge ISIL from Fallujah.

Middle East

UN: Up to 90,000 civilians inside ISIL-held Fallujah

Civilians who escaped ISIL stronghold near Baghdad tell UN there may be thousands more inside the besieged city.

UN: Up to 90,000 civilians inside ISIL-held Fallujah

Middle East

Will Fallujah put an end to ISIL in Iraq?

A long-term solution to ISIL in Iraq requires much more than recapturing territory, says Iraqi scholar Zaid al-Ali

Will Fallujah put an end to ISIL in Iraq?

War & Conflict

Civilians fleeing Fallujah face 'abuse and executions'

UN Human Rights Chief cites 'credible' reports of abuse, including executions of those escaping ISIL-held city.

UN: Civilians fleeing Fallujah face extreme abuse