Northern Sherqat is targeted as Iraqi troops and militias move to secure supply lines before the battle for Mosul.
by Omar Al Saleh
Fallujah01 Jun 2016 03:44 GMT
Battles intensify near city, as aid groups warn of human catastrophe unfolding with 50,000 people trapped by fighting.
Fallujah28 May 2016 22:19 GMT
Iraqi defence ministry says it has isolated Fallujah and completed first phase of campaign to retake city from ISIL.
ISIS29 Apr 2016 05:26 GMT
US vice president says political unrest could undermine progress being made to defeat armed group.
ISIS08 Apr 2016 18:39 GMT
Counterterrorism troops reach centre of Heet town after fierce battles as thousands of civilians now able to flee.
War & Conflict04 Apr 2016 12:06 GMT
At least 62 killed and 83 wounded in string of car bombs and suicide attacks targeting the military and civilians.
Middle East27 Mar 2016 05:32 GMT
At least 18 soldiers killed in blasts and fighting as ISIL steps up suicide attacks on areas outside its control.
Iraq22 Mar 2016 03:34 GMT
After ISIL rocket attack killed US soldier, Pentagon announces more Marines will be deployed on the ground in Iraq.
ISIS06 Mar 2016 10:40 GMT
ISIL's strategic attacks near Baghdad aim to keep security forces stretched to delay Mosul operation, officials say.
ISIS01 Mar 2016 14:00 GMT
At least 25 soldiers and a general killed as violence swells, while Iraqi troops launch push to dislodge ISIL fighters.
War & Conflict29 Feb 2016 21:49 GMT
Blast strikes funeral in Miqdadiyah and security forces targeted in two different places in continuing wave of violence.
War & Conflict25 Feb 2016 20:38 GMT
The blasts in Shuala come on the eve of a planned protest in Baghdad called for by Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.
ISIS18 Feb 2016 21:54 GMT
Military yet to confirm who carried out raids which claimed at least 24 lives, including children, in province's west.
ISIS10 Feb 2016 19:59 GMT
In series of attacks, ISIL fighters kill at least 27 Iraqi soldiers and wound 16 more west of strategic city, army says.
ISIS09 Feb 2016 17:26 GMT
Iraqi forces raise flag in centre of Hussaibah village, following weeks of fighting with ISIL, security sources say.
Politics04 Feb 2016 17:22 GMT
At least 28 killed as one car bomb hits army barracks in Ramadi and another targets government base in Fallujah.
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