Iraq

Iraqi tribesmen warn ISIL fighters' families

government seeks $90bn for reconstruction.

Iraq

Iraq: ISIL kills seven soldiers in Anbar province

Suicide bombing, mortar and gun attacks target several positions held by Iraqi forces near Ramadi city.

Iraq: ISIL kills seven soldiers in Anbar province

Middle East

Iraqi PM announces offensive to recapture Hawija

Abadi lauds forces 'fighting more than one liberation battle at the same time' as drive against ISIL holdouts continues.

Abadi: Operation launched to retake Hawija from ISIL

Iraq

ISIL blamed for deadly attack on Iraqi troops

Army loses 10 soldiers in raid in Anbar province, just hours after killing of Iraqi Kurdish oil executive in Kirkuk

ISIL attack kills 10 Iraqi soldiers in Anbar

Iraq

Iraqi forces launch operation to take ISIL-held Mosul

Northern Sherqat is targeted as Iraqi troops and militias move to secure supply lines before the battle for Mosul.

Iraqi forces launch operation to take ISIL-held Mosul

Human Rights

Shia militias blamed for abuses in Iraq's Fallujah

Probe highlights US failure to control armed groups who detained and tortured Sunni men after routing ISIL from city.

Fallujah fallout: More than 700 Sunni men 'missing'

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

Bombings kill 15 in and near Baghdad

Suicide attacks hit in and around Iraqi capital as Iraq's military reports gaining ground near city of Fallujah.

Iraq: Bombings kill 15 in and around Baghdad

Reporter's Notebook

Fallujah: A city with many names

From rising up against British colonialism and US occupation to battling al-Qaeda and ISIL, Iraqi city has seen it all.

Fallujah: Iraq's bastion of Sunni Arab dissent

Fallujah

Iraqi forces face tough ISIL resistance near Fallujah

Battles intensify near city, as aid groups warn of human catastrophe unfolding with 50,000 people trapped by fighting.

Fallujah: Iraqi forces face tough ISIL resistance

Fallujah

Iraqi forces 'close in' on ISIL-held Fallujah

Iraqi defence ministry says it has isolated Fallujah and completed first phase of campaign to retake city from ISIL.

ISIS/ISIL

Biden: Iraq disunity threatens efforts against ISIL

US vice president says political unrest could undermine progress being made to defeat armed group.

Biden: Iraq disunity threatens efforts against ISIL

ISIS/ISIL

ISIL retreats from Iraqi town

Counterterrorism troops reach centre of Heet town after fierce battles as thousands of civilians now able to flee.

Iraqi forces oust ISIL from key Anbar town

War & Conflict

Wave of suspected ISIL attacks kill at least 60 in Iraq

At least 62 killed and 83 wounded in string of car bombs and suicide attacks targeting the military and civilians.

Wave of suspected ISIL attacks kill at least 60 in Iraq

Middle East

ISIL suicide attackers storm into army base in Iraq

At least 18 soldiers killed in blasts and fighting as ISIL steps up suicide attacks on areas outside its control.

ISIL suicide attackers storm army base in Iraq