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ISIS claims suicide bomb attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul

2017-07-31 13:47

A suicide bomber has blown himself up outside the Iraqi embassy in Kabul and militants breached the compound, Afghan officials have said, in an unfolding attack claimed by the Islamic State group (ISIS).

Iraq: Fate unknown of Indians abducted in 2014

2017-07-25 06:16

Iraq's foreign minister says he doesn't know if almost 40 Indian workers who were abducted by militants in Iraq three years ago are dead or alive.

US judge halts Iraqis' deportation

2017-07-12 12:05

A federal judge has halted the deportation of 1 400 Iraqi nationals, many of them Christians, while the orders to remove them from the US are reviewed by the courts.

Trump congratulates Iraqi PM on Mosul 'victory'

2017-07-10 22:30

President Donald Trump has hailed the "victory" of Iraqi forces over the Islamic State group in the northern city of Mosul.

EU says fall of Mosul 'decisive' step against terror

2017-07-10 10:54

The European Union has hailed the defeat of the Islamic State group in Mosul as a "decisive step" in fighting terrorism but called on Iraqis to work together to improve their country.

Iraq PM declares victory in 'liberated' Mosul

2017-07-09 16:52

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has declared victory in the "liberated" city of Mosul after a gruelling nearly nine-month battle against the Islamic state group.

Most suicide bombers in Mosul women

2017-07-04 05:17

An Iraqi military officer says most of the suicide bombers in Mosul are now women, with seven blowing themselves in one day.

Recapture of Mosul mosque starts 'end' of jihadist state

2017-06-29 21:26

The recapture of the Mosul mosque where Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his only known public appearance marks the "end" of the jihadists' state, Iraq's prime minister says.

Journalist dies of wounds from blast in Iraq's Mosul

2017-06-24 13:50

The French Embassy in Baghdad says a Swiss journalist has died from wounds sustained in a Mosul mine blast while reporting on the fight against the Islamic State group.

Bomber hits civilians fleeing Mosul

2017-06-23 16:02

A suicide bomber blew himself up among civilians fleeing Mosul's Old City, where Iraqi forces are gaining ground against jihadists mounting a fierce defence.

 

Car bombing targets Iraq Embassy in Kabul

2017-07-31 11:18

Afghan police say a car bombing has targeted the Iraqi Embassy in central Kabul, with casualties as yet unknown

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WATCH: Ruins, demolition and destruction - Mosul 3 years after war

After three years of war with extremist group, ISIS, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, declared victory over Islamic State forces in Mosul. This is the city, before and after. Watch.

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With global jihadi network, ISIS is likely here to stay

2017-07-11 19:26

Islamic State group's mix of local insurgency, digitally connected global jihadis gives it staying power.

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International Focus: India plants 60 million trees, Mosul ISIS victory, China floods

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, declared victory over Islamic State forces in Mosul. India has pledged to plant trees on 12% of their land by 2030.

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UK warns more to do to combat ISIS after Mosul victory

2017-07-10 08:30

Britain's Defence Minister Michael Fallon has praised Iraq for defeating the Islamic State group in Mosul, but warned that more has to be done to combat the jihadists.

Iraqi commander: 300 ISIS fighters holed up in Mosul

2017-07-06 05:40

An Iraqi commander says he believes about 300 ISIS fighters remain in the small patch of territory still controlled by the group in Mosul's Old City.

ISIS women suicide bombers hit Iraqi troops in Mosul, kill 1

2017-07-03 08:45

Iraqi officer: 2 women suicide bombers hiding among fleeing civilians target Iraqi troops in Mosul, killing soldier.

Iraq forces combing west Mosul after surprise ISIS attack

2017-06-26 17:48

Iraqi forces have been searching neighbourhoods of west Mosul they retook after a surprise jihadist attack on their rear that has left several dead, officials say.

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World Focus: Pakistan cricket champions, Mosul independence and US student's death

Central Indian police change charges against 15 arrested Pakistan men, North Korea remains shocked by the death of a US student who was detained for attempted theft, and Mosul independence in under way. Watch.

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Suicide bomber kills at least 9 in western Iraq

2017-06-23 13:06

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a town in western Iraq, killing at least eight civilians and a soldier, officers said.

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