Iraq


Iraq forces take full control of Fallujah

2016-06-26 16:28

Iraqi forces took the Islamic State group's last positions in the city of Fallujah on Sunday, establishing full control over one of the jihadists' most emblematic bastions after a month-long operation.

Fallujah civilians: We were tortured

2016-06-16 18:45

Men who flee the Iraqi city of Fallujah, held by ISIS, say they have been tortured and others are often abused or killed,

MSF: Iraqis fleeing Fallujah face crisis

2016-06-14 18:17

Doctors Without Borders says thousands of Iraqi civilians fleeing the besieged city of Fallujah are fleeing to areas without adequate water and sanitation.

ISIS suicide attack kills five in Iraq's Ramadi

2016-06-13 13:30

A suicide attack carried out by Islamic State group fighters killed at least five members of the Iraqi security forces in the city of Ramadi, army officers say.

Safe corridor allows 4 000 to flee Fallujah

2016-06-13 07:16

The Iraqi army has established a safe corridor that has allowed 4 000 Fallujah residents to flee the jihadist-held city in 24 hours, the Norwegian Refugee Council says.

Bombings in Baghdad area kill at least 18

2016-06-09 12:49

A suicide car bomb attack near a military base north of Baghdad and another blast near a market in the Iraqi capital killed at least 18 people.

Iraqi forces secure edge of Fallujah

2016-06-05 21:23

Iraqi forces say they have secured the edge of the ISIS stronghold of Fallujah, two weeks after the launch of an operation to recapture the city.

Iraq PM: Concern for people slowing Fallujah op

2016-06-01 20:32

Concern for the plight of tens of thousands of civilians trapped inside Fallujah is slowing the operation to retake the Iraqi city from ISIS - report.

Iraqi forces push into Fallujah

2016-05-30 18:08

Iraqi forces have started pushing into the city of Fallujah as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24 people.

Iraqi forces complete build-up around ISIS-held Fallujah

2016-05-30 06:32

Iraq's special forces have completed a troop build-up around Fallujah, ahead of an operation to retake the ISIS-held city west of Baghdad.

 

Iraq faces aid disaster after Fallujah falls

2016-06-20 09:07

Aid workers are scrambling to cope with a massive influx of Iraqi civilians who fled Fallujah after government forces retook much of the city.

43 000 displaced in Iraq's Fallujah

2016-06-14 22:24

Iraq's offensive to retake the jihadist bastion of Fallujah has displaced 43 000 people in just over three weeks, says the International Organisation for Migration.

Iraq arrests 500 ISIS suspects fleeing with civilians

2016-06-13 22:34

Iraqi forces have detained more than 500 suspected Islamic State group members trying to sneak out of the city of Fallujah by blending in with fleeing civilians.

4 000 more flee ISIS-held city of Fallujah in Iraq

2016-06-13 10:26

An aid group says 4 000 more people have fled the Islamic State-held city of Fallujah in Iraq after government forces retook a key road.

Iraq bombings claim dozens of lives

2016-06-09 17:28

Two separate suicide attacks in and outside the Iraqi capital have killed at least dozens of people and wounds more.

ISIS shooting civilians fleeing Fallujah battle

2016-06-06 20:02

An international aid organization says ISIS is targeting civilians and shooting them as they try to flee the fighting between Iraqi government forces and IS militants in Fallujah, west of Baghdad.

Bombings kill 15 in and around Iraqi capital

2016-06-04 18:00

Iraqi officials say bombings targeting a police checkpoint, a restaurant and two markets have killed 15 people and wounded more than 40 in and around Baghdad.

UN warns 20 000 children are trapped in Iraq's Fallujah

2016-06-01 10:57

The UN children's fund has issued a stark warning to Iraqi troops and Islamic State militants to spare the children amid a battle to retake the city of Fallujah city.

Bombings in Baghdad kill at least 20

2016-05-30 13:33

A wave of bombings has targeted commercial areas in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital, killing at least 20 people.

Iraq forces fire tear gas as 1000s protest in Baghdad

2016-05-27 19:01

Security forces have fired tear gas as thousands of protesters gathered in central Baghdad and attempted to head to the Green Zone, a fortified area they have breached twice.

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