26 April 2017
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21/04/2017 06:53

Iraq forces retake more areas in west Mosul

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Iraqi forces retook two more neighbourhoods in west Mosul on Thursday, tightening the noose around jihadists holed up in the Old City, commanders said."The...

21/04/2017 06:37

Satellite dishes reconnect post-IS Mosul to world

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Satellite dishes have been sprouting on the rooftops of east Mosul since it was retaken from the Islamic State group, who punished anyone caught with a dish with the lash.

20/04/2017 02:22

Iraqi forces treated for chemical exposure: US

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Several Iraqi troops required medical treatment following a chemical weapons attack by the Islamic State group over the weekend, a US official said Wednesday.

20/04/2017 00:20

Iran Guards member begins work as Iraq ambassador

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In a sign of the growing regional influence of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, a close advisor to its foreign operations commander began his new role as ambassador to Iraq on Wednesday, state media reported.

17/04/2017 06:15

IS attacked Iraq forces with chemical weapons: military

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The Islamic State group used chemical weapons against Iraqi forces taking part in the operation to recapture Mosul, injuring some security personnel, the military said on Sunday.

16/04/2017 07:00

Iraq forces make Mosul gains, but anti-IS war far from over

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Iraqi forces made major gains in the six months since launching the operation to retake Mosul, but the battle for Iraq's second city and the war against the Islamic State group are far from over.

30/11/2016 07:23

Growing fears of IS use of weaponised drones

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The Mosul battle in Iraq has seen the Islamic State group increasingly resort to weaponised drones, which Western governments fear could lead to a new type of attack at home.

05/11/2016 22:04

Mosul residents dodge bombs, air strikes to flee IS

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When he saw Iraqi forces approaching Mosul from afar, Abu Fahad yanked the white headscarf off his father's head, turned it into makeshift flag and decided to sneak out.

01/11/2016 21:04

The battle for Mosul: what we know

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Iraq's military says security forces have entered jihadist-held Mosul for the first time since 2014. Here is what we know so far about the country's biggest military operation in years

30/10/2016 21:48

In wake of Mosul offensive, a tale of two villages

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One rose up, the other was «abducted»: as Iraqi forces launched their march on Mosul a fortnight ago, two neighbouring villages in their path experienced wildly contrasting fates.

22/10/2016 22:47

The day IS brought terror to a Kirkuk home

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They burst into the house in the early hours of the morning and pointed a gun at Abu Mohammed's head: «We are the Islamic State -- give us your car!». To protect his children and grandchildren, the 69-year-old Iraqi agreed to hand over the keys.

20/10/2016 12:18

Iraqi forces moving «faster than expected» on Mosul

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Iraqi forces are «advancing faster than expected» in a major offensive to recapture Mosul from Islamic State jihadists, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Thursday.

19/10/2016 11:40

Iraq forces move to retake Christian town on way to Mosul

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Iraqi forces prepared to retake the country's largest Christian town from the Islamic State group on Wednesday, a key milestone in their progress towards the jihadists' main hub of Mosul.

06/07/2016 22:39

For Iraqis, British war inquiry changes little

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For Iraqis, a British war inquiry criticising former premier Tony Blair means little as, whoever is to blame, they are still suffering the devastating consequences of the 2003 US-led invasion.

06/07/2016 09:23

Tony Blair: leader who could never get past Iraq

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Tony Blair was one of Britain's most successful prime ministers but his support for the 2003 war in Iraq has overshadowed his achievements in office and his subsequent career as globe-trotting elder statesman.

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