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Iraq forces retake more areas in west Mosul

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...

Iran Guards member begins work as Iraq ambassador

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.

Growing fears of IS use of weaponised drones

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.

The battle for Mosul: what we know

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

The day IS brought terror to a Kirkuk home

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.

For Iraqis, British war inquiry changes little

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.

Tony Blair: leader who could never get past Iraq

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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