No big change seen to US troop levels in Iraq after Mosul – general

A senior US general said on Tuesday the fight was "far from over" in Iraq despite the recapture of Mosul from Islamic State militants...

Islamic State tightens grip on village near Mosul after defeat

Islamic State has captured most of a village south of Mosul despite losing control of its stronghold in the city, an Iraqi army officer...

Turkey’s Erdogan says Iraq should avoid independence referendum

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday it was increasingly important that neighbouring Iraq remain a unified country and said a planned Kurdish referendum...

Mosul victory imminent as Islamic State lines collapse

Iraqi security forces expect to take full control of Mosul within hours as Islamic State's defensive lines crumble in its former de facto capital...

Facing defeat in Mosul, Islamic State mounts diversionary attack to the south

Islamic State militants attacked a village south of Mosul, killing several people including two journalists, even as they were about to lose their last...

Islamic State cornered in Mosul as Iraq prepares victory celebrations

Islamic State fighters were battling to hold on to the last few streets under their control in the Old City of Mosul on Monday,...

Suicide bomber dressed as woman kills 14 in Iraqi displacement camp

A suicide bomber dressed as a veiled woman killed 14 people and wounded 13 others in a displacement camp west of the Iraqi capital...

Iraq declares end of caliphate after capture historic Mosul mosque

Iraqi government troops on Thursday captured the mosque in Mosul from where Islamic State proclaimed its self-styled caliphate three years ago, the Iraqi military...

Yazidi member of Iraqi parliament describes IS atrocities

A Yazidi member of the Iraqi parliament, Vian Dakhil said that Islamic State fighters committed unspeakable atrocities against Yazidis in Iraq, including tricking one...

Islamic State turned on dissenters as Raqqa assault neared

Islamic State's leaders used spies to root out suspected enemies in their ranks in the countdown to this month's US-led attack on their de-facto...

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