Two US soldiers killed in Iraq
Two US soldiers were killed and five wounded in northern Iraq on Sunday during "combat operations", a statement from the American military said.
IS claims attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul
The Islamic State group claimed it had attacked the Iraqi embassy in Kabul Monday, as a series of explosions and the sound of gunfire shook the Afghan capital in a continuing assault.
Iraqi prime minister hails victory over 'brutality and terrorism' in Mosul
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over "brutality and terrorism" in Mosul on Monday, announcing his forces had ended the Islamic State group's rule over the country's second city.
Iraqi forces push to clear last pockets of IS in Mosul
Iraqi forces fought to eliminate the last pockets of Islamic State group resistance in Mosul on Monday after the premier visited the devastated city to congratulate troops on securing victory.
Iraq warns Mosul civilians, tells IS 'surrender or die'
Iraqi authorities have dropped leaflets over Mosul warning civilians to stay inside and are telling jihadists to "surrender or die" after launching an assault to retake the Old City.
Three suicide blasts send Iraq death toll to 42
Three suicide bombings in Baghdad and a city to the west have killed at least 42 people, targeting Iraqis breaking their fast and elderly people collecting their pensions, officials said Tuesday.
IS-claimed suicide bombings kill 35 in Iraq
Suicide bombings at checkpoints in Baghdad and south Iraq claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens more, officials said on Saturday.
IS 'on brink of defeat' after losing 90% of west Mosul
Iraqi forces have recaptured nearly 90 percent of west Mosul from the Islamic State group and jihadists in the city are on the "brink of total defeat," military spokesmen said Tuesday.