Iraqi PM declares 'end of war against IS' in Iraq
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday announced the end of a three-year war by Iraqi forces to drive the Islamic State jihadist group out of the country.
Iraq forces launch broad attack on IS holdouts in Mosul
The offensive is the latest push in the more than seven-month battle to retake Mosul, a linchpin in IS's now crumbling bid to establish a cross-border jihadist "state".
Mosul families go against the tide to return home
Iraqi forces have retaken several neighbourhoods in west Mosul from the Islamic State group since starting an assault last month to recapture the jihadists' last major urban bastion in the country.
IS fighters 'trapped' in Mosul after last road cut
Iraqi forces battling to retake Mosul have cut the last road out of the city, trapping Islamic State group fighters inside, the US envoy to the anti-IS coalition said Sunday.
Iraq forces in west Mosul aim for key bridge
Iraqi forces battled jihadists in west Mosul Sunday, aiming to build a floating bridge across the Tigris to establish an important supply route linked to the recaptured east bank.
Iraqi forces say recapture Nimrud, site of ancient city
Iraqi forces said Sunday they had recaptured the Nimrud area, the site of an ancient Assyrian city blown up by the Islamic State group, as they battled the jihadists south of Mosul.
Suicide bombers, mortar fire in battle for Iraq village
"We need an ambulance, we need an ambulance," an Iraqi officer says over the radio, moments after an explosives-rigged truck disappeared in a column of flame and dust.
Hundreds of people flee Iraq's Fallujah area
Hundreds of people fled the Fallujah area on Friday with the help of Iraqi forces who are fighting to retake the city from the Islamic State jihadist group, officials said.