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Suicide bombers attack power station north of Baghdad, killing seven people

TIKRIT, Iraq - Suicide bombers struck a state-run power station north of Baghdad early on Saturday, killing seven people and forcing the facility to...

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,...

If Baghdadi death confirmed, next IS leader likely to be Saddam-era...

If Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is confirmed dead, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his top two lieutenants, both...

ISIS blown up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, Iraqi...

The historic landmark was where IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a "caliphate" in 2014. However, IS claims that US aircraft destroyed the mosque, in...

U.S. bombers hit Islamic State militants in Libya: U.S. defense officials

U.S. B-2 bombers carried out air strikes against Islamic State camps outside of Sirte, Libya, on Wednesday night, killing dozens of militants, U.S. defense...

In renewed push, Iraqi forces enter Mosul from north for first...

Iraqi troops entered Mosul from the north for the first time on Friday, part of a new phase in the battle for the city...

Syrian rebels, government say new deal reached to secure Aleppo evacuation

A new deal has been reached to complete the evacuation of rebel-held areas of Syria's east Aleppo which ground to a halt on Friday...

Islamic State arrests shopkeepers for hiking prices in nearly besieged Mosul

Islamic State has arrested dozens of Mosul shop owners accused of raising food prices in the nearly besieged city, to tamp down discontent as...

Under siege in Mosul, Islamic State turns to executions and paranoia

A few weeks ago, a person inside Mosul began to send text messages to Iraqi military intelligence in Baghdad. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of...

Islamic State deploys car bombs in new Syria battle

Islamic State militants have set off five car bombs targeting U.S.-backed Syrian armed groups attacking Raqqa, a Kurdish source said on Monday, saying the...

Iraq peshmerga attack Islamic State town as army battles in Mosul

Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces attacked an Islamic State-held town northeast of Mosul on Monday, trying to clear a pocket of militants outside the city...

Iraq’s Shi’ite militias say offensive west of Mosul imminent

Iranian-backed Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitary groups are about to launch an offensive on Islamic State positions west of Mosul, assisting in the military campaign to...

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