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Iraqi general sees easy victory over exhausted IS fighters in Tal...

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A senior Iraqi general predicted a relatively easy victory for his forces in the upcoming battle for the Islamic State haven of...

Booby-traps plague north Iraq as Islamic State targets returning civilians

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As people return home to Mosul and other areas of northern Iraq freed from Islamic State, homemade bombs and explosives laid on...

After Mosul, Islamic State digs in for guerrilla warfare

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Islamic State militants began reinventing themselves months before U.S.-backed Iraqi forces ended their three-year reign of terror in Mosul, putting aside the...

Still pockets of IS resistance in Mosul Old City

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Iraqi forces still face pockets of resistance from Islamic State in Mosul's Old City four days after the prime minister declared victory....

Tough road ahead, even as Islamic State grip on Mosul and...

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With Islamic State all but ejected from one if its former capitals and surrounded in the other, members of a 72-nation coalition...

Iraq strikes Islamic State in Mosul days after declaring victory

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Iraqi forces clashed with Islamic State fighters holding out in Mosul's Old City on Wednesday, more than 36 hours after Prime Minister...

Old City bears the brunt of Islamic State’s last stand in...

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Piles of concrete and metal rubble reach up to the second storey of surrounding buildings in parts of the historic quarter where...

Iraqi Prime Minister congratulates armed forces for Mosul ‘victory’

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul on Sunday and congratulated the armed forces for their "victory" over Islamic State after...

Desperate stand by Islamic State in Mosul

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Islamic State fighters holding out in Mosul on a strip of land along the Tigris River are increasingly using suicide bombers in...

Islamic State fights fiercely in shrinking Iraqi and Syrian strongholds

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Western-backed forces edged into the final redoubts of the two capitals of Islamic State's self-declared caliphate in Iraq and Syria on Tuesday,...

Iraqis prepare to celebrate Mosul victory blocks away from raging battles

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Iraqis prepared on Sunday to celebrate an expected victory over Islamic State in Mosul, just blocks away from battles raging in the...

Capture of Mosul mosque signal end of caliphate

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After eight months of grinding urban warfare, Iraqi government troops captured the ruined mosque at the heart of Islamic State's de facto...

Mosul battle to end in days as troops advance in Old...

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The battle to take full control of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days and an attempted fight-back...

Shock and anger in Mosul after Islamic State destroys historic mosque

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"When I looked out of the window and saw the minaret was no longer there, I felt a part of me had...

Iraqi forces advance on Mosul mosque where IS declared caliphate

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U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on Wednesday began a push towards the mosque in Mosul where Islamic State declared a self-styled caliphate three years...

Iraqi forces storm Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul

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Iraqi forces began storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, in an assault they hope will be the last...

Rough justice in Iraq – one man’s path to mass execution...

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The killers made no attempt to hide the bodies of the 15 men they shot dead by the side of a road...

Iraqi forces take one of four districts in Mosul’s IS-held enclave

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U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on Friday captured one of the four districts making up the Islamic State-held enclave in Mosul, a military statement...

Iraqi forces launch operation to seize last Islamic State enclave in...

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Iraqi armed forces launched an operation on Saturday to capture the last Islamic State-held enclave in Mosul, according to a military statement. The...

Iraq says battle for Mosul nearly won as forces close in...

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Iraqi forces have dislodged Islamic State from all but 12 square km of Mosul, a military spokesman said on Tuesday, after planes...

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