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At Least 12 Killed In Suicide Bombing Of Mosque Near Baghdad

At least 12 people were killed and 32 wounded on June 28 when a suicide bomber wearing a vest packed with explosives attacked a mosque in Abu Ghraib, about 15 miles west of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said. More

A member of the Iraqi counterterrorism forces stands by an Islamic State weapons factory in Fallujah on June 23.

Iraq Declares Battle For Fallujah Over As PM Urges Celebrations

Iraqi forces have recaptured the last remaining district held by Islamic State (IS) militants in the city of Fallujah, where Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi arrived on June 26 and urged citizens to rejoice. More

Washington To Host Donors Conference For Iraq Next Month

The United States says it will co-host a donors conference next month with Canada, Germany, and Japan to raise funds for Iraqi civilians. More

Iraqi security forces gather in center of Fallujah on June 20.

U.S.: A Third Of Fallujah Retaken From IS

A U.S. military commander in Baghdad says Iraqi forces have cleared only a third of Fallujah, contradicting a claim by Iraq's government that it had liberated the city from the extremist Islamic State (IS) group. More

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden slammed recent anti-Muslim and pro-Russia stands taken by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Biden Slams Trump's Anti-Muslim Stands, Embrace Of Putin

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's anti-Muslim policies could backfire and hurt the United States. More

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says there's been "slow and steady" progress in the international community's battle against the Islamic State militant group.
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