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UN Employee Kidnapped In Eastern Iraq

A local UN staffer has been abducted by gunmen in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala. More

Car Bombs Kill 19 In Baghdad

At least 19 people were killed in three car bombings in Baghdad on April 27. More

Car Bombs, Suicide Attack Kill 22 In Iraq

Police and hospital sources say at least 22 people were killed in explosions across Iraq on April 26, including a suicide car bomb attack on a military post in western Anbar Province. More

IS Militants Kill Iraqi General, Seize Key Dam

Fierce clashes are being waged to the north of Fallujah between the Iraqi Army and Islamic State (IS) militants, a day after an ambush killed an Iraqi general and three staff officers. More

Displaced Sunni Iraqis, who fled the violence in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, arrive at the outskirts of Baghdad, on April 19.

Ramadi Bridge Recaptured From IS

Iraqi security forces have recaptured a key bridge from Islamic State (IS) militants in the capital of the western Anbar Province. More

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Activists Warn IS Could Be About To Kill Kidnapped Yazidi Boys, Men

Yezidi activists in Iraq have said that the Islamic State (IS) extremist group has separated hundreds of male Yezidi captives from women and girls and could be preparing to kill them. More
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Features & Commentary

Photogallery Mobilizing For Mosul: Czech Scholars Work To Save Town's Heritage

A team of Czech archaeologists has embarked on a project to try and map the impact of the Islamic State group's destructive activities in Mosul, Iraq.

Iran's Role In Iraq's Fight Against IS

As the battle to retake the Iraqi city of Tikrit from Islamic State militants intensifies, Iran's military role has become increasingly evident.
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