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IS Group Claims Baghdad Hotel Bombings

The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for car bomb attacks outside two upscale Baghdad hotels. More

Baghdad Hotel Blasts Kill 10

Car bombs have exploded near two of Baghdad's most luxurious hotels, killing at least 10 people, authorities said. More

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter

Pentagon Looking At Ways To Improve Iraq Training, Equipping

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has said U.S. defense policy officials and military officers are looking for ways to improve and speed up the program to train and equip Iraqi forces. More

Iraq Exhumes Hundreds Of IS Victims

Iraqi authorities say they have exhumed the remains of 470 of people believed to have been summarily killed by Islamic State (IS) militants near the city of Tikrit last year. More

Syria Calls For More Iraqi Coordination In Fight Against IS

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem says Damascus wants more coordination with Baghdad to combat Islamic State (IS) militants. More

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One Year On, People Of IS-Held Mosul Still 'Cut Off From The World'

With the first anniversary of IS's capture of Mosul rapidly approaching, the city of more than 1 million remains an IS stronghold, and plans to recapture it have stalled. Analysts and activists warn that these delays are allowing IS to entrench its "death-and-destruction" culture in what was once known as the Pearl of the North. More
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Features & Commentary

Iraqi Battle Plans Altered By IS Capture Of Ramadi

The fall of Ramadi to Islamic State (IS) militants has changed the way Iraq is trying to confront the Sunni-led extremists -- with Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia fighters being brought in to defend Sunni tribal lands.

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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