Iraqi army

U.S. troops were still injured in Iran missile attack 

Several U.S. service members were injured during last week's Iranian missile attack on Al-Asad airbase in Iraq despite the Pentagon initially saying that no casualties had taken place. "While no U.S. service members were killed …

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Iraqi military base that houses U.S. forces attacked

Four people were wounded yesterday in an attack on Balad air base in northern Iraq which houses U.S. personnel. The Iraqi military said in a statement that eight Katyusha rockets had been fired at the base, about 80 km north of …

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Protesters leave U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

Iraqi security forces have regained control of the area around the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad after the compound was rocked by a second day of mass protests. Yesterday, security personnel fired tear gas and rubber bullets at hundreds of …

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 ISIS blows up famous Mosul mosque

ISIS blew up a historic mosque in Mosul that was the ideological heart of the terror group and the birthplace of its self-declared caliphate, the United States and Iraq said. ISIS, through its news agency, said US warplanes were …

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 Iraqi forces edge closer to key mosque

Iraqi forces say they are pushing into the Old City of Mosul and closing in on a key mosque despite fierce resistance from ISIS militants. Federal police chief Lt-Gen Raed Jawdat said officers were besieging the area …

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Iraqi forces recapture government buildings in Mosul

Iraqi government forces fighting to drive ISIS from western Mosul on Tuesday recaptured the main government building, the central bank branch and the museum where three years ago the militants had smashed statues and artifacts. An elite …

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ISIS leader's cousin captured in Mosul - media

Iraqi Federal Police have captured the cousin of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the ISIS terrorist group, the Al Sumaria channel reported, citing its own sources. The ISIS leader's relative was captured after an …

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Iraqi forces recapture Mosul airport

Iraqi forces have regained control of the airport in Mosul, part of a months-long operation to push ISIS militants from the key city. The airport is now fully under Iraqi Federal Police control, the commander of the Rapid Response Unit …

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 Iraqi army storms airport in western Mosul

Iraqi security forces closing in on the Isis-held western half of Mosul stormed the city's airport and a nearby military base early on Thursday, state television said. Counter-terrorism service (CTS) troops and elite interior …

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One of Daesh chieftains liquidated by Iraqi army

The Iraqi army has announced the liquidation of one of chieftains of the Daesh terrorist organization, Abu Anas Ash-Shishani, in the outskirts of Mosul, TASS reports citing Iraq's Akhbar website. According to the …

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 Iraqi military liberates another Mosul district

The counterterrorist units of the Iraqi army liberated Mosul’s eastern district of Al-Zahra from the militants of the ISIL terrorist group, local media reported citing security sources.  "Anti-terrorist units have …

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