Iraqi forces launched an operation on Thursday to clear the desert bordering Syria of Islamic State.
Iraqi forces captured the border town of Rawa, the last Islamic State-held town, on Friday, signalling the complete defeat of the group's self-proclaimed caliphate.
The Iraqi forces of al Jazeera Operations Command have successfully recaptured al Tank and al Sekak neighborhoods in western al Qa'im.
As many as 25 Iraqi villages were liberated and dozens of terrorists were killed by the Iraqi forces in military operations in Haditha city in western Al Anbar.
The Iraqi forces managed to liberate six villages and a housing complex in western Al Anbar governorate.
Iraqi forces on Friday issued an ultimatum for Kurdish fighters to hand over a key border post with Turkey, as Baghdad's troops also battled to wipe out the IS group in Iraq.
Iraqi forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters reached an agreement on Friday to stop fighting in northern Iraq, the media office of the U.S.-led anti-IS coalition said.
Iraqi forces launched on Thursday an offensive to recapture the last patch of Iraqi territory still controlled by IS, near Syrian border, PM al-Abadi said.
About 100,000 Kurds have fled Kirkuk, fearing unrest, since Monday's takeover of the region by Iraqi forces
The Iraqi forces have started an offensive in southern Kirkuk city, Sky News channel reported on Friday.
Iraqi forces said they have recaptured Hawija, one of the last enclaves of Daesh terrorist group, the BBC reported Thursday.
Iraqi forces killed 52 Daesh militants and liberated 66 villages during its offensive to liberate Shirqat town from militants' control.
Iraqi forces have controled of the main highway to Baghdad from Islamic State militants,reopening Jordan border crossing with Iraq.
Abdul Ghani al Asadi said on Friday that Iraqi forces recaptured more than 50 percent of the city of Tal Afar in Nineveh governorate held by Daesh
Iraqi forces made fresh gains on Wednesday in an offensive to dislodge Islamic State from the city of Tal Afar.
Iraqi forces have driven out Daesh terrorists from 12 villages in Tal Afar.
Iraqi security forces, backed by Al Hashd Al Shaabi fighters, have retaken control of Tell el Semak village east of Tal Afar city in northwestern Iraq.
A total of four German citizens are among a group of women who were captured by Iraqi forces in the Iraqi city of Mosul last week