Islamic State militants

Germany says hopes to resume training of Kurdish fighters in N.Iraq

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 12:03 GMT

Germany hopes to resume its mission training Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq on Sunday, a German defence ministry spokesman said on Friday.

Kurdistan never intended to engage in war with Iraq - KRG

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 12:38 GMT

The ‭Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) never intended to engage in a war with the Iraqi army, minister Falah Mustafa Bakir,told CNN in an interview.

Islamic State attacks Iraqi forces west of Baghdad, killing at least 7, security sources say

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 - 08:44 GMT

Islamic State militants attacked on Wednesday several positions held by Iraqi forces in Anbar province.

Jordan border crossing with Iraq to reopen in major boost to ties

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 07:21 GMT

Iraqi forces have controled of the main highway to Baghdad from Islamic State militants,reopening Jordan border crossing with Iraq.

Syrian army advances east of Raqqa into Deir al-Zor province -monitors

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 - 06:48 GMT

Syrian government forces and their allies advanced against Islamic State militants in countryside east of Raqqa on Thursday.