22 June 2017
MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - The leaning al-Hadba minaret that has towered over Mosul for 850 years lay in ruins on Thursday, demolished by retreating Islamic State militants, but Iraq's prime minister said the act marked their final defeat in the country's second city.
22 June 2017
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Here are key facts about Mosul's Grand al-Nuri Mosque and famous leaning minaret, blown up on Wednesday as Iraqi forces advanced on Islamic State's last stronghold. It was from this mosque that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announced the creation of his "caliphate" on July 4, 2014.[nL8N1JI5TO]
22 June 2017
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - More than 5 million children are in urgent need of aid in Iraq, the United Nations said on Thursday, describing the war on Islamic State as "one of the most brutal" in modern history.
19 June 2017
MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters defended their remaining stronghold in the Old City of Mosul on Monday, moving stealthily along narrow back alleys as U.S.-backed Iraqi forces slowly advanced.
16 June 2017
MOSCOW/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Moscow said on Friday its forces may have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in an air strike in Syria last month, but Washington said it could not corroborate the death and Western and Iraqi officials were sceptical.
15 June 2017
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - For Salam, a resident in the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul, the holy fasting month of Ramadan this year is the worst he's seen in a lifetime marked by wars and deprivations.
7 June 2017
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The United States counts on its regular communications with Russia to help avoid a conflict with Iranian-backed forces threatening U.S. and U.S.-backed forces in southern Syria, a U.S. envoy in Baghdad said on Wednesday.
1 June 2017
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least seven civilians were killed and 23 wounded by Islamic State mortar shells as they tried to flee Mosul's militant-controlled Zanjili district on Thursday, Iraqi police said.
19 May 2017
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitaries captured an air base from Islamic State militants on Thursday, gaining a strategic foothold in the western desert as they push towards the Syrian border.
18 May 2017
ERBIL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Thursday up to 200,000 more people might flee Mosul as Iraqi forces push into the last districts held by Islamic State militants.