Sunday 14 August 2016 13:31 CET
Iraqi Kurds claim advances against Islamic State near Mosul
Iraqi Kurdish forces Sunday said they have recaptured six villages from Islamic State, some 40 kilometres south-east of the extremist group's stronghold of Mosul.
Saturday 19 December 2015 22:04 CET
Turkey says it is withdrawing more troops from flashpoint in Iraq
The Turkish government says its soldiers in Iraq are on training missions with Sunni Arab groups and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters who are battling the Islamic State organization.