Iraqi forces enter key Islamic State stronghold, military source says

Iraqi forces, backed by US-led airstrikes, entered a strategic Islamic State-controlled area in the country's west on Saturday, hours after starting a major offensive there against the extremist militia, military sources said.

Iraqi premier tours Ramadi after army declares it "liberated"

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visited the western city of Ramadi on Tuesday, a day after the army declared it "liberated" from Islamic State militants.

Iraqi forces enter key area in Islamic State-held Ramadi

Ramadi fell to the radical Sunni Islamic State in May in an embarrassing setback to the US-backed Iraqi forces.

Iraqi forces fighting to retake Ramadi from Islamic State

Iraqi officials have since then repeatedly announced its imminent recapture.