• 20 Aug 2017

    US-backed Iraqi forces have launched a major operation to retake the city of Tal Afar – one of the last cities still held by the Islamic State group in Iraq. The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has told IS fighters still in the city west of Mosul – they have a choice – ‘surrender or…

  • 13 Jul 2017

    The Iraqi army declared victory over Islamic State fighters in Mosul earlier this week. But bombing continued to devastate the city and there are now reports emerging of Iraqi government forces killing suspected IS fighters who have surrendered. It is also becoming clear that many people are showing signs of malnutrition.

  • 11 Jul 2017

    In Iraq, the second city, Mosul, has fallen, although there are still Islamic State forces in that country. So where are they and how strong are they?

  • 6 Jul 2017

    David Eubank talks about his experience in Iraq.

  • 6 Jul 2017

    Civilians have borne the brunt of the fighting in Mosul, Iraq, with medical charities saying the population, including thousands of children, has been traumatised by the ‘brutal and horrific conflict’. A seemingly unlikely band of foreign men – led by an American Christian missionary – is fighting against IS, and helping rescue some of those…

  • 29 Jun 2017

    Iraqi government forces have closed in on the al-Nuri mosque in Mosul’s old town, where the militant Islamic State group proclaimed its self-styled caliphate three years ago. It is the site of the historic hunchback minaret which was destroyed last week. Retaking the area represents a symbolic victory in the eight month battle for Iraq’s…

  • 22 Jun 2017

    Palmyra, Nimrud, Hatra – to historians, archaeologists and tourists from a different era these are the names of some the gems that have blessed civilisation before ending up under the sledgehammer of Isis.

  • 30 May 2017

    At least 31 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, including one outside a popular ice cream shop in the city centre. Militants from the Islamic State group said they carried out the attacks, which left dozens of other people injured, just days into the holy month…

  • 26 May 2017

    The US military has revealed that it killed three senior Islamic State officials in attacks this month. Contrary to what Jeremy Corbyn has said, a senior US Colonel has told Channel 4 News that in Iraq and Syria the war on terror is working. But as the noose tightens around IS strongholds, the number of…

  • 20 Apr 2017

    Two leading human rights lawyers face a tribunal next week over false claims against British soldiers during the Iraq war.

  • 26 Mar 2017

    There are conflicting reports from the Iraqi city of Mosul over who carried out an air strike on a building which witnesses say killed 200 people.

  • 9 Mar 2017

    Veterans of the Gulf War, the Iraq invasion and the long, grinding war in Afghanistan gathered in London this morning to watch the unveiling of a new memorial. Correction: Johnson Beharry was awarded the Victoria Cross once, for twice saving members of his unit. We are happy to set the record straight.

  • 5 Mar 2017

    US-backed Iraqi forces have launched a new offensive on Islamic State militants in the city of Mosul.

  • 3 Mar 2017

    Five women and two children are suffering from what could be exposure to toxic chemical agents in the Iraqi city of Mosul, says the International Red Cross, during a battle between Iraqi forces and fighters from the extremist Islamic State group.

  • 21 Feb 2017

    A photograph released by the Islamic State group of a British suicide bomber in Mosul shows British ex-Guantanamo detainee Jamal Al-Harith.