Meanwhile, Daesh set fire to farmland overnight in a village in Iraq’s Kirkuk province killing one person and wounding seven others, police said on Thursday.
Air strikes kill 11,800 civilians in Syria and Iraq in the last four years, says Iraqi rights body.
The Iraqi government has surprised everyone by warming up to the idea of a friendship with Israel.
Morrison travelled to Iraq to meet special forces soldiers and other Australian military personnel. He cancelled a planned visit to Afghanistan on the advice of the defence force chief due to security reasons.
A year after Daesh was defeated in the region, people suffer from several problems ranging from lack of essential services to disease and poverty.
For the first time since the defeat of Daesh, Mosul is hit by a bomb. The Iraqi government is getting ready for a fight, but internal disagreements and Daesh's changing tactics could mean that it might not be an easy task.
The Ahvaz National Resistance has been in the headlines following the attack in Iran last week. The little-known separatist militant group has no international recognition; Iran accuses the US and Gulf States of backing it.
Iraq’s first election since Daesh’s defeat will test the country’s divided political scene. Here’s everything you need to know about the alliances, candidates and the political environment in post-war Iraq.
As a child, Osama al Abdullah would sit and listen to his uncle's stories about the University of Mosul where he was a gardener. But Osama's dream to study there – and life as he knew it – was shattered after Daesh took over the city.
Iraq’s Sinjar region, where the Iraqi army started an operation against the PKK, has been a hot topic for both Turkish and Iraqi officials who have been working to improve bilateral relations in recent months.
A bomb attack targeting a security forces' patrol car killed one person and wounded three others in Diyala, while four civilians of a family were killed in an attack on a checkpost in the province.
Turkey's military says air strikes were carried out in northern Iraq's Hakurk and Zap regions.
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