News Headlines : Iraqi Forces

IRAQI FORCES CLAIM GAINS IN FIGHT FOR RAMADI


The Iraqi offensive aimed at retaking Ramadi appeared to gain traction Sunday as leaders claimed to take control of Anbar University... READ MORE

26th July, 2015 78

18 IRAQI TROOPS KILLED IN SUICIDE ATTACKS USING STOLEN HUMVEES


Iraqi government forces recaptured the Ramadi university, located 5 km 3 miles south of Ramadi, from Islamic State militants on Sunday, as part of their broader offensive... READ MORE

29th July, 2015 10

IRAQI ARMED FORCES SEE CHANCE FOR REDEMPTION AS THEY CLOSE IN ON RAMADI


This had to be a battle using purely the Iraqi military, in order to return the prestige of the Iraqi army, said Maj... READ MORE

14th December, 2015 267

Recent News Headlines : Iraqi Forces

IRAQI FORCES TAKE CONTROL OF KURDISH-HELD AREAS IN MOSUL'S NIVEVEH'S PROVINCE


The areas were evacuated by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters before the arrival of the Iraqi forces on Tuesday, the statement said... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 442

IRAQI FORCES SEIZE KIRKUK GOVERNOR'S OFFICE IN PUSH AGAINST KURDS


The rapid progress of Iraqi forces suggested that Kurdish fighters were withdrawing with little or no resistance in many areas... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 105

IRAQI FORCES SEIZE OIL CITY KIRKUK FROM KURDS IN BOLD ADVANCE


But an aid organization working in Kirkuk said several Peshmerga and members of the Iraqi forces had been killed in an overnight clash south of Kirkuk... READ MORE

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IRAQI FORCES LAUNCH 'MAJOR' KIRKUK OPERATION


Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford, reporting from Erbil, said Kurdish forces in and around Kirkuk have vowed to defend it to the last man ... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 6134

IRAQI FORCES 'BREAK THROUGH' ISIL LINES IN TAL AFAR


Up to 2,000 battle-hardened fighters remain in Tal Afar, according to US and Iraqi military commanders... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 790

IRAQI FORCES CLAIM CAPTURE OF MOSUL BRIDGE


Meanwhile, in Erbil, Iraqi forces have forcibly displaced at least 125 families with alleged links to ISIL, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday... READ MORE

6th March, 2017 2063

IRAQI SECURITY FORCES ENTER MOSUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT


Reports Iraqi security forces enter Mosul International Airport... READ MORE

23rd February, 2017 13786

IRAQI FORCES GEAR UP FOR ANTI-ISIL PUSH IN WEST MOSUL


OPINION Chemical dangers in the battle for Mosul People are also worried about what will happen once Iraqi forces move into the west of the city... READ MORE

25th January, 2017 1275

DEFENSES, CIVILIANS HAMPERING ADVANCE IN MOSUL


Defenses, civilians hampering advance in Mosul Iraqi forces... READ MORE

8th November, 2016 28

HEAVY FIGHTING IN MOSUL AS IRAQI FORCES ATTACK ISIS


Iraqi forces have made uneven progress in closing in on the city since the operation began on Oct. 17... READ MORE

4th November, 2016 16

IRAQI FORCES ADVANCE FURTHER INTO MOSUL'S URBAN NEIGHBOURHOODS


ISIS seized Mosul and other territory in 2014, routing the much larger Iraqi military, which had been neglected and demoralized by corruption... READ MORE

4th November, 2016 11

CIVILIANS STUCK IN MOSUL DISTRUST INVADING IRAQI FORCES; SHIITES YET TO CLOSE ISLAMIC STATE ESCAPE ROUTE


As Iraqi forces pushed Islamic State militants out of Mosul's eastern neighborhoods this week, hundreds of civilians faced a dilemma Stay in an area still... READ MORE

4th November, 2016 0

SYMBOLIC VICTORY AS IRAQI FORCES RECAPTURE STATE TV STATION IN MOSUL


ISIL forces are putting up stiff resistance as the Iraqi troops and their allies move closer into the outskirts of Mosul's eastern suburbs... READ MORE

2nd November, 2016 97

IRAQI ELITE FORCES ENTER MOSUL MORE THAN 2 YEARS AFTER ISLAMIC STATE SEIZED THE CITY


Explosions and heavy exchanges of gunfire could be heard from Mosul's Gogjali district as Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces battled to retake it Tuesday... READ MORE

1st November, 2016 1062

IRAQI FORCES EDGE INTO MOSUL, MAJOR URBAN WARFARE LIES AHEAD


Troops entered Gogjali, a neighborhood inside Mosul's city limits, and later the outskirts of the more built-up Karama district, according to Maj... READ MORE

1st November, 2016 0

ISLAMIC STATE USING HOSTAGES AS HUMAN SHIELDS IN MOSUL


Iraqi and kurdish forces close in on mosul after making quick gains... READ MORE

29th October, 2016 4041

MOSUL: IRAQI FORCES EVACUATE 1,000 FROM FRONTLINES


Spokesman Rupert Colville said Iraqi forces found the bodies of 70 civilians who had been shot dead in the Tuloul Nasser village, some 35 kilometers south of Mosul... READ MORE

26th October, 2016 942

IRAQI FORCES RECAPTURE MORE VILLAGES AROUND IS-HELD MOSUL[1]


Iraqi forces recapture more villages around IS-held Mosul 1 - Chinadaily.com.cn... READ MORE

19th October, 2016 1

IRAQI FORCES GAIN GROUND AROUND MOSUL IN 1ST DAY OF US-BACKED OFFENSIVE


Iraqi forces gain ground around Mosul in 1st day of US-backed offensive -- RT News... READ MORE

18th October, 2016 758

BATTLE FOR MOSUL: IRAQI FORCES CLAIM GAINS AGAINST ISIL


Iraqi Kurdistan president says 200 sq km area near Mosul is liberated, but warns the armed group's threat is not over... READ MORE

18th October, 2016 3817

IRAQI FORCES BEGIN ASSAULT TO RETAKE MOSUL FROM ISLAMIC STATE


For the first 48 hours, the offensive on the eastern front will be led by Kurdish forces known as peshmerga, Iraqi military officers said... READ MORE

16th October, 2016 3451

IRAQI FORCES RECAPTURE MAIN HOSPITAL IN FALLUJAH, DRIVING ISIS FURTHER OUT


Defeating the Islamic State in Fallujah deprives the group of one of its last strongholds in Iraq and gives a boost to the embattled Abadi... READ MORE

18th June, 2016 122

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. FALTERS IN CAMPAIGN TO REVIVE IRAQI ARMY, OFFICIALS SAY


Garver said the regular Iraqi army continues to struggle with increasing its ranks... READ MORE

4th June, 2016 284

FALLUJAH: IRAQI FORCES FACE TOUGH ISIL RESISTANCE


Saadi said Iraqi forces, which also include police and army units, were eventually able to repel the attack, killing 75 ISIL fighters... READ MORE

1st June, 2016 119


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