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Islamic State leader al-Baghdadi appears in new video
For the first time in five years, the leader of IS has appeared on video. He talks about recent incidents, including the fall of Baghouz last month, and praises the Sri Lanka attacks.
Iraq tortured alleged IS children to coerce confessions: Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch has accused Iraq of violating laws that protect children who are recruited by armed groups. It cited "deeply flawed screening processes" and use of torture to extract confessions of IS membership.
Mosul residents try to recreate lives in the rubble
22 Jul 2018
Now, a year after the IS were driven out, people in Mosul face the destruction of their society as reconciliation is a distant hope.
Mass destruction in Deir al-Zor after Syrian gov't declares victory over IS
5 Nov 2017
Mass destruction in Deir al-Zor after Syrian gov't declares victory over IS.
Syrian army and allies secure road after IS attack in Deir al-Zor -Hezbollah
30 Sep 2017
Syrian army and allies secure road after IS attack in Deir al-Zor -Hezbollah.
Syrian Democratic Forces make headway in battle for Raqqa against IS
29 Jul 2017
The SDF say they are continuing to push further into the Syrian city of Raqqa in the fight against IS.
U.S. joins battle as Philippines takes losses in besieged city
10 Jun 2017
The Philippines army says US special forces are helping them to retake the southern city of Marawi from IS-linked militants.
Iraqi federal police blow up large IS weapons cache
4 Jun 2017
Iraqi federal police blow up large IS weapons cache.
Wedding in Mosul displaced camp defies IS rule
9 Dec 2016
Well-wishers danced in defiance of the Islamic State group on Thursday at the wedding of a bride and groom among families who fled the jihadists' brutal rule in Iraq's Mosul.
Iraqi commander: 'IS killed my cousins'
27 Nov 2016
One of the top commanders in the offensive against IS in Mosul says it's a personal fight against the militants who killed his cousins.
Mosul mechanics fight IS group with wrenches
18 Nov 2016
They are armed with wrenches instead of rifles and are rarely found on the front lines, but Mosul's mechanics say they are indispensable to the fight against the Islamic State group.
Fighting rages in northern Syria
5 Sep 2016
Syrian government forces and allies lay siege to rebel-held eastern Aleppo, as Turkish-backed fighters drive IS from all the areas along its border, in two significant but separate developments in the multi-sided conflict.