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ISIS is using civilians as human shields, making it harder for Iraqi commanders to get approval for coalition air strikes.
Iraq Halts Troops Tasked to Retake Land from Kurdish Control
The order was given to "prevent clashes and bloodshed between the sons of one nation," Haider al-Abadi said in a statement.
Videos Appear to Show Iraqi Troops Killing Mosul Detainees
Human Rights Watch condemned videos purportedly showing Iraqi forces killing men suspected of being ISIS fighters in Mosul.
Iraqi Forces Push Toward Mosul, Shiite Militias Join Battle
IS fighters withdrew from Mosul with civilians, but U.S. airstrikes disrupted the forced march and some civilians escaped.
Iraqi Troops Push to Clear Last Mosul Ground of ISIS Militants
Iraqi forces slowly advanced on Monday to retake the last patch of ground in Mosul.
US: Mosul Talk Helps Civilians, Encourages Defectors
The spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition helping the Iraqi military defended pronouncements that the operation to retake Mosu...
Iraq PM Arrives in Mosul to Declare Victory
Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul to declare victory over IS in the more than eight-month old operation to drive the militants...
US Forces Increasing Iraq Footprint Ahead of Mosul Operation
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Iraqi Prime Minister Declares End to ISIS Caliphate
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Two Years of Anti-Islamic State Airstrikes Have Redrawn the Iraqi Map
Two years ago, the U.S.-led coalition dropped the first airstrikes on the Islamic State group.
ISIS Counterattacks in Retaken Parts of Mosul Stall Iraq Push
Counterattacks by Islamic State militants on the western edge of Mosul have stalled Iraqi forces' push in the Old City.
Homes Burned, Looted in Iraqi City after Defeat of Militants
Dozens of homes were looted and burned as Fallujah was liberated from the Islamic State group.
Mosul Siege Extends ISIS Fight in Iraq, Puts Civilians at Risk
The decision to surround IS holdouts is prolonging an already grueling fight, and punishing civilians being held as human shi...
In Iraq Battle, ISIS Prevents Fallujah Residents from Fleeing
The Islamic State group is preventing people from fleeing Fallujah amid a military operation to recapture the city west of Ba...
US Trumpets Mosul Gains, but Iraq Says More Aid Needed
The Mosul fight is approaching its "final stages," Brett McGurk, presidential envoy for the coalition against the IS, told SA...
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