Islamic State battles Iraq forces near Ramadi west of Baghdad: Source

Islamic State group jihadists battled Iraqi forces near Ramadi west of Baghdad today after infiltrating government lines, a military source said.

Sep 27, 2017, 13:39 PM IST

Militants kill two Iraqi police in anti-ISIS stronghold Haditha

Militants killed two police Monday in Haditha in a rare attack inside a town west of Baghdad that tribesmen and security forces successfully defended against repeated jihadist assaults, officials said.

May 15, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

Iraq routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed

This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. Turning in every direction yields a picture of devastation.

May 05, 2016, 14:53 PM IST

Iraqi forces kill 44 IS militants

The troops raised the Iraqi flag on a building at the scene after killing at least 24 IS militants and destroying six of their vehicles, a source said.

Mar 12, 2016, 21:09 PM IST

35 killed clearing bombs in Ramadi in two months: Officials

Three Iraqi local tribal fighters were killed by the explosion of improvised devices as they were attempting to defuse.

Mar 08, 2016, 04:39 AM IST

Top ISIS leaders arrested on group's chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi orders: Report

Last year, 13 top ISIS leaders, including five high- ranking military commanders, were reportedly executed on Baghdadi's orders after a failed coup attempt to topple him.

Feb 26, 2016, 21:39 PM IST

Unbelievable! ISIS militants try to flee Ramadi by shaving beards, dressing up as women!

That, however, could not save them and the terrorists were arrested by the Iraqi army.

Feb 15, 2016, 05:41 AM IST

Iraqi military advance reconnects Ramadi to key army base

Iraqi forces recaptured territory from Islamic State militants on Tuesday which links the recently recaptured city of Ramadi to a major army base in western Iraq, the military said.

Feb 09, 2016, 15:49 PM IST

Thousands of Ramadi buildings damaged, destroyed: UN report

A United Nations report finds that the ongoing battle for the city of Ramadi has damaged or destroyed more than 4,500 buildings.

Jan 17, 2016, 15:51 PM IST

Iraqi PM vows to expel Islamic State after deadly mall attack

Iraq's Prime Minister has vowed to continue the fight against Islamic State militants, a day after the group launched a suicide attack on a shopping mall in the capital, killing 18 people.

Jan 12, 2016, 14:04 PM IST

Bombs laid by Islamic State hamper Iraqi troops in Ramadi after victory

 Islamic State militants left Ramadi`s streets and buildings boobytrapped with bombs, hampering efforts to rebuild the city two weeks after Iraq`s elite counter-terrorism forces claimed victory against the militant group there, officials said.

Jan 12, 2016, 13:57 PM IST

Iraq forces evacuate hundreds of civilians from Ramadi

Iraqi forces evacuated 635 civilians from Ramadi today as they continued to clear the city two weeks after declaring victory against the Islamic State group, security officials said.

Jan 11, 2016, 01:43 AM IST

Security forces continue fighting IS in Iraq's Anbar

Iraqi security forces on Saturday continued fighting the Islamic State (IS), clearing new areas in the city of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq`s western province of Anbar, security sources said.

Jan 03, 2016, 01:22 AM IST

Terrified families emerge from rubble after battle of Ramadi

Terrified families waved white flags as they emerged from homes reduced to rubble in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, where government troops were still battling Islamic State fighters holed up on Friday, five days after the army recaptured the city centre.

Jan 02, 2016, 04:18 AM IST

Ramadi liberation a key victory against ISIS: Iraq

Iraq has declared the liberation of the city of Ramadi from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as a key victory against the jihadis.

Dec 29, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

DNA: Iraq declares first major victory over ISIS as military reclaims Ramadi

Iraqi government forces retook central parts of the key city of Ramadi on Monday from Islamic State militants, the military said.The announcement by Iraq's military spokesman, Brig. Gen.

Dec 28, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

Iraq military command declares Ramadi fully `liberated`

Iraqi forces have liberated the city of Ramadi and on Monday raised the national flag above the flashpoint government complex, a spokesman for the Joint Operations Command said.

Dec 28, 2015, 16:33 PM IST

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Iraqi forces successful in defeating Islamic State in Ramadi

Iraqi forces have defeated the Islamic State and have snatched the control of IS over the city of Ramadi.

Dec 28, 2015, 11:21 AM IST