Iraqi Army

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Abdullahi Hersi: ‘People were open and straightforward. They wished you well. I think the Irish, by nature, are friendly.’ Photograph: Dave Meehan

When Abdullah Hersi arrived into Shannon Airport on April 4th, 1991, he planned to spend only a few hours in Ireland before continuing his journey to (...)

Kurdish protesters in front of the United Nations Building in Beirut, Lebanon, on Friday, demonstrating against the ongoing Turkish military operation in Northern Syria against Kurdish forces. Photograph: Wael Hamzeh/EPA

Syria’s hobbled and harried Kurds have provided Ankara with two pretexts for invading northeast Syria. Syria’s Kurds, numbering up to 2.5 million, ar(...)

An Islamic State fighter fires a weapon in this still image taken from a video said to be taken on the outskirts of Palmyra, Syria,  and uploaded on March 21st, 2016 by an agency affiliated to the  Islamic State terror group. Photograph: Reuters

Islamic State is carrying out a rising number of kidnappings, killings and bombings in Iraq and fighting fiercely in Syria as the extremist group retu(...)

Lilwa al-Abdallah, spokeswoman for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), i in Deir al-Zor, Syria, on Tuesday. Photograph:  Rodi Said/Reuters

US-backed Syrian militias on Tuesday relaunched their offensive to seize the last territory controlled by the Islamic State terror group in the east (...)

Men suspected of being Islamic State fighters are searched at a security screening center near Kirkuk, Iraq. More than 1,000 militants turned themselves in after the latest in a string of humiliating defeats in Iraq and Syria. Photograph: Ivor Prickett/The New York Times

A series of battles in Iraq and Syria in recent weeks herald the collapse and defeat of Islamic State and the “caliphate” it set up in 2014, which des(...)

Iraqi armoured units are seen heading for the town of Tal Afar, the main remaining Islamic State stronghold in the northern part of the country. Photograph: AFP

Iraqi forces have pushed into the outskirts of one of the last Islamic State-held areas in the country – the northwestern city of Tal Afar. The opera(...)

People walk through a market in eastern Mosul on  April 19th. The eastern part of the Iraqi city was liberated from Islamic State control in January. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters

The pounding of artillery pierces the return to life in east Mosul, months after the Islamic State terror group was expelled from one half of Iraq’s t(...)

A member of the Iraqi security stands guard as Ameen Mukdad, a violinist from Mosul, performs at Nabi Yunis shrine in the eastern part of the city. Photograph: Muhammad Hamed/Reuters

A 28-year-old Iraqi violinist who was forced to go into hiding when the Islamic State terror group took control of his home city of Mosul has returned(...)

Mahmood al-Haliqi: “We have two choices: either our homeland is made a protected area or we emigrate.” Photograph: Stephen Starr

Kochar Ismail Khalaf will never forget the day she heard the gunfire that told her Islamic State militants had arrived at the gates of her town in nor(...)

Syrian Democratic Forces fighters near destroyed airplane parts inside Tabqa military airport after taking control of it from Islamic State fighters, west of Raqqa city, Syria, earlier this week. Photograph: Rodi Said/Reuters

In the summer of 2014, the movement that became known as Islamic State took the world by surprise when it seized the Iraqi towns of Mosul, Tikrit and (...)

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