Iraqi special forces pull with a rope the body of an Isis fighter before handing the body over to villagers for burial near Karamah, south of Mosul. Photograph: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters

Isis militants have executed scores more people around the northern Iraqi city of Mosul this week and are reported to be stockpiling dangerous chemica(...)

An Isis billboard is seen destroyed in the middle of the road  in Qaraqosh, Iraq. File photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Islamic State (Isis) fighters has abducted 295 former Iraqi security forces (ISF) members near the militant stronghold of Mosul and also forced 1,500 (...)

People displaced by the fighting around Mosul  at Al-Khazer refugee camp, east of the Iraqi city, on Friday. Photograph: Thaier Al-Sudaini/Reuters

Iraqi special forces said they recaptured six districts of eastern Mosul on Friday, expanding the army’s foothold in the Islamic State bastion a day a(...)