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 Rescuers work near the site where an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul, Iraq. Photograph: Ammar Salih/EPA

A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother’s Day capsized on Thursday in the Tigris river near the Iraqi city of Mosul(...)

Iraqi forces secure an area in Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s Anbar province, on January 10th, 2016, after retaking the city from Islamic State  group jihadists. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Gunmen detonated suicide vests inside a shopping complex in Baghdad on Monday and a car bomb exploded nearby in an attack claimed by Islamic State tha(...)

Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Tanju Bilgic said those kidnapped included 14 workers, three engineers and one accountant. Photograph: Ahmed Saad/Reuters

Masked men in military uniforms have kidnapped 18 Turkish employees of an Ankara-based construction company in Baghdad, bundling them into several SUV(...)

Iraqi Shia fighters launch rockets towards Islamic State fighters holed up in the centre of the city of Tikrit on Thursday. Photograph: Ahmad Al-Rubayeahmad/AFP/Getty Images

Iraqi armed forces backed by Shia militia and thousands of volunteers, including Sunni tribal fighters, advanced further into Tikrit yesterday, imp(...)