Rocket-propelled grenades left behind by Islamic State militants are seen at a school, following clashes in Falluja, Iraq, on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

Iraqi forces recaptured the last district held by Islamic State militants in the city of Falluja on Sunday and the general commanding the operation de(...)

Smoke rises from Ramadi’s Hoz neighbourhood, about 110km west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, during military operations conducted by Iraqi pro-government forces against the Islamic State. Photograph: AFP

Iraq’s army said on Sunday it had defeated Islamic State fighters in a provincial capital west of Baghdad, the first major victory for the US-trained (...)

Iraqi soldiers advance their position in northern Ramadi on Monday. Photograph: AP

Iraqi soldiers began a fierce assault to wrest control of the city of Ramadi from Islamic State on Monday night, and by midday Tuesday had battled th(...)