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Shia fighters take a selfie while firing artillery towards Islamic State militants near Falluja, Iraq, on Sunday. Photograph: Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters

The Iraqi army stormed to the southern edge of Falluja under US air support on Monday and captured a police station inside the city limits, launching (...)

An Iraqi Shia fighter close to Falluja on Tuesday. Photograph: Thaier Al-Sudani/Reuters

Iraqi forces are going slow while advancing on Islamic State fighters controlling the iconic city of Falluja in a battle long postponed by Baghdad. (...)

Shia militia and Iraqi government troops gather near Falluja, Iraq, on Tuesday. Photograph: Thaier Al-Sudani/Reuters.

Iraq’s leading Shia Muslim cleric has urged government forces battling to retake Falluja from Islamic State militants to spare civilians trapped in th(...)

Shia fighters with Iraqi security forces gather near Falluja, Iraq, on Tuesday. Photograph: Thaier Al-Sudani/Reuters

Iraqi forces shelled Islamic State targets in Falluja on Tuesday, the second day of an assault to retake the militant stronghold just west of Baghdad.(...)

A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter   near Sinjar, Iraq: Iraqi and Kurdish forces have taken back 40 per cent of Islamic State’s land in Iraq, US officials say, and forces backed by the West have seized a sizable amount of the group’s territory in Syria. Photograph: Bryan Denton/The New York Times

US air strikes have killed 25,000 Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria and incinerated millions of dollars plundered by the militants, according t(...)

Iraqi soldiers flash the victory sign as they take up position during a military operation to recapture Heet city, west of Ramadi city. Photograph: Nawras Aamer/EPA

The displaced population of Ramadi has started to return to the western Iraqi city that was recaptured from Islamic State militants in December, a pro(...)

A general view taken yesterday shows part of the remains of the Arc de Triomph monument in Palmyra. Photograph: Al Mounes/AFP/Getty Images

Syria’s armed forces have driven Islamic State militants out of Palmyra, recapturing the city of Roman ruins as part of a regional push that is puttin(...)

A general view shows the remains of the entrance to the iconic Temple of Bel that was destroyed by Islamic State group jihadists in September 2015. Photograph: AFP

Syrian government forces backed by heavy Russian air support drove Islamic State out of Palmyra on Sunday, inflicting what the army called a “mortal b(...)

An Islamic State fighter fires a weapon in this still image taken from a video said to be taken on the outskirts of Palmyra. Photograph: Reuters

By bombing Brussels this week and Paris last November, while suffering strategic setbacks in Syria and Iraq, Islamic State is both lashing out against(...)

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