BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's central government forces launched an advance early on Monday into territory held by Kurds, seizing a swathe of countryside surrounding the oil city of Kirkuk in a bold.. Reuters India Also reported by •Reuters
Iraqi government forces say they control vast areas of the Kurdish-held region of Kirkuk after a major operation aimed at taking over an airbase and oilfields.
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Erbil: Iraq launched an offensive on Thursday to dislodge Islamic State from Hawija, an area located west of the oil city of Kirkuk. The offensive, announced by Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi, comes.. WorldNews Also reported by •Reuters India •Reuters
Baghdad, Sep 16 (IANS) Iraqi forces on Saturday launched an operation to clear the desert area near the border with Syria from the Islamic State (IS) militants, the military said. The Iraqi army,.. WorldNews Also reported by •Zee News •FOXNews.com •Seattle Times
US-backed Iraqi forces launched a multi-pronged assault to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, marking the next phase in the country's war on the Islamic State group. DNA Also reported by •Newsday •TheSpec.com
(MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) Iraqi ground forces have begun an operation to retake Tal Afar, one of the last cities in the country held by the Islamic State group, officials say. ... MENAFN.com Also reported by •BBC News
Iraq's premier has warned militants of the self-styled "Islamic State" to surrender "or be killed." Iraqi forces have made significant gains over the past year, culminating in the liberation of Mosul. Deutsche Welle