Pope calls for peace from ruins of Iraq's war-battered Mosul

The Vatican hopes that the landmark visit will rally the country’s Christian communities and encourage them to stay despite decades of war and instability.

published on : 7th March 2021

Killed by IS in Iraq, 'Shattered' family of Gobinder Singh wants job for his son

The family Gobinder Singh, one of the 39 Indians massacred by terror group ISIS in Iraq, find themselves a shattered lot.

published on : 20th March 2018

Indians killed by ISIS in Iraq's Mosul: Shashi Tharoor slams government, Harsimrat Kaur Badal defends it

Giving falsehood to people is actually cruel and suggests a certain level of lack transparency on part of the government, Tharoor said.

published on : 20th March 2018

39 Indians kidnapped by IS in 2014 in Iraq's Mosul were killed: Sushma Swaraj; MoS VK Singh to bring back the bodies

The minister told the Rajya Sabha that their bodies were spotted using deep penetration radar. The bodies were exhumed from mass graves and their identities confirmed by DNA tests, she said.

published on : 20th March 2018

Some 30,000 civilians trapped by fighting in Iraq's Tal Afar: United Nations

More than a month after Iraq's second city Mosul was recaptured from IS, troops launched an offensive Sunday to take back Tal Afar, situated 70 kilometers further west.

published on : 23rd August 2017

Iraq begins battle to retake Islamic State stronghold Tal Afar, near Mosul

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider alAbadi announced early today the start of a battle to retake Tal Afar, one of the Islamic State terror group's last remaining stronghold in the Northern region.

published on : 20th August 2017

Not sure if 39 missing Indians are alive: Iraq

Iraq's Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on Monday said here that he was not sure whether the 39 Indians missing in the city of Mosul since 2014 are alive.

published on : 24th July 2017

Iraq declares total victory over Islamic State in Mosul

Iraq has declared "total victory" over the Islamic State group in Mosul, retaking full control of the country's second-largest city three years after it was seized by extremists.

published on : 11th July 2017

Mosul victory marks win for Pentagon war doctrine

The Iraqi military's hard-fought victory over the Islamic State group in Mosul marks a defining moment not just for them.

published on : 10th July 2017

Still more to do for defeating Islamic State: UK on Iraq's Mosul recapture

As part of Britain's involvement in the US-led coalition against the jihadist group, Fallon said British forces had struck 750 targets in the battle for Mosul.

published on : 10th July 2017

Key dates in Iraq's battle for Mosul

Key dates in the offensive against the Islamic State group in Iraq's northern city of Mosul where on Sunday Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory.

published on : 9th July 2017

Mosul loss a huge, but not deadly blow to Islamic State 'caliphate'

Mosul was the largest city in the 'caliphatep' roclaimed by the Islamic State group and its loss is a huge blow to the jihadists' statehood experiment - but not a fatal one.

published on : 9th July 2017

Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State in Mosul

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory in the "liberated" city of Mosul on Sunday, his office said, in the biggest defeat yet for the Islamic State group.

published on : 9th July 2017

Announcement about Mosul victory 'imminent': US general

Iraqi authorities will imminently announce a final victory in the battle to recapture Mosul from the Islamic State group, a US general said today.

published on : 8th July 2017

Civilians flee as strikes pound last of IS-held Mosul

Iraqi officials say they'll declare victory in Mosul within days.

published on : 2nd July 2017
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