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Iraq PM al-Abadi makes in-person appeal to Obama for help to defeat the Islamic State

“We can finish Daesh…and we can stop their advance in other countries,” said Iraq PM.

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ISIL releases over 200 Yazidi hostages amid rising military pressure

No reason was given for the release of the prisoners who were originally abducted from the area around Sinjar in the country’s north.

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Islamic State group beheads four for robbery, murder in Iraq: Video

A masked executioner is then shown beheading four men with a sword, after which their bodies are hung on crosses in the back of a small pickup truck.

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Iraqi teams start exhuming mass grave of soldiers killed by IS in Tikrit

IS militants overran Saddam Hussein’s hometown last June, capturing around 1,700 soldiers as they were trying to flee Camp Speicher.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tours the city of Tikrit after it was retaken by the security forces in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Iraqi security forces reclaim Tikrit from Islamic State extremists

The government declared victory after Tikrit was taken over by the security forces from the hold of IS militants.

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Ban-Ki-Moon reaches Iraq; 11 die in twin car bombing in Baghdad suburb

Hours after UN Secretary General arrived for talks with Iraqi officials, pair of car bombings in Baghdad killed 11.

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Iraqi Sunni tribe wages costly battle against Islamic State group

The al-Jabouri say if the government helps them rebuild their community then the tribesmen can help sew the country back together

In March 21, 2015, a volunteer fighter with a Shiite militant group known as 'Jihad Brigades,' aims his weapon during clashes with Islamic State group militants, outside Tikrit, 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq.  (Source: AP)

US to fly surveillance flights over Islamic State-held city in Iraq

U.S.-led force has begun surveillance flights over the Islamic State-held city of Tikrit

WATCH : Video of coalition strike on ISIL targets

The air strikes were conducted in an operation aimed at eliminating the ISIL threat to Iraq.

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ISIS militants “bulldoze” ancient city of Nimrud

The destruction of the site of one of ancient Mesopotamia’s greatest cities recalled the Taliban’s annihilation of large Buddha statues in Afghanistan.

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Islamic State militants torch oil field east of Tikrit

Black smoke could be seen rising from oil field since Wednesday afternoon, said the witness.

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Fighting the Islamic State: Iraq launches a military operation to regain control of Tikrit

Iraqi security forces began a large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein’s hometown from the Islamic State.

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Attacks kill 37 people in and north of Iraq’s capital Baghdad

Meanwhile in Baghdad, Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi vowed to track down and punish those who smashed rare relics in the northern city of Mosul.

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Twin car bombing kills 9 people in Iraq

Police officials say the attack took place Saturday morning when the first bomb exploded near a busy market.

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Kurdish fighters rout Islamic State militants from town near Iraq

The victory marks a second blow to the extremist IS group in a month.