Death toll rises in Iraq ferry sinking

Death toll rises in Iraq ferry sinking

(VOVWORLD) - An overloaded ferry carrying 100 people celebrating the Kurdish New Year capsized in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday, killing 72 people
Iraqi forces arrest senior ISIS terrorists

Iraqi forces arrest senior ISIS terrorists

(VOVWORLD) - Iraqi troops on Monday arrested two high-profile members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group near Mosul as government forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units, continue...
Iraqi-Kurdish talks make progress

Iraqi-Kurdish talks make progress

(VOVWORLD) - The Iraqi and Kurdish army commanders made progress in Saturday talks, aiming at a ceasefire between the federal and Kurdish Peshmerga forces, but the two sides fell short to...
Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State

Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State

(VOVWORLD) - Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over the Islamic State in Mosul on Monday, marking the biggest defeat of the terrorist state since its establishment three...
Mosul battle against ISIS to end in days

Mosul battle against ISIS to end in days

(VOVWORLD) -The battle to take full control of Mosul from the Islamic State will be over in a few days and an attempted fight-back by the militants failed, an...
Iraq retakes areas in southern Mosul

Iraq retakes areas in southern Mosul

(VOVworld) – The semi-armed forces of Hashd Shaabi have liberated 5 villages from the Islamic State group amid conflicts in western Mosul, Iraqi army reported on Sunday
Iraqi forces gain more ground in Mosul

Iraqi forces gain more ground in Mosul

(VOVworld) – Iraqi forces, with support from the US-led coalition, on Sunday advanced deeper into Mosul, liberating four more districts from the control of Islamic State militants
Iraq forces retake Mosul train station

Iraq forces retake Mosul train station

(VOVworld) - Iraqi forces said Tuesday they have recaptured the Mosul train station, the latest advance in the operation to drive ISIS militants out of Mosul
Iraqi forces continue advance into Mosul

Iraqi forces continue advance into Mosul

(VOVworld)-Iraqi forces, backed by a US-led international coalition, launched a new offensive early Monday to advance into central Mosul, along the west bank of the Tigris River, to drive out Islamic...
Suicide bombings in Iraq killed 5

Suicide bombings in Iraq killed 5

(VOVworld) – At least 5 people were killed and 10 injured in two suicide bombings that hit Mosul city, a medical source said on Friday