Iraqi forces

Baghdad: Iraqi forces in full control of Kirkuk

The Iraqi army says it has taken full control of Kirkuk following a major advance on Kurdish-held territories. The federal government in Baghdad and sources inside the city told Al Jazeera on Monday that Iraqi security forces had captured the governorate building in the centre of Kirkuk city. According to[…]

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Update: Iraqi forces intensify assault against ISIL

Iraqi special forces have launched an assault on one of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group’s strongholds, Fallujah, facing stiff resistance with the group launching suicide attacks. The assault was launched in the early hours of Monday morning. “Iraqi forces entered Fallujah under air cover from[…]

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