Iraq tortured alleged IS children to coerce confessions: Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch has accused Iraq of violating laws that protect children who are recruited by armed groups. It cited "deeply flawed screening processes" and use of torture to extract confessions of IS membership.
Mosul residents try to recreate lives in the rubble
Now, a year after the IS were driven out, people in Mosul face the destruction of their society as reconciliation is a distant hope.
Syrian army and allies secure road after IS attack in Deir al-Zor -Hezbollah
Syrian army and allies secure road after IS attack in Deir al-Zor -Hezbollah.
Syrian Democratic Forces make headway in battle for Raqqa against IS
The SDF say they are continuing to push further into the Syrian city of Raqqa in the fight against IS.
Iraqi federal police blow up large IS weapons cache
Iraqi federal police blow up large IS weapons cache.
Wedding in Mosul displaced camp defies IS rule
Well-wishers danced in defiance of the Islamic State group on Thursday at the wedding of a bride and groom among families who fled the jihadists' brutal rule in Iraq's Mosul.
Mosul mechanics fight IS group with wrenches
They are armed with wrenches instead of rifles and are rarely found on the front lines, but Mosul's mechanics say they are indispensable to the fight against the Islamic State group.
Fighting rages in northern Syria
Syrian government forces and allies lay siege to rebel-held eastern Aleppo, as Turkish-backed fighters drive IS from all the areas along its border, in two significant but separate developments in the multi-sided conflict.