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    Trump says almost 100pc of territory regained from IS

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:42pm on January 26, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said Friday that US-backed coalition forces had won back almost 100 per cent of territory occupied by the Islamic State group in...

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    31 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blast

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    Iraq’s prime minister Haider al-Abadi called for the elimination of jihadist ‘sleeper cells’ Monday after a twin suicide bombing killed 31 people in Baghdad in...

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    Are wars in Syria and Iraq finally coming to an end?

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 07, 2018

    ISPENT most of the last year reporting two sieges, Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, which finally ended with the decisive defeat of Isis...