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Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected Islamic State militants

23 Jul 2018

ERBIL, Iraq Kurdish security forces killed gunmen who had stormed a government building in the Kurdish city of Erbil on Monday and took hostages in an attack suspected of being carried out by Islamic State, security officials said. | Video

Gunmen open fire and enter Erbil governorate building in Iraq's Kurdish region - officials

23 Jul 2018

ERBIL, Iraq Gunmen entered the governorate building in Erbil, the seat of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq on Monday, and fired from windows at security forces, a deputy governor of the city and Kurdish security officials said.

Church in northern Iraq reopened after two years under IS control

23 Nov 2016

BASHIQA, Iraq The bells have rung out after two years of silence in the Mar Korkeis church in the town of Bashiqa, some 15 km (10 miles) north of Mosul, Islamic State's last major city stronghold in Iraq.

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