U.S.-backed Syrian forces fighting ISIS handed over more than 150 Iraqi members of the group to Iraq, the first batch of several to come.
Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan made his first visit to Iraq on Tuesday to discuss the U.S. military's future in the country.
In the weeks after his city fell to the Islamic State, Iraqi scientist Suleiman al-Afari sat in his deserted government office and waited for the day when the terrorists would show up.
Iraq's large and well-armed Shiite militias are now running many of the Sunni areas they helped liberate from the Islamic State, fostering local resentments that could fuel a resurgence of support for the extremist group.
Iraq celebrated the anniversary of its victory over the Islamic State, which has most of the territory it once held but still carries out sporadic attacks.
An ISIS suspect who has lived in the U.S. since 2016, faces a hearing in federal court as part of the government's efforts to extradite him back to Iraq.
The BBC covered the plight of the Yazidi community, who are finally returning to their homes in Iraq following the defeat of the Islamic State.
The Islamic State may have as many as 30,000 fighters in Syria and Iraq and appears to have rebounded from some of its worst setbacks, according to two new reports.
The Islamic State is creeping back into parts of central Iraq just seven months after the government declared victory in the war against the group.