ISIS release video that claims to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff
As negotiations with radical Syrian rebel groups intensify in the hope of freeing at least 24 security personnel kidnapped from Arsal last month, Roumieh prison’s notorious Islamist inmates have been thrust into the spotlight. But who are the people that ISIS and the Nusra Front want to be released, and what is the likelihood that it will happen?
Latest reports say Iraqi forces have regained control of part of a key highway linking the capital city of Baghdad to the country’s north.
Families of Iraqi military personnel involved in a June attack by the Islamic State stormed Baghdad's parliament building in protest Tuesday.
September 1, 2014
The Al-Qaeda splinter group ISIS has issued a directive banning the unauthorized publication of “images of slaughter” conducted by the group’s “soldiers” on various fronts, according to a copy of the orders circulating on social media.
Iraqi security forces backed by Shi’ite militias entered the northern town of Amerli on Sunday and broke the Islamic State´s two-month siege of the town.
Iran has dismissed reports that Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif demanded that: “all the sanctions imposed on Iran over its nuclear activities should be lifted in return for its help in Iraq” in countering the Islamic State.
A laptop formerly owned by Islamic State militants reveals the group's plans to develop and use chemical weapons including the bubonic plague.
Jordan handed NATO secret security reports showing expansion of extremists in Iraq, ideas to counter group’s advance towards its territory.
Sunni muslims must lead the fight against the militants in the Islamic State.
A US lawmaker has revealed that there are hundreds of Americans, who have links with ISIL militants and can return to the US with their American passports.
An explosion in Iraq's western city of Ramadi has killed at least 37 people.
Muslim leaders have issued a fatwa condemning Islamic State militants.
August 31, 2014
Islamic State militants have abducted several dozen female Yazidis and sold them to fellow militants in Syria.
Iraqi forces have broken the siege on the town of Amerli where thousands of civilians have been trapped by Islamic State militants.