June 13, 2014
Hundreds of Iraqis have reportedly rushed to join the country's forces against ISIL militants who have advanced towards Baghdad.
June 12, 2014
President Hasan Rouhani said Thursday that Iran would not tolerate violent militant groups stemming in Iraq as over 500,000 people fled Nineveh Province.
The U.S. is preparing to send major arm shipments to Iraq because of recent instability in the country.
Iraq's parliament failed to reach a quorum needed to vote on a request for a state of emergency.
Kurdish security forces have seized the city of Kirkuk as militants head towards Baghdad.
The recent takeover of Mosul by ISIL raises many questions about Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and the future of Iraq.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called on the international community to support the Iraqi government in its fight against militants.
Turkey's foreign minister says Turkey will retaliate if any Turkish national recently abducted by militants in Iraq are harmed.
The ISIL continues to advance in Iraq, recently taking the city of Tikrit. A spokesman for the organization has instructed the militants to march towards Baghdad.
June 11, 2014
Militants have seized the Turkish consulate in Mosul, taking 48 people to a militant base.
Prominent Shia cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, called for a formation of a new force to help defend religious sites from militants in Iraq, Wednesday.
Iraqi forces backed by tribal residents retook parts of Kirkuk in a battle with militant group, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Hundreds of thousands flee Mosul after jihadist militants seize city.
Little is known about the terrifying leader of The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Militants of the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have seized the Iraqi city of Mosul and parts of the northern province of Kirkuk.