December 1, 2014
Kurdish peshmerga fighters over the weekend claimed they took several villages from Islamic State forces in northern Iraq, while coalition airstrikes in a contested Syrian town reportedly killed dozens of Islamic State militants.
November 30, 2014
Security sources in Iraq say at least seven people have been killed in two separate bomb explosions that ripped through the country’s capital city of Baghdad.
The reality has shown that national unity is the only option in confronting ISIS and that the national armed forces represent the living embodiment of social unity.
November 28, 2014
The "Islamic State" group has blocked all cell phone service in Iraqi's largest city, Mosul, today. ISIS leadership is claiming that there are those functioning as 'informants' to the coalition forces via their mobile phones.
November 26, 2014
Michigan, USA, crowned Melinda Tuma as Miss Iraq-USA 2014 this week.
Over the past few days Peshmerga forces have captured a strategic road near Sinjar that ISIL used as a key supply route from Syria.
Iraqi troops pushed back ISIL militants in fresh clashes surrounding the Baiji oil refinery Tuesday, local residents said.
November 25, 2014
ISIL militants received some $45 million in ransoms over the past year by kidnapping Western nationals, according to a UN expert.
November 24, 2014
Ten people have been killed, and 30 others were wounded in a bomb explosion in Baghdad.
The US plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds.
November 23, 2014
Refugee children bring color to grim situations with Paint Outside the Lines, a series of public spaces art projects aimed at bringing together communities of displaced people left without creative outlets. Armed with paintbrushes, these refugees are revising the aesthetics of the camp boundaries; reshaping the boundaries of camp life with public art projects.
Iraqi forces said on Sunday that they had retaken two towns north of Baghdad from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIL) fighters, driving them from strongholds they had held for months and clearing a main road from the capital to Iran.
A US-led air strike killed 25 ISIL militants Saturday in the city of Heet along with five civilians including two children, Iraqi authorities have confirmed.
A car bomb killed seven and injured 16 people at an outdoor market close to Baghdad Sunday, police officials said.
Christians have lived in the Middle East for centuries. When the Islamic State was announced however, persecution, forced conversions and mass murder resulted in thousands fleeing Iraq and Syria. Will this be the end of a holy minority in the region?