November 18, 2014
Iraqi troops entered the country's biggest oil refinery close to the town of Baiji after five months of clashes with ISIL militants.
November 17, 2014
Iraqi Kurdish President Masoud Barzani's chief of staff said Sunday international numbers drastically underestimate the number of ISIL fighters in Syria and Iraq, which he believes has reached 200,000.
President Barack Obama on Sunday confirmed the death of American hostage Peter Kassig, saying the aid worker was killed "in an act of pure evil" by Islamic State militants.
November 16, 2014
Jihadi John, the Briton who beheaded two British and two American hostages held by Islamic State terrorists, has been injured in a US-led air strike, according to reports received by the Foreign Office.
Four people, out of the 40 kidnapped in the western Iraqi province of Anbar on Saturday by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants, have been killed, said a local official on Sunday.
ISIL militants kidnapped up to 40 truck drivers and businessmen on a highway between Iraq's Anbar province and Salahuddin, according to local sources.
Kassig, who had converted to Islam, is thought to be the fifth Western hostage murdered in ISIL's brutal media campaign.
U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey met with Kurdish Regional Government President Massoud Barzani in Erbil on Saturday, an official statement said.
November 15, 2014
Iraqi troops retook Iraq's largest oil refinery after a month long ISIL siege.
November 14, 2014
A bomb hit a Lebanese military vehicle Friday in the outskirts of Arsal's northeast region, according to a security source, wounding two soldiers.
November 13, 2014
America's military will hold a planning conference with 30 other nations Thursday to discuss defeating ISIL militants.
November 12, 2014
US-led coalition forces conducted 16 air strikes in Syria and 7 in in Iraq since Monday, the US Central Command said.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz met with Iraqi President Fuad Masoum at the Royal Palace in Riyadh on Tuesday evening, to discuss regional developments and steps to improve the relationship between the two countries.
Speculation continues to grow after a US air strike allegedly killed ISIL's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. If rumors are true, what will happen to the notorious jihadi group?
Leading Abu-Dhabi-based firm, Descon Engineering, will expand in the GCC and Iraq with $250 million worth of projects.