October 19, 2014
Observers said seven civilians were killed at a Konoco gas factory in Der-Ezzor province, and three were killed in similar strikes on oil fields in the countryside around Shadadi.
By controlling Hīt, ISIS has effectively severed the main road linking Haditha to Ramadi. Supplies have been cut off completely from Haditha, with local officials warning foodstuffs could run out soon.
Iraqi lawmakers appointed a Sunni MP Khaled al-Obeidi as defence minister and Shi'ite MP Mohamed al-Ghabban as interior minister, ending a political stalemate in the Iraqi government.
After premiering in Toronto in September this film based in Iraqi Kurdistan, "Mardan" has made its way into the Oscars race.
October 18, 2014
The families of two British aid workers beheaded by the Islamic State have called for "unity" from people of all faiths against the militant group.
Over 20 people have been killed in separate car bombings in the Iraqi capital Baghdad as the army gained major advances against IS terrorists across the country.
October 17, 2014
ISIS may have beheaded two of their own
October 16, 2014
The new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein, warned of Islamic State atrocities across Iraq and Syria Thursday.
A UK-based international rights group has warned that minorities in Iraq face ethnic cleansing by Islamic State terrorists.
Terrorist attacks killed at least 38 people and wound dozens others across Iraq's capital, Baghdad, Thursday.
The UK mobilizes Reaper drones against IS in Iraq.
Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi said Baghdad was "safe" from Islamic State militants, calling the claims "false rumors".
The US military reportedly concealed the discovery of huge caches of chemical weapons during the operations in the 2003 invasion in Iraq. Now they could be in the hands of Islamic State militants.
October 15, 2014
At least 21 people have been killed in a bomb attack in a Shia neighborhood in Baghdad.
October 14, 2014
Islamic State has advanced in Iraq's Anbar province despite setbacks elsewhere after militants seized a military camp in the city of Hit Monday.