October 12, 2014
A series of bomb attacks has left at least 26 people dead in Iraq, amid the deadly violence that rages on across the country.
Thousands of Kurds in Britain and across Europe protest against the ISIS attack on Kobane as Turkey stubbornly refuses to help the besieged town.
The Islamic State reportedly publicly executed a local Iraqi cameraman in northern Iraq on Friday, highlighting the dangers faced by both international and local media workers in Syria and Iraq.
America's plans to fight Islamic State are in ruins as the militant group's fighters come close to capturing Kobani and have inflicted a heavy defeat on the Iraqi army west of Baghdad.
October 11, 2014
Media reports said that the blasts occurred within minutes of one another.
Outgunned by the more heavily armed IS attackers, Kurdish defenders were facing IS advances from two directions.
Armed militias have increased their presence across Iraq as part of local and national attempts to combat advancing ISIS fighters.
Iraq's army killed nine militants from the Islamic State and destroyed an IS base in the northern Saladin province, according to security officials.
October 9, 2014
A car bomb explosion in Iraq’s capital city of Baghdad has claimed at least 12 lives.
An Australian jet fighter has targeted positions of the ISIL terrorists in Iraq for the first time since the country joined a US-led international coalition against the terror group.
The British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the UK will become more involved in the fight against IS, but ground troops won't be deployed to Iraq and Syria.
US President Barack Obama says the “barbaric” ISIL terrorist organization poses a threat to the world and fighting against the group will be a “difficult mission.”
Isis in Kobani: Still no sign of Turkey reacting to threat on its border as John Kerry says preventing the fall of the town is 'not a strategic objective'
October 8, 2014
The FBI has appealed to the public for any information on individuals who may have traveled abroad to fight alongside Isis.
The U.S. welcomed Canada's announcement to join the international campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.