August 6, 2014
Car bombs in Shiite neighborhoods killed 27 people Wednesday as fighting between government forces and Islamic State militants kills 50 people.
ISIL continues their assault on Christians in northern Iraq.
Kurdish forces continue to battle militants from the Islamic State in northern Iraq.
Iran's ambassador to Baghdad said on Tuesday the Persian state was prepared to help Iraqi Christians fleeing ISIS violence.
The UN criticized ISIS attacks in Iraq and Syria and was "deeply concerned" following the latest offensive in Sinjar where 200,000 civilians from the Yazidi community are believed to have fled.
Widespread media reports that a dam in Mosul was captured by ISIS are now known to be false. Kurdish forces repelled the attack.
August 5, 2014
Iraqi authorities intend to track how ISIL militants receive foreign support, Justice Minister Hassan al-Shammari announced on Monday.
Leader of Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, said he expected the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria to fail and that the extremist organization would not advance in Lebanon.
The United Nations (UN) says that tens of thousands of Iraqis who have been forced to flee ISIL terror in the northern town of Sinjar are currently surrounded by the members of the terrorist group.
August 4, 2014
The Iraqi Prime Minister has requested the air force provide support to Iraq's Kurdish forces.
Militants from the extremist group the Islamic State have taken control of the Mosul Dam.
August 3, 2014
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has captured two northern Iraqi towns, Zumar and Sinjar, and a nearby oil field after a battle with Kurdish forces
Iraqi army forces backed by thousands of volunteers have pushed ahead with their campaign against Takfiri ISIL militants in several areas of the country, inflicting losses on the terrorists.
August 1, 2014
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari says Maliki is mainly to blame for the country's struggle with ISIS militant invasion.
Local source reports ISIS has ordered gendered classrooms in universities in Mosul, declaring morning and early afternoon hours for female students, and afternoon and evening hours for male.