July 9, 2014
Former Iranian president Hashemi Rafsanjani, has claimed that the U.S and Iran could cooperate in countering Iraq's current militant offensive, despite a history of strained relations.
Iraq's parliament has changed its decision to postpone a key session until August and will now convene on Sunday.
Iraqi security forces found the bodies of 53 men Wednesday.
ISIL militants have reportedly taken control of a former chemical weapons facility northwest of Baghdad.
July 8, 2014
At least 25 ex-military leaders of Saddam Hussein's banned Baath party have been kidnapped by ISIS militants in Iraq this week,.
At least eight people were killed north of Iraq's capital Tuesday as Baghdad officials attempt to counter the jihadist offensive sweeping the country.
The Iraqi military is building fortifications near Baghdad in preparation for an ISIL advance.
Muslim leaders in the UK called for unity and urged British citizens not to travel to Iraq and Syria and join terrorist groups such as ISIL.
A number of shells landed in the Saudi Arabian region of Arar as the kingdom stepped up security along the border with Iraq.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS, is enforcing a strict and extreme Sharia law on the people forced to live under his rule.
July 7, 2014
Iraq's new parliament delayed a key session scheduled for Tuesday.
A suicide bomb exploded at a checkpoint in northern Baghdad Monday.
A military judge on Monday charged 28 suspects with belonging to the radical Sunni group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said a Kurdish referendum for independence would be a "catastrophic division of Iraq".
July 6, 2014
Iranian leadership told the media Sunday that while it backs Iraq Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki's bid to continue as the country's premier, Tehran is also ready to support "any candidate chosen by the Iraqi parliament."