December 29, 2014
A suicide attack against Shiite pilgrims in the Taji area of Iraq killed at least 17 and wounded upwards of 35.
Two doctors who were arrested for refusing to join hospitals under Daesh control were executed by a firing squad in Mosul.
December 28, 2014
An Iranian military general was killed in the Iraqi city of Samarra on Sunday while advising Iraqi troops in their fight against Daesh.
December 27, 2014
Airstrikes on Daesh-held towns resulted in at least 50 deaths, of whom the majority are suspected to be civilian.
Eight Kurdish fighters along with 20 Daesh militants were killed during clashes Friday in Iraq's Sinjar region, a source from the Peshmerga forces said.
December 25, 2014
When German journalist Juergen Todenhoefer documented Daesh activities in Iraq's Mosul, he entered a horrific world of child soldiers, a fundamental interpretation of Sunni Islam and a lot of tension.
Daesh militants allegedly attacked the city of Hit in Iraq's Anbar province with chlorine gas strikes, according to an Iraqi security source.
December 24, 2014
A suicide bomber targeting Daesh militants killed at least 33 people and wounded 55 others in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad Wednesday.
At least two million Iraqis have been internally displaced because of Daesh violence across 2,049 districts in the country throughout 2014.
December 23, 2014
The Iraqi cabinet Tuesday approved a 123 trillion dinar ($103 billion) draft budget for 2015 which envisions a deficit of 23 trillion dinars, Finance Minister Hoshiyar Zebari said.
Sources claim Daesh converted churches into torture chambers and sold stolen holy artifacts on the black market.
Yazidi girls continue to be tortured and sold as sex slaves by their Daesh captors, but now more details have emerged from the victims; women and girls are killing themselves to escape rape.
US-led forces launched a series of airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, hitting Daesh targets, the American military said.
December 22, 2014
Kurdish fighters have pushed deeper into the flashpoint northwestern Iraqi town of Sinjar in their battle with the ISIL, or Daesh, militants, who have held sway over the area for months.
Iraq's security forces retook the town of Al Wafa from Daesh militants in the country's western Anbar province Sunday.