June 18, 2014
ISIS militants attacked Iraq's largest oil refinery in Baiji, reportedly capturing 75 percent of the plant and killing five soldiers.
ISIL militants kidnapped nearly 60 people, including a group of Turkish construction workers, near the town of Dor.
“They pushed us to do this,” Hawrami said. “We’re going to create facts on the ground... Don’t ask me to surrender my rights into your hands.”
A series of bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad killed at least 17 people and left dozens injured.
June 17, 2014
Iraq's Prime Minister fired the country's top security forces Tuesday as bombs and violence enveloped the country for another day.
Iraq's government blamed Saudi Arabia this week for the escalation of violence and bloodshed within its borders.
Syrian rebels took control of the Al Qaim Iraqi-Syria border crossing Tuesday.
that Turkey has officially evacuated its consulate in Iraq's southern city of Basra Tuesday due to the deteriorating security situation in the country.
Now one of the biggest jihadi threats, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an al-Qaeda inspired group, is proving to be startling efficient at taking over large swathes of territory in the Middle East.
ISIS militants tried to woo the residents of Mosul with cheap gas and water along with other popular initiatives, despite reports that only Sunni Iraqis returned to the city.
Iraqi security forces successfully fended off ISIL militants who attacked Baquoba early Tuesday.
Britain has proposed a ban on ISIL under the British Terrorism Act.
The U.S. is deploying several hundred troops in and around Iraq.
England's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said Monday that the U.K. will not stand in the way if the U.S. decides to take military action in Iraq.
June 16, 2014
The prime minister of Iraqi Kurdistan has arrived in Tehran for talks about the Iraq crisis.