Iraqi government forces pushed ahead with an offensive in the western Province of Anbar, purging Daesh from the cities.
May 6, 2015
The White House said Tuesday the FBI is investigating the case to find any ties between Daesh and the gunmen.
Egypt will host international discussions in May aiming to unify efforts to combat the destruction of antiquities by extremist groups.
The total number of the IDPs in the Middle Eastern country to 7.6 million, or 40 percent of the population.
The White House stated that a "unified" Iraq was in the country's best interest.
May 5, 2015
At least four civilians were killed in a bomb explosion in Baghdad, security officials said Tuesday.
Dozens of Daesh militants were killed in Iraq's northern Salahuddin province by a military airstrike, according to an Interior Ministry statement.
May 4, 2015
The Pentagon claims Daesh is losing territory fast as Shiite militia and government troops attempt to push them out of Iraq; but what of the large swathes of land being taken by the militants in Syria?
Oil prices have dropped during weekend trading in Iraq by 32 cents to $66.46 a barrel.
May 3, 2015
The US State Department has been criticized for denying a visa to an Iraqi Christian planning to testify in Congress.
Prosecutors referred 40 people to criminal court on Sunday after an investigation revealed that they communicated with Daesh fighters, judicial sources said.
The controversial US Congress bill aimed to divide Iraq into three separate states.
Twin car bombs killed 19 people in a busy district of Baghdad late Saturday night.
Iraqi security forces clashed with Daesh militants in the city of al-Karma is Anbar province.
Daesh militants reportedly executed up to 600 Yazidis in northern Iraq, according to several media reports.
A new Daesh leader has been appointed after Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was seriously wounded in US air strikes in northwest Iraq.
May 2, 2015
Canada's PM Stephen Harper made an unexpected visit to Iraq, where he met with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi Saturday.
Officials in Baghdad are blaming a wave of displaced Sunnis for providing a cover for militants to conduct increased bombing attacks in the city.
May 1, 2015
Separate car bombs killed at least 16 people in and around the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, security officials confirmed Thursday.
April 30, 2015
Daesh has claimed executing Yemeni soldiers in a video posted online Thursday, a monitor said.
Iraq's prime minister has offered an amnesty for members of the security forces who fled Daesh, AFP has reported.
Kurds will deliver up to 625,000 barrels per day beginning in June.
April 29, 2015
UK Chief of Staff promises continued assistance in meeting with Kurdish President Barzani.
Iraqi Shia cleric warns US congress against recognizing Iraqi Sunnis and Kurds as separate countries
Muqtada al-Sadr says Iraqis will not accept "division of their country."
April 28, 2015
Saudi security forces have detained 93 people suspected of belonging to Daesh and stopped an attack on the US embassy, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights urged the UN Security Council to act on the group's atrocities Tuesday.
After March reports by British daily the Guardian that Daesh leader al-Baghdadi had been critically wounded in a US airstrike in Iraq, more rumors emerged this week that he had been declared clinically dead by Israeli doctors in the Golan heights.
April 27, 2015
The Iraqi government troops reportedly make gains in Daesh-held territory of Anbar province, between Baghdad and Fallujah.
April 26, 2015
Car bombs across Baghdad killed over one dozen and injured over 50, police say.
Iraqi security officials said car bombings in and around Baghdad killed at least six civilians and wounded dozens of others Sunday.
Jordan's interior ministry said the kingdom's border with Iraq was open and safe following a deadly attack by Daesh, which killed one and injured nine others.
Four Iraqi men who had fled violence in the western province of Anbar have been found shot in the head by unknown gunmen.
April 25, 2015
Three car bombs detonated at sole crossing between Jordan and Iraq.
April 24, 2015
Iraqi forces have reportedly recaptured a key bridge from the ISIL (Daesh) group in the Iraqi western province of Anbar.
Security forces killed at least 48 Daesh (ISIS) militants in Anbar and Ninawah provinces Friday, military officials said.
Jordan’s 20-year-old Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah Thursday called on the world to prevent youth recruitment to Islamic extremist groups.
Officials from Iran and Iraq sign border security agreement, while Iraq officials pledge to beef up security along border with Syria.
April 23, 2015
The Iraqi army, assisted by popular mobilization units, has succeeded in retaking some areas from ISIL (Daesh) terrorists in the western province of Anbar.
A car bomb has gone off near the Iraqi city of Balad, killing at least eight people and injuring 16 others, authorities say.
While ISIL (Daesh) may be making gains in Syria, the tides of battle are shifting against them in Iraq.