Iraqi armed forces have killed dozens of Daesh members during an operation in al-Anbar province.
February 28, 2015
100 Iraqi Peshmerga fighters will reach strategic town by passing through Turkey
Coastguard gets approval to use police weapons following Daesh's threats against Italy
Security Council, UNESCO further condemn destruction of artifacts in Mosul museum
Suicide bombings, sniper and mortar fire rock Samarra ahead of planned offensive
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper blames Turkey for influx of foreign fighters in Syria
February 27, 2015
Destruction of cultural heritage is a threat to security in Iraq, says UNESCO
February 26, 2015
Daesh struck back against a planned mass operation by detaining a mass number of Iraqi tribesmen, Reuters reported Thursday.
Human Rights Watch recently published a report suggesting that Kurdish forces are barring Sunni Arabs from returning to disputed lands recently liberated from Daesh control.
The real identity of the Daesh militant famous for executing hostages in the terrorist group's propaganda videos has been revealed. Daesh's Jihadi John is really Mohammed Emwazi from west London.
A number of senior Daesh commanders were killed Thursday by US-led coalition airstrikes in the Iraqi town of al-Qaim, near the Syrian border.
February 25, 2015
Eddie Ray Routh found guilty of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle's murder.
The human rights organization Amnesty International urged the global community to halt weapon sales and shipments to countries accused of committing mass atrocities, such as Iraq, Syria, and Israel.
February 24, 2015
Iraq is less than thrilled after US officials have told media approximate dates for the Mosul campaign, sources said Tuesday.
Police and medical officials say at least 15 people have been killed and a number of others injured when bomb explosions struck areas in and around Iraq’s capital, Baghdad.
As new US Defense Secretary Ash Carter takes office, around 800 Iraqi forces, bolstered by U.S. warplanes, prepare to take on Daesh for control of the western town of al-Baghdadi.
February 23, 2015
Iraqi forces plan to retake the town of al-Baghdadi from Daesh militants, a key location for training local forces.
France dispatched a fighter jet towards Iraq Monday to launch further airstrikes against Daesh targets as part of the US-led coalition.
In a meeting with the Iraqi defense minister, US Central Command chief General Lloyd Austin claimed the US has killed approximately 8,500 Daesh militants throughout the ongoing airstrikes.
February 22, 2015
Daesh has captured 23 people in the northern Iraqi province of Salahuddin
Multiple bombings in Iraq have killed 12 people and wounded many more, the Associated Press has reported.
Daesh has reportedly said it will deliver the bodies of dead Kurdish fighters in return for payment, according to a German newspaper.
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces and the US-led international coalition responded to a Daesh attack in Iraq, killing 27 militants.
Daesh released a new video which presumably shows 21 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in cages being paraded through packed streets in the embattled Iraqi province of Kirkuk.
The West has been trying to stop private donors from funding Daesh militants with little impact on the extremist group. Is there any other way the Kurds, Iraqi army and the US-led coalition can take them down?
Baghdad has named its first female mayor, a government spokesman said Saturday. AFP reported that Zekra Al Wash, a civil engineer and director general of the ministry of higher education, is the first woman to be given such a post in Iraq.
February 21, 2015
More journalists have been targeted and killed than ever before. The deadliest region? The Middle East.
Daesh militants have reportedly burned to death 50 civilians in Iraq’s violence-plagued western province of al-Anbar, in a brutal execution similar to the one previously carried out on a Jordanian pilot.
February 20, 2015
Iraqi and Kurdish forces are preparing to take on Daesh in the city of Mosul in April-May, according to a U.S. official.
Iraqi officials said the aid offered by UN organizations isn't enough.
February 19, 2015
Two-day meetings in Saudi's capital Thursday sought to bolster the Iraqi army against Daesh.
Daesh militants in Iraq denied harvesting organs following allegations from the country's UN ambassador Mohamed Alhakim who said bodies were being allegedly found with surgical incisions.
February 18, 2015
A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint in Samarra, north of Baghdad, killing six and injuring 16 others.
A peshmerga commander described an attack by Daesh on two towns southwest of Erbil. Daesh did not make any advances as the peshmerga were able to push them back.
More than 1,500 displaced Iraqi families have returned to their homes in a district of Diyala Province after the Iraqi army cleared Daesh from the area.
Iraq's UN Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim accused Daesh of genocide.
Evidence was found of possible organ trafficking by Daesh militants in Iraq, according to the country's ambassador to the UN.
At least 45 people have been burned to death in Iraq's western Anbar province.
February 17, 2015
Of the 14 airstrikes, six were conducted in Syria and eight in Iraq,
The West has been worried about Arab support for the US-led coalition against Daesh. But on the heels of the group's most recent publicity stunt in Libya, in which 21 Coptic Egyptians were beheaded in a slickly produced video, it's looking more and more like Arab countries aren't needing much of a push to go to war.
UAE warplanes struck oil refineries captured by Daesh militants in unknown locations, according to state media reports.
Talks aimed at permanently resolving a dispute between Baghdad and Kurdish regional authorities over oil exports hit a snag over the weekend with Kurds.
February 16, 2015
The battle for market share intensifies: Iran, Iraq fight for Asian oil buyers with monumental discounts
Iraq and Iran cut their prices for March crude oil deliveries to Asia to the lowest in more than a decade, signalling the battle for a share of Opec’s largest market is intensifying.
February 15, 2015
The Iraqi-born "starchitect" is better known for her innovative cultural works - museums and opera houses - as well as sports stadiums, dotted around the globe from Michigan to Beijing.
Iraqi armed forces hold off Daesh militants Sunday morning.