Four former employees of the US Blackwater security firm were found guilty of crimes related to the shootings of over 30 Iraqis in 2007 where 14 people were killed.
October 22, 2014
The most recent attacks killed at least 18.
The UK's Metropolitan Police Service released shocking figures, which state five British citizens are leaving to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria every week.
Iraq's new Defense Minister Khalid Al-Obeidi promised to retake Islamic State controlled areas of the country including the city of Mosul.
Iraqi soldiers have pushed IS militants out of al-Sab, a strategic town near Baghdad.
October 21, 2014
10 things to know about the Kurds, the PKK, and the struggle that's bigger than Kobani.
Noam Chomsky shares his thoughts on the rise of the Islamic State, the most recent Gaza offensive, and US policy in the region.
British drones have been moved from Afghanistan to hit Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria following 10 air strikes carried out by UK forces in the region.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed his country's support against terrorism while receiving Lebanese deputy-prime minister and Defense Minister Samir Moqbel on Sunday in Tehran.
October 20, 2014
Around 18 civilians were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Harisiyye district, while another bomb attack left seven soldiers dead in Zeydan
Turkey announced Monday that it is now helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross its border with Syria.
Iraq's illegal oil business is booming and allowing IS to flourish.
In a tactical shift, the United States has started dropping small arms and supplies to Kobani's besieged defenders.
An Israeli lawmaker says there is no difference between Israeli soldiers and militants of the IS and that both are “armies of murderers with no boundaries and red lines.”
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi will visit Iran Monday after lawmakers approved his choices for the critically important Defense and Interior portfolios.
October 19, 2014
At least 19 Iraqis were killed and another 28 injured as a suicide bomber attacked a Shiite house of religious mourning in a neighborhood in western Baghdad on Sunday.
Professor Peter Neumann said that people returning from Syria broadly fell into one of three categories: the dangerous, the disturbed and the disillusioned.
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Observers said seven civilians were killed at a Konoco gas factory in Der-Ezzor province, and three were killed in similar strikes on oil fields in the countryside around Shadadi.
By controlling Hīt, ISIS has effectively severed the main road linking Haditha to Ramadi. Supplies have been cut off completely from Haditha, with local officials warning foodstuffs could run out soon.
Iraqi lawmakers appointed a Sunni MP Khaled al-Obeidi as defence minister and Shi'ite MP Mohamed al-Ghabban as interior minister, ending a political stalemate in the Iraqi government.
After premiering in Toronto in September this film based in Iraqi Kurdistan, "Mardan" has made its way into the Oscars race.
October 18, 2014
The families of two British aid workers beheaded by the Islamic State have called for "unity" from people of all faiths against the militant group.
Over 20 people have been killed in separate car bombings in the Iraqi capital Baghdad as the army gained major advances against IS terrorists across the country.
October 17, 2014
ISIS may have beheaded two of their own
October 16, 2014
The new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein, warned of Islamic State atrocities across Iraq and Syria Thursday.
A UK-based international rights group has warned that minorities in Iraq face ethnic cleansing by Islamic State terrorists.
Terrorist attacks killed at least 38 people and wound dozens others across Iraq's capital, Baghdad, Thursday.
The UK mobilizes Reaper drones against IS in Iraq.
Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi said Baghdad was "safe" from Islamic State militants, calling the claims "false rumors".
The US military reportedly concealed the discovery of huge caches of chemical weapons during the operations in the 2003 invasion in Iraq. Now they could be in the hands of Islamic State militants.
October 15, 2014
At least 21 people have been killed in a bomb attack in a Shia neighborhood in Baghdad.
October 14, 2014
Islamic State has advanced in Iraq's Anbar province despite setbacks elsewhere after militants seized a military camp in the city of Hit Monday.
The sister of kidnapped British hostage John Cantlie has made a heartfelt plea to Islamic State militants to "restart dialogue" with her family in order to secure his release.
Turkey's attacks on the PKK are the first since a peace process began last year.
Shelling killed 22 Islamic State militants and wounded at least 40 others, near Baquba.
October 13, 2014
Islamic State jihadists have seized an army base in the town of Hit in al-Anbar province.
Photographs have emerged of IS militants allegedly using chemical weapons against Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani, where fighting rages on.
Intense clashes erupted in Iraq's Anbar Province after IS militants attacked three military bases.
Turkey will let a U.S.-led coalition use its bases to battle IS militants in Syria and Iraq.
October 12, 2014
Officials in Iraq's Anbar province are calling for the U.S. to send ground troops into Iraq to help battle Islamic State militants.
A series of bomb attacks has left at least 26 people dead in Iraq, amid the deadly violence that rages on across the country.
Thousands of Kurds in Britain and across Europe protest against the ISIS attack on Kobane as Turkey stubbornly refuses to help the besieged town.
The Islamic State reportedly publicly executed a local Iraqi cameraman in northern Iraq on Friday, highlighting the dangers faced by both international and local media workers in Syria and Iraq.
America's plans to fight Islamic State are in ruins as the militant group's fighters come close to capturing Kobani and have inflicted a heavy defeat on the Iraqi army west of Baghdad.
The Sunni Muslim extremist group that has taken over the northern city of Mosul has a new source of income: real estate.
October 11, 2014
Media reports said that the blasts occurred within minutes of one another.
Outgunned by the more heavily armed IS attackers, Kurdish defenders were facing IS advances from two directions.
Armed militias have increased their presence across Iraq as part of local and national attempts to combat advancing ISIS fighters.
Iraq's army killed nine militants from the Islamic State and destroyed an IS base in the northern Saladin province, according to security officials.