As Saudi conducts a joint military exercise and plans for a possible ground invasion of Syria, Iraq has said incursion on its borders will not be tolerated.
Iraqi military deployed troops to a base southeast of Mosul for a mission to recapture Mosul. The operation will involve approximately 4500 forces.
February 11, 2016
In the latest video release from Daesh, a four-year-old boy is seen blowing up a car containing four men accused of spying.
February 9, 2016
Iraqi forces and their allies were able to retake the last remaining Daesh strongholds surrounding Ramadi.
A Kurdish Iraqi official has said that the KRG needs US assistance to cover salaries, logistics and transport in order to defeat Daesh.
February 8, 2016
Some 4,500 soldiers are expected to arrive at a military base near Makhmur, 70 km southeast of Mosul.
The Syrian regime tightens its grip around rebel held Fallujah and Aleppo preparing for a costly and possibly lengthy siege.
The Iraqi Interior Ministry's spokesman said the "wall" would include an increased number of checkpoints around Baghdad.
A string of attacks in Iraq yesterday left ten dead.
Prime Minister Trudeau wants a more holistic approach to the conflict with Daesh which means pulling its warplanes out of the US-led coalition.
Saudi Arabia also plans to open an embassy in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, following a 25-year hiatus.
February 7, 2016
The investigations are a response to allegations of abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Kurdish government has sold approximately 19 million barrels since it began independent oil exports in June.
February 6, 2016
"Until now, 17 people died, among them 14 foreign nationals, the majority from the Philippines," a spokesman said.
February 5, 2016
A US official claims the number of Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria are falling, but rising in Libya.
February 4, 2016
Iraq is currently constructing a wall around Baghdad in an effort to improve security.
The arrival of the warplanes brings the total number of F-16s in Iraq's air force to six.
February 3, 2016
The operation Wednesday marks a small step towards the ultimate goal of recapturing Mosul.
The Pentagon has announced that it is increasing funding for the war against Daesh by more than 50 percent.
The referendum will raise tensions between Baghdad and the Kurdish autonomous region, both of which are suffering from plummeting oil prices.
With Daesh spreading into Libya, how will the West's strategy change?
Italy's Trevi group contracted to handle essential repairs to Mosul dam.
Slovenia is making moves against Daesh.
February 2, 2016
The corpses of Daesh militants in Ramadi are potentially contaminated with plague and other diseases.
Two car bombs and an IED exploded in Baghdad today.
Fallujah residents are suffering from food shortages and insufficient medical supplies as a result of the siege. Civilians are also being used as human shields by Daesh militants.
Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland said the battle against the militant group in Syria would be much more complex.
January 31, 2016
The Iraqi government announced that it could only fund up to 43 percent of the humanitarian needs from its budget.