US air strikes pounded ISIL targets in Iraq and Syria over the past three days, according to a statement.
December 17, 2014
Iraq’s Kurdish fighters have retaken three villages near the militant-held Kurdish town of Sinjar in the northern Iraqi Nineveh Province.
Some 150 women in Anbar province were killed by ISIL for refusing to marry militants, according to Iraq’s Ministry of Human Rights.
December 16, 2014
At least 19 people, including 11 security personnel were killed in clashes with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists Monday across Iraq.
Photos have emerged showing the massacre of 13 Iraqi tribesmen, wearing orange jumpsuits in the eastern city of Tikrit.
Iraq’s Kurdish fighters, known as Peshmerga forces, have made significant gains in their fight against the ISIL terrorist group.
December 15, 2014
At least five people were killed and 13 others were wounded in three different attacks in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Monday, authorities said.
Beginning next month, hundreds of British soldiers will help train anti-ISIL forces in Iraq.
December 14, 2014
Two prominent Kurdish parties, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, have been removed from the US terror blacklist by the US Congress.
An Iraqi Peshmerga commander said while the two groups have had trouble in the past, Shiite fighters are helping the peshmerga fight ISIL militants after liberating the north-east Iraqi town of Jaloula from the extremist group last month.
Iraq is seeking to postpone a final $4.6 billion installment of reparations for its 1990-91 occupation of Kuwait,
December 13, 2014
Islamic State militants shot down an Iraqi military helicopter in Samarra.
ISIL militants have recaptured several villages by the Anbar governorate, local officials and tribal figures reported.
A Iraqi Christian lawmaker claimed that at least 160,00 Iraqi Christians have been forced out of Mosul after ISIL seized the city in June.
December 12, 2014
Democrats on a US Senate panel on Thursday unanimously supported a new Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group without US ground troops.
A series of mortar shell attacks targeting Shia pilgrims near Karbala killed one, according to Iraqi medical sources.
December 11, 2014
Germany has announced it is considering sending around 100 soldiers to northern Iraq to train peshmerga forces who are fighting the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL.
Iraqi armed forces started a military operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in the western province of Anbar on Thursday.
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The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday said Iraq's oil-dependent economy was expected to contract much less than previously thought this year due to rising oil production.
December 10, 2014
Four people, including an Iraqi soldier, were killed and 12 other people were injured in two explosions in Baghdad Wednesday, a police source said.
At least 727 Iraqi Peshmerga fighters have been killed since June in battles against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists, Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish Regional Government said Wednesday.
Lebanon has announced the formal arrest of ISIL chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi over terrorism-related charges, after conflicting reports of the release of 25 Lebanese hostages being held by militants.
Foreign ministers from Iraq, Iran and Syria met Tuesday in Tehran on the sidelines of the World Against Violence and Extremism conference.
December 9, 2014
With the recent success of the anti-ISIL campaign, Iraq presses the US to increase support and escalate their attacks.
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made an unannounced trip to Baghdad Tuesday in order to discuss security and ISIL.
The number of internally displaced persons in Iraq has increased over the past ten days due to Iraqi military operations against ISIL, an Iraqi government official said on Monday.
December 8, 2014
U.S. allies will send 1,500 troops to Iraq to help train Iraqi and Kurdish forces battling ISIL.
U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant left 70 militants dead in northern Iraq, an Iraqi army commander said Monday.
December 7, 2014
At least ten Iraqi officers have been taken captive by ISIL militants in Mosul.
Turkey banned around 7,200 foreign ISIL supporters from entering the country while over 1,000 terrorists were deported since 2011, according to the foreign ministry.
December 6, 2014
A series of bomb attacks in Baghdad has claimed at least ten lives.
December 5, 2014
Jordan is currently host to more than 1.4 million Syrian nationals, of whom 646,700 are registered refugees.
December 4, 2014
At least eighteen people have been killed in two separate car bomb attacks targeting a group of restaurants and an outdoor market in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
The Islamic State has established training camps in eastern Libya, U.S. Army Gen. David Rodriguez of U.S. Africa Command said.
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal said that the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria cannot be waged by aerial bombing alone during a speech to representatives of the US-led anti-ISIS coalition on Wednesday.