Development In Iraq
The Al-Qaeda splinter group ISIS has issued a directive banning the unauthorized publication of “images of slaughter” conducted by the group’s “soldiers” on various fronts, according to a copy of the orders circulating on social media.
Iraqi security forces backed by Shi’ite militias entered the northern town of Amerli on Sunday and broke the Islamic State´s two-month siege of the town.
A laptop formerly owned by Islamic State militants reveals the group's plans to develop and use chemical weapons including the bubonic plague.
Jordan handed NATO secret security reports showing expansion of extremists in Iraq, ideas to counter group’s advance towards its territory.
A US lawmaker has revealed that there are hundreds of Americans, who have links with ISIL militants and can return to the US with their American passports.
An explosion in Iraq's western city of Ramadi has killed at least 37 people.
Muslim leaders have issued a fatwa condemning Islamic State militants.
August 31, 2014
Islamic State militants have abducted several dozen female Yazidis and sold them to fellow militants in Syria.
Iraqi forces have broken the siege on the town of Amerli where thousands of civilians have been trapped by Islamic State militants.
PM sets out tough new anti-terror measures in response to heightened threat
The strikes are meant to thwart Islamic State attacks on the 15,000 residents of the besieged town of Amerli
Saudi Arabia’s monarch King Abdullah has warned that the West will be the next target of the ISIL Takfiri terrorists sweeping across Syria and Iraq, unless there is "rapid" action.
August 30, 2014
Iraqi officials reported Saturday two separate bombings in Baghdad which killed at least 13 soldiers.
August 29, 2014
Tanker with $100 million Iraqi oil goes dark off Texas coast
The ISIL group has released a video purportedly showing the beheading of a Kurdish man in the city of Mosul.