Development In Iraq
December 10, 2014
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.
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.
December 6, 2014
A series of bomb attacks in Baghdad has claimed at least ten lives.
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.
December 3, 2014
The wife of ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was not arrested by the Lebanese army, an Iraqi official said Wednesday.
December 2, 2014
A US official has confirmed that Iran is taking part in attacks against the ISIS terror group, amid speculation of military cooperation.
The ongoing conflict in Iraq has pushed the number of internally displaced people nationwide to over 2 million in 2014, according to the International Organization for Migration, or IOM.
The Central Iraqi Government and Kurdish Regional Government have reached a final agreement over the share of oil and budget Tuesday, according to Kurdish officials.