Development In Iraq
October 20, 2014
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.
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.
October 18, 2014
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
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.
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.
Intense clashes erupted in Iraq's Anbar Province after IS militants attacked three military bases.