Development In Iraq
January 24, 2015
US military's Central Command General Lloyd Austin said US and Iraqi forces are organizing plans to launch a counter-attack in the Daesh-held, northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
January 22, 2015
Just north of the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad, eight were killed and more wounded when a bomb exploded near a military base Thursday, according to official sources.
Suicide bomb in Taji killed nine and injured 14 in the Taji area of Iraq.
Kurdish troops and Iraq's military launched joint attacks on Daesh in Mosul with the support of US-led coalition strikes in the area.
January 21, 2015
In Iraq, the UN reported executions of female civilians is on the rise, and women who are educated are especially vulnerable.
January 20, 2015
In the first confirmed clash between Western forces and Daesh militants, Canadian special forces say they exchanged fire with insurgents in Iraq last week.
January 18, 2015
Daesh militants in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk freed hundreds of Yazidis and were picked up by Kurdish peshmerga forces.
The Moroccan police dismantled a terrorist cell and arrested its eight members. The cell recruited Moroccans to fight for Daesh in Syria and Iraq.
January 16, 2015
Iraqi security forces said Thursday scores of people have been kidnapped by Daesh in the restive Iraqi province of Anbar.
January 15, 2015
The Combined Joint Task Force announced it launched 11 attacks in Syria and another 11 attacks in Iraq on Wednesday.
January 12, 2015
A suicide bomber killed 12 Shiite militiamen and Iraqi soldiers in Abasiyat, north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials say.
January 11, 2015
Daesh militants have killed at least 30 Peshmerga forces during clashes between the two sides, an Iraqi Kurdish military official says.
January 8, 2015
Daesh pounded the city of Samarra in northern Iraq with mortar, rockets, and bombs killing three and injuring 12 people.
January 7, 2015
Five mass graves containing the remains of some 320 people believed to have been killed by Daesh have been found in the northern part of Iraq.
Five Iraqi troops were executed by Daesh militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul. The military staff had been held captive since June 2014.