Development In Iraq
August 28, 2014
Amid a powerful Kurdish offensive, ISIS militants were driven from the Ain Zalah oil field, but not before setting fire to three of the field's wells.
According to the Arab-language Al-Mayadin television network, the Hermes Model drone was shot down near Baghdad Airport, the third Israeli UAV to be intercepted in last week.
A US prosecutor says four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards, who were put on trial in the US months ago over the 2007 killings, shot dead unarmed Iraqi civilians, including women and children.
Iraqi army officials say the military has regained control of al-Hamra village.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has estimated that at least 400 German citizens are fighting alongside the ISIL militants in Syria and Iraq.
August 27, 2014
New pictures posted on social media show the ISIL Takfiri terrorists summarily executing several Syrian government soldiers in the country’s troubled northeast.
ISIL militants have reportedly threatened to attack Saudi Arabia during Eid-Adha (the Feast of Sacrifice) that marks the culmination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, a report says.
Iraqi fighter jets have targeted several hideouts of ISIS terrorists besieging the town of Amerli.
At least fifteen Australian citizens were killed fighting alongside terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq.
There are more than 8,000 Iraqi refugees in Lebanon, according to a new report by Lebanese officials.
Militants with the Islamic State executed roughly 80 people in Fallujah.
Seven governments have pledged to provide weapons to Kurdish forces battling ISIS in Iraq.
August 26, 2014
The UN high commissioner for human rights, Navi Pillay says ISIS has committed crimes against humanity by killing hundreds of Shia Iraqis.
Amid a week full of sectarian violence across Iraq, a parked car exploded during morning rush hour Tuesday in Baghdad's commercial district of New Baghdad.
An Iranian official says Iran has supplied Iraq's Kurdish forces with weapons to aid them in their fight against ISIS militants.