Development In Iraq
June 19, 2014
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki refused to resign as his Shia-led government continues to battle ISIS militants in the country's largest oil refinery.
Washington is interested in sharing information with Iran over Sunni militants in Iraq, says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Iraq's armed forces are preparing to retake the city of Mosul.
A number of U.S. officials have openly stated that they think Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki should step down.
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi volunteers are signing up to fight with Baghdad against the jihadist group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
June 18, 2014
Iraq has appealed to the United States to conduct air strikes on the Sunni militants' strongholds who are responsible for seizing the country's main oil refinery.
ISIL militants abducted at least 100 people, including 40 Indian citizens working at a Turkish construction company near Mosul.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said ISIS terrorism could touch UK soil if the extremist group continued to advance in Iraq and Syria.
Iraq's political leaders called for national unity against ISIS extremists during a closed-door meeting on Tuesday.
ISIS militants attacked Iraq's largest oil refinery in Baiji, reportedly capturing 75 percent of the plant and killing five soldiers.
ISIL militants kidnapped nearly 60 people, including a group of Turkish construction workers, near the town of Dor.
A series of bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad killed at least 17 people and left dozens injured.
June 17, 2014
Iraq's Prime Minister fired the country's top security forces Tuesday as bombs and violence enveloped the country for another day.
Iraq's government blamed Saudi Arabia this week for the escalation of violence and bloodshed within its borders.
that Turkey has officially evacuated its consulate in Iraq's southern city of Basra Tuesday due to the deteriorating security situation in the country.