Development In Iraq
February 20, 2014
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is in Iraq on Thursday discussing "regional issues" with Baghdad.
February 19, 2014
Iraqi government forces on Wednesday recaptured a strategic district in the restive Anbar province from Al-Qaeda-affiliated militants.
Steven Dale Green, a former American soldier jailed for raping an Iraqi teenager and executing the girl and her family in 2006 died in an apparent suicide in prison.
February 18, 2014
At least 19 people have been killed from 10 separate car bombs in central Iraq Tuesday.
Iraq’s powerful Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Tuesday described Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki as a “tyrant” who heads a “corrupt” government and suppresses his opponents.
Officials reported that two car bombs went off in Baghdad on Tuesday morning, killing at least 10 people.
February 17, 2014
At least 15 militants were killed by Iraqi security forces in a government assault on the northern town of Sulaiman Bek.
February 16, 2014
At least 17 people have been killed in the latest spate of terrorist attacks across Iraq, security and medical sources say.
Iraq’s powerful Shiite figure Muqtada al-Sadr issued a statement on Saturday saying that he has quit politics and no longer has any political coalition representing him or his family.
An Al Qaeda fringe group has claimed responsibility for the death of 15 Iraqi military troops who were killed in their barracks this week near Mosul.
February 15, 2014
Iraqi troops backed by helicopter gunships fought on Saturday to retake full control of a northern town from militants who overran parts of it earlier this week, Reuters reported the mayor and other local officials as saying.
February 13, 2014
Exclusive information obtained by Al Arabiya News Channel has revealed the identities of the top field commanders running the Islamist militant group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Militants in Iraq seized parts of the northern city of Sulaiman Bek Thursday.
Five people were killed after bombs hidden in clothing stalls in a busy Baghdad market went off on Thursday morning. At least 15 people were injured in the bombs, AP reported.
February 12, 2014
A bomb that went off in Baghdad killed six Iraqi soldiers on Wednesday, while another blast in the country's north left four civilians dead, officials reported.