Development In Iraq

June 7, 2014

The fighting brought the death toll up to 59 in Mosul, making it another bloody day in Iraq (File/AFP)
19:26 GMT

Over 59 people were killed in clashes between militants and Iraqi security forces Saturday.

Dozens of students are believed to have been held hostage by the ISIL militant group (File/AFP)
15:34 GMT

Iraqi security forces attacked militants in a university after the gunmen stormed the campus, holding staff and students hostage.

The UN estimates that 480,000 Iraqis have been made homeless by ongoing violence in Anbar (File/AFP)
13:10 GMT

The UN has voiced concern over 480,000 people, forced to leave their homes in Iraq's Anbar province where clashes between tribesmen and militants have displaced thousands.

June 6, 2014

At least seven people were killed in 37 others injured in the blasts (File/AFP)
13:35 GMT

Two bomb blasts killed at least seven people and injured 37 others in the northern Iraqi village of Tahrawa, police sources confirmed.

June 4, 2014

Groups like ISIL frequently use car bombs to kill civilians. (AFP/File)
19:25 GMT

A series of attacks across Iraq have left at least 21 dead on Wednesday.

June 2, 2014

Violence continues in Iraq as Iraqi forces clash with militant groups mainly linked to al Qaeda. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT

At least 22 people have been killed in intense fighting in Iraq's Anbar Province Monday.

June 1, 2014

Iraq has been plagued with violence since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003. (AFP/File)
12:56 GMT

The U.N. says the death toll in Iraq during the month of May was nearly 800 people.

May 29, 2014

Nuri Al-Maliki spoke out against terrorist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Wednesday (File/AFP)
13:24 GMT

Nuri Al-Maliki said he will fight the Al Qaeda linked group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the country's Anbar province where a civil war ensues.

Iraq has been plagued by ongoing violence for over ten years. (AFP/File)
09:31 GMT

Numerous bombings this week have killed over 60 people in Iraq.

May 27, 2014

The suicide bomber detonated himself outside the mosque as worshippers entered for their noon prayers (Ahmad Al Rubaye/AFP)
15:00 GMT

At least 14 people were killed from a suicide bomb attack in Iraq's capital Tuesday.

Fallujah has seen an increase in violence since January.  (AFP/File)
08:34 GMT

Human Rights Watch says the Iraqi government is using barrel bombs in Fallujah.

May 21, 2014

Car bombs targeted Shiite-dominant neighborhoods in Baghdad earlier this week (Ahmad Al Rubaye/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Attacks throughout Iraq Tuesday left at least 13 people dead a day after election results confirmed premier Nour Maliki would continue for a third term in the leadership.

May 19, 2014

Nouri al Maliki is expected to remain Prime Minister. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki's party has won the most seats in recent parliamentary elections.

Maliki is expected to remain in power in Iraq for a third term. (AFP/File)
13:36 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is expected to remain in office for a third term with his party having reportedly won a majority of the seats in the April 30 parliamentary elections.

May 18, 2014

The parliamentary election results are set to be announced any day (File Archive/AFP)
13:00 GMT

Militants kidnapped one of Iraq's election candidates while the country awaits the results of last month's poll.