Development In Iraq
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.
Violence in Iraq's Anbar province, where large amounts of territory are controlled by Al Qaeda-linked groups and other militants, has forced some 300,000 people to leave their homes in the past six weeks, according to the United Nations.
February 11, 2014
A recent attack has killed 15 Iraq soldiers adding to the bloodshed in the region.
February 10, 2014
Iraq's parliament speaker barely escaped attack as the car bomb that was meant to attack him detonated accidentally killing the suicide bomber and all of his team.
February 9, 2014
Nine are dead after two separate instances if militant violence in the region.
February 6, 2014
he Iraqi government, which has strong ties to Shiite Iran, has allowed al-Qaeda-linked militants to benefit from “the alienation” of the country’s Sunni population, Agence France-Presse reported U.S. lawmakers as saying Wednesday.
At least five people have been killed in Baghdad on Thursday as six car bombs ripped through the Iraqi capital, medical officials said.
February 5, 2014
Human Rights Watch said Wednesday that Al Qaeda's killing of Iraqi forces is "abhorrent" and the "latest in a long list of ISIS atrocities".