Development In Iraq
June 12, 2014
Turkey's foreign minister says Turkey will retaliate if any Turkish national recently abducted by militants in Iraq are harmed.
The ISIL continues to advance in Iraq, recently taking the city of Tikrit. A spokesman for the organization has instructed the militants to march towards Baghdad.
June 11, 2014
Prominent Shia cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, called for a formation of a new force to help defend religious sites from militants in Iraq, Wednesday.
Iraqi forces backed by tribal residents retook parts of Kirkuk in a battle with militant group, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Hundreds of thousands flee Mosul after jihadist militants seize city.
Militants of the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have seized the Iraqi city of Mosul and parts of the northern province of Kirkuk.
June 10, 2014
Two bombs exploded close to a funeral in the Iraqi city of Baquba, killing 20 and injuring several others, security officials say.
Nouri al-Maliki has asked Iraq's parliament to declare a state of emergency after militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levent took control of Nineveh province.
Militants from the Al-Qaeda affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant stormed government headquarters in Mosul in a fourth day of fighting.
June 8, 2014
At least 19 people have died in bombings that targeted a Kurdish political office.
June 7, 2014
Over 59 people were killed in clashes between militants and Iraqi security forces Saturday.
Iraqi security forces attacked militants in a university after the gunmen stormed the campus, holding staff and students hostage.
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
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
A series of attacks across Iraq have left at least 21 dead on Wednesday.