Development In Iraq
June 27, 2014
Military forces recaptured parts of Iraq's Tikrit as the army continues to battle ISIL militants across the country.
Around 20 people were killed in the town of Kadhimiya, in northern Baghdad after an explosion hit an overcrowded market late on Thursday.
June 26, 2014
Baghdad launched an aerial offensive on the city of Tikrit Thursday in an effort to oust militants from the area.
A pre-Christian temple has been overrun by ISIS militants in Iraq as Shia cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, issued a warning to the radical Sunni group.
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization warned of food shortages as violence between ISIS and Iraqi forces intensifies.
Thousands of Iraqis have fled Christian areas as ISIL militants attack northern Iraq.
At least nine people were killed and 20 injured in various attacks near Iraq's capital Wednesday.
June 25, 2014
Damascus may have conducted airstrike attacks in western Iraq this week say U.S. officials.
A major air base in Iraq was attacked on Wednesday by Sunni insurgents. Four militants were also killed in the clashes with Iraqi forces in Yathrib, according to witnesses.
Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki ruled out the need for an emergency government despite growing violence in the country.
Al-Nusra Front in Syria has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Iraq’s Grand Mufti Rafi Al-Rifa’i called developments in Iraq a "popular revolution" and blamed the country's prime minister, Nuri Al-Maliki, for destroying the country.
The Iraqi cabinet has decided to withhold the salaries of government employees until the current conflict ends.
A city council chief in Kirkuk was shot dead by ISIL militants Tuesday.
June 24, 2014
The Pentagon reported Tuesday that the first teams of U.S. military advisers have been deployed to Iraq.