Development In Iraq

May 14, 2014

Previous ICC cases regarding torture in Iraq were dismissed in 2006 under former chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo due to what he described as "not enough evidence" (File Archive)
05:00 GMT

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor has reopened investigations into war crimes committed by British soldiers in Iraq during the 2003 U.S. invasion after new allegations were submitted earlier this year.

May 13, 2014

The most recent wave of car bombs happened in mainly Shiite areas. (AFP/File)
10:19 GMT

Car bombs across Iraq have killed at least 12 people Tuesday.

According to the U.N., nearly 9,000 people died in Iraq in 2013. (AFP/File)
06:29 GMT

At least 14 people have been killed and dozens injured after a new wave of attacks.

May 11, 2014

Iraq has seen an uptick in violence in 2014. (AFP/File)
11:08 GMT

20 Iraqi soldiers were killed after being kidnapped in northern Iraq.

Anbar Province plunged into violence in December 2013, when the army removed an anti-government protest camp in Ramadi. (AFP/File)
07:58 GMT

Dozens of people have been killed and several others wounded in the latest wave of bombings and shooting attacks across Iraq.

May 10, 2014

The attacks came as fighting continues between militants and Iraqi forces in Anbar, where at least 400,000 people have been forced to flee their homes (File/AFP)
16:34 GMT

A series of bombings and shootings have killed 16 people across Iraq on Saturday including security forces.

May 9, 2014

Thousands have fled Fallujah amid increasing violence (File/AFP)
14:45 GMT

Eight people including two children were killed in the early hours of the morning in Fallujah as gun battles raged in the city, doctors say.

Up to 400,000 people have been forced to flee their homes since the violence erupted in Fallujah (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Iraqi officials say at least 295 people have been killed in the past six months in the city of Fallujah, as a bloody battle rages on between militants and security forces.

May 6, 2014

Government forces have been trying to retake Fallujah since January this year after anti-government fighters took over control of the city (File Archive/AFP)
14:22 GMT

At least eight people were killed in Iraq Tuesday in clashes near the militant-held city of Fallujah and near Iraq's capital.

May 5, 2014

Nine people were killed today as violence across Iraq continues. (AFP/File)
14:01 GMT

Violence in Iraq has killed nine people Monday.

May 4, 2014

Iraq's security forces have been fighting al-Qaeda affiliated militants since December last year. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT

Shelling in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, held by al-Qaeda-affiliated militants, has claimed 11 lives in less than 24 hours, as the Arab country continues to grapple with violence.

At least ten Shia pilgrims have been killed and several others wounded in terrorist attacks in northern Iraq. (AFP/File)
11:14 GMT

At least ten Shia pilgrims have been killed and several others wounded in terrorist attacks in northern Iraq.

May 2, 2014

The bloody figures were released a day after Iraqis took to the polls to vote in the country's parliamentary elections (File/AFP)
10:29 GMT

Over a thousand Iraqis were killed and just under 1,400 injured in attacks across Iraq last month, according to official figures released on Thursday.

Voters turned out in their thousands despite threats from al-Qaeda militants (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Nour al- Maliki has hailed the high turnout of voters for Iraq's parliamentary polls, calling it a "slap in the face of terrorism."

May 1, 2014

Roughly 60% of the population turned out to vote in yesterday's elections. (AFP/File)
10:12 GMT

The United Nations Security Council commended the Iraqi people on their commitment to the democratic process.