Iraqi workers clean the pavement as security forces stand guard at the site of a suicide bombing on July 24, 2016 near a checkpoint in the Kadhimiyah area, home to a major Shia shrine, in northern Baghdad. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
July 25, 2016 - 08:08 GMT
The blast occurred Monday morning in Diyala province, near the border with Iran.
Iraqi security forces stand guard outside the parliament in Baghdad on April 13, 2016. (AFP/File)
July 18, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
One of the biggest questions related to amendments is the status of Kirkuk province in the north.
Sadrists rally in Baghdad on July 15 to protest corruption. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
July 15, 2016 - 12:45 GMT
Thousands of Muqtada al-Sadr supporters rallied in Baghdad on Friday to protest corruption in the government.
Omar al-Shishani, a fighter originally from Georgia, rose through the ranks to become Daesh's
July 14, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Shishani has been reported dead numerous times, but this is the first time Daesh has confirmed it.
Peshmerga fighters in Iraq. (AFP/File)
July 14, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The US announced it would pay the salaries of peshmerga forces fighting Daesh in Iraq, as the groups advance on Mosul.
A convoy of Iraqi soldiers in training. (AFP/File)
July 13, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
An unexpected military parade in Baghdad has caused massive traffic jams and agitation.
No group has claimed responsibility for the two attacks in Rashidiya yet. (Facebook)
July 13, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
A car bomb attack kills at least seven people and injures 11 others at an area to the north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.​
A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter poses with his weapon on the front line in Makhmur, Iraq. The Peshmerga are fighting to protect Kurdistan. (AFP/File)
July 13, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
A military memorandum of accord (MOU) was signed on Tuesday between the U.S. Department of Defense and the Peshmerga Ministry at the government of Kurdistan to support the Kurdish forces in fighting Daesh in Iraq.
These pictures of the blast were shared by Terror Monitor on social media. (Twitter)
July 13, 2016 - 08:42 GMT
A car bomb attack has killed four and injured a further 10 in an area to the north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.
Iraqi families receive water at a camp for internally displaced people after fleeing Fallujah during the military operation to retake the city from Daesh. (AFP/File)
July 13, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
About half the city's residents could be forced to flee, in a country that already has 3.4 million displaced people.
Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has called for a popular uprising against the Iraqi government over the slow pace of promised reforms. (AFP/File)
July 12, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
Followers of Moqtada al-Sadr have regularly staged protests over the last five months calling on the Iraqi government to resign.
Map produced by IHS shows Daesh territorial losses between January 2015 and July 2016. (IHS)
July 12, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The territory controlled by the militant group was reduced from 90,800 sq km in January 2015, six months after it declared a caliphate in Syria and Iraq, to 68,300 sq km. The report added that this means the militant group is likely to further step up attacks on civilians in coming months.
US troops in Iraq. (AFP/File)
July 12, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The US is sending troops to the Qayara air base in Iraq, in preparation for an offensive to retake Mosul from Daesh.
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An Iraqi policeman inspects the aftermath scene of a mortar and bombing attack on the Sayyid Mohammed shrine north of Baghdad on July 8, 2016. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
July 08, 2016 - 11:26 GMT
Three suicide bombers and multiple gunmen attacked a Shia shrine north of Baghdad, killing over three dozen people.
Iraqis gather at the site of the suicide car bomb which killed at least 250 people. (AFP/File)
July 08, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Thousands of Iraqis have gathered at the site of a bombing which killed at least 250 people in Baghdad on Sunday.
Iraqi women mourn the Karada suicide attack, days before another attack killed almost two dozen north of Baghdad. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
July 08, 2016 - 01:46 GMT
A suicide attack at a Shia shrine in Saladin, north of Baghdad, killed at least 20 people and wounded 70 others.