Development In Iraq
July 23, 2014
the Iraqi parliament is meeting Wednesday to vote on a new president.
At least 19 people were killed from Iraqi government airstrikes on the militant-held city of Fallujah over the past two days.
July 22, 2014
The UN has denounced ISIL's treatment of Christians and other minorities in Iraq and called on the country's government to do more against the militant group.
July 21, 2014
Militants from radical group ISIS have taken control of key facilities along the Euphrates and Tigris rivers in Iraq, with the threat of cutting water supplies to the Shia population, south of the country.
An ultimatum issued by ISIS militants is causing Mosul's Christians to flee by the hundreds.
July 20, 2014
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for recent car bombs in Baghdad that left at least 27 dead.
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea condemned on Saturday the Islamic State's attacks against Christians and minorities in the Iraqi city of Mosul, calling for peace and for eradicating ISIS and other “oppressive” regimes.
July 18, 2014
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is set to return to Baghdad after spending 18 months in Germany for medical treatment.
The United Nations said Friday that at least 5,576 Iraqi civilians have been kill this year thus far as violence continues to envelope the fragile country.
July 17, 2014
At least 15 militants were killed in clashes with Iraqi security forces in the country's north, and another four civilians were killed in a bomb explosion in the country's capital.
A Saudi "mufti" who joined militant group ISIL has been killed by Iraq's armed forces during an air raid in Tikrit, according to a news site.
July 16, 2014
At least 12 people have been killed in two car bombs in Baghdad.
Iraqi forces withdrew from Tikrit after a failed attempt to retake the city from Islamic State militants.
July 15, 2014
Iraq's parliament successful elected a new speaker of the house Tuesday.
July 14, 2014
Militants from ISIL have taken partial control of the town of Dhuluiyah, just 80 kilometers north of Baghdad.