Development In Iraq

June 4, 2014

Groups like ISIL frequently use car bombs to kill civilians. (AFP/File)
19:25 GMT

A series of attacks across Iraq have left at least 21 dead on Wednesday.

June 2, 2014

Violence continues in Iraq as Iraqi forces clash with militant groups mainly linked to al Qaeda. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT

At least 22 people have been killed in intense fighting in Iraq's Anbar Province Monday.

June 1, 2014

Iraq has been plagued with violence since the U.S.-led invasion in 2003. (AFP/File)
12:56 GMT

The U.N. says the death toll in Iraq during the month of May was nearly 800 people.

May 29, 2014

Nuri Al-Maliki spoke out against terrorist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Wednesday (File/AFP)
13:24 GMT

Nuri Al-Maliki said he will fight the Al Qaeda linked group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the country's Anbar province where a civil war ensues.

Iraq has been plagued by ongoing violence for over ten years. (AFP/File)
09:31 GMT

Numerous bombings this week have killed over 60 people in Iraq.

May 27, 2014

The suicide bomber detonated himself outside the mosque as worshippers entered for their noon prayers (Ahmad Al Rubaye/AFP)
15:00 GMT

At least 14 people were killed from a suicide bomb attack in Iraq's capital Tuesday.

Fallujah has seen an increase in violence since January.  (AFP/File)
08:34 GMT

Human Rights Watch says the Iraqi government is using barrel bombs in Fallujah.

May 21, 2014

Car bombs targeted Shiite-dominant neighborhoods in Baghdad earlier this week (Ahmad Al Rubaye/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Attacks throughout Iraq Tuesday left at least 13 people dead a day after election results confirmed premier Nour Maliki would continue for a third term in the leadership.

May 19, 2014

Nouri al Maliki is expected to remain Prime Minister. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki's party has won the most seats in recent parliamentary elections.

Maliki is expected to remain in power in Iraq for a third term. (AFP/File)
13:36 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is expected to remain in office for a third term with his party having reportedly won a majority of the seats in the April 30 parliamentary elections.

May 18, 2014

The parliamentary election results are set to be announced any day (File Archive/AFP)
13:00 GMT

Militants kidnapped one of Iraq's election candidates while the country awaits the results of last month's poll.

More than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq during April alone, according to official figures (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Election results in Iraq are due within the next few days, the country's electoral commission said.

May 15, 2014

An Iraqi woman inspects the wreckage of a car on the aftermath of a bomb explosion in Baghdad's northern Shiite-majority district of Sadr City, on May 11, 2014. (AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE)
13:28 GMT

A car bomb went off in Baghdad’s Shia-dominated neighborhood of Karradah on Thursday, killing at least five people, including two policemen.

Iraq has witnessed a steady increase in car bombs since last year. (AFP/File)
08:08 GMT

The U.S. plans to sell $1 billion worth of arms to Iraq in an effort to help bring stability to the country.

More than 1,000 people - mostly civilians - were killed across Iraq the past month as the country grapples with a surge in sectarian violence. (AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE)
06:38 GMT

Separate terrorist attacks targeting security forces have left 13 people dead in Iraq.