Development In Iraq
January 19, 2014
A wave of violence struck Baghdad on Saturday as seven attacks - including six car bombs - killed 20 people amid the government's standoff in Anbar province with Al Qaeda-affiliates.
January 17, 2014
The United States is planning to use U.S. troops to train Iraqi counter terrorism units in a third country, a defense official said on Friday
January 16, 2014
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki on Wednesday said that although the war against Al Qaeda and its affiliated groups will be long, "the battle will end in victory".
January 15, 2014
Over a dozen bombs have exploded in the Baquba and Baghdad areas Wednesday killing over 50 people.
January 14, 2014
Violence throughout Iraq Tuesday left at least 12 people dead mostly near the country's capital.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki to use dialogue to resolve the ongoing conflict in Anbar province, where Al Qaeda-affiliated militias overran the major cities last week.
January 13, 2014
The U.N. security council has called on Iraqi tribes and local communities in the restive Anbar province to help the government in the fight against Al Qaeda.
January 12, 2014
A bomb targeted a Kurdish general in the usual peaceful northern Iraq territory.
President Massoud Barzani raises concerns about intervention in the violence in the Anbar province.
Police officers reported a blast on Sunday morning and have confirmed nine dead and 16 wounded.
January 11, 2014
An international campaign to boycott Israeli products is taking a heavy toll on illegal settlers in the Jordan Valley region of the occupied West Bank.
The U.N. Security Council on Friday backed an Iraqi government campaign to recapture provincial strongholds from al-Qaeda-linked militants.
January 10, 2014
According to U.S. defense officials, Washington is mulling over the idea of training elite Iraqi forces in Jordan to help quell Al Qaeda in the restive country.
January 9, 2014
A suicide bomber killed 13 Iraqi army recruits and wounded more than 30 near Baghdad on Thursday in an attack on men who were responding to the government's appeal for more fighters to help battle Al Qaeda in Anbar province.
Iraqi tribesmen have recaptured the majority of Anbar province, restoring tentative calm to the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah after they were controlled by Al Qaeda-affiliated gunmen for several days.