Kurdistan's President Massud Barzani made the statement at a ceremony marking the one-year anniversary of the Yazidi massacre at the hands of Daesh militants. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 15:15 GMT
The president of Iraq's autonomous region of Kurdistan, Massud Barzani, promised Monday to avenge the Yazidi minority brutally massacred by Daesh in attacks that started in earnest a year ago.
A photo released by US Central Command shows two US F-15 fighter lets flying over northern Iraq. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 12:52 GMT
An independent monitoring group released a report on Monday that said some bombings carried out by the US-led coalition against Daesh in Iraq and Syria likely have kill hundreds of civilians.
An Iraqi man unloads air condition units at a store in the Karada district of Baghdad on August 2, 2015, as temperatures reached to 46 degrees Celsius (115 Fahrenheit). (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
August 03, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Power cuts have made the heatwave that is sweeping across the Middle East intolerable for Iraqis, as they take to the streets to demand that the government address the power outage crisis.
Some 200 devices were defused by the Iraqi army in the al-Sakra region. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Security forces in Iraq's Anbar province defused some 200 explosive devices during a military operation.
A missile-loaded Turkish Air Force warplane takes off from the Incirlik Air Base, in the outskirts of the city of Adana, southeastern Turkey, on July 28, 2015. (AFP/STR)
August 03, 2015 - 07:24 GMT
Turkey has been conducting airstrikes on Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq and Syria, and military officials deny allegations of targeting civilians.
The students of the Mosul University were taken captive in the militant-held city of Mosul on Friday for disclosing information about the Daesh stronghold. (Twitter)
August 02, 2015 - 18:42 GMT
The Daesh group has taken captive four journalism students in northern Iraq for leaking information about the militants to Iraqi and media organizations.
Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) militants gather in the Qandil mountains. (AFP/File)
August 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The president of Iraqi Kurdistan called Saturday for the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) to withdraw from the region where the militant group has a number of bases after Turkish airstrikes killed at least eight civilians there.
The death toll includes 844 civilians and 488 Iraqi security forces. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 02, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
As many as 1,332 people were killed in violence across Iraq in July, according to a monthly report released on Saturday by the UN. Another 2,108 people –including both civilians and military personnel – were injured over the same period.
The US-led coalition carried out over 30 airstrikes on Daesh targets in the past 24 hours. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
At least 15,000 Daesh militants have been killed by US-led coalition airstrikes since the campaign began a year ago, according to the CIA.
A photo purportedly showing Daesh militants preparing to execute dozens of captured Iraqi security force members in the Salahuddin province. (AFP/File)
July 30, 2015 - 07:50 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Daesh has executed 3,065 people since establishing the so-called caliphate.
Iraqi pro-government fighters from the mainly-Shiite Popular Mobilization units inspect an office in a government building which was used as a base by the Daesh group in the town of Saqlawiya on the outskirts of Fallujah, 50kms west of Baghdad, on July 26, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
July 29, 2015 - 18:12 GMT
Back-to-back suicide bombings in the Daesh-held Iraqi city of Ramadi on Wednesday have killed at least 12 security troops.