Development In Iraq
August 28, 2014
Iraqi army officials say the military has regained control of al-Hamra village.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has estimated that at least 400 German citizens are fighting alongside the ISIL militants in Syria and Iraq.
August 27, 2014
New pictures posted on social media show the ISIL Takfiri terrorists summarily executing several Syrian government soldiers in the country’s troubled northeast.
ISIL militants have reportedly threatened to attack Saudi Arabia during Eid-Adha (the Feast of Sacrifice) that marks the culmination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, a report says.
Iraqi fighter jets have targeted several hideouts of ISIS terrorists besieging the town of Amerli.
At least fifteen Australian citizens were killed fighting alongside terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq.
There are more than 8,000 Iraqi refugees in Lebanon, according to a new report by Lebanese officials.
Militants with the Islamic State executed roughly 80 people in Fallujah.
Seven governments have pledged to provide weapons to Kurdish forces battling ISIS in Iraq.
August 26, 2014
The UN high commissioner for human rights, Navi Pillay says ISIS has committed crimes against humanity by killing hundreds of Shia Iraqis.
Amid a week full of sectarian violence across Iraq, a parked car exploded during morning rush hour Tuesday in Baghdad's commercial district of New Baghdad.
An Iranian official says Iran has supplied Iraq's Kurdish forces with weapons to aid them in their fight against ISIS militants.
Following the kidnapping of 70 Sunnis by suspected Shiite militants, Iraq´s premier-designate Haidar al-Abadi said there was not place for armed groups outside of state control.
August 25, 2014
At least 12 people have been killed after a bomb attack targeted Shia worshippers in Iraq’s capital city, Baghdad.
The Iraqi government has called for international support to fight ISIS militants in Iraq.