Development In Iraq
August 27, 2014
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.
Iraqi government forces have countered a massive attack by ISIS on the country's largest oil refinery.
August 24, 2014
The British ambassador to the United States said the identity of the militant who beheaded James Foley is close to being known.
The UN warned that ISIS militants could perpetrate another ethnic slaughter in the town of Amerli, Iraq.
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Iraqi troops and Kurdish Peshmerga forces backed by US airstrikes have managed to secure the area near Iraq’s largest dam after retaking complete control of the strategic structure from ISIL militants, Press TV reports.
August 23, 2014
Amid new sectarian violence, Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. is prepared to help Iraq decentralize with a federal system.
New government talks are strained after Shiite militiamen opened fire on a Sunni mosque in Baghdad.