Development In Iraq
September 11, 2014
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem says fighting terrorism should be an international priority.
Islamic State: Barack Obama unveils 'degrade and ultimately destroy' strategy against Isis, ahead of 9/11 anniversary
September 10, 2014
A series of bomb blasts across Baghdad killed at least 19 people and injured dozens others, security officials confirmed. The bombings happened while U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Iraq.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Baghdad Wednesday to hold talks with Iraq's new prime minister.
The United States is reluctantly but decisively becoming engaged in the civil wars in Iraq and Syria as it seeks to combat Isis, which calls itself Islamic State.
September 9, 2014
Iraq's parliament officially named Haider al-Abadi as the country's new prime minister and approved the majority of his cabinet.
Anti-terror police are set to arrest up to 12 British associates of Islamic State executioner Jihadi John, it has been reported.
September 8, 2014
Islamic State militants attacked a town north of Baghdad Monday.
Al-Qa'ida suspects were brought to the 'point of death' during 'real torture' by CIA.
September 7, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama said he will make an address Wednesday about his plan to fight Islamic State militants.
Turkey denied the US access to a base to launch the rescue attempt due to concerns over its hostages still being held by Islamic State militants in Iraq, says the Wall Street Journal.
In a rare moment of solidarity, female fighters from the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK), joined forces with the Peshmerga to fight IS. Is it true to say, one man's terrorist is another (wo)man's freedom fighter?
US military planes carry out airstrikes againts Islamic State near Iraq's Haditha Dam.
David Cameron is preparing a diplomatic charm offensive to build widespread Arab support for Western military action against Islamic State (IS) in both Iraq and Syria.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces have strengthened their hold on the town of Makhmour in northern Iraq as they manage to gain more ground in the battle against Takfiri ISIL militants, Press TV reports.