Development In Iraq
December 19, 2014
At least 11 people have been killed and 24 others wounded in several bombings in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad.
Iraqi officials have confirmed the death of a key aide to the Daesh, or ISIL, group leader and one of his military chiefs in the US-led coalition airstrikes in northern Iraq.
Peshmerga forces in Iraq freed hundreds of Yazidis who were trapped by Daesh militants on Mount Sinjar, according to a Kurdish leader.
It will take at least three years for the U.S.-led coalition to reach a turning point against ISIL militants in Iraq and Syria, the general in charge of the combined task force said Thursday.
December 18, 2014
Iraqi Kurdish forces have succeeded in gaining a large area in the northern part of the country as they continue the battle against the ISIL militants.
US air strikes pounded ISIL targets in Iraq and Syria over the past three days, according to a statement.
December 17, 2014
Iraq’s Kurdish fighters have retaken three villages near the militant-held Kurdish town of Sinjar in the northern Iraqi Nineveh Province.
Some 150 women in Anbar province were killed by ISIL for refusing to marry militants, according to Iraq’s Ministry of Human Rights.
December 16, 2014
At least 19 people, including 11 security personnel were killed in clashes with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists Monday across Iraq.
Photos have emerged showing the massacre of 13 Iraqi tribesmen, wearing orange jumpsuits in the eastern city of Tikrit.
Iraq’s Kurdish fighters, known as Peshmerga forces, have made significant gains in their fight against the ISIL terrorist group.
December 15, 2014
At least five people were killed and 13 others were wounded in three different attacks in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Monday, authorities said.
Beginning next month, hundreds of British soldiers will help train anti-ISIL forces in Iraq.
December 13, 2014
Islamic State militants shot down an Iraqi military helicopter in Samarra.
ISIL militants have recaptured several villages by the Anbar governorate, local officials and tribal figures reported.