Development In Iraq

November 3, 2014

Canada carried out its first series of air strikes against ISIL positions in Iraq (File/AFP)
13:10 GMT

Canada carried out air raids across Fallujah and the west of Baghdad as part of the US-led coalition against ISIL militants.

Iraqi security forces inspect the damage caused by a car bomb beside a tent offering Shia pilgrims refreshments in Baghdad, November 2, 2014 (File/AFP)
06:26 GMT

A series of bombs killed at least 34 Shia pilgrims in Iraq's capital, Baghdad Sunday as people prepared to commemorate Ashura.

November 2, 2014

Bomber aircraft conducted seven air strikes in Syria and two in Iraq. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT

US military forces continued to bomb ISIL targets in Iraq and Syria on Saturday and Sunday.

The Shia pilgrims were on their way to Karbala to commemorate Ashura. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT

Iraqi police and medical authorities say more than a dozen people have been killed and tens of others injured in a car bomb attack that targeted a group of Shia pilgrims in the capital, Baghdad.

Islamic State extremists executed over 200 men, women and children from Anbar province, according to local tribesmen (File/AFP)
11:02 GMT

The Islamic State executed hundreds of people including women and children in Iraq's Anbar province, a senior Sunni tribesman said.

The UK and US presence in Iraq has been questioned by human rights groups since evidence of torture emerged from the notorious Abu Gharib prison (File/AFP)
06:43 GMT

Allegations have emerged of British soldiers mistreating and killing 30 Iraqi civilians, which will be sent to the International Criminal Court for investigation.

November 1, 2014

Anbar Province has been a major stronghold of the IS elements and continues to be largely controlled by the terror group. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT

IS militants execute 85 people from the Sunni Albu Nimr tribe in Iraq's western province of Anbar.

October 30, 2014

The Iraqis were taken from their villages Wednesday night. (AFP/File)
13:05 GMT

The bodies of 150 members of an Iraqi Sunni tribe who fought IS militants were found in Iraq Thursday.

Iraq's army claimed to have regained the initiative in the fight against IS (File/AFP)
06:46 GMT

Iraq's military prepared to retake the strategic town of Amiriyah Fallujah in Anbar province, which is currently overrun by Islamic State militants.

October 29, 2014

The Iraqi army, along with Kurdish and tribal forces, have been battling IS militants since June. (AFP/File)
19:16 GMT

IS militants have executed at least 46 members of a tribe fighting against the terrorist group in Iraq's Anbar Province.

Two senior Islamic State commanders were allegedly killed by the air strikes (File/AFP)
12:16 GMT

Iraqi fighter jets targeting Islamic State positions in Mosul killed a large number of militants, according to Fars News Agency.

October 28, 2014

UN officials warned that an "Immense" humanitarian crisis was unfolding in Iraq (File/AFP)
18:00 GMT

Around 5.2 million Iraqis are in dire need of humanitarian assistance from the international community this winter, the UN warned.

October 27, 2014

The Jordanian Monarch, His Majesty King Abdullah, (pictured) reiterated Jordan’s full support to Iraqis in their endeavours to regain Iraq’s security and stability, deemed “crucial for regional security and stability” (AFP/File Archive).
15:33 GMT

His Majesty King Abdullah and Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi on Sunday discussed international and regional efforts exerted to confront the dangers of terrorist groups and their radical ideologies.

Abadi met with King Abdullah II and Prime Minister Abdullah Nsur. (AFP/File)
05:53 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met with King Abdullah II in Amman Sunday.

October 26, 2014

According to the UN, over 1,000 people have been killed in Iraq in September. (AFP/File)
11:31 GMT

At least eight Shia volunteer fighters have been killed in a bomb attack near Baghdad.