Development In Iraq
November 9, 2014
Iraqi officials say an investigation is being carried out to determine whether ISIL chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in recent airstrikes by the US-led coalition.
ISIL leader and self-proclaimed "Caliph" Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has allegedly been seriously injured by a US air strike, local witnesses and government sources reported.
A British national who joined ISIL blew himself up in Iraq, killing eight people. Kabir Ahmed from Derby originally appeared on a BBC program stating why he wanted to be a suicide bomber.
November 5, 2014
Britain will deploy additional troops to Iraq in the coming weeks to help train local forces in their efforts to combat the Islamic State.
US military forces continued to attack the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) with 14 combined airstrikes between the 3rd and 5th of November over Syria and Iraq.
Speaking at a meeting to announce the formation of the committee, Wael Suleiman, executive director of Catholic relief organisation Caritas in Jordan, noted that around 100 to 150 new Iraqi refugees arrive in Jordan every day from Erbil after leaving their homes in Mosul and Nineveh.
November 4, 2014
The US State Department announced late Monday that it held an Inaugural Plenary Meeting with 35 Washington-based ambassadors from partner countries to counter ISIL.
The UK has hit more Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets through airstrikes in Iraq.
November 3, 2014
ISIL threats in Iraq are on the rise as Shiite pilgrims flock to the shine city of Karbala for Ashura.
Canada carried out air raids across Fallujah and the west of Baghdad as part of the US-led coalition against ISIL militants.
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
US military forces continued to bomb ISIL targets in Iraq and Syria on Saturday and Sunday.
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.
The Islamic State executed hundreds of people including women and children in Iraq's Anbar province, a senior Sunni tribesman said.
Allegations have emerged of British soldiers mistreating and killing 30 Iraqi civilians, which will be sent to the International Criminal Court for investigation.