Development In Iraq
December 4, 2014
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal said that the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria cannot be waged by aerial bombing alone during a speech to representatives of the US-led anti-ISIS coalition on Wednesday.
December 3, 2014
The wife of ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was not arrested by the Lebanese army, an Iraqi official said Wednesday.
December 2, 2014
A US official has confirmed that Iran is taking part in attacks against the ISIS terror group, amid speculation of military cooperation.
The ongoing conflict in Iraq has pushed the number of internally displaced people nationwide to over 2 million in 2014, according to the International Organization for Migration, or IOM.
The Central Iraqi Government and Kurdish Regional Government have reached a final agreement over the share of oil and budget Tuesday, according to Kurdish officials.
December 1, 2014
Ten ISIL militants and two Iraqi troops were killed during clashes in Anbar's Ramadi district, according to security officials.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said 50,000 "ghost soldiers" were on the army payroll in one of the biggest corruption scandals the country has faced.
Kurdish peshmerga fighters over the weekend claimed they took several villages from Islamic State forces in northern Iraq, while coalition airstrikes in a contested Syrian town reportedly killed dozens of Islamic State militants.
November 30, 2014
Security sources in Iraq say at least seven people have been killed in two separate bomb explosions that ripped through the country’s capital city of Baghdad.
November 28, 2014
The "Islamic State" group has blocked all cell phone service in Iraqi's largest city, Mosul, today. ISIS leadership is claiming that there are those functioning as 'informants' to the coalition forces via their mobile phones.
November 27, 2014
One Briton and five Afghans die as suicide bomber driving car packed with explosives crashes into their SUV
November 26, 2014
Iraqi troops pushed back ISIL militants in fresh clashes surrounding the Baiji oil refinery Tuesday, local residents said.
November 24, 2014
Ten people have been killed, and 30 others were wounded in a bomb explosion in Baghdad.
The US plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds.
November 23, 2014
Iraqi forces said on Sunday that they had retaken two towns north of Baghdad from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIL) fighters, driving them from strongholds they had held for months and clearing a main road from the capital to Iran.