Development In Iraq
July 18, 2014
The United Nations said Friday that at least 5,576 Iraqi civilians have been kill this year thus far as violence continues to envelope the fragile country.
July 17, 2014
At least 15 militants were killed in clashes with Iraqi security forces in the country's north, and another four civilians were killed in a bomb explosion in the country's capital.
A Saudi "mufti" who joined militant group ISIL has been killed by Iraq's armed forces during an air raid in Tikrit, according to a news site.
July 16, 2014
At least 12 people have been killed in two car bombs in Baghdad.
Iraqi forces withdrew from Tikrit after a failed attempt to retake the city from Islamic State militants.
July 15, 2014
Iraq's parliament successful elected a new speaker of the house Tuesday.
July 14, 2014
Militants from ISIL have taken partial control of the town of Dhuluiyah, just 80 kilometers north of Baghdad.
A car bomb in Baghdad killed at least 4 civilians and wounded 12 others Monday.
July 13, 2014
Iraq's parliamentary session Sunday ended after 30 minutes and without progress.
Gunmen killed at least 33 people including 29 women in a Baghdad housing complex Saturday. Police said the motive of the shootings still remained unclear.
July 11, 2014
Kurdish forces seized control of Iraq's northern oilfields Friday as tensions continue to increase between Irbil and Baghdad.
At least 11 Iraqi police were killed in an offensive near the city of Ramadi Friday.
Beddawi, particularly the neighborhood of Mankoubine, has a reputation in the last three years for being a wellspring of Lebanese jihadists.
July 10, 2014
Sunni militants seized a military base in Iraq's Diyala province Thursday after intense fighting with forces from Baghdad.
Iraqi Kurds say they will withdraw their ministers from the cabinet and cease participation in the government of Prime Minister Maliki in protest over his remarks.