Development In Iraq
June 18, 2014
Iraq has appealed to the United States to conduct air strikes on the Sunni militants' strongholds who are responsible for seizing the country's main oil refinery.
ISIL militants abducted at least 100 people, including 40 Indian citizens working at a Turkish construction company near Mosul.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said ISIS terrorism could touch UK soil if the extremist group continued to advance in Iraq and Syria.
Iraq's political leaders called for national unity against ISIS extremists during a closed-door meeting on Tuesday.
ISIS militants attacked Iraq's largest oil refinery in Baiji, reportedly capturing 75 percent of the plant and killing five soldiers.
ISIL militants kidnapped nearly 60 people, including a group of Turkish construction workers, near the town of Dor.
A series of bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad killed at least 17 people and left dozens injured.
June 17, 2014
Iraq's Prime Minister fired the country's top security forces Tuesday as bombs and violence enveloped the country for another day.
Iraq's government blamed Saudi Arabia this week for the escalation of violence and bloodshed within its borders.
that Turkey has officially evacuated its consulate in Iraq's southern city of Basra Tuesday due to the deteriorating security situation in the country.
ISIS militants tried to woo the residents of Mosul with cheap gas and water along with other popular initiatives, despite reports that only Sunni Iraqis returned to the city.
Iraqi security forces successfully fended off ISIL militants who attacked Baquoba early Tuesday.
The U.S. is deploying several hundred troops in and around Iraq.
England's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said Monday that the U.K. will not stand in the way if the U.S. decides to take military action in Iraq.
June 16, 2014
The prime minister of Iraqi Kurdistan has arrived in Tehran for talks about the Iraq crisis.