Development In Iraq
October 9, 2014
The British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the UK will become more involved in the fight against IS, but ground troops won't be deployed to Iraq and Syria.
US President Barack Obama says the “barbaric” ISIL terrorist organization poses a threat to the world and fighting against the group will be a “difficult mission.”
Isis in Kobani: Still no sign of Turkey reacting to threat on its border as John Kerry says preventing the fall of the town is 'not a strategic objective'
October 8, 2014
The FBI has appealed to the public for any information on individuals who may have traveled abroad to fight alongside Isis.
October 7, 2014
A car bomb has killed at least 17 people and injured 13 others in Iraq's Saladin Province.
IS militants have entered the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani after weeks of intense fighting.
October 6, 2014
The French Ministry of Defense says Paris is going to step up its military presence in Iraq.
October 5, 2014
IS militants are closing in on the Syrian border town known to the Kurds as Kobani.
October 3, 2014
Australia is due to send fighter jets to bomb Islamic State targets in northern Iraq within days after the country's government approved military action alongside the U.S.-led coalition.
October 2, 2014
A former Marine has traveled to Syria and is now fighting alongside Kurdish forces to defeat IS.
Turkey's parliament has begun discussing a motion that would authorize the government to launch a military strategy against the Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.
Islamic State militants launched attacks in the towns of Ramadi and Heet Thursday.
More than 1,119 Iraqis were killed including 854 civilians during the month of September according to a report by the UN Wednesday.
Civilian deaths are on the rise in Iraq since IS intensified car bomb and mortar attacks across the country, despite U.S. air strikes.
The ISIL terrorists have purportedly opened a consulate in Turkey and use it to issue visas for those who want to join the fight against the Syrian and Iraqi governments.