Development In Iraq
November 18, 2014
Iraqi troops entered the country's biggest oil refinery close to the town of Baiji after five months of clashes with ISIL militants.
November 17, 2014
President Barack Obama on Sunday confirmed the death of American hostage Peter Kassig, saying the aid worker was killed "in an act of pure evil" by Islamic State militants.
November 16, 2014
Jihadi John, the Briton who beheaded two British and two American hostages held by Islamic State terrorists, has been injured in a US-led air strike, according to reports received by the Foreign Office.
Four people, out of the 40 kidnapped in the western Iraqi province of Anbar on Saturday by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants, have been killed, said a local official on Sunday.
ISIL militants kidnapped up to 40 truck drivers and businessmen on a highway between Iraq's Anbar province and Salahuddin, according to local sources.
U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey met with Kurdish Regional Government President Massoud Barzani in Erbil on Saturday, an official statement said.
November 15, 2014
Iraqi troops retook Iraq's largest oil refinery after a month long ISIL siege.
November 12, 2014
US-led coalition forces conducted 16 air strikes in Syria and 7 in in Iraq since Monday, the US Central Command said.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz met with Iraqi President Fuad Masoum at the Royal Palace in Riyadh on Tuesday evening, to discuss regional developments and steps to improve the relationship between the two countries.
November 11, 2014
More than eleven Iraqis die and 38 others are injured in five bomb blasts in and around Iraq's capital Baghdad.
The United Nations refugee agency says the conflicts in Syria and Iraq have roughly displaced 13.6 million people, bemoaning poor humanitarian assistance on the part of some countries.
Iraqi army soldiers and volunteer forces have managed to free the central areas of the oil-rich city of Baiji in the northern Salahuddin Province from the ISIL militants.
At least 54 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants have been killed in separate Iraqi army attacks in Iraq's northern Saladin and Diyala provinces.
Upon the directives of His Majesty King Abdullah, the army on Monday dispatched a military aircraft laden with humanitarian assistance, including various supplies and blankets, to Iraq.
November 10, 2014
RAF make first strike on ISIS with drone: Missile launched from Reaper hits ISIS terrorists laying bombs in Iraq