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The civilians were reportedly kidnapped by Daesh for protesting against the militant group. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Hundreds of people were abducted in Iraq's western province of Anbar by Daesh militants, according to local media outlets.
Army officers take position in Iraq. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Five Iraqi army officers were killed on Saturday by a roadside bomb planted on the border between Iraq and Jordan, according to an Iraqi military source.
Iraqi police and internal security forces stop cars at a checkpoint in central Baghdad on July 24, 2012. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
August 28, 2015 - 16:31 GMT
A bomb detonated in eastern Baghdad on Friday in a suspicious car that had been taken to a police station.
Two Iraqi army generals were killed Thursday when a Daesh suicide bomber detonated his vehicle in the provincial capital of Ramadi. (AFP/File)
August 27, 2015 - 09:43 GMT
Two Iraqi army generals, among others, were killed Thursday when a Daesh suicide bomber detonated his vehicle in the provincial capital of Ramadi.
Iraqi Kurdish fighters keep position in an area between the districts of Daquq and Tuz, some 55 kilometers south of the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk, where battles have been raging against militants from the Daesh group on August 26, 2015. (AFP/Marwan Ibrahim)
August 26, 2015 - 18:31 GMT
Kurdish forces in northern Iraq launched an early morning offensive against Daesh militants in Kirkuk province on Wednesday, seizing ten villages and 250 square kilometers of territory.
The Iraqi city of Mosul was overrun by Daesh militants in June, 2014. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Ten people were executed in front of their family members by Daesh in the Iraqi town of Mosul, a Kurdish spokesperson said.
Iraqi soldiers carry the coffin of an Iraqi fighter, who belonged to Iraq's Popular Mobilization units and was killed in the town of Baiji during clashes against Daesh, on August 25, 2015. (AFP/Haidar Hamdani)
August 25, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
A suspected Daesh militant struck an Iraqi military convoy with an explosives laden vehicle near Ramadi.
Turkey began a military offensive against the PKK in late July. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2015 - 13:28 GMT
Turkish security sources announced that 34 suspected PKK members have been killed in northern Iraq during an aerial asssault.
The council held its first discussion solely dedicated to gay rights on Monday. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2015 - 08:23 GMT
The council held its first discussion solely dedicated to gay rights on Monday.
The calls come amid widespread protests in Iraq over corruption, Daesh and sectarianism. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Lawmakers in Iraq called on Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi to sever ties with the Islamic Da’wa Party and declare a state of emergency in the country.
Members of the Popular Mobilisation units gather around a vehicle on the front line during a military operation against Daesh militants in Iraq's Anbar province on August 19, 2015. (AFP/Haidar Mohammed Ali)
August 24, 2015 - 15:57 GMT
Three suicide car bombs were used in an attack on an Iraqi military outpost in Anbar province that killed eight soldiers on Monday.