A member of the Kurdish Peshmerga walks by the Khubbaz oil field, some 25 kilometers west of the northern city of Kirkuk in Iraq, as smoke billows in the background on February 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 07, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Daesh militants stormed the Khabbaz oil field near Kirkuk and set it ablaze on Wednesday,
The US-led coalition has been bombing Daesh targets in Iraq since August 2014. (AFP/File)
October 07, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Italian officials said the country would discuss with its allies whether it would participate in US-led coalition airstrikes against Daesh in Iraq.
The tribesmen were abducted by Daesh from the western Iraqi province of Anbar on Sunday. (AFP/File)
October 06, 2015 - 07:18 GMT
Daesh militants executed 70 Sunni tribesmen after they were abducted from the western Iraqi province of Anbar.
Burnt cars are seen at the site of a car bomb explosion near a liquor store in central Baghdad's Battaween area early on September 29, 2015. (AFP/Sabah Arar)
October 05, 2015 - 19:59 GMT
Out of the three bombings, the most devastating killed 35 people in the town of Khalis in the eastern province of Diyala on Monday.
A security check outside the Green Zone in Baghdad, March 2013. (AFP/Ali al-Saadi).
October 05, 2015 - 13:23 GMT
A statement released by the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said opening the four square miles of fortified area is part of a reform package promised to the Iraqi people.
A Solo Turk F-16 of the Turkish Air Force performs during the Motril International Air Festival in Spain on June 21, 2015. (AFP/Jorge Guerrero)
October 04, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Turkey continued its aerial campaign against the PKK in northern Iraq, with nine fighter jets targeting hideouts and ammunition depots.
According to the UN, 717 Iraqis were killed by violence in September. (Al Bawaba/File)
October 03, 2015 - 10:36 GMT
Security and medical officials in Iraq say at least seven people have lost their lives and more than two dozen others sustained injuries in separate bombings and a shooting incident across the conflict-ridden country.
Mohammed al-Dhalaein, also known as Abu Baraa was studied medicine in Ukraine before traveling to Syria to join Daesh militants. (Twitter)
October 02, 2015 - 17:23 GMT
Jordanian parliamentarian Mazen al-Dhalaein said he learned of his son's death after his picture was posted on Daesh-linked social media accounts.
October 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Russia is not planning to expand air raids to Iraq, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, a day after Russia began airstrikes in Syria.
A senior Iraqi officer said Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has left northern Iraq to lead the fight in the besieged provincial capital. (AFP/File)
October 01, 2015 - 19:35 GMT
A senior Iraqi officer said Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has left northern Iraq to lead the fight in the besieged provincial capital.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he would welcome a Russian military intervention against militants in Iraq. (Al Bawaba/File)
October 01, 2015 - 17:09 GMT
Shortly after Russia launched airstrikes against militants in Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that it would also welcome any such military measures by Moscow on its soil.