Development In Iraq
Kurdish Peshmerga forces are carrying out military operations against Islamic State militants on three different fronts in northern Iraq.
Islamic State militants have released a new video featuring British hostage John Cantlie criticizing Obama's military strategy.
Iraqi soldiers have recaptured over a dozen villages in Diyala province from IS militants.
September 29, 2014
It’s perfectly reasonable to negotiate with villains like Isis, so why don’t we do it and save some lives? Nobody criticises the Israeli government when it swaps prisoners with Hezbollah
September 28, 2014
For the first time since Britain's parliament authorized air strikes against Islamic State militants, two RAF jets flew combat missions over Iraq.
Iraq's Foreign Minister once again rejected the idea of foreign troops in Iraq at the U.N. General Assembly.
September 27, 2014
British politicians have overwhelmingly voted to launch air strikes alongside the U.S. and France against the Islamic State in Iraq.
September 26, 2014
Militants from the extremist group, the Islamic State, have executed a prominent Iraqi women's rights activist in the city of Mosul.
September 25, 2014
Security Council passes legally binding resolution to tackle surge of foreign terrorist fighters.
David Cameron's speech to the UN General Assembly: British PM warns world leaders of Isis's 'murderous plans to expand its borders' and pledges to take action
French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday confirmed the death of Frenchman Herve Gourdel, who was held hostage by Algerian militants linked to Islamic State.
September 24, 2014
ISIL-linked terrorists have released a video purportedly showing the decapitation of a French tourist in response to what the group calls France’s action in Iraq, a report says.
President Barack Obama has promised at the United Nations that the US-led military camping against the ISIL Takfiri insurgents will destroy their “network of death.”
For the first time since the U.S. withdrew from Iraq in 2011 the U.S. Army is preparing to deploy a division headquarters to Iraq.
September 23, 2014
A car bomb blast has killed at least a dozen people and wounded 25 others in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.