Development In Iraq
January 27, 2015
A spokesperson for flydubai confirmed gunfire on one of its carriers upon landing at the Baghdad airport Monday night, but the attack has so far gone unclaimed.
January 26, 2015
A Fly Dubai plane was shot as it landed in Baghdad. Two passengers were injured and rushed to the hospital for treatment.
Iraq's Armed Forces have allegedly purged the Daesh militants from the eastern Province of Diyala.
Of the 34 air-strikes, 21 were launched in Syria and 13 in Iraq, focusing on the cities of Kobani, Mosul, Tal Afar, and Falluja.
January 25, 2015
Two bombings in Baghdad have left eight civilians dead and at least 22 wounded.
Since the start of the US-led airstrikes against Daesh, only one percent of the supposed "caliphate" has been reclaimed.
January 24, 2015
US military's Central Command General Lloyd Austin said US and Iraqi forces are organizing plans to launch a counter-attack in the Daesh-held, northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
January 22, 2015
Just north of the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad, eight were killed and more wounded when a bomb exploded near a military base Thursday, according to official sources.
Suicide bomb in Taji killed nine and injured 14 in the Taji area of Iraq.
Kurdish troops and Iraq's military launched joint attacks on Daesh in Mosul with the support of US-led coalition strikes in the area.
January 21, 2015
In Iraq, the UN reported executions of female civilians is on the rise, and women who are educated are especially vulnerable.
January 20, 2015
In the first confirmed clash between Western forces and Daesh militants, Canadian special forces say they exchanged fire with insurgents in Iraq last week.
January 18, 2015
Daesh militants in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk freed hundreds of Yazidis and were picked up by Kurdish peshmerga forces.
The Moroccan police dismantled a terrorist cell and arrested its eight members. The cell recruited Moroccans to fight for Daesh in Syria and Iraq.
January 16, 2015
Iraqi security forces said Thursday scores of people have been kidnapped by Daesh in the restive Iraqi province of Anbar.