Iraqi forces recapture university buildings in IS-held Ramadi
07-26 16:06
Iraqi security forces on Sunday retook control of Anbar University buildings at the western edge of the city of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province after fierce clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants, spokesman said.
U.S. defense chief makes surprise visit to Iraq
07-23 16:16
U.S. Defense Secretary Aston Carter arrived in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Thursday on an unannounced visit to meet with Iraqi leaders over the battles against the Islamic State (IS) militant group, an official television reported.
27 killed in clashes, air strikes against IS militants in Iraq's Anbar
07-23 09:42
A total of 27 people were killed and 14 wounded on Wednesday in air strikes and separate clashes against the Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's western province of Anbar, a provincial security source said.
IS claims responsibility for massive suicide truck bomb attack in Iraq's Diyala
07-20 11:05
The Islamic State (IS) militant group on Saturday claimed responsibility for Friday's huge suicide truck bomb explosion at a busy marketplace in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala.
Up to 97 killed, 133 wounded in massive truck bombing in Iraq's Diyala
07-18 17:58
Up to 97 people were killed and 133 wounded in a huge truck bomb explosion at a busy marketplace in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala on Friday, a provincial security source told Xinhua.
40 killed in truck bomb in northeastern Iraqi capital
07-18 08:24
At least 40 people were killed and more than 50 others wounded on Friday when a truck bomb exploded in northeastern Iraqi capital Baghdad, a security source.
Some 15,000 civilians killed in armed conflict in Iraq since January 2014: UN
07-14 08:05
About 15,000 civilians were killed and 30,000 more were wounded in the armed conflict in Iraq since January 2014, UN Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said here Monday.
First batch of U.S. F-16 jet fighters lands in Iraq as offensive to free key province embarks
07-13 21:19
A first batch of F-16 jet fighters arrived in Iraq on Monday from the United States, as the country's security forces launched a major offensive to free the western province of Anbar from Islamic State (IS) militants, the government said.