France to send six Mirage fighters to Jordan to back strikes against IS: defense minister
11-20 07:40
French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Wednesday announced the deployment of six Mirage fighters in Jordan to back missions against the Islamic Sate (IS) in Iraq.
Iraq's defense minister rejects entry of foreign ground troops
11-19 10:44
Iraqi Defense Minister Khalid al- Obiedi said on Tuesday his country rejected the entry of foreign ground troops to fight against terrorism, stressing that the Iraqi army will be able to expel the Islamic State militant group from Iraq.
UN convoy hit by explosion in Baghdad
11-18 14:30
A UN convoy of three vehicles was hit by at least one explosion in Baghdad, capital of Iraq, Monday morning, a UN spokesperson confirmed.
Iraq forces break IS siege on key oil refinery
11-16 17:43
Iraqi security forces on Sunday broke the Islamic State (IS) group's months-long siege of the country's largest oil refinery in Salahudin province, a provincial security source said.
51 IS militants killed in air strikes and attacks in Iraq
11-13 22:18
A total of 51 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in air strikes and clashes with Iraqi security forces in Iraq's central province of Salahudin on Thursday, a provincial security source said.
23 killed in Baghdad suicide bombings, clashes with IS
11-12 21:03
A total of 23 people were killed and some 49 others wounded on Wednesday in three suicide car bomb attacks and clashes with the extremist Islamic State (IS) militant group in Iraq, security sources said.
IS top leader's fate unclear after U.S.-led airstrike in northern Iraq
11-09 20:30
The fate of the top leader of Islamic State (IS) militant group remains unclear after an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition against a convoy of vehicles near the city of Mosul, the capital of Iraq's northern province of Nineveh, a provincial security official said on Sunday.
Bahrain vows to back Iraq, Syria to counter IS
11-09 18:21
Bahrain on Sunday pledged support for Iraq in countering the Islamic State (IS) militant group, an al-Qaida offshoot that has killed hundreds of civilians and even beheaded Western journalists.