IS militants execute 30 tribesmen in Iraq, troops pressure on extremists
10-29 23:07
The Islamic State (IS) militant group executed more than 30 tribesmen in western Iraq on Wednesday, as government forces continue their offensive against the extremist militants across the country, security sources said.
Suicide bombing kills 11 security members in Iraq
10-27 20:47
At least 11 security members were killed and some 25 others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack in Iraq's central Babil province, a provincial security source said on Monday.
Iraqi forces free 2 towns in Iraq
10-25 21:25
Iraqi security forces and Kurdish Peshmerga freed two towns in northern and central Iraq on Saturday after fierce clashes with the Islamic State (IS) militants, security source said.
U.S. investigating reported chlorine gas attack in Iraq
10-25 08:48
The United States is looking into reported chlorine gas attack carried out by Islamic State militants in Iraq, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday.
France conducts more air strikes against IS in Iraq: official
10-24 19:53
France's Rafale fighter jets have struck a training center of the Islamic State (IS) militant group overnight in Iraqi city of Kirkuk, French army's chief staff Peter de Villiers said on Friday.
U.S., Iraqi defense chiefs discuss ways against IS
10-24 10:18
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday reassured U.S. support for Iraq's anti-Islamic State (IS) efforts during a phone conversation with newly appointed Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al Obeidi.
Iran offers all-out supports to Iraq's new government
10-24 00:32
During Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's three-day visit to Iran, top Iranian leaders have respectively reassured the new Iraqi leader that Tehran will give full support to the war-torn country's new government in the face of threats posed by terrorist groups.
Iraqi forces repel IS attacks in Anbar province as Iran backs Baghdad anti-terror efforts
10-23 23:26
Iraqi security forces and allied tribal fighters rebuffed an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in a town near the Iraqi capital Baghdad, but were forced to withdraw from another embattled town after two days of fierce clashes in the country's western province of Anbar, security sources said on Thursday.