Wednesday April 08, 2015
The self-styled Islamic State group has freed more than 200 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority it held captive for months, according to a commander in the Kurdish peshmerga security forces.
Sunday January 18, 2015
The Islamic State group has freed around 350 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority, delivering them to safety in the country's Kurdish north.
Tuesday October 14, 2014
US-led aircraft hammered the Islamic State jihadists with 21 bombing raids near Kobane, amid signs the strikes had slowed the group's advance on the Syrian border town.
Thursday October 09, 2014
The self-proclaimed Islamic State group controls more than a third of the Syrian border town of Kobane, a monitoring group said, after three weeks of fighting Kurdish forces backed by US-led air strikes.
Thursday September 04, 2014
The family of murdered US journalist Steven Sotloff has paid a moving tribute to their son, remembering a gentle soul who was fiercely committed to giving "a voice to those who had none."
Saturday August 23, 2014
Three near-simultaneous car bombs have killed 21 people and wounded 65 in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, a senior police officer and a doctor said.
Friday August 15, 2014
The main developments in Iraq since Sunni Arab militants launched an offensive, seizing territory in the north and the west:
Thursday August 07, 2014
The UN Security Council has condemned recent attacks by Islamic State militants in Iraq and called for international support for the country after the 15-member body held an emergency meeting on the situation.
Friday July 11, 2014
Iraq has accused Kurdish forces of seizing two northern oil fields near the disputed city of Kirkuk.
Tuesday April 23, 2013
Over 40 people were killed when Iraqi security forces stormed a Sunni Muslim protest camp near Kirkuk.