Experts: Women joining ISIS are not victims

2015-01-28 21:16

Western women who join ISIS are driven by the same ideological passion as many male recruits and should be seen as potentially dangerous cheerleaders, not victims, experts say.

Purported ISIS message threatens hostages

2015-01-27 20:58

An online message purportedly from the Islamic State group says a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot it holds have less than 24 hours left to live.

Kurds expel ISIS from Syria's Kobane

2015-01-26 19:29

Kurdish fighters have expelled Islamic State group militants from inside the Syrian border town of Kobane, a monitor says, dealing a key blow to the jihadists' ambitions.

US, Iraq preparing for assault to recapture Mosul

2015-01-23 10:42

The US and Iraq have started preparing for an offensive by summer to recapture the Iraq city of Mosul, which was taken by ISIS militants last June, a report says.

Kerry: Coalition has killed 50% of ISIS leaders

2015-01-23 05:00

Iraq and its allies have made significant gains in battling ISIS, killing thousands of fighters and 50% of the group's top commanders, US Secretary of State John Kerry says.

Clock ticking for Japanese hostages

2015-01-22 13:56

The clock is ticking towards a deadline imposed by Islamist militants threatening to kill two Japanese nationals unless Tokyo pays a $200m ransom.

Oil prices have reached 'bottom' - Iraqi minister

2015-01-21 11:30

Oil prices are unlikely to fall further after a plunge since June, says the Iraqi Oil Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.

Canadian soldiers exchange fire with ISIS in Iraq

2015-01-20 10:17

Canadian soldiers opened fire on ISIS extremists in Iraq in what is apparently the first ground fire fight between Western troops and ISIS.

Saudi border guards get shoot on sight orders

2015-01-19 12:46

Saudi border guards have been given orders to shoot infiltrators on sight after three troopers were killed on the Iraqi frontier earlier this month.

Officials: Suicide bombing kills 12 in Iraq

2015-01-12 20:11

A suicide car bomb has killed 12 Shi'ite militiamen and Iraqi soldiers north of Baghdad, authorities say, sparking a battle between security forces and ISIS fighters.

Official: ISIS battle in Iraq kills 30 Kurds

2015-01-11 16:39

Islamic State group fighters attempting to retake a town in northern Iraq held by Kurdish peshmerga forces have killed at least 30 Kurds, an Iraqi military spokesperson says.

ISIS seizes dozens in northern Iraq

2015-01-03 11:15

The ISIS jihadist group has seized dozens of men from two villages in northern Iraq while searching for people who burned its flag, officials and residents say.

Shelling kills 20 civilians in western Iraq

2015-01-02 14:30

At least 20 civilians, including three children, have been killed after mortar shells hit their houses in western Iraq’s volatile city of Fallujah, a hospital official says.


Analysts: ISIS demand a bid to sow dissent

2015-01-27 22:48

The Islamic State's demand that a jihadi on Jordan's death row be exchanged for a Japanese hostage is an attempt to chip away at the US-led coalition against extremism.

Shots fired at Emirati plane at Baghdad airport

2015-01-27 11:12

Iraqi officials say gunshots were fired at an Emirati passenger plane during landing at Baghdad airport.

ISIS confirms execution of Japanese hostage

2015-01-25 22:31

The Islamic State group has confirmed that its militants have executed Haruna Yukawa, one of two Japanese it has been holding hostage.

Japanese mother pleads as hostage deadline looms

2015-01-23 08:05

The mother of one of the Japanese men being held by Islamist militants has urged the Tokyo government to pay the jihadists' ransom and pleaded that her son's life be spared.

Oil price drop may affect IS fight - Iraq

2015-01-22 20:00

Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi says the drop in the global oil price is disastrous for his country's finances and could hurt its ability to fight Islamic State militants.

Oil prices have reached 'bottom' - Iraq minister

2015-01-21 16:30

Iraqi Oil Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has predicted that world prices would not fall much further after a plunge of nearly 60% since June.

Video: ISIS threatens to kill Japan hostages

2015-01-20 12:08

An online video purports to show the ISIS group threatening to kill two Japanese hostages unless it is paid a $200m ransom in 72 hours.

McCain urges ground forces to combat ISIS

2015-01-19 21:43

US Senator John McCain has urged the deployment of international ground forces to combat jihadists in Syria and Iraq, as he toured the Middle East with a Senate delegation.

ISIS frees around 350 Yazidi captives in Iraq

2015-01-17 22:34

Islamic State has freed around 350 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority, delivering them to safety in the country's Kurdish north.

1 400 have left France to join terrorists

2015-01-12 16:19

Approximately 1 400 people living in France have either joined the jihadist cause in Syria and Iraq or are planning to do so, Prime Minister Manuel Valls says.

2 Saudi guards killed in attack on Iraq frontier

2015-01-05 19:21

Attackers have killed two Saudi Arabian border guards including a senior officer and have injured a third on the kingdom's frontier with Iraq in a rare shooting and suicide assault.

2014 deadliest year in Iraq for civilians - UN

2015-01-02 20:28

Violence in Iraq in 2014 killed at least 12 282 civilians, making it the deadliest since the sectarian bloodshed of 2006-07, the UN says.

Gunmen kill 3 Sunni clerics in Iraqi's Basra

2015-01-02 13:05

Iraq’s government says gunmen have killed three Sunni clerics near the mostly Shiite southern city of Basra.

1 jobs in Iraq

Latest Iraq jobs

Ambulance Supervisor

- Iraq

Categories of Top Jobs in Iraq

Companies Hiring in Iraq

More Jobs in Iraq
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.