Iraq


Turkish workers kidnapped in Baghdad

2015-09-03 05:18

Gunmen in military uniform have seized 18 Turkish workers from a sports stadium they were building in northeastern Baghdad.

ISIS burns four Iraqi Shi'ite fighters alive - video

2015-08-31 12:21

ISIS strung up four Iraqi Shi’ite fighters with chains and burned them alive, according to footage posted online, the latest gruesome execution video from the jihadists.

ISIS claims 30 killed for 'sodomy', UN meeting told

2015-08-24 21:51

The Islamic State extremist group has claimed responsibility for executing at least 30 people for "sodomy", the head of an international gay rights organisation says.

US: Tests show mustard gas traces in ISIS attack

2015-08-21 20:20

A senior US military officer says preliminary tests show traces of the chemical agent sulphur mustard on mortars that ISIS militants used to attack Kurdish forces in Iraq.

Almost 200 dead in Libya massacre

2015-08-15 11:05

A battle between ISIS jihadists and local gunmen in Sirte has left between 150 and 200 dead, a Libyan diplomat says.

ISIS claims Baghdad market attack

2015-08-13 21:28

A truck bombing claimed by ISIS, has killed at least 54 people in a Shi'ite-majority area of Baghdad.

Truck bomb kills at least 33 in Baghdad's Sadr City

2015-08-13 09:51

A truck bomb has ripped through a market in a Shi'ite-majority area of north Baghdad on, killing at least 33 people, security and medical officials say.

ISIS claims responsibility for eastern Iraq blasts

2015-08-11 10:40

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group has claimed responsibility for attacks that killed more than 50 people near the eastern Iraqi city of Baquba.

ISIS executed 2 000 in Mosul region in year

2015-08-08 08:23

The Islamic State group has executed more than 2 000 people in and around the northern Iraqi city of Mosul since seizing it last year, officials say.

100s of civilians die in strikes against ISIS

2015-08-03 16:26

Hundreds of civilians have been killed in air strikes by the United States-led coalition against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, a research group reports.

 

I want a blue-eyed Yazidi: Teen describes ISIS slave market

2015-09-02 11:29

Kidnapped, beaten, sold and raped: ISIS is running an international market in Iraq where Christian and Yazidi women are sold as sexual slaves, a teenager who escaped tells reporters.

ISIS claims suicide attack that killed 2 Iraqi generals

2015-08-27 15:27

The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack that killed two Iraqi generals and other security personnel north of Ramadi.

White House: ISIS second-in-command killed

2015-08-21 22:16

The second-in-command of the Islamic State militant group has been killed during a US air strike in Iraq, the White House says.

ISIS: American suicide bomber carried out Iraq attack

2015-08-20 05:15

The Islamic State jihadist group says an American was among four suicide bombers who carried out attacks against Iraqi security forces in the Baiji area, north of Baghdad.

Iraqi Kurds say ISIS gassed them

2015-08-14 22:00

Kurdish authorities in Iraq believe their Peshmerga forces have been attacked with chemical weapons, possibly chlorine gas, by ISIS militants.

German military says ISIS using chemical weapons in Iraq

2015-08-13 13:45

ISIS fighters may have used chlorine gas shells in an attack on Kurdish forces in northern Iraq, according to German military observers, quoted by the mass-circulation newspaper Bild.

Bush links Clinton to rise of ISIS

2015-08-11 19:13

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is to step up his criticism of Hillary Rodham Clinton and her tenure as secretary of state, arguing in a speech on foreign policy that the Democratic front-runner shares in the mistakes that he says led to the rise of the Islamic State.

At least 42 killed in blasts in Iraqi province

2015-08-10 22:02

Three explosions, two of them suicide bombings, killed at least 42 people near Baquba, the capital of Iraq's restive eastern province of Diyala.

Iraqi Kurdish leader vows justice for Yezidi victims of ISIS

2015-08-03 17:00

The president of Iraqi Kurdistan has vowed to achieve justice for the victims of massacres and sexual violence perpetrated a year ago by ISIS against members of the Yezidi ethnic and religious minority in northern Iraq.

2 soldiers dead, 24 wounded in suicide attack in Turkey

2015-08-02 07:45

Officials say two soldiers have been killed and 24 others wounded in a suicide attack by Kurdish rebels in eastern Turkey.

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