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Iran dramatically shifts Iraq policy to confront Islamic State

Sep 03, 2014

Iran dramatically shifts Iraq policy to confront Islamic State

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - As pressure built up for Nouri al Maliki to step down from the prime minister post in Iraq last month, Iran, his most ardent
Relatives of captured Iraqi soldiers storm parliament - witnesses

Sep 02, 2014

Relatives of captured Iraqi soldiers storm parliament - witnesses

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - More than 100 relatives of Iraqi soldiers captured by Islamic State fighters broke into parliament armed with sticks, metal bars
Iraq violence killed at least 1,420 in August - U.N

Sep 02, 2014

Iraq violence killed at least 1,420 in August - U.N

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 1,420 people were killed in Iraq in August as sectarian violence raged in the country's centre and north, the United
U.N. to send team to investigate Islamic State crimes in Iraq

Sep 02, 2014

U.N. to send team to investigate Islamic State crimes in Iraq

Khanaqin district, northeast of Baghdad, killing 73 men and boys. Iraqi soldiers had shelled towns and carried out air strikes killing and injuring dozens of
Islamists in Iraq driving large-scale atrocities - U.N.

Sep 01, 2014

Islamists in Iraq driving large-scale atrocities - U.N.

, called by Iraq with the support of allies including the United States, is expected to agree to Baghdad's request to send a team of U.N. experts to
How Middle East channels are mocking Islamic State militants with satire

Sep 01, 2014

How Middle East channels are mocking Islamic State militants with satire

By Vivian Salama/Associated PressBaghdad The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and
As Islamic State fighters begin to blend in, defeating them no easy matter

Sep 01, 2014

As Islamic State fighters begin to blend in, defeating them no easy matter

with other armed Sunni groups and tribes angry at the Shi'ite Islamist-dominated central government in Baghdad, the Islamic State is now the most
Suicide bombing kills 10, injures 18 in Iraq

Sep 01, 2014

Suicide bombing kills 10, injures 18 in Iraq

Baghdad At least 10 people were killed and 18 injured in a bomb attack in Iraq's Anbar province, an official said on Monday.The explosion occurred in