August 16, 2014 5:35 pm
It was not clear whether the airstrikes were being carried out by Iraq's air force or the US.
August 07, 2014 6:51 pm
Sunni militants successfully stormed the Mosul Dam and forced Kurdish forces to withdraw from the area.
July 27, 2014 5:44 pm
Militiamen brought four bodies back and paraded through town in their cars, dragging the corpses behind them," said the police.
July 21, 2014 3:59 pm
In June, the Islamic State launched a massive blitz offencive that brought large swaths of northern and western Iraq under their control.
July 20, 2014 11:29 am
Ministry is making efforts to secure the release of 39 Indians who are in captivity of Sunni militants.
July 11, 2014 8:02 pm
"Every possible effort well beyond diplomatic possibilities are being explored."
July 11, 2014 4:48 pm
The militants have captured several areas west of the city since the fighting broke out Thursday afternoon.
July 04, 2014 9:49 am
Kurdish independence is opposed by the U.S., as well as by Iraq's regional neighbors, Turkey and Iran.
June 30, 2014 12:54 am
The army sent in tanks and helicopters to battle ISIL militants near the University of Tikrit in the city’s north on Sunday, security sources said.
June 29, 2014 3:18 pm
There were conflicting reports as to how far the military advanced in its initial thrust toward the northern city.