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Airstrikes on ISIS militants at Iraq dam after 'massacre'

It was not clear whether the airstrikes were being carried out by Iraq's air force or the US.

Iraqi militants seize country's largest dam

Sunni militants successfully stormed the Mosul Dam and forced Kurdish forces to withdraw from the area.


Shiite militia display ISIS fighters' bodies in Iraq city

Militiamen brought four bodies back and paraded through town in their cars, dragging the corpses behind them," said the police.

Overnight attacks in Iraq kill at least 16 people

In June, the Islamic State launched a massive blitz offencive that brought large swaths of northern and western Iraq under their control.

Over 3,500 Indians back from Iraq in last 30 days

Ministry is making efforts to secure the release of 39 Indians who are in captivity of Sunni militants.

All efforts being made to rescue 39 more Indians in Iraq: Govt

"Every possible effort well beyond diplomatic possibilities are being explored."


Clashes near Ramadi kill 11 Iraq police: Officer

The militants have captured several areas west of the city since the fighting broke out Thursday afternoon.

Iraqi Kurdish leader urges independence referendum

Kurdish independence is opposed by the U.S., as well as by Iraq's regional neighbors, Turkey and Iran.

Iraq sends tanks, helicopters into Tikrit to dislodge Sunni insurgents

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.

Iraq forces look to claw back city from insurgents

There were conflicting reports as to how far the military advanced in its initial thrust toward the northern city.