Iraqi forces repel IS attacks in Iraq's Salahudin province
04-06 16:54
Iraqi security forces repelled attacks by Islamic State (IS) militants on villages and security forces in Iraq's northern central province of Salahudin, a provincial security source said on Thursday.
13 people killed in suicide truck bomb in south of Iraq's Baghdad
03-30 15:14
Up to 13 people were killed and 24 others wounded in a suicide tanker truck bomb attack targeting a police checkpoint in south of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua on Thursday.
Over 100,000 civilians flee homes in western Mosul in clashes against IS
03-12 22:27
The ongoing operations to free the western side of Mosul from Islamic State (IS) militants have pushed up to 100,000 civilians to flee their homes, the Iraqi government said on Sunday.
Spotlight: Damascus bombings stir up fears of rising sectarian tension
03-12 19:42
The deadly bombings that rocked Damascus Saturday and killed 74 people, mainly Shiite Iraqi visitors, reflect the threat of terrorism and the role of the radical groups in further inflaming the sectarian tension in the war-torn Syria, analysts here said.
Up to 26 killed in suicide bombings at wedding in Iraq's Salahudin
03-09 15:43
A third suicide bomber tried to enter the scene of the two explosions , but he was killed after his explosive vest prematurely detonated , the source said , adding that many of wounded people are in critical condition .
100,000 children have fled Iraq's Mosul since October last year: UNICEF
03-03 21:34
The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday that 100,000 children had been forced to flee Mosul since a military campaign to recapture the city from Islamic State (IS) militants began in October 2016.
Iraqi forces gain more ground in IS-held western Mosul
03-03 19:48
Iraqi forces on Friday pushed deeper into western side of Mosul and seized another neighborhood in southern outskirts of the embattled city after fierce clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants, the Iraq military said.
Oil export halted from Iraq's Kirkuk oil field as Kurdish forces seize pumping station
03-02 18:13
The outflow of oil from Iraq's Kirkuk oil field stopped Thursday after Kurdish forces entered a Baghdad government-owned pumping station near the city of Kirkuk and prevented workers from pumping oil, an Iraqi oil official told Xinhua.