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Iraq arrested 500 ISIS suspects fleeing with civilians: Police

Iraqi forces have detained more than 500 suspected Islamic State group members trying to sneak out of the city of Fallujah by blending in with fleeing civilians, police said Monday.

Iraqi forces kill 44 IS militants

The troops raised the Iraqi flag on a building at the scene after killing at least 24 IS militants and destroying six of their vehicles, a source said.

Islamic State suicide bombers penetrate Iraq Army HQ, kill general

Islamic State suicide bombers penetrate Iraq Army HQ, kill general

Four Islamic State group suicide bombers infiltrated an army headquarters west of Baghdad, killing a senior Iraqi general and five other soldiers.

Iraqis running out of food and medicine in besieged Falluja

A senior Iraqi official has appealed to the US-led coalition to air-drop food and medicine to tens of thousands of civilians trapped in Falluja.

Bombs laid by Islamic State hamper Iraqi troops in Ramadi after victory

Bombs laid by Islamic State hamper Iraqi troops in Ramadi after victory

 Islamic State militants left Ramadi`s streets and buildings boobytrapped with bombs, hampering efforts to rebuild the city two weeks after Iraq`s elite counter-terrorism forces claimed victory against the militant group there, officials said.

Iraqi Army declares first major victory over Islamic State in Ramadi

Iraqi Army declares first major victory over Islamic State in Ramadi

 Iraq`s Army declared victory over Islamic State fighters in a provincial capital west of Baghdad on Sunday, the first major triumph for the US-trained force since it collapsed in the face of an assault by the militants 18 months ago.

Islamic State militants claims wave of attacks in Iraq that killed 56 people

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a series of attacks that rocked different parts of Iraq and killed at least 56 people the night before.

52 killed in suicide bombings in Baghdad

At least 52 people were killed and another 54 wounded on Monday in three suicide bombings, but also in a series of attacks launched by Iraqi forces and the US-led international coalition in the Anbar province, west of Baghdad, security officials said.

US defence chief makes surprise trip to Iraq

US Defence Secretary Ash Carter made a surprise visit to Baghdad on Thursday to get a first-hand assessment of the campaign against Islamic State as Iraq tries to retake the fallen capital of Sunni-dominated Anbar province.

US, allies target Islamic State with 27 air strikes in Syria, Iraq

US-led forces conducted 20 air strikes in Iraq on Monday against Islamic State forces, concentrating on the Anbar province cities of Ramadi and Falluja, and seven more in Syria, the Combined Joint Task Force leading the air operations said on Tuesday.

Islamic State says shot down Iraqi fighter plane

 Islamic State said on Thursday it had shot down an Iraqi fighter plane north of the city of Ramadi in Anbar Province.

Iraqi troops, militias repel IS attacks in Anbar province

Government forces and Shiite militiamen repelled two Islamic State group attacks in Anbar province on Saturday, officials said. In one attack, they used anti-tank missiles to stop four would-be suicide car bombers, officials said, as violence continues to roil the war-torn country.

Iraq displaced forced back into war zones: Aid group

Restrictions on Iraqi people fleeing the fighting in Anbar province are forcing some of them to return straight into conflict areas, an aid group said Tuesday.

More than 90,000 people flee violence in Iraq's Anbar province: UN

More than 90,000 people have fled their homes in Iraq`s western province of Anbar where Islamic State militants have been gaining ground over the past week, the United Nations said on Sunday.

2014 deadliest year in Iraq for civilians since 2006-7 bloodshed: UN

Violence in Iraq in 2014 killed at least 12,282 civilians, making it the deadliest year since the sectarian bloodshed of 2006-07, the United Nations said in a statement.

Jordan airlifts aid to Iraq`s Anbar province

Jordan has flown humanitarian aid to Iraq`s western Anbar province, where jihadists from the Islamic State group have seized ground and sown fear among the population, the royal court said Monday.

Iraqi troops retake control of town from ISIS

Iraqi security forces Sunday retook control of a town seized by the Islamic State (IS), as the US carried out air strikes against the Sunni militant group, a security official said.

Iraqi forces kill over 70 Sunni militants

Iraqi security forces Saturday fought back attacks from Sunni groups across the country, killing over 70 militants, officials said.

Iraq insurgents capture fourth town in Anbar

Iraqi officials say Sunni militants have seized another town in Iraq`s western Anbar province, the fourth to fall in their hands since Friday.

Suicide bomber kills anti-ISIL leader in Iraq`s Anbar province: Report

One of the leaders of Iraq`s pro-government Sunni tribal fighters was killed late on Tuesday by a suicide bomber in western Anbar province`s capital of Ramadi, one of his men said.