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.

14 killed in Iraq attacks

A total of 14 people were killed and 15 wounded in separate bombings and shootings across Iraq, police and medical sources said.

49 killed, 69 injured in Iraq attacks

As many as 49 people were killed and 69 wounded Monday in a wave of violent attacks witnessed across Iraq, including battles with insurgent groups in Anbar province, security and medical sources said.

At least 15 killed in Iraq``s Anbar province

At least 15 people were killed and 26 others wounded in separate attacks across the Iraqi province of Anbar Sunday, police said.

17 killed in Iraq violence

At least 17 people were killed and 23 wounded in a new wave of attacks Saturday across Iraq, including in the volatile province of Anbar, police said.

Iraqi authorities distribute cards for elections

Iraq`s election commission today said that it has not yet decided how it will distribute voter ID cards in embattled Anbar province, barely two months before the country`s first election since the 2011 withdrawal of the US forces.

Al-Maliki visits battlefield, as 21 killed in Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al- Maliki visited the battlefield in Anbar province Saturday and announced a rebuilding plan even as violence left 21 people dead and 26 wounded in the country.

Iraq speaker targeted in blast as 21 militants killed

Iraq`s parliament speaker narrowly escaped an attack in his hometown on Monday.

Baghdad attacks kill 24 as Iraq presses Anbar assault

A series of attacks in and around Baghdad, including a spate of car bombings, killed 24 people on Monday.

57 militants killed in Iraq

Iraqi forces attacked militant groups in Iraq`s Anbar province and killed 57 members, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.

15 militants killed in Iraq`s Anbar province

At least 15 militants were killed when Iraqi security forces hit militants` positions in restive province of Anbar, security sources said.

Ten killed in renewed Baghdad bloodshed

Gun and bomb attacks in Baghdad killed 10 people, including a senior judge, in part of a protracted surge in bloodshed ahead of April parliamentary elections.

Ban Ki-moon urges Iraq to address `root causes` of unrest

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged Iraqi leaders to address the "root causes" of a surge in bloodshed.

Eight Iraqi soldiers killed in Anbar fighting: Officials

Eight Iraqi soldiers were killed on Saturday fighting militants in Anbar province, where al Qaeda-linked fighters have taken over one city and parts of a second, officials said.

44 Iraqi lawmakers resign over anti-Sunnis government actions

As many as 44 members of Iraqi parliament announced their resignation Monday to protest against the government`s latest moves on Sunni Arabs, including the demolition of a protest site and the arrest of a Sunni parliamentarian in the Anbar province.