Suicide bomber kills two Iraqi generals in Anbar: Army

A suicide bomber in an explosives-rigged vehicle killed two Iraqi army generals north of the Anbar provincial capital of Ramadi on Thursday, a military spokesman said.

Suicide attacks in Anbar kill at least 18 Iraqi troops

Militants in Iraq used stolen Humvees loaded with explosives to unleash a series of suicide car bombings targeting Iraqi security forces on Wednesday, killing at least 18 Iraqi troops, officials said.

Suicide attacks kill at least 12 Iraqi troops near Ramadi

Iraqi officials say back-to-back suicide attacks targeting security forces near the Islamic State-held city of Ramadi have killed at least 12 troops.

Iraqi forces clash with Islamic State militants at Anbar university

 Iraqi security forces entered the University of Anbar in southern Ramadi on Sunday and clashed with Islamic State militants inside the compound, the joint operations command said in a statement broadcast on state television. 

Iraqis launch offensive near Anbar base as blasts kill 32

Iraqi security forces and Sunni tribal fighters launched an offensive on Tuesday to dislodge Islamic State militants and secure a supply route in Anbar province, police and tribal sources said.

Noose tightens around thousands caught in Iraq's Anbar offensive

As Iraqi forces prepare to try to recapture the city of Falluja, tens of thousands of civilians find themselves trapped between Islamic State militants ready to use them as human shields and a government suspicious of their loyalties.

Iraq launches offensive to drive Islamic State from biggest province

Iraqi troops and Shi`ite Muslim militia forces attacked Islamic State fighters on several fronts on Monday in Anbar, the country`s largest province, at the start of what is likely to be a long and fiercely contested offensive.

Iraq says operation to retake Anbar province underway
Iraq says operation to retake Anbar province underway

 - Iraqi troops backed by mainly Shi`ite Muslim militias launched military operations on Monday to recapture the country`s largest province Anbar from Islamic State militants, a military statement broadcast on state television said.

Jihadists attack Iraqi forces in Anbar

Islamic State group fighters attacked Iraqi police and soldiers in an area considered a major staging ground for operations to reconquer Anbar province, security sources said.

40 killed in clashes, airstrikes against IS in Iraq

At least 40 people were killed on Thursday in clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants and airstrikes by Iraqi and US-led coalition aircraft in the Iraqi provinces of Anbar and Salahudin, a government statement and provincial security sources said.

43 killed in clashes, air strikes against IS in Iraqi province

 At least 43 people were killed on Wednesday in clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants and airstrikes by Iraqi and US-led coalition aircraft in Iraq`s western Anbar province, a government statement and a provincial security source said.

Iraq forces made 'unauthorised' withdrawal from Ramadi: PM

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday that Iraqi forces made an "unauthorised" withdrawal from Ramadi last month, leading to the Islamic State group's takeover of the Anbar provincial capital.

Iraq militias say they don't need US help in Anbar operation

Ali Ahsan paced back and forth carrying a rifle more than half his height in the searing heat as his militia convoy made a pit stop in the Anbar desert to rest and pray.

US considering more military bases in Iraq

The United States is considering building more U.S. military bases in Iraq to drive back Islamic State militants in a move that may require a further increase in American forces, the top U.S. general said on Thursday.

Two suicide car bombings targeting police kill 18 in Iraq

Two suicide car bombings targeting police in Iraq killed 18 people today amid the country's war against the Islamic State group, authorities said.

Iraq forces repel car bomb attack in Anbar: Officers

 Iraqi security forces backed by air support used anti-tank missiles to repel Islamic State group suicide bombers driving explosives-rigged vehicles in Anbar province on Saturday, officers said.

Islamic State settles into Ramadi, but the lull unlikely to last

The blind man with just one hand arrived at the main mosque in the centre of the Iraqi city of Ramadi at dusk on Wednesday, flanked by Islamic State fighters.

47 killed in clashes with IS militants in Iraq

At least 47 people were killed on Thursday in separate clashes between the Islamic State (IS) militants and Iraqi security forces in the provinces of Salahudin and Anbar, security sources said.

Iraqi Shi'ite militia claim leadership of Anbar campaign against Islamic State
Iraqi Shi'ite militia claim leadership of Anbar campaign against Islamic State

 Iraq`s Shi`ite paramilitaries announced on Tuesday they had taken charge of the campaign to drive Islamic State from the western province of Anbar, giving the operation an openly sectarian codename that could infuriate its Sunni population.

Iraq launches military operation to drive ISIS away from Ramadi
Iraq launches military operation to drive ISIS away from Ramadi

Days after Iraqi troops had to bite the dust as the Islamic State romped its way to Ramadi, a military operation was announced on Tuesday with the objective of taking back the territories captured by the extremists in Anbar province.