Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 16:42
Jihadists carried out a "massacre" in the northern Iraq village of Kocho, killing dozens of people, most of them members of the Yazidi religious minority, officials and a witness said Saturday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 09:38
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said Washington was urgently assessing how to move civilians off a mountain in northern Iraq besieged by Islamic State (IS) extremists.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 04:36
At least 33 people were killed and 94 were wounded in clashes with Sunni militants and bomb attacks across Iraq, sources said.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 14:41
Armed men in military uniform raided the home of a senior Baghdad Sunni politician overnight and whisked him and several of his guards away, police said Saturday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 01:08
Police and tribesmen battled an assault on Monday that could bring militants a step closer to Baghdad, as Iraq`s flagging government formation process seemed set to drag on.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 00:39
Two nuns and three orphans were freed on Monday in Iraq`s Islamist militant-held second city Mosul, the country`s top Catholic leader said.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 07:20
Iraqi soldiers backed by Shi`ite militias fought Sunni rebels for control of a military base northeast of Baghdad on Saturday as a U.N. envoy warned of chaos if divided lawmakers did not make progress on Sunday towards naming a government.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 03:35
At least 10 women were killed and 23 others wounded in attacks at a residential complex here Saturday, an interior ministry source said.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 01:21
Gunmen killed 25 women and wounded at least eight people today when they stormed two buildings in a residential Baghdad compound reputed to be used for prostitution, police and government sources said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 18:30
Uncertainty about their safe evacuation has heightened anxieties of relatives of Keralite nurses, stranded in a state-run hospital in Tikrit in strife-torn Iraq, though they still keep in touch with their homes to the relief of near and dear ones.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 18:26
The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday said that around one thousand people strifed on Iraq have expressed their desire to come back to India.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 14:12
More than 2,400 Iraqis, most of them civilians, were killed in June as Sunni militants swept through the north triggering the country`s worst violence in years, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
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