Official: Islamic State ambushes, kills up to 50 Iraq troops

Islamic State militants killed up to 50 soldiers in two separate ambushes in Iraq's turbulent Anbar province west of the capital, Baghdad, a top provincial official said today.

Obama to send more US troops to train Iraqis in a bid to thwart ISIS' advance
Obama to send more US troops to train Iraqis in a bid to thwart ISIS' advance

President Barack Obama appears poised to approve the deployment of hundreds more US training personnel to Iraq, in a bid to reverse gains by the Islamic State group.

Islamic State kidnaps 40 Iraqis in Tikrit

The Islamic State (IS) group has kidnapped at least 40 Iraqi people from their homes in the central city of Tikrit in the province of Salahuddin in Iraq.

Islamic State group kills 50 Iraqis

Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 Iraqi men, women and children from the same tribe on Monday, officials said, in the latest targeting of the group by militants.

Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 Iraq killings

Four former employees of the Blackwater security firm were found guilty Wednesday in connection with the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad that left 14 dead.

Obama urges Iraqis to unite because `the wolf``s at the door`

US President Barack Obama urged Iraqis on Monday to quickly form an inclusive government to unite against Islamic militants, warning "the wolf`s at the door" and that US airstrikes can only accomplish so much.

Iraqis, Saudis call shots in Raqa, ISIL`s Syrian `capital`

With Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters, flags and emblems everywhere, there is no mistaking who controls the north Syria city of Raqa.

PM `certain` of win as Iraqis vote despite dozens of attacks

Iraqis today defied a rash of militant attacks to vote in the country`s first elections since US troops withdrew, with premier Nuri al-Maliki proclaiming "certain" victory as he cast his ballot.

Car bomb kills four in Iraq`s capital

At least four people were killed on Saturday in a car bomb near a bus stop in south of Baghdad.

Bill on special visas for Iraqis heads to Obama

A measure to provide special visas for Iraqis who risked their lives to help the United States is heading to President Barack Obama.

UN says nearly 1,000 Iraqis killed in September

The UN mission in Iraq says nearly 1,000 Iraqis have been killed in violence throughout September, down from July`s monthly death toll but still among the highest recently.

Four killed as Iraqis mark end of Ramadan

Attacks killed four people in Iraq on Friday, officials said, as Muslims marked the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan which has been one the bloodiest in years.

Visas slow for Iraqis who helped US war efforts

The federal government has issued less than a quarter of the 25,000 visas created for Iraqis who helped American efforts during the Iraq War and the programme is set to end this year.

Kuwait frees Iraqis in plot to kill Bush: Report

Nine Iraqis were jailed over a failed plot to assassinate ex-US leader George Bush senior in 1993.

Iraqis employed with US are outcasts: Sadr

Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has been vehemently opposed to presence of US forces in Iraq.

Ship carrying Pakistanis, Iraqis detained

New Delhi: An unidentified ship with over 25 Pakistani and Iraqi nationals on board has been detained off the coast of Lakshadweep by security agencies after it illegally entered Indian waters.

US soldier in war crimes probe killed Iraqis: Report

Calvin Gibbs is among five Stryker soldiers charged with premeditated murder.

Two Iraqis jailed for life for UN bombing, French kidnap

The men confessed to being members of Islamic Army, a Sunni militant group.

Suicide attack on US convoy kills two Iraqis

A suicide bomber on a
motorcycle targeting a US military convoy in central Iraq
killed two civilians and wounded five other people today, a
security official said.

Police find bodies of 14 Iraqis kidnapped by Al-Qaeda

Authorities have discovered
the bodies of nine firefighters and five civilians who were
kidnapped by Al-Qaeda, an Iraqi police colonel said on Thursday.