Suicide bombers attack Iraq forces in Ramadi, 13 killed

Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-rigged vehicles near positions of security forces in the city of Ramadi today, killing 13 people and wounding 17, Iraqi police and a doctor said.

Iraq fights assault as Kurds claim oilfields

Iraq battled a militant assault on the city of Ramadi while the Kurds claimed disputed oilfields, another blow to efforts to forge a united front against a jihadist-led onslaught.

Clashes near Ramadi kill 11 Iraq police: Officer

Sunni militants have launched an offensive near Ramadi, capital of Iraq`s Anbar province, killing 11 police and wounding 24 in clashes with the security forces, an officer and a doctor said on Friday.

Blasts target Iraq mourners, six killed

A suicide attack and a car bomb today targeted people mourning an Iraqi police officer who died in clashes two days before, killing six people, police and a doctor said.

Baghdad car bombs kill 60; militants storm Ramadi university

A wave of car bombs exploded across Baghdad on Saturday, killing more than 60 people, and militants stormed a university campus in western Iraq, security and medical sources said.

Jihadists seize hostages at campus in Iraq`s Ramadi

Jihadists took staff and students hostage at a university campus in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, where security forces have battled anti-government fighters for months, police said.

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.

21 killed, 45 injured in Iraq violence

At least 21 people were killed and 45 wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq Saturday, police and medical sources said.

Iraq forces battle militants, other violence kills 10

Dozens of militants died in two days of fighting with counter-terrorism forces in a city west of Iraq`s capital, a security spokesman said.

Iraq PM announces training, funds in battlefield city

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki promised training for allied tribal militia and over USD 83 million in construction funds during a visit on Saturday to Ramadi, where militants hold territory seized weeks ago.

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.

Attacks kill 10 as Iraq forces hit Anbar militants

Iraqi government forces pressed their assault on militant strongholds in Anbar as attacks elsewhere killed 10 people, with intensifying violence fuelling fears of a return to all-out conflict.

Iraq unrest: 140,000 people displaced, says UN

A United Nation report claims that nearly 140,000 people had fled the two cities - Fallujah and Ramadi - of Iraq since December when violence erupted between Iraqi troops and al Qaeda-linked militants.

Sunni gunmen seize more turf in Iraq`s Ramadi: Police

Sunni fighters including al Qaeda-linked militants have overrun several more areas of Ramadi, one of two Iraqi cities near Baghdad, police said on Tuesday.

Fallujah strike put on hold as Iraq fears civilian casualties

Iraqi troops will delay assaulting the militant-held city of Fallujah, an officer said on Tuesday, citing fear of civilian casualties, as fighting and missile strikes in nearby Ramadi killed 33 people.

18 killed in Iraq violence

At least 18 people were killed, including 10 al Qaeda militants, and 59 wounded in violent attacks across Iraq Tuesday, police said.

Iraq forces hold off assault on Fallujah, 29 killed in Ramadi

Iraqi troops will delay an offensive against the militant-held city of Fallujah for fear of causing civilian casualties, an official said today, while fighting and missile strikes in nearby Ramadi killed 29 people.

Iraq officials say fighting with al Qaeda kills 34

Officials in Iraq`s western Anbar province say fighting between the Army and al Qaeda militants has killed 34 people.

Fallujah outside Iraq government control: Security official

The Iraqi government has lost control of the city of Fallujah, which is now held by al Qaeda-linked militants, a senior security official in Anbar province said on Saturday.