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Iraqi forces kill over 70 Sunni militants

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 23:37

Iraqi security forces Saturday fought back attacks from Sunni groups across the country, killing over 70 militants, officials said.

Clashes near Ramadi kill 11 Iraq police: Officer

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 16:39

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.

Iraq tells UN "terrorist groups" seized former chemical weapons depot

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 00:52

Iraq`s government has lost control of a former chemical weapons facility to "armed terrorist groups" and is unable to fulfill its international obligations to destroy toxins kept there, the country`s UN envoy told the United Nations.

No reason to doubt authenticity of ISIS leader`s video: US

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 06:48

The United States has "no reason" to doubt the authenticity of a video that purportedly shows ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi delivering a sermon.

All 46 nurses return home from Iraq, 600 stranded Indians to arrive in next 2 days

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 00:25

Ending a tense period, 183 Indians stranded in strife-torn Iraq, including 122 nurses - 46 from Kerala freed by Iraqi insurgents, 52 from Telangana and 24 from Andhra Pradesh - arrived home Saturday to a grand welcome.

Freed Indians nurses return from Iraq: As it happened

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 09:13

The special Air India plane carrying 46 Indian nurses from Iraq has landed at Kochi airport.

Air India flight from Iraq to reach Mumbai at 9:30 am

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 07:41

The special Air India flight carrying 46 Indian nurses set free by Sunni militants ISIS in strife-torn Iraq and 137 others would first land in Mumbai and reach here around noon today, a top airport official said.

Iraqi airstrikes target Sunni militants

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:57

A spokesman for Iraqi counter terrorism forces says government airstrikes have targeted a group of Sunni militants trying to overrun the country`s largest oil refinery, and claims as many as 30 insurgents were killed.

Iraq struggles to drive back Sunni militants

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 16:39

Iraqi forces today struggled to break a military stalemate with Sunni militants, as US officials reached out to key leaders to push for an end to political chaos in the strife-torn country.

Iraq parliament session ends in chaos as turmoil deepens

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 20:58

Iraq`s new parliament broke up in chaos on Tuesday, with lawmakers threatening each other or walking out despite global calls for fractious politicians to form a government needed to face a Sunni militant onslaught.

Iraq crisis: Trying to establish direct contact with trapped Indians, says Sushma Swaraj

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:56

Indians in the middle of Iraq crisis — With the situation worsening in violence-hit Iraq with every passing day, the worried families of the Indians being held captive in the strife-torn country met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj  on Sunday and were assured of their safety by her.

Iraqi Army presses Tikrit assault as lawmakers scramble to fill posts

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:53

Insurgents brought down an army helicopter over the northern city of Tikrit on Sunday as the military sent in tanks to try to dislodge them on second day of a major pushback against a Sunni militant takeover of large stretches of Iraq.