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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 09:13
The special Air India plane carrying 46 Indian nurses from Iraq has landed at Kochi airport.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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