IS group claims Iraq car bomb attack that killed 19

The extremist Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a late-night car bomb attack in Baghdad that killed at least 19 people, saying it was targeting a Shiite militia.

Attacks in Iraq's Anbar, Baghdad kill at least 26: Sources

 At least 12 Iraqi soldiers and paramilitary forces were killed on Saturday by suicide car bombs targeting an outpost in western Anbar province, while attacks in the capital killed at least 14 civilians, security and medical sources said.

UN local staffer abducted in Iraq; 8 bodies found in Baghdad

Gunmen abducted a local staffer working for the United Nations in Iraq as police found eight bodies in different parts of the capital, Baghdad, authorities said today.

UN employee 'abducted in Iraq'

A United Nations employee working as a liaison in Iraq's Diyala province has been "abducted" northeast of Baghdad, a spokeswoman for the UN mission in the country has said.

Three car bombs kill 19 in Baghdad

Three car bombs ripped through a busy streets and marketplaces in Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 19 people, a day after a wave of bombings hit the capital.

Car bombs kill at least 14 civilians in Iraq

Car bombs ripped through commercial areas in and around the Iraqi capital today, killing at least 14 civilians, officials said.

Suicide bombers kill 4 at Iraq-Jordan border crossing

Three suicide bombers attacked a border crossing between western Iraq and Jordan on Saturday, killing at least four Iraqi security personnel and wounding eight others, officials said.

Senior officers killed in Iraq's Anbar: General

The Islamic State jihadist group killed two senior officers and 10 other soldiers in a suicide bombing and heavy fighting in Iraq's Anbar province, a general said on Saturday.

Senior officers killed in Iraq`s Anbar: General

The Islamic State jihadist group killed two senior officers and 10 other soldiers in a suicide bombing and heavy fighting in Iraq`s Anbar province, a general said on Saturday.

Paramilitaries hand suspected Saddam VP body to Iraq govt

The Ketaeb Hezbollah paramilitary group handed over the body of a man suspected of being Saddam Hussein`s long-fugitive deputy Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri to Iraq`s government on Monday for further testing.

Coalition carries out 26 strikes against IS in Iraq

US-led coalition aircraft carried out 26 strikes in Iraq over 24 hours targeting the Islamic State jihadist group north and west of Baghdad, it said on Monday.

Ramadi exodus compounds Iraq humanitarian crisis

Some pushed wheelbarrows piled high with their belongings across the only bridge to Baghdad. Others balanced battered suitcases on their heads, or held babies aloft so they would not be crushed in the exodus from Iraq`s western province of Anbar.

Iraq clears massive oil refinery of IS: Coalition

Iraqi forces backed by US-led air strikes cleared the country`s largest oil refinery of the Islamic State group, the international coalition helping Baghdad fight the jihadists said on Sunday.

Iraqi forces retake most of Baiji refinery from Islamic State

Iraqi forces retook most of the country`s largest refinery from Islamic State on Saturday, security officials said, reversing gains by the militants who seized parts of the sprawling complex this week.

Key Saddam deputy and top militant leader al-Douri killed in Iraq
Key Saddam deputy and top militant leader al-Douri killed in Iraq

A key aide of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein has been killed, the BBC reported on Friday quoting the local media.

Car bombings kill 17 in Baghdad area

Six car bombs in the Baghdad area, including one near a hospital, killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 55 on Tuesday, security and medical officials said.

Obama warns Iran its fighters in Iraq must answer to Baghdad

US President Barack Obama warned Iran on Tuesday that its fighters must respect Iraq`s sovereignty and answer to the government in Baghdad in the battle against Islamic State militants.

Car bombings kill 15 in Baghdad area

Five car bombs in the Baghdad area, including one near a hospital, killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 45 on Tuesday, security and medical officials said.

Iraq's premier says more support needed to 'finish' Islamic State

Iraq's prime minister says his country needs greater support from the international coalition so it can "finish" the Islamic State group.

Iraq PM says will ask US for more arms, strikes

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Monday that he will use a visit to the United States to seek increased air support and arms deliveries to aid Baghdad`s battle against jihadists.