Iraq: Suicide attacks, clashes kill 17 troops near Fallujah

Islamic State militants launched an attack against government troops on Sunday outside the militant- held city of Fallujah, killing at least 17 troops, officials said.

Iraq militias say they don't need US help in Anbar operation

Ali Ahsan paced back and forth carrying a rifle more than half his height in the searing heat as his militia convoy made a pit stop in the Anbar desert to rest and pray.

Two suicide car bombings targeting police kill 18 in Iraq

Two suicide car bombings targeting police in Iraq killed 18 people today amid the country's war against the Islamic State group, authorities said.

Islamic State hit with 24 air strikes by US, allies: Statement

The United States and its allies staged 24 strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria in a 24-hour period ending Saturday, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement.

U.S., allies conduct 21 air strikes in Syria, Iraq: Military

 U.S.-led forces targeted Islamic State militants in Syria with five air strikes from Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning and conducted another 16 strikes against the group in Iraq, the U.S. military said on Wednesday.

Iraqi general, 3 officers killed in Islamic State ambush

Military officials say an ambush by Islamic State fighters killed the general commanding the first Iraqi Army division and three of his officers in heavily disputed Anbar province.

US, allies hit Islamic State with 14 air strikes: Joint Task Force

The United States and its allies staged 14 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq in the latest round of daily attacks, the Combined Joint Task Force said on Tuesday.

US-led forces conduct 13 air strikes in Iraq: US military

US and coalition partners conducted 13 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq since early Wednesday, the US military said.

21 IS militants killed in clashes in Iraq

Iraqi security forces killed 21 Islamic State (IS) militants in security operations in Salahuddin and Anbar provinces, defence ministry said on Saturday.

Iraq loses contact with soldiers near Fallujah

Iraq lost contact with soldiers during an operation Sunday aimed at rescuing a battalion that was repeatedly attacked by militants near the city of Fallujah, the defence ministry said.

Iraq`s Sunni clerics suffer under insurgent rule

Early this year Sunni Arab worshippers in the Iraqi city of Fallujah were surprised to see an armed man in sunglasses instead of the regular sheikh ascend the mosque pulpit.

Iraq attacks and shelling kill 33

Violence across Iraq, including shelling of the conflict-hit city of Fallujah, killed 33 people Tuesday, as politicians haggle over forming a new governing coalition after April elections.

Clashes near Iraq`s Fallujah as conflict toll reaches 366

Clashes erupted between Iraqi troops and anti-government fighters on the outskirts of Fallujah on Saturday, as the militant-held city`s main hospital said 366 people had been killed in the months-long conflict.

Violence including Fallujah shelling kills 20 in Iraq

Violence in Iraq, including the shelling of a militant-held city, a suicide bombing and shootings, killed 20 people today as officials tallied votes from last month`s parliamentary election.

Iraq forces launch assault near Fallujah, 11 killed

Iraqi forces launched an operation today to retake areas near the militant-held city of Fallujah in preparation for an eventual assault, a senior officer said, as violence killed 11 people.

39 killed, 41 injured in Iraq violence

A total of 39 people were killed and 41 injured in separate violent incidents, including during a security operation, across Iraq Thursday, police said.

Shelling kills 11 in Iraq`s Fallujah: Doctor

Shelling in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, held by anti-government fighters for more than four months, has killed 11 people in less than 24 hours, a doctor said today.

Iraq attacks kill nine as election looms

Attacks in Baghdad and predominantly Sunni Arab areas of northern and western Iraq killed nine people on Friday, the latest in a surge of bloodshed ahead of a general election.

UN says concerned over situation in Fallujah

The United Nations said on Thursday it is concerned over the plight of civilians caught up in fighting in Iraq`s besieged city of Fallujah, occupied by al Qaeda- linked militants and other Sunni insurgent groups since late December.

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.