Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops

A wave of suicide bombings by Islamic State militants in western Iraq has killed 40 soldiers amid waning efforts by security forces to retake territory from the Sunni extremist group, a senior Iraqi commander said on Monday.

Militant backers say any US air strikes in Iraq would be avenged

Online backers of the Sunni Islamist militants who seized swaths of Iraq this month have said that any U.S. air strikes on the fighters will lead to attacks on Americans.

ISIS poses medium and long term threat: Barack Obama

Al Qaeda splinter group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which has carved out a large fiefdom along the Iraqi-Syrian border, poses a medium and long-term threat, US President Barack Obama has said.

Baghdad cafe attack pushes Iraq toll to 46 dead

Late night bombings at a Baghdad cafe left 13 people dead, officials said Thursday, pushing the toll from a day of nationwide blasts, shootings and shellings to at least 46.

Wave of bombings, attacks in Iraq kill at least 47

A series of coordinated evening blasts in Baghdad and other violence killed at least 47 people in Iraq on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a surge of bloodshed roiling the country this year.

Eight killed, 25 injured in Iraq attacks

At least eight people were killed and 25 wounded in separate attacks carried out in Iraq Monday, police said.

Attacks kill 14 people in Iraq: Officials

Insurgents assaulted a police headquarters in northern Iraq early Wednesday, killing nine policemen as part of a series of attacks that left at least 14 dead as the country grapples with a growing surge of violence.

34 killed, 101 wounded in Iraq`s deadly attacks

A series of violent attacks, including deadly bombings at mosques, across Iraq on Friday, killing 34 people and wounding 101 others, as the country struggles to contain the worst violence since 2008.

12 killed in Iraq attacks

At least 12 people were killed and 11 others wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq Wednesday, police sources said.

Bombing kills 4 people in Iraq: Officials

Iraqi officials say a bombing targeting a stream where youngsters had sought refuge from the summer heat has killed four people.

21 killed, 78 wounded in Iraq attacks

At least 21 people were killed and 78 injured in attacks across Iraq Monday, mostly in the Shiite provinces, an interior ministry source said.

7 Sunni fighters killed by unidentified gunmen: Iraq officials

Attackers disguised in military uniforms killed seven anti-al Qaeda militiamen in Iraq on Friday as anti-government protests once again raged in Iraq`s Sunni provinces.

Militants attack police HQ in Iraq, 33 killed

At least 33 people were killed and 70 others wounded Sunday when suicide bombers attempted to take control of a police headquarters in Iraq.