Speicher Massacre Victims Found at Hussein's PalaceVictims thought to have been murdered in ISIS massacre of mostly Shi'ite recruits found in mass graves at Hussein's compound.
Biden Says Iraq Doesn't Want to be Iran's 'Puppet'After Iran's very public role in Tikrit battle, Biden claims Iraq doesn't want to be 'vassal state,' says ISIS unified all Iraqis.
Iraqi Forces Battle ISIS in Tikrit a Week after City 'Retaken'Pockets of Islamic State fighters still pose a risk for Iraqi pro-government troops; ISIS attack kills seven, including police colonel.
Mass Graves Found in Iraqi City Liberated from ISISRemains of 47 exhumed in Tikrit after ISIS driven out; dead believed to have been killed in ISIS massacre of Shi'ite recruits.
Reports of Shi'ite War Crimes in TikritAmnesty International investigating reports that Iraqi forces and militias committing serious violations in conquering Tikrit from ISIS.
Amnesty Probing Iraqi Abuses in Tikrit TakeoverHuman rights group Amnesty International said Thursday it was investigating Iraqi forces for human rights violations in Tikrit battle.
US-Led Airstrikes Deciding Factor in Tikrit OperationIf not for US-led air support, Iraqi ground forces may never have been able to retake Tikrit from Islamic State terrorists.
Iraq: Militiamen Loot Tikrit After its Recapture from ISISPro-government militiamen seen looting shops in the center of Tikrit, a day after it was recaptures from ISIS.
Iraq 'Liberates' Tikrit in Key ISIS DefeatWith help from US and Iran who vied for influence, Iraq takes back fortified city chalking up largest victory against ISIS yet - or did it?
Iran: US Killed Two Revolutionary Guard Advisors in IraqUS offensive against ISIS in Tikrit killed two Iranian Revolutionary Guard advisors, Tehran claims; US denies.
US and Iran Vying for Influence in Tikrit BattleIran-backed militias pull back and US forces keen to give strong showing in fight against ISIS stronghold at Hussein's hometown.
ISIS Beheads 4 Government 'Recruiters' as Tikrit Advance SlowsAnti-ISIS advance slows significantly as Iraqi army and Shia militias encounter stiff resistance.
Former Iraqi Dictator's Tomb Levelled in Fighting for TikritTomb of Saddam Hussein virtually leveled in heavy clashes between ISIS and Iraqi forces fighting for Tikrit.
Iraqi Forces Poised for Final Assault on ISIS Tikrit StrongholdIraqi army and Shia Islamist militia forces surround last remaining ISIS jihadis, say they'll finish them off in '72 hours'.
Is ISIS Collapsing or Expanding?Iraq backed by Iran is retaking Tikrit stronghold and repulsing ISIS, even as the group gains alliances in Africa and threatens White House.
Iran Deepening Involvement in Iraq's War on ISISIraq welcomes Iranian soldiers, advisers on its soil as it fights to liberate Tikrit.
Wary Iraqi Forces Tighten Noose on ISIS in TikritThousands of Iraqi soldiers, Shia militiamen and Sunni tribal fighters inching in on Islamic State under heavy attack.
Iraqi Forces Won't Be Rushed Into Final Assault on TikritIraqi forces say that despite superior numbers and firepower, they do not want to rush assault to retake Tikrit from ISIS.
Pentagon Chief: Iran's Presence in Iraq is 'Concerning'The presence of Iranian advisers in the Iraq battle for Tikrit is "concerning" to the United States, says Defense Secretary Ashton Carter.
Iraqi Forces Finally Enter ISIS-Controlled TikritOperation to capture key Islamic State stronghold making slow but steady progress, officers say.
Former CIA Chief 'Uncomfortable' with Iran's Role in IraqMichael Hayden says he is "uncomfortable" with Iran's growing influence in Iraq, made especially evident by offensive in Tikrit.
ISIS Blows Up Key Tikrit Bridge to Slow Iraqi Army AdvanceIslamic State blows up the only bridge across Iraq's Tigris river in the Tikrit area, as anti-ISIS forces close in on the Sunni city.
Fears that Tikrit Operation May See MassacresShi'ite revenge killings topic of concern in key battle for strategic ISIS stronghold, as US notes 'most overt conduct of Iranian support.'
ISIS Unleashes Guerrilla Tactics in Bitter Battle for TikritBattle for key ISIS stronghold bogged down by snipers and booby traps; may be preamble to operation on Mosul headquarters.
US Takes Back Seat as Iran Runs Op on Key ISIS StrongholdUS says it hasn't been asked to provide airstrikes for massive operation on Tikrit, although Iranian planes may be involved.
Iraq: Major Military Offensive Begins to Seize ISIS StrongholdIraqi army forces backed by pro-government militias begin operation to take Tikrit, hometown of executed dictator Saddam Hussein.
Islamist Pincer Move Tightens the Noose on BaghdadLightning-fast takeover sees cities captured in a matter of hours Friday, in systemic front moving toward Baghdad.
Iraq: Kurds Capture Kirkuk as Islamists Turn to March on BaghdadIslamic State of Iraq and Levant threaten Shia strongholds as Iran, Turkey both warn of consequences.
ISIS Siezes Tikrit as Islamist Takeover of Iraq ContinuesIslamists attack Turkish embassy in Tikrit, the birthplace of Saddam Hussein, as politicians blame weakened Maliki government.