US evacuates fearing Mosul dam catastropheUS embassy in Iraq urges evacuations, warning up to 1.5 million Iraqis will not survive when faulty dam collapses, taking out electric grid.
Canada arrests 60 citizens involved in terrorCanadian authorities arrest 60 citizens who had joined foreign terror groups. Another 180 still with the organizations.
Extreme finger pointing over potential ISIS 'dirty bomb'Swiss and American inspections groups scramble to exonerate themselves following report that radioactive material was stolen.
Iraqi army clears ISIS from Ramadi area, opens road to BaghdadIraqi government forces chalk up another victory, chipping away at ISIS control in west to secure capital Baghdad.
Iraq deploying thousands of troops to retake MosulIraqi army amassing troops for biggest battle yet with ISIS in Iraq's second city.
Iraqi lawmaker reveals 'whole government is corrupt'MP under fire saying on TV he took bribes to close corruption cases, politicians 'destroy Iraq,' and if he revealed all 'they'd kill me.'
Mass grave of ISIS victims found in Iraq's RamadiIraqi security forces find grave believed to hold remains of 40 people executed by ISIS, many beheaded.
Iraq summons Saudi envoy over 'meddling'The tension between Iran and Saudi Arabia is spilling over into relations between Iraq and the Saudis, just as these were improving.
Satellite proves ISIS destroyed 1,500-year-old monasteryAP confirms with satellite imagery that St. Elijah's Monastery, built 590 CE, was 'pulverized' by jihadists in Mosul.
US confirms Americans were abducted in BaghdadEmbassy, State Department reveal efforts to locate missing civilians, with Iraqi official saying they were kidnapped at interpreter's home.
Report: Three Americans kidnapped in BaghdadAs yet unnamed militia abducts three US citizens according to sources, with State Department saying it is working to find them.
20 killed in series of bombings northeast of Baghdad20 dead and dozens wounded in bombing at a cafe in the Iraqi town of Muqdadiyah. ISIS believed to be responsible.
Iraq airstrike targets ISIS's cashAirstrike in Iraq's Mosul targets ISIS cash facility, destroys millions of dollars worth of cash.
Iraqi air force kills ISIS leader's second deputyAssi Ali Mohammed Nasser al-Obeidi, second deputy of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, killed in the city of Barwana.
Kurds to vote on independence from IraqKRG president calls for a referendum this year to let the 'people of Kurdistan determine their future,' in a call to secede from Baghdad.
'About 2,500' ISIS fighters killed in Iraq and Syria last monthPentagon releases first precise ISIS body-count of US-led air campaign, as jihadists pushed back in both Syria and Iraq.
Report: ISIS 'War Minister' killed in IraqThamer al-Mahlawi killed in Iraqi airstrike in western Haditha region according to Arab media, as ISIS launches assault on the key region.
Back-to-back losses puts ISIS on the ropesExperts say a string of losses in Iraq and Syria indicates ISIS is in a tough spot, and its threats against Jews only proves it.
Iraqi PM: We will be free of ISIS in 2016Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi vows to free the whole country from the Islamic State group in 2016.
Iraq congratulated after liberating Ramadi from ISISUnited States, Britain and France congratulate Iraqi army after the Iraqi flag is raised over Ramadi.
Iraqi army celebrates first major victory against ISISIraqi government forces retake Ramadi, in first major victory over ISIS without help of Shia militias. Mosul next?
ISIS abandons last stronghold in RamadiIraqi forces score biggest victory against ISIS as the group abandons key city of Ramadi.
ISIS snipers holding off Iraqi forces in key cityDramatic final battle at Ramadi compound rages on, as jihadists use snipers, car bombs, and trapped civilians in last gasp effort.
Iraqi forces in final push to retake key ISIS cityAnbar province capital Ramadi was captured by ISIS in May, but now Iraqi special forces are down to governmental compound gunfight showdown.
Iraqi forces poised to retake key city from ISISIraqi government forces advance into central Ramadi, predict victory in a matter of days.
Iraqi fighters call to attack Turkey with an 'iron fist'Thousands of Shi'ite militiamen protest in central Baghdad, saying Iraq should have attacked as soon as Turkish troops breached borders.
Top Iraqi Shi'ite cleric demands Turkey withdrawIraq's Grand Ayatollah lashes out at Turkey for deploying troops without approval, after Erdogan says withdrawal 'out of the question.'
Iraqi forces retake large part of Ramadi city from ISISAfter months of intense fighting, officials say large area of southwestern Ramadi retaken by pro-government forces.
In numbers: 27,000 foreign fighters in Syria, IraqForeign nationals join Syrian civil war in droves, has doubled since 2014.
Iraq urges Turkey to 'immediately' withdraw troopsBaghdad insists Turkey withdraw 'illegally' deployed troops in Kurdish area of Iraq.
Jewish Kurds hold groundbreaking Iraq commemorationCould a ceremony commemorating deadly anti-Semitic pogrom which led to Iraqi Jewish exodus also mark the start of a Jewish revival?
Iraqi PM: We don't need more US troops to fight ISISPrime Minister Haider al-Abadi contradicts US Senators' claims he requested number of US troops increased from 3,550 to 10,000.
ISIS rigs Yazidi mass grave with bombsGrave of 123 Yazidi victims - mostly older women too old to be sex slaves - left rigged by ISIS as part of its genocide against Yazidis.
Who's actually fighting in Syria and Iraq, and why?Analysis breaks down the international players taking part in Middle East free-for-all, and reveals Iran is the biggest winner so far.
Bombings near Iraq Sh'iite mosque kill six: officialsNineteen wounded in bomb blast as ISIS battle for Iraq continues.
Iraq warned France of terror strike the day before Paris attacksIraqi intelligence warned that ISIS is planning attacks in Western countries, particularly France.
Report: Yazidis torch Muslim homes in revenge for ISIS genocideSome Sunnis had identified their Yazidi neighbors in Sinjar - recently recaptured by Kurds - for ISIS to brutally kill and rape.
ISIS mass grave of Yazidi women foundGrave of around 80 women too old to be made ISIS sex slaves found on edge of town liberated from the brutal jihadist group.
Kurdish leader declares victory in key battle with ISISIraqi Kurdish President says Kurdish forces have liberated the town of Sinjar from jihadists, in key strategic and symbolic victory.
ISIS committed genocide against Yazidis, says Holocaust MuseumHolocaust Memorial Museum releases new report about the genocide committed by ISIS against Iraqi minorities.
Iraq: Kurds launch major offensive to retake Sinjar from ISISKurdish peshmerga, backed by US close air support, finally launch operation to take back Kurdish town and avenge Yazidi genocide.
US reveals: Over 3,000 Iranian troops in Syria, IraqTop US military officer says Iran has 2,000 soldiers in Syria, 1,000 in Iraq; Defense Sec. hints at 'direct US action on the ground.'
Watch: Footage shows US, Kurdish forces raiding ISIS prisonRare footage: US special forces joined Kurdish Peshmerga in rare, dramatic mission inside ISIS territory in Iraq.
Iraq: Assault to Retake ISIS-Held Ramadi LoomingAfter months of practically no progress, pro-government forces make gains against ISIS in Ramadi and Baiji.
ISIS Confirms That US Killed Its Number Two LeaderISIS statement acknowledges US killed Abu Mutaz al-Qurashi, saying his 'only wish was to die in the name of Allah.'
Iraq Still Unsure if it Got ISIS ChiefIraq racing to confirm reports its airstrike wounded Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and killed several other ISIS leaders.
Tests Show ISIS Used Mustard Gas on KurdsBlood samples show ISIS used chemical weapons in assault against Kurdish forces in Iraq.
Popularity for 'Putin the Shiite' Sky-High in IraqIraqi Shiites are very enthusiastic about Russia's involvement in neighboring Syria; 'Hajji Putin is better than Hussein Obama.'
New French Campaign Aims to Combat RadicalizationFrench government ad campaign features mourning families to discourage young people from joining extremists in Syria.
Iraq Steps Up Anti-ISIS Coordination with Iran, Syria, RussiaIraq, Russia, Iran and Syria set up an intelligence committee in Baghdad in order to coordinate fight against ISIS.
France Launches First Anti-ISIS Airstrikes in SyriaFrench jets hit several 'Islamic State' targets, after government expands operations previously limited to Iraqi territory.
Refugee Crisis: US, UK 'Ignoring Christians, Preferring Muslims'Homeless Christians from Syria and Lebanon who manage to reach Western nations often suffer discrimination, says Gatestone Institute.
Revenge: Iraqi Sex Slave Kills ISIS Commander Who Abused HerSenior jihadist commander held woman captive for three months and subjected her to horrific abuse - until she had her revenge.
Iraq Starts Using F-16s Against ISISIraq announces it has put F-16 warplanes acquired from the United States into action against ISIS jihadists.
Report: Palestinian Terrorist Committed ISIS Suicide BombingIn what appears to be the first suicide bombing committed by a Palestinian terrorist for ISIS, two Iraqi generals were killed.
US Vet Helping Kurds in Iraq: Iran is a Greater Threat than ISISAmerican training Kurds finds Iran doing same atrocities, 'it's just not as reported'; prepares for Iranian escalation after deal approved.
Report: Israel Importing Three-Quarters of its Oil from KurdsFinancial Times reports Israel has imported as much as three-quarters of its oil from Iraq’s Kurdish north in recent months.