Report: Yazidi Revenge on Sunni Arab VillageIn response to endless massacres and mass rapes by ISIS and other jihadists, Yazidi militias strike Sunni villages in Iraq.
Pentagon Planning to Deploy More Troops to IraqPentagon spokesman reveals new plans to train more Iraqi forces and Sunni tribal fighters are being finalized.
Iraqi Govt. HQ Lethally Assaulted by TerroristsTerrorists launch attack during council meeting, leaving civilians and police dead; attack exactly one year after ISIS launched offensive.
Iraqi Forces Advance in ISIS-Controlled BaijiIraqi forces advance against ISIS in Baiji as they try to retake the strategic town for a second time.
'Voice of Saddam's Regime' Dies at 79Former Iraqi foreign minister Tareq Aziz dies in hospital after years of poor health as a convicted prisoner.
Sunni Tribes in Iraq Swear Loyalty to ISISInfluential tribal sheikhs announce allegiance to ISIS and express enmity to Shi'ite-run government, as sectarian tensions continue to boil.
Iraq Forces Repel ISIS Car Bomb AssaultIraqi security forces use anti-tank missiles to repel suicide bombers driving vehicles packed with explosives, including a bulldozer.
Fight Against ISIS Could Take 'Generation or More'General John Allen notes ISIS is a 'global threat' that has wreaked havoc on the Middle East; fight 'will be a long campaign.'
More than 10,000 ISIS Jihadis Killed in AirstrikesUS Deputy Secretary of State dismisses criticism of air campaign, insists 'significant progress' has been made in fight against ISIS.
Iranian Revolutionary Guards Commander KilledCommander Jassem Nouri was fighting ISIS alongside Hezbollah in Ramadi takeover.
Two ISIS 'Filmmakers' Killed in Iraq AirstrikeAmerican national believed to be one of dozens of ISIS commanders killed in response to brutal execution of Iraqi soldier.
Iraqi PM: We Lost 2,300 Armored Vehicles to ISISIraqi security forces lost 2,300 Humvee vehicles when ISIS overran Mosul, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi reveals.
Iraqi Shia Militiamen Burn Sunni Man AliveIn gruesome reenactment of ISIS burning of Jordanian pilot, Sunni man accused of belonging to ISIS burned by Iraqi militias.
ISIS Claims Blasts at Upscale Baghdad HotelsISIS claims responsibility for car bombings at two upscale Baghdad hotels that killed at least nine people.
Dual Bombs Blast Baghdad HotelsCar bombs rip through upscale hotels in center of Iraqi capital, leaving at least 9 dead and dozens others wounded.
Blasts in Baghdad Kill at Least 3Car bombs explode near two of the Iraqi capital's most high-profile hotels, killing at least three people and wounding 13.
Iraq Exhumes 500 Bodies from ISIS Tikrit MassacreRemains of nearly 500 people, believed to have been executed by ISIS during Speicher massacre in Tikrit, exhumed Wednesday.
When Baghdad Burned: The June 1941 Farhud MassacreThe fusion of Nazism and Arab nationalism in the Middle East spelled unimaginable horror for Iraq's ancient Jewish community.
Criticism over 'Sectarian' Name of Anti-ISIS OpInfluential Shi'ite cleric says codename for operation against ISIS in Anbar could paint already-sectarian war...as a sectarian war.
US: Shia Name of Iraqi Operation 'Not Helpful'Shia Islamist militias inflame tensions by using Shia slogan for operation to oust ISIS from majority-Sunni Anbar Province.
Iraq Cuts Off ISIS Ahead of Offensive on RamadiIraqi forces try to tighten noose on capital of largest province which fell to ISIS, full scale assault within days.
Iraq Blocking Citizens Fleeing ISISAid group says Iraq is forcing people from Anbar province, where Ramadi recently fell to ISIS, to return to the battle zones.
How Iran's Militias Are Better Than Iraq's ArmySoldiers reveal 'will to fight' isn't Iraqi army's only problems, as lack of supplies and leadership highlight benefits of Shi'ite forces.
Biden Tries to Smooth Iraq Ties After OutburstVice President attempts to smooth tensions with Baghdad after US Sec of Defense suggests the Iraqis have lost 'will to fight' ISIS.
Iraq Condemns Pentagon Chief Carter's CriticismAfter US defense chief says Iraq lacks will to defeat ISIS, Iraqi leaders and generals note surprise, say he was 'fed wrong information.'
Ash Carter: Iraqis Have No 'Will to Fight' ISISUS Secretary of Defense criticizes Iraqi forces for fleeing Ramadi and leaving the city to ISIS, despite having them 'vastly outnumbered'
Iraqi Deputy PM: 'Shameful' Retreat from ISISSunni politician condemns army fleeing from ISIS as it conquered Ramadi, says US airstrikes are 'not enough.'
ISIS Conquers Last Syrian Border Crossing to IraqISIS continues blitz, seizing last crossing held by Assad's regime forces and solidifying hold after conquering half of Syria.
Pentagon to Expedite Shipment of Weapons to IraqAn expedited shipment of 2,000 shoulder-fired weapons from Washington expected to arrive in Iraq next week.
American Airstrike in Syria Killed 2 ChildrenOfficials in the United States military admit that airstrikes against Islamist extremists in Syria killed two children last November.
US Arming Iraq with 1,000 Anti-Tank SystemsSystems needed to deal with massive suicide car bomb onslaughts by ISIS, as US wonders what went wrong in Ramadi.
Syria: ISIS Seizes Part of Ancient PalmyraIslamic State jihadists enter ancient Syrian city for second time, after briefly taking parts on Saturday, now control a third of the city.
Obama Considering Arming Iraqi Tribes Against ISISWhite House facing criticism over substituting decisive policy for 'posturing and half-measures,' after ISIS advances in Iraq.
Militias Amass for Shia-Sunni Showdown in RamadiAfter Islamic State sweeps Iraqi army aside in 3-day blitz, Iranian-backed militias poised for counterattack; Iranian DM visits Baghdad.
Pentagon: Situation in Ramadi Remains 'Contested'Pentagon says situation in Ramadi remains "fluid and contested" after ISIS claims it captured the city.
ISIS Completes Capture of Iraq's RamadiISIS seals its capture of Ramadi after a dramatic pullout by Iraqi forces.
UK Suicide Bomber in ISIS Assault on Iraq's Ramadi'Abu Musa al-Britani' said to have detonated himself, as Islamic State forces inch closer to taking full control of Ramadi.
Why Now? Baghdadi Tape Reaffirms ISIS LeadershipTape of Islamic State leader released last week meant to dispel incapacitation rumors - but when was it recorded?
US Kills Senior ISIS Leader in Syria Captures WifeUS Special Operations forces eliminate one of ISIS's top logistical leaders in daring Saturday raid, which saw 'hand-to-hand combat.'
Recording of 'Dead' Saddam Deputy Airs on Iraqi TVTV channel of Baath party releases an audio recording purportedly of Saddam Hussein’s deputy some officials said had been killed.
ISIS Seizes Iraqi City of RamadiISIS fighters seize the government compound in the city of Ramadi, capital of Anbar province.
ISIS Leader Releases New RecordingIn new audio recording, ISIS head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi urges Muslims to emigrate to his self-proclaimed "caliphate".
US Denies Killing ISIS Leader, Bombing MosqueCentral Command confirms that coalition aircraft did not strike Tal Afar jihadist meeting.
Number of Displaced in Iraq Hits 2.8 MillionInternational agencies struggling to provide for growing number of internal refugees; some 7.6 million displaced in Syria.
Baghdad Blasts Targeting Shia Pilgrims Kill SixBomb blast and mortar shells target Shia worshippers heading to Baghdad shrine.
Bush: I Would've Authorized Iraq InvasionPossible Republican candidate says he would have authorized the 2003 invasion of Iraq, points out that Hillary Clinton did as well.
Mayor Slates Failures in Iraq ISIS Prison BreakMayor of Khalis says Islamic State able to spring inmates in bloody raid after administration didn't listen to his warnings over security.
ISIS Behind Bloody Iraq Prison BreakForty inmates - many of them terrorists - escape prison 30 miles from Baghdad; ISIS hails break as successful operation.
ISIS Offensive at Iraq's Largest Oil RefineryPro-government forces having a hard time dislodging Islamic State fighters from Baiji oil refinery near Mosul.
Pentagon: Iraq Oil Refinery Under Threat from ISISPentagon spokesman says ISIS has entered the Baiji refinery in Iraq and controls parts of it.
Students Help Christian Refugees Fleeing ISISIm Tirtzu, Israeli Christian Recruitment Forum team up with Israeli volunteers to aid Christians in Iraq and Syria.
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Baghdad AttackISIS claims responsibility for car bomb attack in Baghdad that killed at least 19 people, says it was targeting a Shiite militia.
Shadow of Saddam Lives on in IraqLikely death of Saddam Hussein's deputy Izzat al-Duri celebrated by many Iraqis - but reveals Baathist links to ongoing ISIS insurgency.
ISIS Kills 300 Yazidis West of MosulYazidi and Iraqi officials say 300 Yazidi captives killed by ISIS in the Tal Afar district near Mosul.
ISIS Head Incapacitated Due to Spinal DamageThe Guardian reports that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is suffering from spinal damage sustained in an airstrike.
Youth Throughout the Arab World Support IsraelFrom Jeddah with love? How an Arab Israeli soldier's quest to enlist his countrymen led him to an unexpected source of pro-Israel sentiment.
Iraq Offers Amnesty to Forces Who Fled ISISForces who fled during Islamic State's assault last June will receive amnesty provided they return to unit within 30 days, Iraqi PM says.