Why Now? Baghdadi Message 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 His WifeUS Special Operations forces eliminate one of ISIS's top logistical leaders in daring Saturday raid, which saw 'hand-to-hand combat.'
Dead or Alive? Recording of 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 Recording Amid Reports of InjuryIn 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 Million - Syria Even WorseInternational agencies struggling to provide for growing number of internal refugees; some 7.6 million displaced in Syria.
Baghdad Blasts Targeting Shia Muslim 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 Security 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 Springs Jailed Fighters in Bloody Iraq Prison BreakForty inmates - many of them terrorists - escape prison 30 miles from Baghdad; ISIS hails break as successful operation.
ISIS Launches Fresh 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 Gather Packages for 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 Car Bomb 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.
Report: 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.
Arabs from Saudi Arabia to Iraq Voice Support for 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.
Iraq is Losing the 'Psychological War' to ISISIraqi government furious as rumors inflate ISIS achievements, and 110,000 people flee only dozens of terrorists in key province.
Eight Iraqis Shot Dead, Dumped in BaghdadSpiraling violence against refugees from ISIS-ruled Anbar province turning Baghdad into a sectarian powder-keg.
UN Employee Kidnapped in IraqA United Nations employee abducted northeast of Baghdad, says spokeswoman for the UN mission in the country.
Iraq: ISIS Stones Two Men to Death for AdulteryGrisly photos from Nineveh province in northern Iraq shows Islamic state execution.
Turkey Battles Iran In Strategic Chess GameTurkey is worrying more and more about Iranian power, but think they might have left themselves exposed.
Iraq Doesn't Have DNA Results to Test Body of 'Saddam Deputy'Iraq's health ministry does not have DNA results from a close relative of Izzat al-Duri that could determine whether he was killed.
Erdogan: ISIS is a 'Virus' Working to Destroy MuslimsTurkish President launches one of his strongest attacks yet against the Islamic State.
US Coalition Carries Out Second 24-Hour Blitz Against ISISCoalition unleashes 22 airstrikes over past 24 hours, targeting Islamic State positions north and west of Baghdad.
UN: 114,000 Flee Iraq's Ramadi Area Due to ISIS AdvancesWar with ISIS escalates refugee problem, with 2.7 million people displaced from Iraq in 2014.
Ex-Hussein Intel Officer Planned ISIS's Rise to PowerReport based on newly revealed documents shows how former chief officer under Iraq's dictator made 'blueprint' for ISIS's Syria conquest.
Iraq Regains Control of Oil Refinery Over ISISBaghdad makes incremental progress in fighting ISIS, clears the group out of sensitive oil refinery after 10-month struggle.
Iraq Examining Reports that Saddam's Deputy KilledIraq to test the body of a man killed in clashes with pro-government forces who may be former vice president Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri.
Visit the 'Sacred' Site Where ISIS Massacred Shi'itesTigris waterfront at Hussein's ex-palace in Tikrit has turned into a pilgrimage destination - and is where the tide turned against ISIS.
Iraqi PM: We Welcome Iran's Assistance Against ISISIraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi welcomes Iran's assistance in the fight against ISIS but warns Tehran to respect Iraq's sovereignty.
ISIS Seizes Parts of Iraq's Largest RefineryISIS jihadists break into Iraq's massive Baiji oil refinery and seize some of its facilities.
UN Envoy to Visit Iraq, Syria to Address Sexual ViolenceUN envoy to make Middle East tour to speak about sexual violence in the context of terror, particularly by ISIS.
Watch: Kurdish Fighters Blow ISIS Suicide-Bomber Sky-HighSpectacular video shows Peshmerga scoring a direct hit on a jihadi truck-bomb - sending it hurtling through the air... for a while.
ISIS Lost a Quarter of its Territory in Iraq - PentagonUS military claims air campaign has helped Iraqi ground forces push back Islamic State; group still strong in Syria.
Car Bombs Kill Eight in BaghdadBombings mark resurgence of explosions in the capital since ISIS took over in 2014.
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.
New MK Optimistic about Israeli-Kurdish FutureKsenia Svetlova of the Zionist Union, an expert in Arab and Kurdish affairs, sees growth in future ties with Kurds in Syria and Iraq.
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.
ISIS Completely Blows up Ancient City of Nimrud800-year-old city and archaeological treasure trove leveled by ISIS in new video, to 'remove idolatry.'
ISIS Releases 227 Yazidi CaptivesYazidis released in Kirkuk; second batch of prisoner releases in 2015.
Why Has Support for the Yazidis Disappeared?Expert explains fight of Iraqi minority group against ISIS, which is complicated by Kurds aligning closer with Iran.
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.
Americans Help Raise Anti-ISIS Christian Militia in IraqAs jihadists threaten to wipe out Iraqi Christians, their US coreligionists are backing a controversial private war against ISIS.
Christians Struggle to Maintain Legacy versus ISISDecimated by 12 years of war in Iraq and Syria, Christians find refuge in Kurdistan and in a new militia.
The US is Under-Arming the Kurds against ISISAs ISIS employs modern equipment, the Kurds are not getting new weapons at the same time Iran makes gains instead.
Watch: ISIS Destroys Ancient Iraqi City of HatraIslamic State jihadists use pickaxes, assault rifles and sledgehammers to reduce UNESCO world heritage site to rubble.
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.
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?
Canadian Lawmakers Vote to Expand Anti-ISIS CampaignMotion to expand airstrikes against ISIS passes by a majority of 142 to 129, despite objections from opposition.
Iran: US Killed Two Revolutionary Guard Advisors in IraqUS offensive against ISIS in Tikrit killed two Iranian Revolutionary Guard advisors, Tehran claims; US denies.
Ban in Iraq, Where US and Iran Vie for InfluenceUN head meets Iraqi PM, president and FM for talks of an undisclosed nature, as US and Iran try to assert themselves in key Tikrit battle.