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Baghdad (Xinhua/UNI) Iraqi security forces on Monday killed six would-be suicide bombers affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) militant group in an operation in Iraq's western province of Anbar, the Iraqi military said. more
Heads of German, Iraqi Govts want anti-IS fight to continue in light of Baghdadi video

Berlin (Sputnik/UNI) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi have called for the continuation of the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, ...

Islamic State 'leader' al-Baghdadi appears in first video since 2014, refers to Lanka attacks

New York: Days after Islamic State claimed responsibility for the terror attack in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday claiming over 250 lives, the dreaded terrorist group, which was in retreat af ...

3 civilians killed in car bomb explosion in western Iraq

Baghdad (Xinhua/UNI) Three civilians were killed and another was wounded Thursday in a car bomb explosion in Iraq's western province of Anbar, a provincial source said.

4 IS militants killed in airstrike in eastern Iraq: sources

Baghdad (Xinhua/UNI) At least four Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Tuesday in an airstrike on their hideout in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, provincial security sourc ...

Nine IS militants killed in airstrike in northern Iraq

Baghdad (Xinhua/UNI) Nine Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in an airstrike by Iraqi airforce and international coalition aircraft in Iraq's northern province of Kirkuk, the Ir ...

One killed, six injured in bomb attack in central Iraq

Bagdad (Xinhua/UNI): An explosive expert affiliated to the Iraqi paramilitary Hashd Shaabi forces was killed and six paramilitary members were wounded on Sunday in a roadside bomb explosi ...

Six IS militants killed in operation in eastern Iraq

Baghdad (Xinhua/UNI): A total of six Islamic State (IS) militants were killed and seven of their hideouts destroyed in a two-week operation by security forces to chase the extremist milit ...

IS militants kill 5 fishermen in western Iraq

Baghdad, Feb 23 (Xinhua/UNI): The Islamic State (IS) militants killed five fishermen near the al-Tharthar Lake in Iraq's western province of Anbar, a security source told Xinhua on Sa ...

Iraq: Security Council told ‘despair’ has ‘given way to hope’ but road to stability ‘long and far from easy’

New York: Despite some positive developments following years of brutal conflict, Iraq is gripped by political stalemate and a continued humanitarian crisis that is hampering the stabiliza ...