Yazidi activist accuses ISIL militants of perpetrating the 70 deaths after Peshmerga find grave near Mosul
28 ISIL militants were killed in airstrikes, including an assistant of ISIL leader
The aim of the operation is to reach Sinjar town on the southern side of the mountain, which sits on a road linking Mosul to neighbouring Syria and is a key supply route for the militants.
The dispute between Erbil and Baghdad, fueled by independent Kurdish oil exports through Turkey, is on the way towards a solution as Erbil helps Baghdad sell Kirkuk oil
The interim deal agreed this month restored the KRG's budget allocation in return for handing some Kurdish oil over to Baghdad.
At least six people were killed and eight others were wounded in four separate attacks in Baghdad Wednesday.
Kuwait and major powers on the ruling body of the U.N. Compensation Commission will consider the formal request at a special session in Geneva
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces wrest control of two villages near Mosul from ISIL.
A former Peshmerga fighter from a respected Kurdish military family had been killed by an airstrike in Shangal, northern Iraq, while serving as fighter with ISIL.
ISIL militants carried out a number of attacks in Fallujah and buried victims in mass graves in one of the city’s neighborhoods.
Mosul inhabitants flee the city as fears of U.S. airstrikes increase.
Haider al-Abadi faces a huge challenge forging a common front against ISIL fighters, rebuilding an ineffective army and reasserting a degree of central government authority across Iraq
The number of pilgrims in the city of Karbala for the annual Arbain commemoration had reached a record 17.5 million this year.
President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government has pledged to continue his region's independence and referendum bid despite ISIL threats
Nineveh Provincial Council says first shipment of arms reaches Erbil International Airport
Speaking to reporters ahead of the visit, Hagel said the Iraqi army and Kurdish forces were gaining momentum.
A joint command has been established with more than 30 countries to combat and defeat militants who have seized large portions of Iraq and Syria, the U.S. announced Monday.
Shi'ites, Kurds mark territory with flags and graffiti in recapture of Jalawla, as displaced Sunni residents fear returning to town
Balad's mayor, Amir Abdul Hadi, confirmed that some of the Shi'ite militiamen were executed by ISIL near Balad and others were missing after Friday's battle
2014 budget not yet passed; damage to the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline prevents daily transfer of 300,000 barrels of oil from Kirkuk
Yusuf Mohammed Sadik says a referendum would be held if the northern Kurdish region were to seek independence