ISIL militants took the men from their villages to the city of Ramadi and killed them on Wednesday night and buried them, Iraqi officials say
Berlin sends military experts to Erbil to explore ways of better supporting peshmerga troops against ISIL
Many of the Sunni tribal leaders say they can never trust the Shi'ite-led government in Baghdad until it does more to rein in Shi'ite militia, which Sunnis accuse of kidnapping, torturing and killing with impunity.
The ISIL militants pursue their deadly attacks in Iraq
The attacker, driving a Humvee vehicle packed with explosives and likely stolen from defeated government troops, also wounded 60 Shi'ite militiamen
The bodies of more than 50 ISIL fighters were scattered across Jurf al-Sakhar, on streets, in trenches, near houses and on the beds of pickup trucks, many of them charred.
Iraqi security forces backed by Shi'ite militias launched an assault on areas around the Himreen mountains, a hotbed of militant activity south of the oil city of Kirkuk.
A Kurdish intelligence officer in Zumar said peshmerga forces had advanced from five directions in the early morning after coalition air strikes on ISIL positions
Iraqi forces also must be trained, armed and ready before major advances, like one to retake the city of Mosul, which fell to the ISIL in June
There were no immediate reports on the number of casualties from the fighting there, but the militant advance appears to have been halted.
It's claimed that US government is planning to set up a military base on the area of Herir Military Airport, in Erbil.
It's claimed that the United States has transferred the mercenaries of Blackwater, used in the occupation of Iraq, to Kobani
They seized two Kurdish villages after surprising the Kurdish fighters before launching the attack on Qara Tappa
A bomber killed 19 and wounded 28 others outside a Shi'ite Muslim mosque, where people were attending a funeral service, in western Baghdad
Sixty people were hanged in Iraq by the end of August this year, and although that is fewer than the 177 who were executed in 2013, 1,724 people remained on death row.
Parliament voted in favor of Khaled al-Obeidi, a Sunni from the northern city of Mosul and Mohammed al-Ghabban of the powerful Shi'ite political party, the Badr Organization is to take over the interior ministry.
A car bomb hit an army checkpoint near a restaurant in Baghdad's northern district of Talibiya, forty-five minutes later, a pair of car bombs exploded in the district of al-Dawlai
The "Reaper" drones, built by privately owned U.S. firm General Atomics, were being re-deployed from Afghanistan
"The visit comes within the framework of Arab League support for the new Iraqi government and its efforts to fight terrorism," Diaa al-Dabbas said
Police and medics said Ahmed al-Khafaji, also a member of the Shi'ite Badr political party, was among the dead in the blast on the edge of the distric
Massoud Barzani's Kurdish Regional Government ruling party takes Deputy Prime Ministry and Finance Ministry, with PUK of Talabani taking Culture Ministry