Seven Iraqi soldiers were killed in clashes with gunmen on Thursday, more than 300 people have been killed in violence over the past week
16:57, 23 May 2013 Thursday
Kirkuk mayor announced they began digging a security trench around the city
UN announced that the number of people killed increased to 712 in April in this year
Four people were killed and 18 others were injured in a blast in Baghdad
Barzani has warned the Democratic Union Party (PYD) for declaring itself as the representative of the Kurdish population in Syria, a move that is likely to deepen tension that has escalated in recent days
Bomb blasts in Kirkuk, Tuz Khurmato and Tarmiya killed at least 12 people in Iraq.
22 people were killed by a series of car bombs in Iraqi capital, Baghdad and 14 others were killed by attacks in the southern city of Basra
Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq Usama al-Nujayfi has called an emergency meeting, as deadly violence spills into fourth day
The undated pictures showed Talabani, who turns 80 this year, seated outdoors at a table with people dressed in white medics' coats
At least 56 people were killed and 101 were wounded on Friday in bomb attacks across the country.
At least 43 people were killed in two explosions outside a Sunni Muslim mosque in Baquba, after Friday prayers
Violence across the country that killed at least 25 people and extended a surge in sectarian-tinged bloodshed.
Three bombs have exploded in Shiite neighbourhoods of the Iraqi capital killing at least 14 civilians
Ten people were killed when two car bombs exploded near government buildings in the ethnically mixed, oil-rich city of Kirkuk.
The 13 men and women, carrying guns and with rucksacks on their backs, arrived in the area of Heror, near Metina mountain on the Turkish-Iraqi border
The Attorney General requested that the National Assembly initiate the legal procedure for electing the president to replace Talabani.
In response to Iraq’s claim of not wanting the PKK in their territory, Ankara responded “They came from Iraq anyway, have they now become a problem?”
The central government's ability to intervene directly is extremely limited, but Baghdad's statement is the first indication of its stance on the process
The attacks took place in a band of territory over which both the central government in Baghdad and the Kurds
A suicide attack in Kirkuk killed one person, injured 32 others, while another attack in Fallujah killed 4 and injured 3 as attacks on security and armed units increase.
Baghdad says it alone has the right to control exploration and export of the world's fourth largest oil reserves, while the Kurds insist their right to do so is enshrined in Iraq's federal constitution