Denial comes amid reports of fresh operations to retake areas held by forces loyal to Kurdish Regional Government
More villages on Mosul’s outskirts fall before army advance as US-led coalition aircraft strike ISIL positions in city
Mosul Governor Asil Nujaifi has called on Kurdish Peshmerga forces, as Iraqi forces prepare Mosul campaign to save major Iraqi city from ISIL
Iraqi army forces bombarded ISIL positions. The offensive is the biggest military operation in the province
Iraqi security forces find 25 corpses of ISIL militants in a medical center in northern Baghdad.
Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesperson says Turkey and the U.S. plan to start training of Iraqi Peshmerga in March.
Parliament speaker Jabouri said he told Allen that the international community must "activate its role" because Iraq feels that, despite air strikes and other assistance, it is fighting largely on its own.
The United States had about 2,140 military personnel in Iraq as of Jan. 4, with about 800 of those protecting U.S. personnel and facilities and the remaining 1,340 advising Iraqi forces
As militia building strategic military road to Samarra, accounts of destruction of Sunni homes continue
"They asked about my plan," as Barzani talks to Reuters: "I said, 'My plan is to change the Sykes-Picot agreement'"
Iraqi parliament Speaker Juburi calls on the U.S. to provide arms to 100,000 Sunni tribesmen living in ISIL-controlled regions.
The presence of contractors in Iraq, particularly private security firms, has been controversial since a series of violent incidents during the U.S. occupation
Iraqi defense minister Khaled al Obeidi said Amman would supply the Iraqi army with arms needed for its drawn-out fight against the fighters who have seized wide swathes of the north and west of his country.
Jalawla and Saadiya are located in Diyala province which is mainly under the control of the Baghdad government forces and Kurdish peshmerga.
28 ISIL militants were killed in airstrikes, including an assistant of ISIL leader
The battle for the Baghdad Belt will help define the future of Iraq and whether it will break up in all but name. Both Shi'ite and Sunni tribal figures as well as Iraqi security officials say the militias have decided to rid the capital's hinterlands of its Sunni majority for good.
Also, the Iraqi Peshmerga have claimed to have taken control of three villages from the ISIL group in northern Iraq’s Kirkuk city.
Iraqi forces killed around 135 ISIL militants in various clashes in northern and western Iraq.
Iraqi military commander killed during conflict in attempt to free city from ISIL militants.
Nineveh Provincial Council says first shipment of arms reaches Erbil International Airport
Operations by the Iraqi military, assisted by aerial strikes, kill 51 ISIL militants in western and northern Iraq