UN says wave of IS atrocities reported near Mosul
The UN said Tuesday it had received reports of dozens of execution-type killings by the Islamic State group (IS), including the slaying of 50 former police officers, as Iraqi troops close in on Mosul.
Turkey may launch ground operation in Iraq if threatened
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Tuesday Ankara could launch a ground operation in Iraq to remove any threats to Turkey that may arise.
Iraqis flee IS-held Mosul for war-torn Syria
At a refugee camp in Syria's Al-Hawl, 11-year-old Jawaher limps from a wound she sustained in an Islamic State group mortar attack while she and family were fleeing Iraq's Mosul.
Attacks including suicide bombings kill 46 in Iraq
Attacks killed at least 46 people in Iraq on Saturday, including a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group that was the deadliest to hit Baghdad in months.
Iraq hangs 36 over 2014 massacre of recruits
Iraq on Sunday hanged 36 men convicted over the 2014 massacre by Sunni jihadists and allied militants of hundreds of military recruits, officials said.
11 newborns dead in Baghdad hospital blaze
At least 11 premature babies were killed Wednesday in a fire that tore through one of Baghdad's largest maternity hospitals, medical and security sources said.
Iraq minister says IS leaders, families flee Mosul
Iraq's Defence Minister Khalid al-Obeidi has said that Islamic State group leaders and their families have sold their belongings and fled Mosul as Iraqi forces close in on the northern city.
Commons to debate Tony Blair’s contempt of parliament motion
The House of Commons is to debate a motion to find Tony Blair in contempt of parliament over the build-up to Iraqi war after a cross-party group of MPs agreed a date with the Speaker ...