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'Our priority is to arm the Peshmerga'
Kurds plead for more weapons to take on ISIL amid tensions with Baghdad over the role of the Peshmerga.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2014 10:08 GMT
ISIL pounded as Iraqi and Kurd forces advance
Peshmerga and Iraqi forces say they have retaken key areas in Iraq's north and south, supported by 22 US air strikes.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 15:08 GMT
Iraqis say ISIL used chlorine gas in attacks
Officials north of Baghdad say soldiers and Shia fighters were poisoned in fighting last month.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2014 17:11 GMT
Iraq's bomb squad: clearing the path ahead
Iraq army offensive to take back ISIL-controlled territory north of Baghdad marred by roadside bombs and explosives.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2014 14:13 GMT
Blackwater guards convicted in Iraq killings
Four ex-employees of US security firm found guilty of charges related to shootings of more than 30 civilians in 2007.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2014 08:36 GMT
Iraqi army recaptures highway near Tikrit
Highway linking Tiktrit and Baghdad, and villages alongside it, are reclaimed by Iraqi forces after battles with ISIL.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2014 02:02 GMT
US weighs 'Iraqi request for more advisers'
Official says request came up in meetings with Iraqi officials as battles with ISIL continue on Iraqi and Syrian fronts.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2014 03:52 GMT
ISIL 'launches fierce new assault' on Kobane
Kurdish fighters hold the line but struggle as they await reinforcements to cross from Turkey.
Last updated: 22 Oct 2014 01:50 GMT
Deadly car bombings hit Iraq's Karbala
String of five car bombings in the Shia shrine city kills at least 15 people and injures another 48, officials say.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2014 17:02 GMT
Deadly suicide blast hits Baghdad funeral
At least 21 people killed in suspected sectarian attack as army face setback in campaign to retake key city from ISIL.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2014 05:36 GMT
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