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ISIL under heavy assault by Kurds in Iraq
Peshmerga forces backed by US and UK air power launch attacks on three fronts against ISIL.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2014 08:15 GMT
US says ISIL-run oil refineries targeted
Saudi and UAE jets take part in strikes inside Syria, as Britain's PM says UK must join air operations in Iraq.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2014 13:15 GMT
Iraqis sceptical about war on ISIL
Iraqis support campaign against ISIL but are doubtful about its outcome.
Mohammed A Salih
Last updated: 25 Sep 2014 05:11 GMT
Fresh US air strikes hit ISIL in Syria
Second day of strikes hit targets belonging to Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant group in Syria's north and east.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 14:46 GMT
US hits rebels at Islamic State-held dam
Up to 15 Islamic State fighters killed near Iraq's largest dam as reports of another massacre of Yazidis emerge.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2014 20:45 GMT
France to send arms to Iraqi Kurds
Paris says it will begin sending arms to Kurdish forces to enable them fight Islamic State group.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2014 23:19 GMT
Tanks destroyed in Iraq suicide attack
Rebel fighters destroy two tanks in Fallujah while 24 killed in separate attacks across country.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2014 21:13 GMT
War in Syria inspires Kurdish unity
Northern Syria sees battles between Kurds and al-Qaeda-inspired groups, as Kurds prepare for election and autonomy.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2013 17:15 GMT
Syrian Kurds demand their rights
Iraqi Kurds admit they are training their Syrian counterparts to self-govern and urging them to unite.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2013 03:16 GMT
Syria Kurds seek essential supplies in Iraq
Iraq's Kurdish region allows refugees to buy and transport fuel and food, despite Baghdad restrictions.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2013 09:14 GMT
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