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Islamic State claims bombings in Baghdad
At least 27 killed by blasts in Iraqi capital in deadliest attacks since Mosul came under Sunni group's control.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2014 08:25 GMT
Rebels repel Iraqi attempt to retake Tikrit
Residents said there was no fighting in the city on Wednesday morning, four days after Iraqi army assault began.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 13:23 GMT
Iraqi army launches assault on Tikrit
Security forces attempt to take back town that fell to Sunni rebels last month, security sources say.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 08:23 GMT
Iraq parliament delays session until August
Postponement announced despite pressure to form quickly new government that can confront Sunni-led rebellion's advance.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 23:34 GMT
Indian nurses stranded in Iraq return home
More than 40 women from Kerala were trapped while working in a hospital in the city of Tikrit when rebels attacked.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2014 15:39 GMT
Iraqis fear sectarian violence in Baghdad
As violence edges closer to the capital, scores of Iraqis are desperately trying to leave the country.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2014 11:05 GMT
Sunni rebels declare new 'Islamic caliphate'
Armed group ISIL changes name to Islamic State, and says its empire extends from Diyala in Iraq to Syria's Aleppo.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2014 07:53 GMT
Iraq in turmoil: Is Maliki calling the shots?
Prime minister fights back against Sunni-led rebellion - and those who want him replaced.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2014 20:25 GMT
Iraq takes delivery of Russian fighter jets
Baghdad hopes batch of five second-hand planes will bolster efforts to retake large parts of the country lost to rebels.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2014 16:23 GMT
Iraqi military battles for control of Tikrit
Army helicopters land in rebel-held city as locals complain that government forces were firing indiscriminately.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2014 18:29 GMT
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