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Iraqi soldiers killed in clashes in the north
Five Iraqi soldiers and Kurdish volunteers killed in fighting in Salaheddin that also left seven IS fighters dead.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 12:11 GMT
Iraqi forces 'advance against IS fighters'
Fierce battles rage on outskirts of Tikrit amid reports of Islamic State fighters withdrawing.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2014 16:15 GMT
Iraq's Sunnis ready to fight IS group
Tribes in Anbar province say they want military and political support from Baghdad to push back the Islamic State group.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 10:55 GMT
Top Kurdish minister rejoins Iraqi government
Hoshiyar Zebari returns as foreign minister as Nouri al-Maliki calls for all parties to take part in new administration.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2014 18:05 GMT
The consequences of not challenging the Islamic State
The Islamic State's violence against minority groups and non-Sunni sects goes against the teachings of Islam.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2014 11:42 GMT
The trap: Cult thinking and conflict in the Middle East
The notion of 'cult behaviour' can explain the persistent cycle of violence in the Middle East.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2014 11:22 GMT
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
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