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Iraq's parliament approves new government
Haider al-Abbadi officially named Iraq's new PM and most ministerial posts filled following political wrangling.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2014 05:12 GMT
Islamic State renews push for Iraq oil field
At least three Iraqi forces killed as Islamic State fighters target Baiji oil refinery north of capital Baghdad.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2014 12:30 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
Kurdish forces seize disputed oilfield
Kurdish region claims disputed northern oilfield as twin bombings at the entrance to province's capital kill 31.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 14:01 GMT
Iraq's Maliki rules out emergency government
Prime minister says such a move would be "coup", in direct rebuttal of US efforts to tackle rising Sunni rebellion.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2014 06:10 GMT
US military advisers set up base in Baghdad
First of 300 special forces troops in Iraqi capital to help government tackle Sunni rebellion led by ISIL fighters.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2014 09:28 GMT
Kerry holds crisis talks with Iraq's Kurds
US secretary of state urges regional leadership to stand with Baghdad as Sunni fighters in country's north advance.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2014 18:58 GMT
ISIL rebels control Baiji refinery in Iraq
Sources tell Al Jazeera facility taken by ISIL fighters - reports denied by the Iraqi foreign minister.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2014 11:49 GMT
US and Iraq try to boost relations
Foreign Minister Zebari meets US officials in Washington in bid to improve ties, two years after US troop withdrawal.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 08:42 GMT
US and Iraq review ties amid violence
As waves of deadly attacks continue, foreign ministers from both countries are due to meet for the fourth time.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2013 13:29 GMT
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