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Iraqi PM offers amnesty to rebel Sunni tribes
Maliki says rebel call for new caliphate threatens entire region as deadly clashes erupt in Shia holy city of Karbala.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 09:28 GMT
Iraq: The women left behind
As men continue to join the fighting in Iraq, women are being pushed into desperate and dangerous situations.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 09:22 GMT
Can politics tame Iraq's militias?
As Iraq is embroiled in turmoil, chances of a political settlement look increasingly slim.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 02:39 GMT
Iraq's Yazidis: Caught in the crossfire
Caught between Arabs and Kurds, members of the religious minority fear violence as fighting continues across Iraq.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2014 13:40 GMT
Iraq: The money behind the rebellion
We follow the money trail to see where the ISIL rebels get their funding from and what that means for the region.
Counting the Cost
Counting the Cost
Last updated: 02 Jul 2014 12:55 GMT
The Islamic State: Why mainstream media didn't see it coming
The Islamic State has been quick to exploit the gap in mainstream media reporting on the violence in Iraq.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2014 12:23 GMT
Iraq's Baghdadi calls for 'holy war'
Leader of so-called Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, calls on all Muslims to flock to new 'caliphate'.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2014 08:10 GMT
Iraq parliament adjourns as rebellion mounts
MPs fail to agree on new speaker, halting a process that would swear in new administration to face Sunni rebels.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 11:14 GMT
ISIL seizure of refinery 'has consequences'
Faith in the Iraqi army's strength is reaching a new low, after ISIL-led rebels seized a major oil refinery in Baiji.
Annabell Van den Berghe
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 10:54 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
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