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Iraq retakes more towns from Islamic State
Kurdish forces and Shia armed volunteers kill at least two senior Islamic State fighters as they make military gains.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 12:19 GMT
Iraq breaks Islamic State siege of Amerli
Government forces mainly composed of peshmerga fighters enter northern town where thousands of civilians were trapped.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 07:15 GMT
Iraq orders air force to help Kurds fight IS
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Malki orders air forces to back Kurdish forces against Islamic State fighters.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2014 10:57 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
Security improves, with a cost for daily life
Hundreds of checkpoints and miles of concrete barriers snarl traffic but provide a tenuous security in Baghdad.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2011 08:45 GMT
Al-Qaeda 'claims' Baghdad attack
Islamic State of Iraq says poor security in the capital cannot stop its fighters.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2010 07:14 GMT
Multiple explosions rock Baghdad
Deadly bomb blasts come as Iraq awaits formation of a new government.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2010 02:10 GMT
Deadly blast hits Iraq pilgrims
Dozens killed as female suicide bomber targets Shia Muslims on their way to Karbala.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2010 04:57 GMT
Baghdad bomb 'confession' released
Iraqi military airs tape of man apparently confessing to co-ordinating bomb attack.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2009 14:58 GMT
Markets hit in southern Iraq
At least seven people killed in Babel a day after twin truck bombings in Baghdad.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2009 21:36 GMT
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