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Iraq asks for air strikes on ISIL in Kirkuk
Kirkuk governor asks US-led coalition to launch strikes against ISIL fighters who are advancing on the region.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2014 14:09 GMT
Iraq refugees tell of life under ISIL
Iraqis tell of their experiences in the "caliphate" after fleeing to the relative safety of Kirkuk.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2014 16:53 GMT
Iraqi forces tighten security around Kirkuk
Iraqi police and Kurdish security forces cooperate to secure oil-rich city from ISIL.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 13:08 GMT
String of deadly blasts rocks Iraqi capital
Dozens killed in a series of attacks in Baghdad as fears grow that Anbar province could fall to ISIL.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2014 08:50 GMT
Iraq wants Sunni armed factions to fight ISIL
Sunni opposition leaders say they will not take up arms against ISIL unless their demands are met.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2014 20:32 GMT
ISIL closes in on border town with Turkey
ISIL fighters close in on the key Kurdish town of Kobane, as Turkey considers sending troops to both Iraq and Syria.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2014 12:35 GMT
Turkish tanks face ISIL near Syria border
Turkey spreads out tanks on hill facing Syrian border town besieged by ISIL, as US-led air raids pound group in Syria.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2014 21:12 GMT
New bombing raids target ISIL in Syria
US official confirms "near continuous" combat flight operations as UK, Belgium and Denmark vow to join aerial offensive.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2014 02:53 GMT
More ISIL sites in Syria hit by US air raids
Activists say oil facilities held by ISIL in northern Syria targeted by US-led coalition for second day.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2014 21:53 GMT
Syrians criticise US air attack strategy
Many in northern Syria complain US strikes are hurting groups like the Nusra Front, and hampering fight against Assad.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2014 09:40 GMT
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