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Iraq's Sunni bloc has demanded greater concessions from its political rivals following PM Nouri al-Maliki's resignation.
Thousands of displaced Iraqis have taken refuge in Turkey, but many fear Ankara will force them back across the border.
PKK forces have joined the fighting in Iraq, a move some say could boost tension between Turkey and Iraqi Kurds.
Surrounded by Islamic State fighters, members of the Yazidi religious minority fear an onslaught of violence.
Wounded Iraqi civilians have flocked to hospitals under fire from Islamic State fighters and government forces.
Fighting has escalated between the group and Syrian regime over the Shaar gas fields in the resource-rich Homs province.
The group's takeover of farms in Qaraqosh, 30km from Mosul, has caused fear among residents, and a jump in food prices.
The Islamic State group uses social media to cultivate a ruthless reputation, but their online strategy risks blowback.
In Pictures
Kurdish fighters have regained control of Makhmour in northern Iraq from the Islamic State group.
Iraqi families have sought shelter at a refugee camp near the country's Kurdish region, after fleeing major violence.
Members of Iraq's religious minorities have joined together in their opposition to the Islamic State group.
Tens of thousands of families are stuck at checkpoints and refugee camps outside Iraq's Kurdish region.
Interactives and infographics
Looking at the Islamic State's offensive as the group, formerly known as ISIL, claims cities across the country.
A synopsis of the various fighters in Iraq grouped by religion, culture, region, and political agendas.
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