New York Times
Extremists Seize 3 More Towns in Iraq After Routing Kurdish Forces
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Sunni extremists seized control of three towns in northern Iraq on Sunday after fierce battles with Kurdish security forces, sending thousands of people fleeing to the nearby mountains and threatening the country's largest dam. In the ...
ISIS Seizes More Towns and Possibly Control of Iraq's Biggest Dam
Islamic State fighters seize Iraq's biggest dam
ISIS advances, takes control of Iraq's largest hydroelectric dam
New York Daily News
Thousands flee after militants seize towns in Iraq
IRBIL, Iraq – Militants with the Islamic State extremist group on Sunday seized two small towns in northern Iraq after driving out Kurdish security forces, further expanding the territories under their control, officials and residents said. The fresh ...
Sunni Insurgents Seize Small Towns in Iraq's North
Iraq clash, suicide bombing kills 17 soldiers around Baghdad
Fighting Near Baghdad And In Northern Iraq
Iran's elite Guards fighting in Iraq to push back Islamic State
At least two other members of the Guards have also been killed in Iraq since mid-June, a clear sign that Shi'ite power Iran has ramped up its military presence in Iraq to counter the threat of Sunni fighters from the Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot ...
Iran's elite Guards fighting in Iraq to push back ISIS
Islamic extremists impose reign of terror in Iraq
"I was shocked when I heard the new decision forcing me to wear a veil and totally cover my face," said Mais Mohamad, 25, a pharmacist in Mosul, the second-largest city in Iraq. "I can't do that — I was always free to wear what I like. I can't live ...
Lebanese TV Adds Arabic 'N' to Name to Show Solidarity With Iraq's Persecuted ...
Hundreds protest persecution of Christians by ISIS in Iraq
Diversity and religious pluralism are disappearing amid Iraq's crisis
US orders airlines to fly at higher altitudes over Iraq
The U.S. government told airlines flying over Iraq to remain at higher altitudes, amid growing concerns about carriers operating around conflict zones. U.S. airlines are now prohibited from flying over Iraq below 30,000 feet, the Federal Aviation ...
Cautious Lufthansa Will Avoid Iraq Airspace Through Sunday
Lufthansa says to resume flights to Arbil in northern Iraq
Three more airlines quit war-torn Iraq over safety fears
UN warns of 'humanitarian tragedy' as ISIS seizes Iraq's Sinjar
"A humanitarian tragedy is unfolding in Sinjar," the top UN envoy in Iraq, Nickolay Mladenov, said in a statement after ISIS militants had captured the northern town, which lies near the Syrian border. Thousands of previously displaced families had ...
Yugoslavia offers Iraq hope: Column
Another desperately wanted Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to understand that if he isn't more inclusive, Iraq is doomed to civil war. Two decades ago, I heard identical anguish as Yugoslavia fell apart. A Serb friend didn't want to fight for the ...
Islamic State jihadists seize Iraq's largest dam, 3 towns in offensive vs Kurds
With Baghdad's forces on the run, Kurdish militias have been crucial in containing the militants who want to carve out a fundamental Islamist caliphate from Iraq and Syria. The Islamic State scored several military victories and on Sunday captured the ...
Iraq's Top Shiite Cleric Urges Peaceful Transition
Iraq's leaders are under pressure to form an inclusive government that can draw Sunni support away from the insurgency. But the Sunnis have long accused al-Maliki of marginalizing their community, and even many of his Shiite and Kurdish allies say he ...
Iraq soldiers die battling jihadists, blasts hit Baghdad
Yahoo News UK
Jordan airline resumes flights to Iraq
AMMAN (Reuters) - Royal Jordanian , one of the main airlines serving Iraq, said on Sunday it had resumed flights to Iraq after a 24-hour suspension due to security concerns. The airline did not elaborate in its statement on why it reversed the decision ...
Royal Jordanian airline suspends flights to Iraq on security concerns
More airlines suspend Iraq flights