At least 175 people were killed and 190 injured following two bombings on Sunday in the Iraqi city of Baghdad, according to Iraqi officials.
By PBS NewsHour
Displaced residents of Fallujah are finding little to celebrate after Iraqi forces finally ousted Islamic State fighters this week. The city is empty — tens of thousands who were held by ISIS as human shields fled to desolate camps —…
The "catastrophic" rise of violence in Iraq has left one in five of the country's children at risk of death, injury, sexual violence and abduction, according to a new UNICEF report.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The threat of "lone wolf" acts of terrorism inspired by the Islamic State will persist in the West, a senior Obama administration official said Tuesday.
By Dominique Bonessi
The self-proclaimed Islamic State is committing genocide against the Yazidi religious minority in Iraq and Syria, United Nations investigators said Thursday.
It was August 2004, and the Iraq war was about a year old. Fighting was intense in Sadr City, a suburb of Baghdad. NPR photojournalist David Gilkey was embedded with the troops. His photos captured a firefight and the anguish…
By Margaret Warner
Watching TV images of Iraqi forces advancing on the ISIS-controlled city of Fallujah and U.S. airstrikes raining down from the sky is a bitter pill to swallow for many veterans of the Iraq war.
The Islamic State’s most recent advances in northern Syria are some of the group’s biggest in two years, according to human rights leaders. And for the sixth day in a row, Iraqi forces, backed by U.S. airstrikes, battled militants in…
By News Desk
Iraqi officials say the death toll rose to 63 people after a car bomb detonated in Baghdad Wednesday. The Islamic State has taken responsibility for the attack, the Associated Press reported.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A Navy SEAL killed during a firefight in Iraq was part of a quick reaction force that moved in to rescue U.S. military advisers from an Islamic State attack, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
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