An old landmine killed a pair of teenage shepherds.
A historic mosque and its picturesque minaret were destroyed in Mosul.
Several troops were sickened by what may have been chemical weapons use in Mosul.
A landmine killed French and Kurdish journalists.
Iraqi troops launched an operation in the Old City district of Mosul.
The Iraqi Army, supported by Sunni tribal fighters and U.S. air forces, dislodged Islamic State militants from an area surrounding the al-Waled border crossing which is on the main highway route between Baghdad and Damascus. U.S. forces are based nearby in Syria. At least 162 were killed and nine were wounded: In Mosul, militants executed … Continue reading “Border Crossing Secured; 162 Killed in Iraq”
The U.N. said that thousands have been shot trying to escape the Islamic State militants in Mosul.
Demonstrators called for the arrest of former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
Heavy fighting took place in Mosul, where militants appeared to have retaken some ground.
A New Zealand general admitted to using white phosphorus in Mosul.