An initial report of the Speicher massacre says criminals helped militants to kill 276 Iraqi soldiers in Tikrit
Human Rights Watch reports three more mass execution sites in Tikrit, bringing death toll to at least 770 people killed
Iraqi and Kurdish forces have been encouraged by the first U.S. air strikes launched against the Sunni insurgents
Analysts dismiss Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accusation that the Kurdistan Regional Government is supporting the radical group ISIS
Iraqi Security Forces along with Shiite volunteer fighters were forced to retreat at dusk to a command post 2.5 miles south
Security forces began the attack on Tuesday morning and have succeeded in retaking government facilities in the city's south.
The nurses had been holed up for more than a week in Tikrit, where fighters of the Islamic State group have taken over
Officials say 'five second-hand Sukhoi attack aircraft would enter service within a few days, and that more were on their way'
The Iraqi military and witnesses say government helicopter gunships have conducted airstrikes in the northern city of Tikrit.
The Iraqi security forces regain control of strategic university in Tikrit
Iraqi forces launched an airborne assault in the northern city of Tikrit on Thursday
The group had been working for a construction company in the city of Mosul
The group’s main aim to establish an Islamic caliphate across Iraq and Syria
The massive response to the call by the Iranian-born Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani comes as sectarian tensions are at an all-time high
There are concerns that Iraq might disintegrate into sectarian and tribal conflict, shattering into Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish entities
Hundreds of Americans working with the Iraqi government evacuated Balad air base and were moved to Baghdad
Iraq’s parliament is expected to hold an emergency session to vote on declaring a state of emergency after ISIS militants seized key Sunni cities
Spokesman for the Sunni militant group, ISIS, Abu Mohammed al-Adnani vowed that the battle would ‘rage’ on Baghdad and Karbala
The sweeping gains of Islamist militants and the rapid collapse of the Iraqi army on the frontlines sent shockwaves across the region and internationally
Gunmen in military uniform broke into the city council and court house complex in Samarra in northern Iraq on Tuesday, police and witnesses said. At ...
The violence drew security forces away from a nearby highway, where several dozen militants set up a checkpoint
Gunmen stormed the headquarters of al-Iraqia and Salaheddin television station in Tikrit
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