Senior Kurdish and Shi'ite Muslim leaders agreed on April 27 to withdraw their forces from a northern Iraqi town in a bid to end violence that has killed more than 10 people in recent days.
At least 12 people were killed on April 23 in two separate car bomb attacks in Baghdad targeting security forces, police sources said.
VOV.VN - Europe is facing security threats made by IS in a new video clip warning of attacking London, Berlin, and Rome.
The food situation for 60,000 civilians trapped in the besieged Iraqi city of Falluja is extremely worrying and likely to deteriorate unless aid gets into the city, the UN World Food Programme said on April 11.
President Barack Obama will have the chance to decide on whether to increase the number of US forces in Iraq in the "coming weeks," the top US general said on March 30.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s football team joined training sessions and practised at the 8,000-seat Ghavamin Stadium, Iran on March 28, to prepare for a match with Iraqi team under the framework of the 2018 World Cup qualifying matches.
Syrian government forces backed by Russian air strikes battled Islamic State insurgents around Palmyra on March 28, trying to extend their gains after taking back control of a city whose ancient temples were dynamited by the ultra-radical militants.
Although the chances of Vietnam reaching the final round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup/2019 Asian Cup joint qualifiers are slim, the country will try to beat Iraq in the final match of the event’s second qualifying round to be held in Iran on March 29, according to coach Nguyen Huu Thang.
A US Marine who was part of the coalition fighting Islamic State was killed in a rocket attack by the militant group in northern Iraq, the Pentagon said in a statement on March 19.
A car bomb tore through a crowded transport hub in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on March 13, killing at least 34 people and wounding 125 in the second such attack in the administrative heart of the city in under a month.
Thirty men, nine women and eight children from Malaysia are fighting for the self-claimed Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, according to Malaysian news agency Bernama.
A truck bomb at an Iraqi checkpoint south of Baghdad killed at least 60 people and wounded more than 70 on March 6, medical and security officials said, and Islamic State claimed responsibility for the blast.
Vietnam remained its 146th position out of 204 in FIFA’s March ranking, according to the Vietnam Football Federation on March 4.
At least 40 people were killed by a suicide bomber at a funeral in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala while a suicide blast at a security checkpoint in Baghdad's western outskirts killed eight members of the security forces, police said on February 29.
Heavy clashes in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi have left at least 14 people dead and 32 wounded, medical officials said on February 20.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu blamed a Syrian Kurdish militia fighter working with Kurdish militants inside Turkey for a suicide car bombing that killed 28 people in the capital Ankara, and he vowed retaliation in both Syria and Iraq.
Russia is ready to sell civil airliners to Iraq and keep providing it with military aid to fight Islamic State, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on February 11, accompanied on a trip to Baghdad by the biggest Russian delegation in years.
Nearly two dozen nations gather on February 2 to plot their fight against the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq and how to choke off its rise in Libya.
France and Belgium vowed on February 1 to intensify cooperation in the fight against Islamist radicals, including a more rapid exchange of information on potential militants and efforts to prevent forgery of documents.
The United Nations appealed on January 31 for US$861 million to help Iraq meet a big funding gap in its 2016 emergency response to the humanitarian crisis caused by the war against Islamic State.