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B. 05-24 Iraq will take back Ramadi from IS 'in days' - PM Abadi Baghdad
C. 05-19 Iraq calls for volunteers for IS fight Baghdad
D. 05-18 Iraqi forces, civilians flee as ISIS gains control of Ramadi Ramadi, Western Iraq
05-15 Militants seize Ramadi stronghold Ramadi, Western Iraq
5. 05-13 Islamic State deputy leader 'killed in Iraq air strike' Tal Afar, Northern Iraq
6. 05-09 'Dozens dead' and many escape in Iraq prison break Khalis, Sunni Triangle
7. 05-02 Islamic State: Militants 'kill 300 Yazidi captives' Tal Afar, Mosul
8. 04-19 ISIS claims blast near U.S. Consulate in Irbil Irbil, Northern Iraq
9. 04-17 Saddam aide Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri 'killed' in Iraq Tikrit, Iraq

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May 2015 ... more > Top ^
May.24  Iraq will take back Ramadi from IS 'in days' - PM Abadi
 
  Washington: US Defence Secretary has said the rout of Iraqi forces at the city of Ramadi showed they lacked the will to fight against Islamic State
May.21     Islamic State 'seizes last Syria-Iraq border crossing' Map of al-Tanf Syria
  Islamic State militants have seized the last Syrian government-controlled border crossing between Syria and Iraq, a monitoring group says
May.19  Iraq calls for volunteers for IS fight May.18  Iraqi forces, civilians flee as ISIS gains control of Ramadi May.15     Militants seize Ramadi stronghold Map of Ramadi Iraq
  Western Iraq: Islamic State militants have seized the main government building in Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's largest province
May.13 Islamic State deputy leader 'killed in Iraq air strike'. Northern Iraq May.9  'Dozens dead' and many escape in Iraq prison break May.2     Islamic State: Militants 'kill 300 Yazidi captives' Map of Tal Afar Iraq  Mosul: Several hundred Yazidi captives have been killed in Iraq by Islamic State (IS) militants west of Mosul, Yazidi and Iraqi officials say

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Apr.17     Saddam aide Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri 'killed' in Iraq   Fugitive Iraqi militant leader Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who was right-hand man to Iraq's ex-leader Saddam Hussein, has been killed, Iraqi officials... Apr.6 Mass graves of Iraqi soldiers killed by IS found in Tikrit


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Mar.6   Iraqi army drives IS from key town
Map of al-Baghdadi Iraq  Western Iraq: Iraqi forces have pushed Islamic State (IS) fighters out of the western town of al-Baghdadi, the US military says Mar.2  Iraq 'seizes districts from IS' in Tikrit advance

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Feb.28  ISIS militants destroying antiquities in Iraq

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Nov.1   IS militants kill 50 from Iraq tribe   Western Iraq: Militants from Islamic State (IS) have killed at least 50 members of an Iraqi tribe in western Anbar province, officials and tribal leaders ...

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Oct.29  Islamic State 'kills 30 Sunni tribesmen' in Iraq Oct.12  Despite airstrikes, ISIS forces nearer to Baghdad

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Sep.7  Iraq secures area around key dam after US strikes

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Aug.19   Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley
  Northern Iraq: A video shows the beheading and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq.    James Wright Foley (October 18, 1973 August 19, 2014) was an American freelance journalist and photojournalist of the Syrian Civil War when he wa...
Aug.18  Iraq crisis: Mosul dam recaptured from militants Aug.15  Iraq crisis: Yazidi villagers 'massacred' by ISIS Aug.11   Iraqi President nominates new prime minister   Baghdad: President Fuad Masum nominated Haider al-Abadi to succeed a defiant Nuri al-Maliki, who had earlier vowed to hang on to power

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Jul.5  Isis chief appears in first video

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Jun.29   ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate   The Al Qaeda breakaway group that has seized much of northern Syria and neighboring Iraq formally declared the creation of an Islamic state Jun.28 Iraq army 'routs Isis rebels' in offensive on Tikrit
. Sunni Triangle Jun.23  Iraq crisis: Key oil refinery 'seized by rebels' Jun.22 Iraq 'loses western border control'. Western Iraq Jun.20 More than a million Iraqis have fled their homes as ISIS continues siege Jun.17 Baghdadis stockpile food in fear of ISIS advance Jun.16  US deploys 275 'military personnel'  Militants 'seize' Iraq's Tal Afar Jun.11 Militants seize Tikrit after taking Mosul. Sunni Triangle Jun.10   ISIS seizes second city of Mosul
  Iraq's prime minister has asked parliament to declare a state of emergency after Islamist militants effectively took control of Mosul


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Jan.4 Iraq government 'loses Fallujah'
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Dec.25  Bomb attacks on Christians in Baghdad kill 37

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Jul.22  Mass 'al-Qaeda' jailbreaks in Iraq

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May.27  Wave of Baghdad car bombs 'kills 57'

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Mar.19 Attacks claim 48 lives on Iraq anniversary
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Dec.21  Multiple Iraq blasts kill at least 63 people Dec.19  Arrest warrant issued for vice president Dec.17   Last US troops withdraw from Iraq
  The last convoy of US troops to leave Iraq has entered Kuwait, nearly nine years after the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein

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Dec.30  Christians killed in Iraq attacks Aug.31 U.S. combat mission in Iraq ends


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Dec.8 Car bombs killed at least 127 people
. Baghdad Oct.25   Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130   Baghdad: 520 wounded in car bombings in central Baghdad near Iraqi government buildings -- the deadliest attack on civilians in Iraq this year Aug.19  95 killed, 310 injured in Baghdad attacks Jun.29  US soldiers leaving Iraq's cities Feb.26  Obama to pull troops from Iraq in 2010 Jan.30  Change in the air as Iraq votes

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Dec.14 Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush
. Baghdad Mar.25 Iraq forces battle Basra militias

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Dec.1 Turkey attacks Kurd rebels in Iraq
. Northern Iraq Jul.7 At least 105 killed in village market blast. Northern Iraq Jun.19  Car bomb kills 87 in crowded square Jun.12 Blast hits key Shia shrine. Sunni Triangle Apr.18   Bombings kill almost 200   Baghdad: Insurgent bombers launched a series of attacks across Baghdad. 112 dead in Sadriya market. 28 dead in an attack at the entrance to Sadr City Apr.12  8 killed in suicide attack on parliament Mar.27  Truck bombs kill 50 in city of Tal Afar Mar.19  Former VP Ramadan executed Mar.17  Gas attack makes hundreds ill Mar.6 More than 120 die in blasts Feb.12  90 killed on day Golden Mosque attack Feb.3   Truck bomb kills more than 120 in market   Baghdad: A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden truck in a crowded market in Sedriya, a mixed neighborhood Jan.22  Market bombs kill 100 in 2 Iraqi cities Jan.14  Saddam half-brother executed Jan.2  Iraq investigates Saddam footage

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Dec.29     Saddam Hussein hanged
  Baghdad: The celebrations broke out after Hussein was dead. There was dancing around the body. The execution was videotaped Nov.23 More than 200 killed in Sadr City
Nov.14 Gunmen grab up to 100 from institute. Baghdad Nov.5     Saddam Hussein sentenced to death   Baghdad: The former Iraqi leader has been convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to death by hanging Oct.10  110 bullet-riddled bodies found Sep.23  Bomb kills 35 as they shop for Ramadan Jul.1  Car bomb slaughter 62 at market Jun.8  U.S. airstrike kills al-Zarqawi May.31  Basra: State of emergency declared May.20 Parliament approves Cabinet. Baghdad May.10  Killings top 1,000 in April Apr.7  80 killed in mosque attack Mar.14  More than 80 dead in reprisal killings Feb.23  Curfew aims to curb violence Feb.21   Blast damages Shia shrine   Sunni Triangle: A bomb attack has damaged one of the Muslim world's holiest shrines, sparking demonstrations outside Jan.5  At least 134 killed in attacks across Iraq

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Dec.15 'High turnout' in election
Dec.5  Witness at Hussein trial describes torture Nov.29  Video airs of purported hostages Nov.15  Detainees 'found starving' Oct.25     Draft constitution passes  Baghdad: The referendum has passed, according to final provisional results issued by Iraqi election officials Sep.26  Al Qaeda's No. 2 in Iraq killed Sep.13 Wave of violence kills at least 140. Baghdad Aug.31   1,000 dead in stampede  Baghdad: 323 others injured on a bridge after a massive Shiite religious commemoration erupted into panic Aug.28 Committee signs Iraq's draft constitution. Baghdad Aug.11  Shias call for more autonomy Jul.16 Suicide bomber kills 90 near Baghdad May.23  Insurgent attacks kill at least 34 May.10  Rebels kidnap province chief May.3 Parliament swears in partial government. Baghdad Apr.28  Lawmakers approve Cabinet list Mar.23  Iraqi, U.S. overrun rebel base, kill 85 Mar.16  Assembly meets amid blasts Mar.10  Blast hits Shia funeral. 47 killed Feb.28 Suicide bomb kills at least 125 Feb.18  Ashura marred by bombs Feb.13  Shiite alliance wins plurality Jan.30   Iraqis vote amid violence  In a first free election in a half century, there is a higher than expected turnout amid attacks and threats of violence Jan.3  Baghdad governor assassinated

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Dec.19  Bombs in Karbala, Najaf kill more than 60 Nov.16  Margaret Hassan apparently killed Nov.9 U.S., Iraqis enter Falluja's center
. Sunni Triangle Oct.24  Massacre of 50 Iraqi army recruits Sep.14  Car bomb at police station kills 47 Jul.1  Defiant Saddam in court Apr.30  Iraq prison abuse sparks outrage

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Dec.14  Saddam captured Aug.29  Cleric among 100 dead after mosque blast Jul.22  Saddam's sons killed in raid Apr.9  Statue falls, Saddam's regime in disarray  Baghdad falls to US forces Mar.19     U.S. Launches War Against Iraq
  After air raid sirens went off across Baghdad, anti-aircraft fire and explosions were heard

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Nov.8  U.N. passes Iraq resolution 1441 Jun. 13, -323     Alexander the Great dies at Babylon
Map of Babylon Iraq  Seeking to reach the 'ends of the world and the Great Outer Sea', he invaded India in 326 BC, but was eventually forced to turn back