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Despite reports of jihadi flag at Baiji oil refinery, unclear who has control

Despite reports of jihadi flag at Baiji oil refinery, unclear who has control

BAGHDAD, June 19 (UPI) --The Iraqi government claims it regained control of the Baiji oil refinery on Thursday, while eyewitnesses say ISIS militants still control parts of the complex.
JC Finley
Iraqi Security Forces to investigate 59 senior security officials for abandoning posts

Iraqi Security Forces to investigate 59 senior security officials for abandoning posts

BAGHDAD, June 18 (UPI) --The Iraqi government said Wednesday it will investigate 59 senior security officials for abandoning their posts during the ISIS-led offensive.
JC Finley
Iraq denies reports of oil refinery capture

Iraq denies reports of oil refinery capture

BAGHDAD, June 18 (UPI) --An Iraqi military spokesman refuted claims Wednesday that an oil refinery north of the capital Baghdad was in the hands of Islamist militants.
Daniel J. Graeber
44 Sunni prisoners die in Iraq police station assault

44 Sunni prisoners die in Iraq police station assault

BAQUBA, Iraq, June 17 (UPI) --At a Baquba, Iraq, police station Tuesday, 44 Sunni prisoners were killed as large-scale sectarian violence returned to the Baghdad area.
Ed Adamczyk

Iraq says it broke al-Qaida bomb force

BAGHDAD, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Iraqi forces have captured six al-Qaida terrorists wanted for bombings, a general said Sunday.

Iraqi forces capture al-Qaida official

BAGHDAD, April 23 (UPI) -- Security forces in Iraq have captured al-Qaida leader Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, an official said in a statement Thursday.

Campaigning ends for Iraqi provincial vote

BAGHDAD, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Campaigning preceding Iraq's provincial elections ended Friday in the 14 of 18 provinces where balloting will be conducted, an election official said.

Iraqi troops seize Iran-backed militants

BAGHDAD, April 28 (UPI) -- A spokesman for the Iraqi military said national security forces arrested several militants suspected of receiving financing from Iran.

Iraq arrests three al-Qaida men in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, March 27 (UPI) -- An Iraqi general said an al-Qaida leader who admitted killing 300 people and two of his aides have been arrested in Baghdad security sweeps. At a news conference, Gen. Qassem Atta showed a video of the arrest of Ahmad Farhan and the two others, the Kuwa

U.S. death toll in Iraq now 3,216

BAGHDAD, March 18 (UPI) -- Eight more U.S. soldiers have died fighting in Iraq and at least another five were wounded, the military said Sunday.
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