A Saudi security officer has been killed by armed men in the capital Riyadh, after he attempted to rescue three labourers taken hostage by the men.
Islamic State forces have stormed a town in Iraq’s western Anbar province, killing at least 19 policemen and trapping dozens more in their headquarters.
[Opinion] Despite an ongoing fight in the Middle East against the Islamic State, some countries in the region are demonstrating more of an interest in their own agendas than the security of the region.
A suicide bomber has detonated a vehicle laden with explosives in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Erbil.
Two separate car bombings has left at least 12 people dead and 30 injured in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.
Militants from the Islamic State have posted a video online purporting to show the severed head of US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig.
At least 23 people have been killed following a series of bomb attacks in Iraq, on Wednesday.
Around 50 troops have been deployed by the United States to an airbase in Anbar province in Iraq, to assist with operations against the Islamic State.
At least 24 people have been killed and dozens injured following a suicide bombing at a checkpoint in Iraq, using a vehicle believed to have been stolen from government forces.
At least 47 people have been killed and 123 injured after Islamic State car bombs and a mortar strike hit Shi’ite Muslim neighbourhoods in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.