The following now defunct or possibly soon-to-be defunct banknotes are imbued with the symbols and iconography of their leaders, past and present.
Despite the collapse of Iraqi defenses in June, there are still 'extremely capable' units in Iraq that the US 'should not write off,' a top State Department official tells Congress.
The Islamic State's game plan is to use massive doses of savagery and terror to get what it wants in Iraq. So far, it's working.
Nouri al-Maliki denouced ISIS for forcing Christians in Mosul and other cities to convert, flee the city, or pay punitive taxes.
The Lebanese militant organization is sending a small unit to assist Iran, its sponsor, in training Iraqi Shiite militia. Fighting in Syria and spillover onto Lebanese soil take priority for now.
A new government without a capable military won't mean much. And it doesn't appear that Iraq has one at the moment.
Independence for Iraqi Kurdistan is looking inevitable, with Kurdish fighters seizing more territory from Iraq's central government today. But one key Kurdish faction is wary of going it alone.
In remarks likely to worsen Baghdad's already difficult relationship with the Kurds, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Wednesday the Kurdish self-rule region was harboring Sunni militants.
The discovery of the bodies has reawakened fears of sectarian violence that wracked the country in the mid 2000s.
The video was purportedly filmed on Friday and would be the first public depiction of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the militant group's leader.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki vowed Friday to fight until the 'Islamic State' militants are defeated. The new Iraqi parliament ended its first session after failing to name his replacement.