Saudi TV station says 30,000 troops move to border after Iraqis withdraw; Kurds renew push for independence.
Reports show that the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham issued passports in Mosul to hand to eleven thousand people within the borders they claimed.
Country moves step closer to breaking up as regional government's president calls for preparation for vote to begin.
Yusef Al-Qaradawi declared that the Islamic State in Iraq and Al-Sham's (ISIS) proclamation of a caliphate is legally void.
The leader of ISIS has called for Muslims to come to the newly-declared Islamic state, vowing revenge for “wrongs” committed against fellow Muslims.
Video emerges of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Mosul mosque delivering sermon justifying fighting Baghdad government.
Iran's official news agency says colonel was killed while defending a Shia Muslim shrine in the city of Samarra.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki issued a statement Friday addressing the Iraqi people.
The women's force of Kurdistan's Peshmerga makes up for its lack of numbers with sheer determination.
Armed Kurds are winning favour by protecting religious minorities.