ISIS militants at al-Sharqat base north of Tikrit, Iraq. The al-Qaida-linked group has captured Mosul as well as Tikrit. This image came from a video posted by IraqiRevolution, a group that supports ISIS.
June 12, 2014 Al-Qaida-linked fighters have taken Mosul and Tikrit, while Kurdish fighters have seized Kirkuk. President Obama says he hasn't ruled out any options for a U.S. response.
Iraqi security forces inspect the scene of a bombing in Kirkuk, 180 miles north of Baghdad on Sunday.
February 3, 2013 The coordinated suicide attack targeted the police headquarters in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. No one has claimed responsibility, but the city is claimed by both Kurds and Arabs.
January 23, 2008 We're trying to get a better picture of Iraq, beyond Baghdad.
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December 18, 2007 Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice visits Iraq, unannounced.
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