Sunni tribes turning on ISIS and Peshmerga

A Peshmerga fighter holds a rocket propelled-grenade (RPG) near an ISIS flag hoisted on the other side of a bridge in Rashad, on the road between Kirkuk and Tikrit, on Sept. 11, 2014. [JM LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images]

Peshmerga are under attack by Sunni tribal forces – but it's unclear if they are allied with ISIS or a new Iraqi army-backed militia.

Oil field burns after ISIS retreat

A Russian-made T55 tank is positioned facing toward ISIS

Militants set fire to facilities at the Ain Zalah field and then withdrew, following a Thursday offensive by Kurdish forces and weeks of U.S. air strikes in the area.

Basra negotiates Iran gas pipeline

Demonstrators chant slogans during a protest in Basra

A bilateral gas pipeline deal between Basra province and Iran could circumvent Baghdad's energy sector authority and conflict with UN sanctions.