Tuberculosis is a chronic infectious disease that can involve almost any organ in the human body, on the other hand breast tuberculosis is considered to be rare entity through out the world. In this study we describe five cases of breast tuberculosis; three in the year 1999 and two cases in the year 2000. The five cases had various mode of presentation and clinical course but all the cases showed the same histological findings, which confirm the diagnosis. Review of the literature throughout the world was carried out including cases in Iraq.