New York Times
US sending missiles, drones to help Iraq government fight al Qaeda
Washington (CNN) -- Two years after bringing home U.S. troops from Iraq, the Obama administration is sending Hellfire rockets and ScanEagle surveillance drones to help government forces fight al Qaeda affiliates growing in influence, a State Department ...
US Sends Arms to Aid Iraq Fight With Extremists
US secretly sends Hellfire missiles, drones to Iraq
Iraq's fight: The US withdrew in 2011 and it should stay out
UN Condemns Attack on Iranian Dissident Group
Iraq's current Shiite-led government, which has strong ties with neighboring Shiite powerhouse Iran, considers the MEK's presence in Iraq illegal and is eager to get rid of them. The refugee camp, located in a former American military base, is home to ...
Christmas attacks show security challenges in Iraq and Afghanistan
In Iraq, a car bomb exploded outside a church in southern Baghdad just as worshipers were leaving a Christmas Day service, killing many. In another attack Wednesday, a car bomb went off at an outdoor market where many Christians shop, police said.
U.S. sending missiles, drones to help Iraq fight militants - latimes.com
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has begun sending Hellfire missiles and surveillance drone aircraft to Iraq to help the government battle an expanding threat from local Al Qaeda-affiliated militants, U.S. officials said, the first such ...
Iraq War veteran Russell Ault copes through drawing; art show in Hillsboro
From the 13 months that Ault served in Iraq, he said he remembers only bits and pieces -- firefights, a sandstorm that lasted for three days, and Aug. 4, 2003, when an improvised exploding device hit the vehicle he was driving. His hand and bicep were ...
UN condemns rocket attack on militant Iranian exiles in Iraq
... government to protect the camp and investigate the incident. The group, which opposes Iran's clerical regime, fought in the 1980s alongside Saddam Hussein's forces in the Iran-Iraq war, and several thousand of its members were given sanctuary in Iraq.
Iraq: UN calls on Government to ensure safety of Iranian exiles after rockets ...
MEK Camp Rocketed; 11 Killed, 62 Wounded Across Iraq
Terrorist Attack on Camp Hurriya in Iraq
'Baghdad: The City in Verse' finds poetry in Iraq's capital
Los Angeles Times
Baghdad is a city that looms large in the American imagination. In 2003, at the start of the last Iraq war, it was occupied by U.S. troops. In the years that followed, thousands of U.S. citizens (soldiers, contractors, officials and journalists) passed ...
Christmas bombers target Christians in Iraq
Iraq is enduring its deadliest violence in years, reviving memories of the sectarian bloodshed between Sunni and Shia Muslims that killed tens of thousands in 2006-07. The day's deadliest incident occurred in the Doura district of southern Baghdad when ...
US sending missiles drones to Iraq
A shipment of 75 Hellfire missiles was sent to Iraq last week and 10 ScanEagle reconnaissance drones are scheduled to be delivered by March, the New York Times reported Wednesday. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki warned Sunday ...
Deadly bombings target Christians in Iraq
BAGHDAD -- Militants in Iraq targeted Christians in three separate Christmas Day bombings in Baghdad, killing at least 37 people, officials said Wednesday. In one attack, a car bomb went off near a church in the capital's southern Dora neighborhood ...