Iraq, Syria and jihadism
THESE are early days, but the campaign that Barack Obama announced almost exactly a month ago to “degrade and ultimately destroy” Islamic State is not going well. In both Syria and Iraq, IS is scoring victories against the West and its Sunni Arab allies.
US Says Priority Is IS In Iraq, Not Kobani
Airstrikes Target ISIL in Syria and Iraq
Among Kobane's displaced, growing numbers seeking safety in northern Iraq ...
Islamic State fighters are threatening to overrun Iraq's Anbar province
BAGHDAD — Islamic State militants are threatening to overrun a key province in western Iraq in what would be a major victory for the jihadists and an embarrassing setback for the U.S.-led coalition targeting the group. A win for the Islamic State in ...
Isis still on the front foot in Iraq
The birth and death of Iraq: Never has the future of the country been more ...
ISIS Encroaches On Ultimate Prize In Iraq
With focus on Syria, ISIS continues Iraq push
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - While the world watches the siege of Kobane in Syria, the war against ISIS in Iraq continues unabated, with the Kurdish Peshmerga making some minor but morale-boosting gains but Islamic State fighters gaining ground against ...
Two months of US-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, mapped
White House grapples with limits of air campaign in Iraq and Syria
There Are No Magic Wands in Iraq
Ex-Marine gets $10 fine years after 'unprecedented' case following Iraq shooting
New York Post
Calling the case unfair, a Manhattan federal judge issued only a $10 fine to a former Marine corporal who had been convicted of lying about accidentally shooting a fellow serviceman in Iraq. Judge Colleen McMahon rendered the light judgment after ...
Former Marine in Iraq Shooting Case Gets $10 Fine
To Stem Extremists, Iraq to Reduce Baghdad's Power
It was just one example of the heavy hand that the central government holds over even the smallest details of life in Iraq's provinces. That hand was often corrupt as well. Around 70 percent of the projects that the government committed to fund in ...
Lincoln Journal Star
Lincoln sixth-grader organizes benefit concert for Yazidis in Iraq
Lincoln Journal Star
The Pound Middle School sixth-grader spent seven of her first nine years living in Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia, all former Soviet republics bordering Iran, and not far from Iraq. “It was very different,” she recalled. “Everyone was poor. It was ...
Islamic State: Is Iraq's army staging a comeback?
But in parts of neighbouring Iraq the battle against Islamic State (IS) has been entirely turned around with the help of carefully targeted bombing. Not, of course, that bombing alone is enough. What is required is a properly integrated attack ...
Justin Trudeau's fumbling of Iraq mission may be the momentum shift Harper ...
But they may have miscalculated with this week's decision not to back the government's combat mission in Iraq. Could Mr. Trudeau's shaky performance be the game-changer Stephen Harper needs? All public polls have had the Liberals ahead in recent ...
Canada votes to join anti-ISIS air strikes in Iraq
Canadian Parliament Authorizes Air Strikes in Iraq
Canada brings '6-pack strategy' to air campaign against Islamic State in Iraq
The 'unknown unknowns' of confronting ISIS in Iraq
One striking similarity between Canada's first combat mission to Iraq and our long, draining involvement in the Afghan war is the almost total lack of credible military intelligence at the outset. We knew almost nothing about the Taliban for years ...
Kuwait base to host Canada's military planes for Iraq mission
Canada can't ignore the threat in Iraq
Op-Ed: Canada should mind its own business in Iraq
Iraq's Sole Yazidi Lawmaker Says 25000 Girls Abducted By IS To Be Raped, Sold
They are sleeping on the streets. The situation is not good and the winter is [advancing], and it's raining, actually, in Iraq [now]. So the situation is deteriorating," legislator Vian Dakhil told RFE/RL in an October 8 telephone interview from Iraq's ...