Iraq crisis: MPs complete anti-IS government
The vote by Iraqi MPs will be a big relief both inside and outside Iraq after weeks of wrangling, says BBC Arab affairs editor Sebastian Usher. A more inclusive cabinet is seen as an essential first step in countering IS fighters, particularly among ...
Iraq MPs approve two key ministers
Iraq Lawmakers Approve Interior, Defense Ministers
After Delay, Iraq Appoints Two to Posts for Security
AOL.com Article - Pentagon readying for long war in Iraq, Syria
"The campaign to destroy ISIL will take time, and there will be occasional setbacks along the way," Austin told a Pentagon news conference, "particularly in these early stages of the campaign as we coach and mentor a force (in Iraq) that is actively ...
US stresses Iraq emphasis even as air strikes escalate against Isis in Syria
Airstrikes hit ISIS targets in Syria, Iraq
US airstrikes in Syria are now dwarfing those in Iraq, thanks to the fight for ...
New York Times (blog)
Op-Talk | Who Was Right About WMDs in Iraq?
New York Times (blog)
An exposé from C.J. Chivers at The New York Times about chemical weapons found in Iraq incited a flurry of “I-told-you-so” reactions from right-wing pundits and observers. This in turn caused a flood of denying comments from liberal media.
Insiders Blame Rove for Covering Up Iraqs Real WMD
Right-Wing Media's Failed Attempt To Justify Iraq War With NY Times Chemical ...
Blame game: Karl Rove covered up discovery of chemical weapons in Iraq
Iraq Imposes Curfew in Ramadi, Fearing Militants
Iraq imposed a curfew in the western city of Ramadi on Friday amid fears that the Islamic State group was looking to advance on the strategically important city as attacks in Baghdad killed 28 people, officials said. The curfew, which began before dawn ...
Iraq Opens Air Passage for Anti-IS Coalition, Excluding UAE: Iraqi Prime Minister
Elizabeth Palmer answers your questions on ISIS and Iraq
New York Times
A Train Ride Through Time: From Iraq's Checkered Past Into an Uncertain Future
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Saad al-Tammimi is in his fourth decade working for Iraq's railroads, a career that has taken him all around his country, and around the Middle East. Nowadays, though, he can go only from Baghdad to Basra, across the relatively calm ...
Appointment of Iraq's new interior minister opens door to militia and Iranian ...
BAGHDAD — Iraq's parliament voted Saturday to put an affiliate of an Iranian-backed paramilitary group in charge of a key security ministry, a move that could strike a serious blow to efforts to unite Sunnis and Shiites to wrest back their country ...
ISIS Militants Target Baghdad Amid Wave Of Attacks In Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants unleashed a wave of attacks in Iraq on Thursday, mainly targeting Shiite areas in and around the capital of Baghdad, killing at least 50 people and wounding dozens, authorities said. The Islamic State group has overrun vast ...
ISIS Holding Thousands of Women and Children as Slaves in Iraq and Syria
The latest edition of Dabiq, an ISIS magazine, includes an impassioned argument for the practice as well as an account of how the Yazidi women from the Sinjar region of Iraq were distributed among the fighters. “The Yazidi women and children were ...
In Iraq, Yazidis seeking refuge at holy site feel helpless, abandoned
Iraq names security chiefs
After months of discrete back-room haggling that characterise Iraq's political dealings, parliament approved prime minister Haidar Abadi's nominations of a controversial and powerful Shia militia and political organisation to the post of Interior ...
Iraq fills top security posts as violence rages
Baghdad (AFP) - Iraqi lawmakers approved defence and interior ministers on Saturday, filling the key posts after weeks of delay as security forces battle Islamic State jihadists who hold swathes of the country.