Islamic State presses offensives in Iraq, Syria; defenders call for more ...
BAGHDAD — Islamic State fighters pressed their assault on two key towns in Syria and Iraq on Thursday as defenders on both fronts prepared for possible street-by-street battles and appealed for intensified U.S.-led airstrikes, reports and witnesses said.
Islamic State: Turkey MPs back Iraq-Syria deployment
Turkey Approves Military Operations in Iraq, Syria
Turkey MPs back military involvement in Iraq and Syria as Isis advances
Who Really Lost Iraq?
Wall Street Journal
So Mr. Panetta's account in his forthcoming memoir about how the White House bungled negotiations over keeping U.S. troops in Iraq past 2011 is a bombshell that explains the real reason Americans must fight again in that country. Mr. Obama has ...
Panetta unloads on White House for pulling US forces out of Iraq
Leon Panetta blows whistle on lies about Iraq
Panetta: We should have left troops in Iraq
5500 Iraqis Killed Since Islamic State Began Its Military Drive, UN Says
New York Times
GENEVA — More than 5,500 people have been killed in Iraq since an offensive by the Islamic State militant group began in June, the United Nations reported on Thursday, including hundreds of minority Yazidis slaughtered en masse. The report takes ...
Islamic State In Iraq Carried Out Mass Executions, Abductions: UN Report
ISIL behind 'staggering array' of Iraq abuses
UN report confirms ISIS' atrocities across Iraq including mass executions
Bombs slam into Islamic State stronghold
RABIA, Iraq — Cheers erupted as the bomb dropped. Whistling rang out on the Syrian border from earthen mounds built up by Kurdish bulldozers as everyone stared at the billowing smoke, waiting for it to clear so they could assess the damage. The ...
Islamic State Militants Attack Small Iraq Town
ISIL under heavy assault by Kurds in Iraq
Iraq air strikes: 'It seemed inconceivable that anything should be left standing'
Bush on ISIS: America has learned 'lesson' about Iraq
Former President George W. Bush, who before leaving office warned against withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq too early, told Fox News that America has since learned the "lesson" that Iraqis are not yet capable of providing for their own security. The ...
George W. Bush on ISIS: America has learned its 'lesson' on Iraq
George W Bush: 'Not Gonna Second Guess' Obama on Iraq
George W. Bush says Iraq war was worth it: 'World is better off'
Iraq Considering Australian Airstrike Request
Two unarmed Australian air force planes — an E-7A Wedgetail surveillance and communications jet and a KC-30A refueling plane — joined operations over Iraq from the al-Minhad Air Base outside Dubai for the first time on Wednesday in support roles, the ...
Australian warplanes likely to get immediate approval for Iraq strikes
Cabinet approves Iraq bombing missions
Approval set to be given for RAAF air strikes on Iraq
They Sent Me to Iraq. Then They Ignored Me.
It was late April of 2009, and Hillary Clinton was coming to Iraq for her first official trip as secretary of state. Normally, visits by a secretary of state are a logistical nightmare for an embassy. As François Truffaut once said of making films ...
Mix-up sees Iraq pilot drop aid, ammo for ISIS instead of govt troops
An Iraqi pilot accidentally dropped aid and ammunition into territory controlled by the Islamic State. They were intended to help government forces in the west of Iraq, but instead the blunder ended up aiding the enemy. The mistake was confirmed by two ...
Iraq Pilots Mistakenly Gave Food, Ammunition to ISIS Militants
Iraqi Pilots Mistakenly Drop Food, Ammo to Militants
Stephen Harper to reveal plans for Iraq combat mission
Stephen Harper to reveal plans for Iraq combat mission. Prime Minister Stephen Harper will announce Friday the launch of combat operations against Islamic State extremists in Iraq despite the “serious concerns” of opposition NDP and Liberals. Share on ...
Harper readying groundwork for Canada's turn in Iraq
Trudeau On Iraq: Harper Can't Just 'Whip Out Our CF-18s'
Canadian jets shouldn't go into Iraq, Trudeau says
Heavy fighting rages in Iraq's Anbar province
Fighting between the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and Sunni militias is raging in the west of Iraq's Anbar province, with a fierce battle taking place for control of the strategic town of Heet. ISIL had reportedly seized control of most ...
40 jihadists, 17 police and army killed in Iraq clashes
Islamic State Undeterred by Bombs Seizes Territory in Iraq
IS militants seize large part of town in western Iraq