California Marine is first service member to die in Iraq on mission against ...
The Pentagon on Friday reported the first death of a U.S. military serviceman in Iraq in its new mission to combat Islamic State militants who have seized large areas of Iraq and Syria. Marine Lance Cpl. Sean Neal, a 19-year-old from California, died ...
Marine's death in Iraq under investigation
Riverside Marine dies in Iraq, second to die in Islamic State mission
First US military death announced since Isis offensive started in Iraq
US launches 22 air strikes on Isis strongholds in Iraq
A day after the Department of Defense announced the first US death in the campaign against Islamic State (Isis) militants in Iraq, Central Command said 22 air strikes had been carried out in the country on Friday and Saturday. Marine lance corporal ...
Ground offensive against Islamic State months away in Iraq: US
Islamic State Targets Town as Iraq Army Musters for Defense of Baghdad
Iraq's Abu Ghraib Is Back In The News, Now As A Front-Line Town
Islamic State: Militants 'pushed back' in Iraq
Kurdish forces in northern Iraq say they have recaptured the town of Zumar from Islamic State militants. Further south, Iraqi security forces are reported to have ejected IS from Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad, in a battle to secure a Shia pilgrim route ...
ISIS Pummeled by Air and Land in Iraq
Kurdish Fighters, Iraqi Troops Recapture Territory From ISIS
Iraq says key town has been taken from Islamic State ahead of pilgrimage
US, allies stage 22 air strikes in Iraq: US Central Command
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 22 air strikes against Islamic State forces in Iraq on Friday and Saturday, the U.S. Central Command said. U.S. warplanes also destroyed an Islamic State artillery piece near Kobani ...
First US Casualty in Latest Iraq Bombing Campaign
Thousands Of Women Fighting ISIS On Front Lines In Syria And Iraq
They have fought alongside men for years in a guerrilla war against Turkey, seeking an independent Kurdistan which would encompass parts of Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran. The campaign for Kurdish independence has been pursued mainly by leftist militant ...
The US Significantly Escalates Airstrikes Against ISIS
ISIS fight: Women battling militants on the front lines in Syria, Iraq
Women fight on front lines of battle against ISIS
New York Times
In Iraq, Relief After News of Blackwater Convictions
New York Times
The Blackwater shooting erupted at a far different time, when American troop strength in Iraq had reached its peak, and the international presence was supported by an enormous population of contractors, including firms like Blackwater U.S.A. that ...
Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings
In Iraq, Blackwater verdict provides no relief from bitterness
Days After Former CEO Calls For Private Guards In Iraq, Blackwater Is Found ...
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Suicide Attack Kills 8 Shiite Militiamen in Iraq
Iraqi authorities say a suicide bombing has killed eight Shiite militiamen just north of Baghdad. Iraqi police officials say the attack took place Saturday afternoon when a suicide bomber set off his explosives belt at a gathering of the militiamen in ...
ISIS kills eight Iraq soldiers in clashes south of Baghdad
West waging a 'CNN war' in Syria as Isil makes gains in Iraq
Further south, the advance of the jihadists of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant on Baghdad continues, slower than before but still with no sign of a reversal of fortune. Another district fell last week, after a major military base the week before ...
ISIL circulates threats via 'media kiosks' in Syria, Iraq
Germany Is Sending a Military Training Mission to Northern Iraq
New York Times
BAKU, Azerbaijan — Germany is sending a mission to northern Iraq to examine whether its military, and possibly those of other European nations, can expand the training of Kurdish forces battling jihadists there, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter ...
One British jihadi killed in Syria and Iraq every three weeks, study finds
British jihadis are being killed in the conflict in Syria and Iraq at a rate of over one every three weeks, according to the most thorough documentation of the death toll to date. Overall, 23 Britons are believed to have died after travelling to fight ...