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Defense Asks for New Judge in Iraq War Crime Case
Defense lawyers called a military judge biased and unfair on Thursday and asked him to remove himself from the case of a Marine being retried on a murder charge in a major Iraq war crime case. The judge, Marine Capt. Andrew Henderson, rejected the ...
Marine wants new charges in Iraq war crime tossed
Fearing Uprising, Iraq Militants Hunt Ex-Police
While world attention has been focused on the battle to fend off the extremists' assault on the town of Kobani across the border in Syria, the group has killed dozens of its opponents this month in Iraq. In several instances, Sunnis have been lined up ...
Survivors Describe ISIS Massacre Of 600 Prisoners In Iraq's Mosul
Iraq IS: Scores found dead in mass graves in Anbar
Mass grave with 150 bodies found in Iraq
Foreign jihadists flocking to Iraq and Syria on 'unprecedented scale' – UN
A report by the UN security council, obtained by the Guardian, finds that 15,000 people have travelled to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside the Islamic State (Isis) and similar extremist groups. They come from more than 80 countries, the report states ...
Few Arrests of Americans Who Fought In Syria or Iraq, as Feds Focus on Small ...
ISIS executes 220 tribesmen in Iraq
Former US ambassador to Iraq: Current actions against ISIS a 'recipe for the ...
Iraq's Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Enter Syria's Kobani To Fight ISIS
SURUC, Turkey, Oct 30 (Reuters) - A first group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Thursday to help push back Islamic State militants who have defied U.S. air strikes and threatened to massacre its Kurdish ...
Key ally of former Iraq PM questions Peshmerga Kobane mission
Syrian Kurds face uncertain future in Iraq
First foreign soldiers enter fight for Kobani
New York Times
Troops to Be Checked for Chemical Exposure in Iraq
New York Times
The Pentagon will offer medical examinations and long-term health monitoring to service members and veterans who were exposed to chemical warfare agents in Iraq, the Army and Navy said in separate statements this week, as part of a review of how the ...
Military to Be Tracked for Chemical Exposure in Iraq
US To Check Troops For Chemical Exposure In Iraq
Report: Troops, vets to get checked for chemical exposure in Iraq
Iraq's victory over militants in Sunni town underlines challenges government faces
JURF AL-SAKHAR, Iraq — Iraq renamed this town on the banks of the Euphrates this week to reflect the triumph of its security forces here against Islamic State militants, who were driven out last week. Jurf al-Sakhar, or “rocky bank,” became Jurf al ...
Isis in Iraq: Army's triumph at Jurf Al-Sakhar lays bare the cost of defeating ...
In Iraq, Shiite militias are both friend and foe
Los Angeles Times
Like many Iraqis, Karar believes the will and determination to hold off Islamic State advances will not come from Iraq's weak and fractured army. Instead, Iraq's most effective fighting forces may be the highly motivated Shiite militias that have ...
Unesco Condemns Destruction of 11th-Century Shrine in Iraq
New York Times (blog)
Irina Bokova, Unesco director-general, said in a news release that the destruction of the shrine was not an isolated case. “The intentional targeting and systematic destruction of cultural heritage in Iraq is reaching unprecedented levels,” she said ...
IS Continues Cultural Genocide in Iraq
Norway to Send Training Troops to Iraq
Norway's prime minister says her country will send 120 soldiers this year to join the international campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and help train local troops there. Another 75 Norwegian soldiers will go to Afghanistan next year ...
Norway to send 120 soldiers to Iraq to help train army
Norway troops to Iraq, Afghanistan
Australian commandos unable to enter Iraq due to lack of visas
Australian commandos set to join the fight in Iraq against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants have hit an unexpected snag – Baghdad has not yet issued them visas, the Sydney Morning Herald reported on Thursday. Although 200 special forces ...