Canada votes to join anti-ISIS air strikes in Iraq
“The United States welcomes the Canadian government's deployment of fighter and refueling aircraft, as well as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft to participate in the campaign to degrade and destroy ISIS in Iraq,” a White House ...
Canada's parliament votes to join anti-Isis air strikes in Iraq
Vote on Iraq mission passes House of Commons
Commons votes for Iraq combat mission
Officer: Iraq military helicopter crashes, crew dead
“The helicopter was on its way back from Baiji. The entire crew was killed,” the officer said, without specifying how many died in the crash. (File photo: Reuters). Tweet. Text size A A A. AFP, Samarra Wednesday, 8 October 2014. An Iraqi military ...
Islamic State jihadists are using water as a weapon in Iraq
On balance, Harper's choice for military action in Iraq is right
US helicopters join air war in Iraq against IS group
Two months of US-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, mapped
As noted on Checkpoint earlier this morning, President Obama visits the Pentagon today, two months after the United States began launching airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq. Those strikes have since been expanded into Syria, where they have ...
Why did the US help the Kurds in Iraq but leave Isis to massacre them in Syria?
White House grapples with limits of air campaign in Iraq and Syria
Islamic State renews attack on Kobani after Canada okays Iraq mission
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Iraq mission will end in frustration, predicts senator David Leyonhjelm
Sydney Morning Herald
A crossbench senator has accused Prime Minister Tony Abbott of "scaring" the public into supporting Australia's role in Iraq and is predicting the combat mission will end in "frustration" instead of victory. And the Liberal Democrat Senator David ...
Australia launches first airstrike in Iraq
Australia launches first airstrike in Iraq with jet fighter bombing Islamic ...
Australian jets strike first Islamic State targets in Iraq
The 1920s British air bombing campaign in Iraq
British planes are involved in a third air campaign over Iraq in 23 years. But the RAF has bombed Iraq before - more than 90 years ago - and that controversial strategy has had a huge impact on modern warfare and the Middle East. An armed rebellion in ...
Isis Iraq News: RAF Fighters Pound Isis as Ramadi Faces Ferocious Islamic ...
Disappearing Coalition Partners in Iraq
Afghanistan, Albania, Australia, Azerbaijan, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Nicaragua, the Philippines ...
US intensifies Afghan airstrikes as drawdown nears
WASHINGTON — As the United States and its allies began launching airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria in August, another — less public — air war was also heating up: in Afghanistan. According to the latest Pentagon statistics, US ...
No exit for Iraq without decentralization
One cannot say that the denial of the decentralization principle by Iraq's political circle, as a philosophy upon which the Iraqi Constitution is based, led to all of the political and security failures that Iraq is seeing today. Yet, the previous ...
Obama to visit Pentagon, two months after airstrikes in Iraq began
Wednesday marks two months since U.S. airstrikes in Iraq against the Islamic State began Aug. 8. More than 260 have been launched there and the attacks have since expanded into Syria, with more than 95 strikes, beginning Sept. 23. With that as the ...
Marines planned massive evacuation on Iraq's Mount Sinjar
As the humanitarian crisis in northern Iraq stretched for days this summer, a question hung in the air: Would the United States deploy troops and aircraft to evacuate thousands of members of a religious minority group who had fled to Mount Sinjar and ...