Islamic State fighters are threatening to overrun Iraq's Anbar province
BAGHDAD — Islamic State militants are threatening to overrun a key province in western Iraq in what would be a major victory for the jihadists and an embarrassing setback for the U.S.-led coalition targeting the group. A win for the Islamic State in ...
Iraq, Syria and jihadism
There Are No Magic Wands in Iraq
White House grapples with limits of air campaign in Iraq and Syria
Ex-Marine gets $10 fine years after 'unprecedented' Iraq shooting
New York Post
For two years, a Manhattan federal judge railed against what she called the “unprecedented” civilian prosecution of a former Marine corporal for lying to military investigators about an accidental shooting in Iraq. On Thursday, Judge Colleen McMahon ...
Ex-Marine convicted in New York in Iraq shooting case is fined $10, gets no ...
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
'We're Not Gonads': Iraq Debate Sparked Odd Exchanges In House
Conservative MPs approve combat mission in Iraq despite Liberal, NDP dissent
Australia launches first anti-ISIS airstrike in Iraq
An Australian jet fighter has made the country's first airstrike against an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria group's target in Iraq since the Australian government committed its air force to combat missions, defense officials said on Thursday. The ...
Australia in first Islamic State bombing raid in Iraq
First Australian air strike in Iraq bombs Isis target, says ADF
Australian Super Hornet bombs Islamic State target in Iraq
Are Iraq's renowned peshmerga fighters any match for Islamic State?
Los Angeles Times
Though a coalition of Western countries is training Kurdish forces in northern Iraq to more effectively fight Islamic State militants, Kurdish commanders and officers say the effort is moving slowly and not keeping up with the military strength and ...
Will arming peshmerga tip balance of power in Iraq?
Are Iraq's Kurdish Fighters Any Match for Islamic State?
The RGA against Danish fighter jets in Iraq
US-Led Forces Strike a Dozen ISIS Targets in Syria, Iraq
A dozen U.S.-led airstrikes destroyed numerous ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday, the Pentagon said, as the U.S. intensifies its efforts to save the besieged Syrian border city of Kobani. Eight of the strikes came near Kobani itself ...
Why did the US help the Kurds in Iraq but leave Isis to massacre them in Syria?
Middle East Updates / US, partners bomb Islamic State near Kobani
Islamic State renews attack on Kobani after Canada okays Iraq mission
Big Red One boss outlines new Iraq missions
As the 1st Infantry Division headquarters deploys to Iraq, one of its priorities will be to help the Iraqi Security Forces as they fight to reclaim their country, the division's top officer told Army Times. “It's their country, and they want to fight ...
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 ...
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 ...
Islamic State jihadists are using water as a weapon in Iraq
BAGHDAD — The Islamic State militants who have rampaged across northern Iraq are increasingly using water as a weapon, cutting off supplies to villages that resist their rule and pressing to expand their control over the country's water infrastructure.