Hezbollah arrives in Iraq
Iran backed and financed several groups in Iraq, and was the main ally of the former prime minister and now vice president, Nouri al-Maliki, and his Dawa party. The cleric Muqtada al-Sadr was close to them, but not close enough to be their man in Iraq; ...
Correction: Iraq-Bombing Baghdad story
BAGHDAD (AP) — Baghdad's neighborhood of Gorayaat, a small Shiite enclave on a bend in the Tigris River, exemplifies the failures of Iraq's security agencies trying to protect the capital from attacks by the Islamic State. The district has been a ...
2 bombings kill 10 people in Iraq
Airstrikes Target ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 26, 2014 – U.S. military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria yesterday and today using bomber and fighter aircraft to conduct 10 airstrikes, U.S. Central Command officials reported ...
US may be helping ISIL terrorists in Iraq: Officials
US Military Launches 17 Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq
10 airstrikes in Syria, 7 in Iraq target ISIL -- CENTCOM
Iraq to Overhaul Baghdad Security to Stop Bombings
Baghdad's neighborhood of Gorayaat, a small Shiite enclave on a bend in the Tigris River, exemplifies the failures of Iraq's security agencies trying to protect the capital from attacks by the Islamic State. The district has been a target for years ...
ISIS fails to take Iraq's oil-rich Kirkuk
The Iraqi army and Kurdish peshmerga forces backed by the coalition air force on Wednesday repelled a major attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, according to sources from the city. “They are ...
ISIS, Broken in Iraq, Emerges in Saudi Arabia
The Fiscal Times
In an effort to restore its momentum, ISIS, the terror monster created by the twin sectarian conflicts in Iraq and Syria, launched its largest attack on the city of Ramadi, 70 miles to the west of Baghdad. The provincial capital of the al-Anbar ...
Amid Violence, Iraq Fractures Again Along Religious Lines
Who Will Reintegrate Iraq's Shi'ite Volunteers?
ISIS 'prince' killed in Iraq's Hit
An air strike in west Iraq reportedly killed on Wednesday a senior figure in the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Al Arabiya's correspondent reported. Senan Meteeb, the so-called ISIS “emir” of the western Anbar province, was reportedly killed ...
ISIS 'Prince' of Iraq's Anbar Province Killed
Russians Invade Afghanistan (Again!), Chinese Fight Iraq War (Again!)
Meanwhile, where there once was Iraq (171st on that index of kleptocracies), there is now a Shiite government in Baghdad defended by a collapsed army and sectarian militias, a de facto Kurdish state to the north, and, in the third of the country in ...
Vietnam's legacy, the Iraq war and U.S. foreign policy
Learning Iraq Lessons, Obama Delays Troop Pullout In Afghanistan
Time to Learn the Lessons of Failed US Wars
New York Times
Graft Hobbles Iraq's Military in Fighting ISIS
New York Times
BAGHDAD — One Iraqi general is known as “chicken guy” because of his reputation for selling his soldiers' poultry provisions. Another is “arak guy,” for his habit of enjoying that anis-flavored liquor on the job. A third is named after Iraq's 10,000 ...
Iraq says airstrikes are critical in the shifting battle for Ramadi
Battle for Heart of Iraq Intensifies With New Push by Islamist Terrorists
US plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars
Baghdad red tape puts Iraq Internet under Kurdish control
DUBAI, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Iraq's reliance on Kurdistan for Internet connectivity due to Baghdad bureaucracy has put the northern autonomous region in control of three-quarters of Iraqi networks. This runs contrary to what Baghdad had sought from state ...
Kurdish independence good for Iraq: Iraqi politician