US advisers stay out of harm's way in Iraq
WASHINGTON — In a concerted effort to avoid combat, U.S. advisers in Iraq are pioneering new techniques for calling in airstrikes against Islamic State militants. The procedures allow U.S. pilots to bomb targets without the need for U.S. advisers on ...
The A-10 Warthog Is Back in Iraq—And Just in Time
A-10 Thunderbolt Deployed To Iraq For Fight Against The Islamic State
A-10s Return to Iraq after Air Force Tries to Retire Fleet
Mosul Residents: IS Group Cuts Phones in Iraq City
The militants seized the city in June during their lightning advance across northern Iraq, after the Iraqi military virtually crumbled when confronted by the group. The U.S. began launching airstrikes on Aug. 8 and has conducted at least 22 strikes ...
Mosul residents: ISIS group cuts phones in Iraq city
Nemesis: The Shadowy Iranian Training Shia Militias in Iraq
Down a dusty backstreet in the Baghdad neighbourhood of Karada this month, I met Sheikh Raad Al Kafaji, a former Iraqi Army officer specialising in artillery, and a veteran fighter from the days of the Iran-Iraq war. He is head of the al Kafaji tribe ...
Airstrikes Target ISIL in Syria, Iraq
US in Talks Over Arab Boots on the Ground
US Military Launches 17 Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq
With incentives and brute force, Islamic State subduing tribes in Syria, Iraq
The Islamic State group is employing a broad range of strategies to subdue the Sunni Muslim tribes in Syria and Iraq, wooing some with everything from cars to animal feed while brutally suppressing those that resist its rule with mass killings and home ...
Jihadists tout training camps for children in Iraq and Syria
With incentives and brute force, ISIL subdues tribes
Islamic State lacks funds to keep control of Iraqi, Syrian territory - experts
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; ...
Iraq finance minister urges battle against graft in military
Iraq has not published spending figures for this year, but according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Baghdad spent $7.9 billion on defense in 2013. The United States has also provided money and equipment since pulling the last ...
Iraq Finance Minister: Our Military Is Way Too Corrupt
ISIS fails to take Iraq's oil-rich Kirkuk
Iraq security forces repel ISIL offensive in Anbar Province
With little for Canadian jets to do in Iraq, expanding mission to Syria may be ...
Canadian military aircraft tasked with fighting ISIS in Iraq are spending most of their time on the ground, which could bolster arguments for extending the war into Syria. Canada is contributing six CF-18 fighter jets, two Aurora military surveillance ...
Canadian planes have flown 116 sorties over Iraq, commander says
Canada's Iraq mission hits fog of secrecy
Canadian jets conduct 'secret' humanitarian escort mission in Iraq
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 ...
Iraq army, allies reclaim towns from Islamic State
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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 ...
Karbala, the New Iraq