Iraq uncovers 50000 'ghost soldiers'
Iraq has uncovered the existence of 50,000 "ghost soldiers", Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said, promising a crackdown on corruption. "The prime minister revealed the existence of 50,000 fictitious names" in the military, said a statement from ...
Iraq PM reveals 50000 'ghost soldiers' on country's payroll
Iraq says failing oil prices force rethink of 2015 budget
Iraq PM Haidar al-Abadi promises corruption crackdown after probe finds 50000 ...
Iraq's divisions will delay counter-offensive on Islamic State
The Sunni Islamists stormed through northern Iraq in a 48-hour offensive in June, charging virtually unopposed toward the outskirts of Baghdad, humiliating a U.S.-trained Iraqi army which surrendered both land and weapons as it retreated. By contrast ...
Iraq's oil minister says Islamic State no longer a threat to Baghdad's "black ...
A highway through hell for the truckers who haul vital goods into Islamic ...
Iraq's divisions will delay counter-offensive on ISIS
With Shopping, Holy Sites, Najaf Offers Respite From Iraq's Violence
Think of Iraq and maybe you picture a desert battlefield: the self-styled Islamic State slugging it out with the Iraqi army while American warplanes drop bombs from the sky. But life there's not like that for everyone, not all the time. In fact ...
US flies roughly 85 percent of airstrikes against Islamic State, in complex ...
The United States is conducting roughly 85 percent of the multi-national air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, according to the most recent Pentagon report. U.S. fighter planes and drones have conducted 819 strikes, compared to 157 from ...
Probe uncovers 50000 'ghost soldiers': Iraq PM
How to Lose to the Islamic State: Obama Administration Considers Deploying ...
Iraqi Kurds to send replacement troops to Kobani
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Marked for deportation, Iraq war resisters fight to stay in Canada
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When Rodney Watson was called up by the U.S. army for a second deployment to Iraq in 2006, he made the decision to desert. He now lives in a small room in a church in Vancouver, which immigration officials refrain from entering due to a tradition of ...
A SOS plea from Iraq's Salim al-Jabouri
I was really not that aware of the risky situation in terror-plagued Iraq until after attending a recent news conference by Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri here in Amman. The Islamist Sunni politician expressed distress about the quick ...
Pope brands ISIS violence in Syria, Iraq 'grave sin against God'
Pope Francis called the violence inflicted by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria a "profoundly grave sin against God." He also urged constructive dialogue with Muslims based on “mutual respect and friendship." “Taking away the peace of a people, ...
Pope says Islamist violence in Syria, Iraq is a 'grave sin against God'
Pope, patriarch demand end to attacks in Syria, Iraq
Pope condemns 'barbaric violence' of Islamic State
Deaths mount as Iraq strikes target ISIS areas
The officer explained that, for those reasons, the thousands of soldiers who defected or were killed this year across Iraq were rarely declared as such. The United States, which occupied the country for eight years, has spent billions of dollars ...
US seeks military presence in Iraq: Iran official
“There are serious doubts about the US move to counter the ISIL terrorist group, because the US intends a military return and redeployment in Iraq rather than focus on the fight against ISIL,” Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said in a meeting with UN special ...
Shiite bloc says 'evil' US must stop intervening in Iraq
BAGHDAD, Iraq – A hard-line Shiite bloc in Iraq blamed the “evil” United States for the country's current turmoil, rejecting any further military intervention by the Americans. “We have said it before in public that the US is evil and the enemy of the ...