US Airstrikes in Iraq Target ISIS Leaders
New York Times
BAGHDAD — An airstrike by a United States-led coalition hit a gathering of leaders of the Islamic State jihadist group in northwestern Iraq on Saturday, and Iraqi officials said they believed that a number of top militants had been killed. An Iraqi ...
US strikes convoy of Islamic State leaders in Iraq
U.S. Airstrikes Target ISIS Leaders In Iraq
Warplanes hit convoy near Mosul in attempt to kill ISIS leaders
US-led airstrikes target ISIS leaders in Iraq
The U.S. has been launching airstrikes on Islamic State group militants and facilities in Iraq and Syria for weeks as part of an effort to give Iraqi forces the time and space to mount a more effective offensive. Early on, the Islamic State group ...
US Airstrikes Target Islamic State Leaders in Iraq
Scores killed in attacks across Iraq
Islamic State leader reportedly wounded in US-led air strikes in Iraq
Obama plans to double US force in Iraq
President Obama authorized Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday to send up to 1,500 additional U.S. troops to Iraq, roughly doubling the force the United States has built up since June to fight the Islamic State militants who control much of Iraq ...
Obama to Send 1500 More Troops to Assist Iraq
New deployment to Iraq nearly doubles US presence
Obama authorizes sending additional troops to Iraq
15000 Foreign Fighters Have Joined Extremist Groups In Iraq And Syria. Here's ...
At first, a lot of people joined because they were motivated by the plight of the Syrians. They were certainly Islamists, but they were not necessarily full-blown jihadists. Of those who traveled to Iraq and Syria more recently, many are very ...
Islamic State Suffering Setbacks in Syria and Iraq
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Obama to send 1500 more troops to Iraq as campaign expands
Obama's decision greatly expands the scope of the U.S. campaign and the geographic distribution of American forces, some of whom will head into Iraq's fiercely contested western Anbar province for the first time to act as advisors. It also raises the ...
Isis in Iraq: Barack Obama authorises US military to send 1500 more troops
US Army soldiers walk through Camp Bucca detention center located near the Kuwait-Iraq border A spokesperson for the White House said training would be co-ordinated with multiple coalition forces and funded by a $1.6 billion (£1 billion) “Iraq train ...
Obama approves sending up to 1500 more US troops to Iraq
WASHINGTON – President Obama has approved sending up to 1,500 additional U.S. troops to Iraq, doubling the number being deployed to help Iraqi forces fight the Islamic State. The president also requested an additional $5.6 billion on Friday for the war ...
Barack Obama doubles US troop levels for war against Isis in Iraq
Obama ordered an additional 1,500 troops to Iraq on Friday to bolster the performance of Iraqi and Kurdish forces fighting Isis in ground combat. The training, the Pentagon said, is expected to last the better part of a year, raising questions about ...
US Will Send Up To 1500 More Military Personnel To Iraq
President Obama will bolster the U.S. military force in Iraq with up to 1,500 more personnel, White House press secretary Josh Earnest says, to serve "in a non-combat role to train, advise, and assist Iraqi Security Forces, including Kurdish forces ...
Obama Authorizes Deployment of 1500 Troops to Iraq
The Obama administration is also requesting $5.6 billion in funding for the current fiscal year to fund operations against ISIS, the White House announced, of which $3.4 billion will go directly into the U.S. air campaign against the militant group in ...