Iraq PM sacks officials over 'ghost soldiers'
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group stormed through northern Iraq in a 48-hour offensive in June, charging virtually unopposed towards the outskirts of Baghdad, humiliating the Iraqi army which surrendered both land and weapons as it ...
Iraq Says It Found 50000 'Ghost Soldiers' on Payroll
Iraq graft probe exposes 50000 'ghost troops' crowding army payroll
Probe uncovers 50000 'ghost soldiers': Iraq PM
In Fight Against IS, Iraqi PM Sacks 24 Officials
Iraq's prime minister said Monday he retired 24 officials from the Interior Ministry as part of efforts to restructure the country's security apparatus and remove those who failed to confront the crisis caused by the Islamic State group's onslaught ...
IS attacks border checkpoint, kills 15 Iraq police
Isis: US-led coalition conducts 55 air strikes against targets in Syria and Iraq
Iranian Phantom jet strikes the Islamic State in Iraq
Stars and Stripes
82nd Airborne paratroopers headed to Iraq
Stars and Stripes
WASHINGTON — Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division will soon head to Iraq to participate in Operation Inherent Resolve, the Pentagon announced Monday. About 250 soldiers from the division's 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment — based at Fort ...
About 250 Fort Bragg soldiers to deploy to support Iraq operations
Fort Bragg soldiers headed to Iraq
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 ...
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'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 ...
Abu Musa al-Sumali killed fighting for ISIS in Iraq by Kurdish Peshmerga forces
A British jihadi who fled the UK to fight alongside the Islamic State terror group has been killed in a firefight with Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq. Abu Musa al-Sumali is understood to have been shot dead in a fierce gun battle with local ...
Times of India
ISIS may possesss nuclear material stolen from Iraq, report says
Times of India
LONDON: Islamic State terror group may have developed a nuclear device by using radioactive uranium stolen from Iraq's Mosul University after seizing control of the city last June, a British media report says. Militants boasted of the device on social ...
Water-borne disease plagues IS-held city in Iraq
Iraq ambassador to UN confirms ISIS dirty bomb potential
Iraq airstrikes kill 17 in areas held by Islamic State
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Seventeen people were killed in Iraq on Saturday in air strikes targeting areas controlled by Islamic State militants, witnesses and an intelligence official said. Two brothers who were members of the Albu Hishma tribe were ...
Pope says Islamist violence in Syria, Iraq is a 'grave sin against God'
It was the third time in as many days that the pope referred to Islamic State of Iraq and Syria insurgents, who have killed or driven Shiite Muslims, Christians and others who do not share their ultra-radical brand of Sunni Islam out of swathes of ...
Pope brands ISIS violence in Syria, Iraq 'grave sin against God'
Pope condemns 'barbaric violence' of Islamic State
Pope says militant violence in Syria and Iraq a 'sin against God'