Iraq says Jordan to begin training Iraqi troops soon
Obeidi aims to rebuild the Iraqi army, which fell apart last summer in the face of Islamic State's blitz across northern Iraq during which at least four Iraqi divisions crumbled. "I think in the next weeks the first batch of Iraqi army will get ...
Macon Telegraph (blog)
ISIL fighters 'flee' Iraq's Sinjar as Peshmerga troops 'make gains'
The president of the self-ruled Kurdish region in northern Iraq, Masoud Barzani, visited troops and toured their positions on Mount Sinjar on Sunday, just one day after its liberation by Peshmerga fighters following a three-month siege by Islamic State ...
In IS-Held Town, Iraqi Kurds Face Heavy Resistance
US-led forces launch 13 air strikes in Iraq, three in Syria
Islamic State counterattacks refinery as fight for Iraq swings back and forth
New York Daily News
Iraq's Popular Reality TV Show Forces Convicted Terrorists to Face Their ...
The Islamic State overran large parts of northern Iraq earlier this year, routing numerically superior government forces in a series of embarrassing defeats that saw soldiers stripping off their uniforms and fleeing into Iraqi Kurdistan. Some later ...
Iraq reality show brings ISIS terrorists, victims together
Iraq reality TV show makes ISIS 'terrorists' confront victims
Abbott puts families and jobs as top priority2:12
McClatchy Washington Bureau
Sen. Roberts returns from Iraq newly confident in U.S. mission: 'This strategy ...
McClatchy Washington Bureau
American troops and their allies in Iraq are making “real and tangible progress” against Islamic State militants who seized much of Iraq and Syria over the summer, the Kansas senator said in a press call with reporters after his plane landed in Washington.
Isis in Iraq: Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment ...
Hundreds of women and children were captured during the group's bloody sweep through northern Iraq earlier this year and have since been trafficked as sex slaves , forced into marriage and imprisoned. Victims who managed to escape told Amnesty ...
Iraq: Yezidi women and girls face harrowing sexual violence
Sex slavery pushes Iraq Islamic State victims to suicide – Amnesty International
Watch A Coalition Airstrike Destroy A Massive ISIS Truck Bomb In Iraq
Informal counterinsurgency from Iraq to Nigeria: Who pays the price?
Washington Post (blog)
We have seen similar informal groups fighting the Shining Path insurgency in Peru or Maoist guerrillas in Nepal, and now Shia militias in Iraq are taking on Islamic State. Such informal armed groups may seem the answer to insurgencies in states with ...
International Business Times UK
Leader of Iranian-backed militia killed in eastern Iraq
Long War Journal
Wathiq al Battat, the leader of the Mukhtar Army and secretary-general of Hezbollah in Iraq, was killed yesterday in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala. Battat had formed the Mukhtar Army in early 2013 and has received support from Iran's Qods Force.
Senior Hezbollah leader Wathiq al-Battat 'assassinated by accident' in Iraq
ISIS mines compound hidden killer that's plagued Iraq for decades
Landmines and unexploded bombs have threatened lives and limbs in Iraq for generations, the vestiges of decades of intense conflict with a host of enemies. Now Islamic State has turned a crisis into a catastrophe. Infamous for leaving explosive devices ...
Agency Backs More Abrams for Iraq in ISIS Fight
The question, however, is not whether the government of Iraq but rather militants affiliated with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, an al-Qaeda-inspired extremist group that has overtaken large areas of both countries, will have trouble ...
Iraq requests Abrams tank, Humvee sale
Iraq seeks tanks and up-armored Humvees
US Approves Sale of 175 Abrams Tanks to Iraq
Two jihadis deported from Britain turn up fighting for ISIS in Iraq
It has now emerged, however, that both men subsequently made their way to join the Islamic State in Iraq - with Emde a senior commander based in the terror group's stronghold Mosul, and Baum a suicide bomber who ISIS claimed had blown himself up in a ...
ISIS 'More Dangerous Than People Realize,' Says Author Who Traveled to Iraq ...