New York Times
In Iraq, Traditions of Christmas Found Only in Memory
New York Times
For months now, since militants of the Islamic State stormed her hometown, Qaraqosh, in northern Iraq, near Mosul, and began killing and driving out Christians, home for Miriam and dozens of her old neighbors has been the run-down Al Makasid Primary ...
Christmas Celebrations Go Forward In Iraq, Despite Ongoing Threat Of ISIS
Christians on the Run from Iraq
In Iraq, displaced Christians gather for a somber Christmas
As US troops return to Iraq, more private contractors follow
How many contractors will deploy to Iraq - beyond the roughly 1,800 now working there for the U.S. State Department - will depend in part, the official said, on how widely dispersed U.S. troops advising Iraqi security forces are, and how far they are ...
US to send more private contractors to Iraq
US mission creep in Iraq dragging on
Miss Blackwater Yet? U.S. Private Mercenaries Back in Iraq
International Business Times
US-led forces launch 17 air strikes in Syria, Iraq
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq included 10 air strikes in Syria on Wednesday and seven in Iraq, the U.S. military said. Eight of the strikes in Syria were centered around the contested border town ...
Coalition Planes Strike ISIS In Iraq, Syria: US
US says ISIS did not down plane; Jordanian pilot held captive
Iraq: Suicide Attack Kills 24 People Near Baghdad
The Sunni militias, known as Sahwa or Awakening Councils, were formed at the height of Iraq's sectarian fighting in 2006 and 2007, and allied with U.S. troops against al-Qaida in Iraq, a precursor to the Islamic State extremist group. They are viewed ...
Iraq: Suicide attack kills 22 people near Baghdad
Suicide bomber kills 26 in attack on anti-IS fighters 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 ...
Exclusive: Senior Kurdish rebel leader warns Iraq must stay united to defeat ...
“If it (Iraq) is divided, the war will intensify and the threat of Da'esh (Isis) to smaller communities will become greater,” said Bayik, speaking in the group's Qandil mountain stronghold in northern Iraq. “But if they stay united against Da'esh, they ...
Mass Grave Found Near Baghdad; 228 Killed Across Iraq
Barzani asks Iraqi Christians not to leave homeland
Ten more strikes hit ISIS in Syria and Iraq
The seven strikes in Syria and three in Iraq also struck a unit of ISIS fighters as well as some of the militants' oil collection equipment, according to the Combined Joint Task Force for the operation. Last Update: Tuesday, 23 December 2014 KSA 22:20 ...
US Condemns Terrorist Attack in Iraq
US Department of State (press release)
The United States strongly condemns the suicide attack today in Madaen, Iraq, which took the lives of a number of anti-ISIL fighters as they gathered to receive government salaries. We extend our condolences to the families of the victims and hope for ...
Iraq Suicide Attack Kills 40 Anti-ISIS Fighters, Injures 56 More
Grisly finds in Iraq village wrested from Islamic State
HARDAN, Iraq — After he fled from this tiny northern Iraqi hamlet four months ago, Hayder Khalef got panicked phone calls from his relatives who had remained behind. They were at that moment being led by Islamic State group gunmen toward a checkpoint ...
Ten more strikes hit Islamic State in Syria, Iraq: US military
ISIS in Iraq: Captive Yazidi women and girls faced brutal sexual violence
Iraq: Yezidi women and girls face harrowing sexual violence
US troops in combat in Iraq
World Socialist Web Site
For the first time since the redeployment of US troops to Iraq, American military “advisers” have reportedly engaged in combat with elements of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the country's embattled western Anbar Province. The reported ...
Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq
Iraq: Costs of ISIL war, recovery
US Forces Conduct 10 Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq