With Each New Upheaval In Iraq, More Minorities Flee
Northern Iraq is a lot more diverse than just Arabs and Kurds or Sunni and Shiite. For centuries, it has been home to multiple religious groups with ancient roots in the region. But more than a decade of turmoil has driven many religious minorities out ...
ISIS claims Iraq suicide bombing that killed 38
IS claims Iraq suicide bombing that killed 38
Iraq calls on US to arm 100000 Sunni tribesmen against IS
The US and Iran are aligned in Iraq against the Islamic State — for now
Iranian military involvement has dramatically increased in Iraq over the past year as Tehran has delivered desperately needed aid to Baghdad in its fight against Islamic State militants, say U.S., Iraqi and Iranian sources. In the eyes of Obama ...
Group warns of growing number of Iranian forces in Iraq
Iran has 7000 terrorist Qods Force guards in Iraq
US-led coalition carries out 12 air strikes against Isis in Iraq and Syria
But supported by US-led air strikes and reinforced by Kurds from Iraq, “Kurdish forces now control more than 60% of the city”, said Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. “Isis has even left areas that the ...
Int'l coalition launches 12 attacks against jihadists in Iraq, Syria
Iraq faces new crisis as winter descends on millions uprooted by Islamic State
Over 30 Airstrikes Hit ISIS in Iraq and Syria, Military Says
2015 deployments: Back to Europe, Iraq, other hot spots
They'll also deploy to Iraq, Europe and the Pacific. The transition from Operation Enduring Freedom to Resolute Support will happen Jan. 1, as the Afghan National Security Forces take full responsibility for security in the country. The temporary ...
ISIS boy 'suicide bomber' surrenders in Iraq
A 14-year-old Syrian boy, clad in a vest lined with explosives, turned himself in to Iraqi authorities as he defected from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militant group, the New York Times reported. Usaid Barbo walked up to a Shiite mosque in ...
Turkey, Iraq pledge more military cooperation in fight against Islamic State
Turkey is already training Kurdish peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq to help them battle Islamic State insurgents, who control territory in Iraq and Syria. Some major battles are being fought very close to Turkish borders, and Turkey has become a ...
Iraq Seeks Turkish Support in Fight Against IS
Iraq, Turkey pledge to join hands to fight IS jihadists
Turkey And Iraq Are Teaming Up In The Fight Against ISIS
Opinion: US finally making progress in Iraq
Lawrence Journal World
Washington — Watching events unfold in Iraq this year has been like viewing a slow-motion train wreck. Tribal leaders have been warning since spring about the rise of the terrorist Islamic State and pleading for American help. But after months of ...
US moves in Kuwait suggest Iraq reentry plan: Analyst
Ground troops in Iraq seem the next step for the US after months of airstrikes by the US and its allies have failed to destroy and degrade ISIL terrorist organization, he said. “I don't think they are capable of defeating them [ISIL] strictly through ...
US to send more private contractors to Iraq
Al Jazeera America
The U.S. government is preparing to boost the number of private contractors in Iraq as part of President Barack Obama's growing effort to beat back Islamic State militants threatening the Baghdad government, a senior U.S. official said. The presence of ...
As US troops return to Iraq, more private contractors follow
Miss Blackwater Yet? U.S. Private Mercenaries Back in Iraq
More private contractors following US troops to Iraq
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 ...
Iraq's Christians Celebrate Christmas
Christmas Celebrations Go Forward In Iraq, Despite Ongoing Threat Of ISIS
Help for religious minorities in Iraq remains urgent