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 ...
Iranian General Reportedly Killed By ISIS Sniper In Northern Iraq
Iranian Senior Commander Killed in Iraq
Islamic State kills Qods Force general in central Iraq
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
Iraq calls on US to arm 100000 Sunni tribesmen against IS
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 ...
Army in 2015: Back to Europe, Iraq, other hot spots
US-led forces launch 13 air strikes in Syria, Iraq
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.-led forces on Sunday conducted eight air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and five strikes on IS targets in Iraq, the U.S. military said in a statement. In Syria, air strikes centered on the town of Kobani ...
US-led coalition carries out 13 air strikes on Isis in Iraq and Syria
Islamic State Emergence Transformed Syria, Iraq in 2014
Iraq faces new crisis as winter descends on millions uprooted by Islamic State
Not Fighting ISIS: How Iraq's 50000 'Ghost Soldiers' Run Their Scam
The practice is considered to be one of the key reason Iraq's U.S.-trained military has proven ineffective in the face of ISIS, particularly in the city of Mosul where the militants are in control. "Those 50,000 soldiers were revealed after an intense ...
US-led coalition carries out 12 air strikes against Isis in Iraq and Syria
The town has become a symbol of resistance against Isis, which has seized large parts of Syria and Iraq, committing widespread atrocities. The jihadists launched a major offensive in mid-September to try to capture Kobani, and at one point controlled ...
Iran general killed during battle against ISIL in Iraq
Iran has repeatedly stressed that it will not interfere militarily in Iraq and Syria, but the Islamic Republic continues to provide support to both countries against ISIL in the form of defense consultancy and humanitarian aid. At the onset of the ISIL ...
Worldview: Why U.S. bears responsibility for beleaguered Christians in Iraq
"As I speak, the process of the eradication of Christians in Iraq and throughout the Middle East continues," Chaldean Bishop Francis Kalabat of Detroit told a Senate hearing this month. Ten years ago, he said, there were more than 350 churches in Iraq ...
Iran consultations helped Iraq break ISIL back: Shamkhani
In an interview with Lebanon's al-Ahed news website, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said Tehran's move to offer consultations to Iraq helped the Arab state prevent the fall of Baghdad and Erbil to ISIL ...
Military airstrikes continue against ISIL in Syria and Iraq
Families of jihadists evacuate Mosul as Baghdad prepares for major offensive
13 airstrikes target ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Iraq Could Be Oil Market Linchpin
Just two years ago, the International Energy Agency (IEA) predicted that Iraq would be able to double its oil production by the end of the decade, raising output to 6.1 million barrels per day. Even more compelling is the fact that the IEA also ...
Iraq crude exports rise in December to hit record
Iraq says to start work on final Kurdish oil deal