US walks fine, awkward line when addressing Iranian airstrikes in Iraq
Iranian fighter jets are now said to be bombing the Islamic State militant group in Iraq. It's an escalation in Tehran's presence there — and a development that has forced U.S. officials to walk a fine line while addressing it. The latest example came ...
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And on Tuesday, it unwittingly pulled off what the U.S. government and major oil companies have failed to accomplish for years: It united two bitterly divided oil-producing governments, Iraq and Kurdistan, over how to distribute their immense natural ...
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Pentagon in Denial About Civilian Casualties of U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria
The United States is not planning to grant compensation for civilians killed in airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, Foreign Policy has learned, despite claims by credible groups that at least 100 noncombatants may already have died in the 16 weeks of U.S ...
Iraq says woman detained in Lebanon is not Baghdadi wife
A man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has made what would be his first public appearance at a mosque in the centre of Iraq's second city, Mosul, according to a video recording posted on the ...
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Iran has launched airstrikes in Iraq, Pentagon says
“Iran has never been involved in any airstrikes against the Daesh (Islamic State group) targets in Iraq. Any cooperation in such strikes with America is also out of [the] question for Iran,” the senior official told the Reuters news agency on condition ...
Iran denies bombing ISIL targets in Iraq
Iran has denied it conducted air strikes against ISIL targets in eastern Iraq, after Al Jazeera ran footage of what appeared to be an F-4 fighter jet, similar to those used by the Iranian air force. Speaking on condition of anonymity, an Iranian ...
If the US military is expanding in Iraq, why isn't it embedding journalists?
The U.S. military will have more than 3,000 troops in Iraq sometime soon, part of an increase aimed at training up to 45,000 Iraqi soldiers to defend against Islamic State militants. But at least one major element of the Pentagon's involvement in Iraq ...
Iranian air force bombs Isis targets in Iraq, says Pentagon
Rear Admiral John Kirby, the Pentagon spokesman, insisted that the US has not coordinated military activities with Iran. He said the US continued to fly its own missions over Iraq and that it was up to the Iraqi government to avoid conflicts in its own ...
Iran launched airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, Pentagon says
WASHINGTON – The Pentagon says that Iran has launched airstrikes against Islamic State militants in eastern Iraq. Rear Adm. John Kirby says the U.S. believes this may be the first time Tehran has launched manned aircraft from inside Iran to strike ...
Woman detained in Lebanon is not Isis leader's wife, says Iraq
A woman detained by Lebanese authorities was not the wife of the Islamic State leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but the sister of a man convicted of bombings in southern Iraq, Iraq's interior ministry has said. “The one detained by Lebanese authorities ...
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