Iran in Iraq and Syria
MANY chefs have stirred the cauldron of war consuming Syria and Iraq, but perhaps none so vigorously or with so long and capacious a spoon as the Islamic Republic of Iran. Unlike the American-led international coalition formed to combat Islamic State ...
Iran and Iraq Deepen Defense Ties, Sign Pact
Iran urges enhanced ties with Iraq in fight against Takfiris
No talk of Shia or Sunni in backing Iraq, Iran says
Don't cheer Iraq oil agreement just yet
U.S. officials heralded the agreement as a victory for the unity of Iraq. It is a positive, but they should not rush to judgment. The agreement must be enshrined in Iraq's budget bill and passed by the Iraqi parliament. If the agreement is authorized ...
Gen. Allen: Beating ISIS calls for strong Iraq
Iraq draft budget: no compensation in disputed territories
Iraqi army to take years to get rid of ISIL: official
Sydney Morning Herald
The new Iraq War is doomed
Al Jazeera America
The latest iteration of the Iraq War is already starting to escalate. The day after Christmas, U.S. forces and its allies hit the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) with 31 airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. Three thousand U.S. military advisers ...
Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL
Major General Jim Molan: Coalition making good progress in Iraq keeping IS at ...
US-led airstrikes hit IS forces in Syria, Iraq
US-led coalition air strikes hit Islamic State in Syria, Iraq
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 15 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq on Tuesday, hitting several units of fighters and buildings, the U.S. military said. In a statement from the U.S.-led ...
US-led coalition air strikes hit ISIS in Syria, Iraq
Iraq faces new crisis as winter descends on millions uprooted by Islamic State
Isis in Iraq and Syria struck by 15 US-led coalition air strikes
ISIS claims killing of Iranian military adviser in Iraq
“If people like the martyr Taghavi were not engaged in Syria and Iraq against the terrorists, the enemy would surely look to create insecurity in our country,” Supreme National Security Council secretary Ali Shamkhani told mourners, the official Fars ...
Iran holds funeral for general killed in Iraq
General's death highlights Iran's role in Iraq
Deaths in Iraq show two sides of Iran's role in sectarian conflict
2-star on Iraq: 'Still a big fight going on here'
Paul Funk, commander of Coalition Joint Forces Land Component Command-Iraq and the 1st Infantry Division. "They've blunted Daesh, and Daesh is losing across the country. We're trying to build that fist so they can finish the fight against Daesh in Iraq.".
Iraq: 21 dead after attack on funeral
(CNN) -- A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew himself up among mourners inside a funeral tent on a farm about 12 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq, on Monday, according to police. At least 21 people were killed and 35 others injured at the ...
IS Group Claims Suicide Attack in Iraq
Funeral Bombed near Baghdad; 75 Killed Across Iraq
With Each New Upheaval In Iraq, More Minorities Flee
Leaving Afghanistan, Repeating Iraq
Afghanistan is likely to be a repeat of what occurred in Iraq. The cruel truth of the world we share is that the United States must be the planet's policeman, leading coalitions of others who join us, or the bad guys who threaten us all will take over ...
McCain: Afghanistan on Verge of Becoming Another Iraq
U.S. off war footing at year's end, but wars go on
A bloody repeat of Iraq in Afghanistan? Hopefully not, says author
David Ignatius: U.S. allies in Iraq are wary
U-T San Diego
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 ...
Watch: Iraq's miserable 2014, in two minutes
Washington Post (blog)
More than a decade after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, the country is no closer to living in peace and stability. The onslaught of the Islamic State, which captured swaths of Iraqi territory this year, has led to a startling refugee crisis. More than 2 ...