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 ...
Warily, US learns to live with more muscular Iran role in Iraq
Kerry: It Will Take Years to Defeat Islamic State
Iran jets bomb Islamic State targets in Iraq - Pentagon
Wall Street Journal
Shiite Militias Win Bloody Battles in Iraq, Show No Mercy
Wall Street Journal
JURF AL-SAKHER, Iraq—In a makeshift barracks about 40 miles south of Baghdad, Ahmed al-Zamili flipped through pictures on his mobile phone: an Islamic State fighter's corpse hanging from a crude noose, a dead man on the ground clutching an AK-47 ...
Correction: Iraq-US story
In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Stuart Jones said the Iraqi government has given assurances that U.S. troops will receive immunity from prosecution. Under Iraq's former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, that issue was a major ...
AP Interview: US Troops Have Immunity in Iraq
Analysis: Iran airstrikes in Iraq pose problem for US
WASHINGTON — Iranian jet airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq this week raise the prospect that Iraq is sharing intelligence with Tehran, a development that puts the United States in an awkward spot between an ally and a long-estranged ...
Iran confirms it carried out air strikes against Islamic State extremists in Iraq
Iran confirms it carried out air strikes in Iraq
Iran's Military Mastermind Is 'The Leader Of Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, And Yemen'
The New Yorker
New York Times
Examining a Rare Nerve-Agent Shell That Wounded American Troops in Iraq
New York Times
After that report, another veteran of the Iraq war came forward with a set of photographs of the Army's initial examination and liquid sampling of the sarin shell. The veteran asked not to be identified, and said he had not taken the photographs. But ...
New US military command established for Iraq and Syria operations
The U.S. military has established a new command that will oversee operations in both Iraq and Syria, military officials said Friday. Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve has taken charge of the mission in both countries. It is led by ...
War Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq and Now Libya Appears Rudderless
Pentagon in Denial About Civilian Casualties of U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria
Iraq speeds up planned ISIL counteroffensive
Iraqi security forces are speeding up plans to retake territory seized by the Islamic State, and could launch a major offensive against the militants this winter, according to a senior U.S. defense official. Iraq's military had been so disorganized ...
ISIS executes three Iraq tribal leaders in Mosul
Canada's ISIS bombing mission in Iraq continues, more trainers coming?
Canadian military says no civilian deaths in Iraq airstrikes
The People's Voice
Throwing good money after bad in Iraq
The Hill (blog)
The adage that the “road to hell is paved with good intentions” applies to the U.S. bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria. While President Obama and Congress want a quick and easy solution to the crisis, the reality is that it isn't going to be either ...
House OKs military campaign against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria
Iraq's Ghost Army
The Times of Israel
France conducts 'major' raids on ISIS in Iraq
The village is not far from the border town of Arsal where a former wife and young daughter of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of the militant Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group that has seized large parts of Syria and Iraq, were detained this ...
France says 'major' anti-IS raid underway in Iraq
France: 'major' anti-ISIL air strikes taking place in Iraq