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 ...
Iran jets bomb Islamic State targets in Iraq - Pentagon
Iran Attacked Islamic State Forces in Iraq
US believes Iran launched air raids on Islamic State 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 in Iraq
The US isn't panicking over Iran's military operations in Iraq
Iran confirms air strikes in Iraq against Islamic State: Guardian newspaper
Nigeria's Boko Haram Violence Now Comparable to ISIS in Iraq
In that period around the same number of civilians, 10,733, were violently killed in Iraq, according to the United Nations. "The state security services claim that everybody it kills is a member of Boko Haram, and Boko Haram claims that everyone they ...
Winter brings fresh threat to Iraq's refugees who fled the Isis advance
Of the two million people displaced within Iraq, nearly half have fled to safety in Kurdistan, putting huge pressure on the region's resources, which has led the United Nations to designate the situation as a level-three emergency, the highest ...
News Analysis: Fighting ISIS trigger new hope for Kurdish independence
The New Yorker
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 ...
US back in Iraq, renews push to oust Assad of Syria: Analyst
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 ...
News Analysis: Iraq's Abadi strives to correct path of key state institutions
Correction: Iraq-US story
"We have the assurances that we need from the government of Iraq on privileges and immunities," he said. "It's in the basis of our formal written communications between our governments and also based on the strategic framework agreement that is the ...
AP Interview: US Troops Have Immunity in Iraq
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 ...
Officials: Bombings Kill 10 People in Iraq
A string of bombings targeting Shiites killed 10 people Saturday around Baghdad, Iraqi officials said. Police officials said the first attack took place Saturday morning when a bomb exploded near a market in the Shiite section of the town of Mahmoudiya ...
Bombs in Shi'ite, Kurdish districts kill 35 in Iraq
Two bombings kill seven people in Iraq: officials
Iraq car bomb attacks in Kirkuk and Baghdad kill 35