US allies to send about 1500 troops to Iraq: commander
KUWAIT CITY (Reuters) - U.S. allies have committed to send about 1,500 forces to Iraq to help train and advise Iraqi and Kurdish soldiers battling the Islamic State, which increasingly appears on the defensive, the top U.S. commander guiding the ...
Islamic State: Coalition 'pledges more troops' for Iraq
Allies to send 1500 security personnel to Iraq: US
Coalition Against IS Pledges More Troops For Iraq
Hagel Stumped By Soldier Asking if Afghanistan Will Fall Apart Like Iraq
National Review Online (blog)
Defense secretary Chuck Hagel was stumped by an Army staff sergeant who asked him for an assurance that the security situation in Afghanistan wouldn't deteriorate after the withdrawal of American forces the way broad areas of Iraq succumbed to the ...
Clint Eastwood: "I Was Against Going Into the War in Iraq"
"I was against going into the war in Iraq since I figured we would probably trip over ourselves in some way," Clint Eastwood revealed after screening his new film American Sniper on Saturday at the Academy of Motion Picture Artists and Sciences ...
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Despite US Warnings, Iraqis Push for Winter Offensive in Mosul
New York Times
The ground campaign to retake Iraq's second-largest city from the Islamic State, also known as ISIL or ISIS, is still most likely many weeks away, American officials said. Its timing will depend on the pace of training for additional Iraqi ground ...
Iraq's persecuted religious minorities still desperately need our help
Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL
New US military command established for Iraq and Syria operations
Iraq War veteran disappeared near Golden Gate Bridge
Police are hoping the public can help locate an Iraq War veteran who went missing in San Francisco more than two weeks ago. Joseph Weber, 28, of Sunnyvale, was last seen near the Golden Gate Bridge around 3 p.m. Nov. 24, Sunnyvale police Capt.
Possible sanctions breach as Iran Quds chief spotted in Iraq: UN
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations sanctions monitors have said photographs taken inside Iraq appear to confirm that the head of Iran's elite military Quds Force, one of Iran's most powerful people, has been in the country in violation of a U.N ...
Syria and Iraq FMs in Tehran for 'anti-terrorism' conference
Iraq FM arrives in Iran for global WAVE confab
Iran: A not so unlikely ally
Hagel: Unlike Iraq, Afghans 'want us here' Hagel: Afghans can defend themselves
Tactial Base Gamberi, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel traveled to Afghanistan this weekend, his fourth and last trip to the country as he makes way for his likely replacement, Defense Secretary nominee Ashton Carter. CNN traveled ...
Iraq's top Catholic opposes bombing, insists Christians must stay
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ERBIL, IRAQ —The top Catholic official in Iraq says the current US-led bombing campaign will not dislodge the radical Islamic State, and he is pleading for a stronger response from the international community to ensure Christians can remain in the region.
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
At least 20 Australians killed in Syria and Iraq fighting for terrorist groups ...
Attorney-General George Brandis says at least 20 Australians have been killed fighting alongside terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq, and warns that the Islamic State group is using Australians on the frontline as "cannon fodder, bombers and propaganda ...
20 Australian militants killed in Syria, Iraq: Government
20 Australian jihadists killed in Syria, Iraq: govt
1 IN 5 KILLED: ISIS Is Using Australian Recruits As 'Cannon Fodder'